Company shares last traded at $92.18 which is slightly above the 50 day moving average which is $85.66 and which is significantly higher than the 200 day moving average of $82.75. The 50 day moving average went up $6.52 or +7.61% whereas the 200 day moving average was up $9.43 or +11.40%. Capital One Financial Corporati shares had a trading volume of 2,173K in the last trading session. Volume was down 3.20% under the stocks average daily volume.
Investors are feeling more bullish on shares of the company lately if you consider the motion in short interest. The company recorded a fall in short interest of -4.55% between September 29, 2017 and October 13, 2017. Short shares fell 310,018 over that period. Days to cover decreased 0.0 to 3.0 and the percentage of shorted shares is 0.01% as of October 13.
There has been some selling insider activity on Capital One Financial Corporati (NYSE:COF) recently. Ann F. Hackett, Director disclosed the sale of 11,055 shares of (COF). The shares were sold on October 25th for an average price of $91.18. The Director now owns $5,289,443 of the stock according to the SEC filing.
These funds have shifted positions in (COF). As of quarter end Simplex Trading, LLC had disposed of 22,981 shares trimming its stake by 76.4%. The value of the total investment in Capital One Financial Corporati went from $2,485,000 to $601,000 a change of 75.8% for the reporting period. As of the end of the quarter Tokio Marine Asset Management Co Ltd had bought a total of 22,862 shares growing its position 411.0%. The value of the investment in Capital One Financial Corporati increased from $460,000 to $2,406,000 a change of $1,946,000 quarter over quarter.
As of quarter end Andra Ap-fonden had bought a total of 800 shares growing its holdings by 1.4%. The value of the company’s investment in Capital One Financial Corporati went from $4,569,000 to $4,749,000 increasing 3.9% quarter to quarter. Finemark National Bank & Trust reduced its ownership by shedding 1,583 shares a decrease of 2.2% from 06/30/2017 to 09/30/2017. Finemark National Bank & Trust currently owns 71,686 shares valued at $6,069,000. The total value of its holdings increased 0.3%.
On August 10 analysts at Compass Point started coverage setting a rating of “Neutral”. On September 8, 2017 the stock rating was rated “Equal-Weight” in a report from Morgan Stanley which was a cut from the previous “Overweight” rating.
On September 21, 2017 PiperJaffray began coverage with a rating of “Underweight”. Buckingham starting coverage on COF by announcing an initial rating of “Buy”.
On October 25 the stock rating was upgraded from “Underperform” to “Outperform” and a price target of $98.00 was set in a report issued by Wedbush. On October 25 Wells Fargo maintained a stock rating of “Outperform” and moved up the price target from $96.00 to $98.00.
The company is down by 0.27% percent from yesterday’s close. Additionally the company declared a dividend that was paid on Thursday the 17th of August 2017. The dividend payment was $0.400 per share for the quarter or $1.60 on an annualized basis. This dividend amount represented a yield of $1.72. The ex-dividend date was Thursday the 3rd of August 2017.
Capital One Financial Corporati’s P/E ratio is 13.44 and the market cap is 44.62B. In the last earnings report the EPS was $6.86 and is expected to be $7.54 for the current year with 484,000,000 shares outstanding. Analysts expect next quarter’s EPS to be $2.11 with next year’s EPS projected to be $8.58.
Capital One Financial Corporation, launched on July 21, 1994, 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 Business’s segments include Credit Card, Consumer Banking, Commercial Banking and Other. The Credit Card segment consists of its domestic consumer and small business card lending, and the international card lending businesses in Canada and the United Kingdom. The Consumer Banking segment consists of its branch-based lending and deposit gathering activities for consumers and small businesses, national deposit gathering, national auto lending and consumer home loan lending and servicing activities. The Commercial Banking consists of its lending, deposit gathering and treasury management services to commercial real estate, and commercial and industrial customers. The Other segment includes management of its corporate investment portfolio and asset/liability management..