Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) – Stock analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings upped their Q3 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Capital One Financial Corporation in a research report issued on Sunday. Oppenheimer Holdings analyst B. Chittenden now expects that the financial services provider will post earnings of $2.12 per share for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $2.10. Oppenheimer Holdings currently has a “Underperform” rating on the stock. Oppenheimer Holdings also issued estimates for Capital One Financial Corporation’s Q4 2017 earnings at $1.66 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $7.24 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $7.96 EPS.

Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 25th. The financial services provider reported $1.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.93 by $0.18. The business had revenue of $6.54 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.63 billion. Capital One Financial Corporation had a net margin of 12.96% and a return on equity of 7.83%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down .5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.84 earnings per share.

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A number of other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on COF. Instinet upgraded shares of Capital One Financial Corporation from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their price target for the company from $97.00 to $105.00 in a research report on Wednesday, March 29th. Nomura upgraded shares of Capital One Financial Corporation from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their price target for the company from $97.00 to $105.00 in a research report on Wednesday, March 29th. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, April 4th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $106.00 price target on shares of Capital One Financial Corporation in a research report on Wednesday, April 5th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $99.00 price target on shares of Capital One Financial Corporation in a research report on Friday, April 7th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating, eleven have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Capital One Financial Corporation has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $92.90.

Shares of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) traded up 0.27% on Tuesday, hitting $82.42. The stock had a trading volume of 125,525 shares. Capital One Financial Corporation has a 12 month low of $63.13 and a 12 month high of $96.92. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $79.95 and its 200-day moving average price is $85.59. The company has a market cap of $39.75 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.50 and a beta of 1.19.

A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in COF. Quadrant Capital Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation by 2.5% in the first quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 1,472 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $121,000 after buying an additional 36 shares during the period. Israel Discount Bank of New York GFN acquired a new stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation during the fourth quarter worth $123,000. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America boosted its stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation by 0.6% in the first quarter. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America now owns 1,860 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $161,000 after buying an additional 11 shares during the period. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation by 16.6% in the first quarter. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. now owns 2,289 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $198,000 after buying an additional 326 shares during the period. Finally, Private Trust Co. NA acquired a new stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation during the second quarter worth $205,000. 88.44% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

In related news, insider Michael Slocum sold 6,276 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, May 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $82.16, for a total transaction of $515,636.16. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 61,905 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,086,114.80. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 1.73% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Capital One Financial Corporation Company Profile

Capital One Financial Corporation is a diversified financial services holding company. The Company, along with its subsidiaries, offers a range of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients through branches, the Internet and other distribution channels. The Company’s segments include Credit Card, Consumer Banking, Commercial Banking and Other.

Earnings History and Estimates for Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF)

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