Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) CEO Richard D. Fairbank sold 873,024 shares of Capital One Financial Corp. stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $77.63, for a total value of $67,772,853.12. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 2,809,767 shares in the company, valued at $218,122,212.21. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

Richard D. Fairbank also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, October 28th, Richard D. Fairbank sold 265,914 shares of Capital One Financial Corp. stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $75.16, for a total value of $19,986,096.24.

Shares of Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) opened at 83.76 on Tuesday. Capital One Financial Corp. has a 12-month low of $58.03 and a 12-month high of $83.82. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $73.46 and its 200 day moving average price is $69.95. The company has a market cap of $41.97 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.97 and a beta of 1.21.

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 25th. The financial services provider reported $2.03 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.94 by $0.09. The firm earned $6.46 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $432.47 million. Capital One Financial Corp. had a return on equity of 8.44% and a net margin of 14.37%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 9.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $2.10 EPS. On average, analysts predict that Capital One Financial Corp. will post $7.06 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 25th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 14th will be given a $0.40 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 9th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.91%. Capital One Financial Corp.’s payout ratio is 22.82%.

COF has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Rafferty Capital Markets cut Capital One Financial Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 25th. Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $69.00 price objective on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research report on Monday, July 25th. Robert W. Baird reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research report on Thursday, August 4th. Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research report on Monday, August 15th. Finally, DA Davidson reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research report on Tuesday, August 16th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $79.21.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Capital World Investors boosted its stake in Capital One Financial Corp. by 27.5% in the third quarter. Capital World Investors now owns 27,456,008 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,972,165,000 after buying an additional 5,914,808 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its position in shares of Capital One Financial Corp. by 34.6% in the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 17,546,669 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,260,376,000 after buying an additional 4,511,539 shares during the period. Pzena Investment Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Capital One Financial Corp. during the third quarter worth about $229,175,000. Emerald Acquisition Ltd. purchased a new position in shares of Capital One Financial Corp. during the second quarter worth about $135,041,000. Finally, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC raised its position in shares of Capital One Financial Corp. by 9.8% in the second quarter. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC now owns 19,814,087 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,258,393,000 after buying an additional 1,763,210 shares during the period. 92.71% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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