Wedbush assumed coverage on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) in a research note released on Monday. The firm issued a neutral rating and a $78.00 price target on the financial services provider’s stock.

A number of other equities analysts also recently issued reports on COF. Evercore ISI reissued a hold rating and set a $74.00 target price on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research note on Wednesday, June 15th. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a hold rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research note on Wednesday, June 15th. Jefferies Group restated a buy rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a report on Friday, June 17th. Zacks Investment Research cut Capital One Financial Corp. from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Tuesday, June 28th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a buy rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a report on Thursday, June 30th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $79.26.

Analyst Recommendations for Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF)

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) traded down 0.86% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $72.70. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 364,975 shares. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $71.19 and its 200 day moving average price is $69.32. Capital One Financial Corp. has a 1-year low of $58.03 and a 1-year high of $81.62. The firm has a market capitalization of $37.20 billion, a PE ratio of 10.26 and a beta of 1.28.

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, July 21st. The financial services provider reported $1.69 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.86 by $0.17. The business had revenue of $6.30 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $6.28 billion. Capital One Financial Corp. had a return on equity of 8.56% and a net margin of 15.38%. Equities analysts anticipate that Capital One Financial Corp. will post $7.17 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. UBS Group AG boosted its position in Capital One Financial Corp. by 2.5% in the first quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 748,980 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $51,912,000 after buying an additional 18,452 shares during the last quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in Capital One Financial Corp. by 34.0% in the first quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. now owns 36,754 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $2,547,000 after buying an additional 9,331 shares in the last quarter. Rafferty Asset Management LLC boosted its position in Capital One Financial Corp. by 49.1% in the first quarter. Rafferty Asset Management LLC now owns 72,097 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $4,997,000 after buying an additional 23,758 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp boosted its position in Capital One Financial Corp. by 0.4% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 21,934,733 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,520,294,000 after buying an additional 92,836 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Donaldson Capital Management LLC boosted its position in Capital One Financial Corp. by 0.7% in the first quarter. Donaldson Capital Management LLC now owns 16,075 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,114,000 after buying an additional 119 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 87.75% of the company’s stock.

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