GAM Holding AG lowered its stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) by 6.6% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 87,596 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 6,192 shares during the period. GAM Holding AG’s holdings in Capital One Financial Corp. were worth $6,291,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in COF. Dodge & Cox raised its position in shares of Capital One Financial Corp. by 0.4% in the second quarter. Dodge & Cox now owns 49,231,610 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $3,126,700,000 after buying an additional 183,319 shares in the last quarter. FMR LLC raised its position in shares of Capital One Financial Corp. by 1.9% in the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 27,299,196 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,733,772,000 after buying an additional 498,820 shares in the last quarter. 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 valued at $1,258,393,000 after buying an additional 1,763,210 shares in 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 valued at $1,260,376,000 after buying an additional 4,511,539 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Franklin Resources Inc. raised its position in shares of Capital One Financial Corp. by 9.1% in the second quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 10,715,451 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $680,504,000 after buying an additional 895,128 shares in the last quarter. 89.72% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF)

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) traded down 0.727% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $82.635. The company had a trading volume of 1,627,230 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $76.57 and a 200 day moving average of $70.73. Capital One Financial Corp. has a 52 week low of $58.03 and a 52 week high of $84.80. The stock has a market capitalization of $41.41 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.808 and a beta of 1.21.

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 25th. The financial services provider reported $2.03 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.94 by $0.09. Capital One Financial Corp. had a return on equity of 8.44% and a net margin of 14.37%. The company had revenue of $6.46 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $432.47 million. During the same period last year, the company earned $2.10 earnings per share. Capital One Financial Corp.’s quarterly revenue was up 9.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts anticipate 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 was paid on Friday, November 25th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 14th were issued a $0.40 dividend. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.91%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, November 9th. Capital One Financial Corp.’s payout ratio is currently 22.82%.

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Several equities analysts have commented on COF shares. Nomura reissued a “hold” rating and set a $72.00 price objective on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research report on Thursday, September 22nd. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed an “outperform” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research report on Thursday, August 4th. lifted their price target on Capital One Financial Corp. from $83.00 to $86.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 23rd. Deutsche Bank AG set a $75.00 price target on Capital One Financial Corp. and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 5th. Finally, Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a $80.00 price target on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research report on Wednesday, October 12th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $79.31.

In other Capital One Financial Corp. news, CEO Richard D. Fairbank sold 4,300 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $75.12, for a total value of $323,016.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 2,597,316 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $195,110,377.92. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, CEO Richard D. Fairbank sold 873,024 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $77.63, for a total value of $67,772,853.12. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 2,809,767 shares in the company, valued at $218,122,212.21. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 1.94% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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