Capital One Financial Corp (NYSE:COF): Positive Stock Sentiment

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Sentiment for Capital One Financial Corp (NYSE:COF)

Capital One Financial Corp (NYSE:COF) institutional sentiment increased to 1.11 in 2019 Q2. Its up 0.22, from 0.89 in 2019Q1. The ratio improved, as 316 institutional investors increased and opened new stock positions, while 285 sold and decreased their holdings in Capital One Financial Corp. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now have: 405.78 million shares, up from 402.66 million shares in 2019Q1. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Capital One Financial Corp in their top 10 stock positions increased from 16 to 19 for an increase of 3. Sold All: 34 Reduced: 251 Increased: 231 New Position: 85.

Capital One Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding firm for the Capital One Bank , National Association; and Capital One, National Association, which provides various financial services and products in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. The company has market cap of $44.03 billion. It operates through three divisions: Credit Card, Consumer Banking, and Commercial Banking. It has a 8.09 P/E ratio. The firm offers non-interest-bearing and interest-bearing deposits, such as checking accounts, money market deposit accounts, negotiable order of withdrawals, savings deposits, and time deposits.

The stock increased 0.76% or $0.71 during the last trading session, reaching $93.62. About 1.73M shares traded. Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) has declined 1.44% since September 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 1.44% the S&P500.

Analysts await Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) to report earnings on October, 22. They expect $2.86 EPS, down 8.33 % or $0.26 from last year’s $3.12 per share. COF’s profit will be $1.35 billion for 8.18 P/E if the $2.86 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.37 actual EPS reported by Capital One Financial Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -15.13 % negative EPS growth.

Tegean Capital Management Llc holds 7.99% of its portfolio in Capital One Financial Corporation for 100,000 shares. Alethea Capital Management Llc owns 116,176 shares or 6.87% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Davis Selected Advisers has 6.21% invested in the company for 13.84 million shares. The Louisiana-based Diversified Investment Strategies Llc has invested 5.41% in the stock. Central Securities Corp, a New York-based fund reported 330,000 shares.

Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 67% of Capital One Financial Corporation Common Stock’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Capital One Financial Corporation Common Stock, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $9800 while the high is $11500. The stock’s average target of $106.67 is 13.94% above today’s ($93.62) share price. COF was included in 4 notes of analysts from May 14, 2019. The stock of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, September 11 by Piper Jaffray. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, May 14. Deutsche Bank maintained Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) rating on Monday, July 8. Deutsche Bank has “Hold” rating and $9800 target.

More notable recent Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “CAPITAL ONE INVESTIGATION INITIATED BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates the Officers and Directors of Capital One Financial Corporation – COF – Yahoo Finance” on August 30, 2019, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “NATIONALLY RANKED ROSEN LAW FIRM Continues to Investigate Securities Claims Against Capital One Financial Corporation – COF – GlobeNewswire” published on September 10, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. is Investigating Capital One (NYSE: COF) on Behalf of Stockholders and Encourages Capital One Investors to Contact the Firm – Yahoo Finance” on August 11, 2019. More interesting news about Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Capital One to buy KippsDeSanto & Co. – Washington Business Journal” published on August 19, 2019 as well as Forbes.com‘s news article titled: “Industry Headwinds, Fallout Of Recent Data Breach To Weigh On Capital One’s Stock – Forbes” with publication date: September 03, 2019.

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