Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) by 5.8% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 16,039 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 878 shares during the quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Capital One Financial Corporation were worth $1,358,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in COF. BB&T Investment Services Inc. acquired a new position in Capital One Financial Corporation in the 2nd quarter valued at about $108,000. Seven Eight Capital LP grew its position in Capital One Financial Corporation by 16.7% in the 2nd quarter. Seven Eight Capital LP now owns 1,400 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $116,000 after acquiring an additional 200 shares in the last quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. grew its position in Capital One Financial Corporation by 47.1% in the 2nd quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 1,652 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $137,000 after acquiring an additional 529 shares in the last quarter. Archford Capital Strategies LLC grew its position in 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 acquiring an additional 4,847 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Westside Investment Management Inc. grew its position in Capital One Financial Corporation by 48.0% in the 2nd quarter. Westside Investment Management Inc. now owns 1,745 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $143,000 after acquiring an additional 566 shares in the last quarter. 86.77% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

In other Capital One Financial Corporation news, Director Mayo A. Shattuck III sold 24,167 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $92.71, for a total value of $2,240,522.57. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 59,613 shares in the company, valued at $5,526,721.23. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, insider Michael Slocum sold 8,292 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $91.99, for a total value of $762,781.08. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 53,613 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,931,859.87. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 43,514 shares of company stock valued at $4,011,299. 1.73% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Several equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Capital One Financial Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “sell” rating and issued a $81.00 target price on shares of Capital One Financial Corporation in a research report on Friday, October 27th. BMO Capital Markets lifted their target price on Capital One Financial Corporation from $116.00 to $118.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Bank of America Corporation lifted their target price on Capital One Financial Corporation from $89.00 to $91.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company lifted their target price on Capital One Financial Corporation from $96.00 to $98.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating, eleven have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Capital One Financial Corporation has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $95.52.

Shares of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) traded up $0.44 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $88.27. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,602,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,634,288. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.17, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a current ratio of 1.07. Capital One Financial Corporation has a one year low of $76.05 and a one year high of $96.92. The stock has a market capitalization of $42,970.00, a PE ratio of 11.59, a P/E/G ratio of 1.31 and a beta of 1.30.

Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 24th. The financial services provider reported $2.42 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.15 by $0.27. Capital One Financial Corporation had a return on equity of 8.25% and a net margin of 13.34%. The company had revenue of $6.99 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $6.81 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $2.03 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts predict that Capital One Financial Corporation will post 7.94 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 24th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 13th will be paid a $0.40 dividend. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 10th. Capital One Financial Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is currently 22.44%.

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About Capital One Financial Corporation

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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