Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods in a report released on Friday. They currently have a $106.00 target price on the financial services provider’s stock. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods’ target price would indicate a potential upside of 32.43% from the stock’s current price.

A number of other research analysts also recently weighed in on COF. Compass Point assumed coverage on shares of Capital One Financial Corporation in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $90.00 price objective for the company. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $103.00 price objective on shares of Capital One Financial Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, June 20th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Capital One Financial Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Capital One Financial Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. upgraded shares of Capital One Financial Corporation from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $82.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Friday, July 21st. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have given a hold rating, ten have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Capital One Financial Corporation has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $92.19.

Shares of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE COF) traded up 1.70% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $80.04. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 4,445,846 shares. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $81.97 and a 200 day moving average of $83.06. The firm has a market capitalization of $38.74 billion, a P/E ratio of 11.67 and a beta of 1.22. Capital One Financial Corporation has a 12-month low of $69.49 and a 12-month high of $96.92.

Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 20th. The financial services provider reported $1.96 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.90 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $6.70 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.68 billion. Capital One Financial Corporation had a net margin of 13.32% and a return on equity of 7.92%. The company’s revenue was up 7.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.76 earnings per share. Equities research analysts predict that Capital One Financial Corporation will post $7.53 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Capital One Financial Corporation announced that its board has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, June 28th that permits the company to repurchase $1.85 billion in shares. This repurchase authorization permits the financial services provider to reacquire up to 4.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company’s board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

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In other news, CEO Richard D. Fairbank sold 367,419 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $87.02, for a total value of $31,972,801.38. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 1.73% of the company’s stock.

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Lord Abbett & CO. LLC grew its stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation by 201.8% in the 2nd quarter. Lord Abbett & CO. LLC now owns 150,000 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $12,393,000 after buying an additional 100,300 shares during the period. Sentry Investment Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation by 17.6% in the 2nd quarter. Sentry Investment Management LLC now owns 38,135 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $3,151,000 after buying an additional 5,715 shares during the period. Oak Associates Ltd. OH grew its stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation by 1.8% in the 2nd quarter. Oak Associates Ltd. OH now owns 94,290 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $7,790,000 after buying an additional 1,700 shares during the period. Archford Capital Strategies LLC grew its stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation by 8,078.3% in the 2nd quarter. Archford Capital Strategies LLC now owns 4,907 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $140,000 after buying an additional 4,847 shares during the period. Finally, Advisory Services Network LLC grew its stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation by 43.7% in the 2nd quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 11,784 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $974,000 after buying an additional 3,585 shares during the period. 88.05% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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.

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