EagleClaw Capital Managment LLC cut its stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) by 3.0% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 35,275 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 1,075 shares during the quarter. Capital One Financial makes up 1.7% of EagleClaw Capital Managment LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 16th largest holding. EagleClaw Capital Managment LLC’s holdings in Capital One Financial were worth $2,987,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Moors & Cabot Inc. lifted its position in Capital One Financial by 37.6% in the third quarter. Moors & Cabot Inc. now owns 3,846 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $324,000 after purchasing an additional 1,050 shares during the period. Yellowstone Partners LLC acquired a new stake in Capital One Financial in the third quarter worth approximately $472,000. Arthur Zaske & Associates LLC acquired a new stake in Capital One Financial in the third quarter worth approximately $293,000. Highlander Capital Management LLC lifted its position in Capital One Financial by 20.8% in the third quarter. Highlander Capital Management LLC now owns 8,700 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $737,000 after purchasing an additional 1,500 shares during the period. Finally, Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC lifted its position in Capital One Financial by 0.9% in the third quarter. Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC now owns 103,787 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $8,787,000 after purchasing an additional 958 shares during the period. 88.43% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
In other news, insider Robert M. Alexander sold 76,354 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $94.84, for a total value of $7,241,413.36. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 89,603 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $8,497,948.52. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director Mayo A. Shattuck III sold 24,167 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, October 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $92.71, for a total transaction of $2,240,522.57. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 59,613 shares in the company, valued at $5,526,721.23. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 131,868 shares of company stock worth $12,378,192 over the last ninety days. 1.73% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
Shares of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE COF) opened at $94.72 on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $46,637.24, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.69, a PEG ratio of 1.43 and a beta of 1.28. Capital One Financial Corporation has a 1-year low of $76.05 and a 1-year high of $96.92. The company has a quick ratio of 1.06, a current ratio of 1.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.17.
Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The financial services provider reported $2.42 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.15 by $0.27. Capital One Financial had a net margin of 13.34% and a return on equity of 8.25%. The business had revenue of $6.99 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.81 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $2.03 earnings per share. Capital One Financial’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.1% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts expect that Capital One Financial Corporation will post 7.97 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 24th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 13th were paid a $0.40 dividend. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.69%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, November 10th. Capital One Financial’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 22.63%.
A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on COF shares. Robert W. Baird restated a “hold” rating and issued a $84.00 target price on shares of Capital One Financial in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. Morgan Stanley downgraded Capital One Financial from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and cut their target price for the stock from $97.00 to $83.00 in a research report on Friday, September 8th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “buy” rating and issued a $106.00 target price on shares of Capital One Financial in a research report on Friday, September 15th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Capital One Financial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 20th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies initiated coverage on Capital One Financial in a research report on Thursday, September 21st. They set an “underweight” rating and a $81.00 price objective for the company. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating, eleven have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $96.24.
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Capital One Financial 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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