Institutional Investor Sentiment About Capital One Financial Corp (NYSE:COF) Up

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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 Q2 2019. Its up 0.22, from 0.89 in 2019Q1. The ratio has improved, as 316 funds increased and opened new positions, while 285 sold and reduced stock positions in Capital One Financial Corp. The funds in our partner’s database now have: 405.78 million shares, up from 402.66 million shares in 2019Q1. Also, the number of funds holding Capital One Financial Corp in their top 10 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 1.73 million 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 earnings per share, down 8.33 % or $0.26 from last year’s $3.12 per share. COF’s profit will be $1.35B for 8.18 P/E if the $2.86 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.37 actual earnings per share 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. Jefferies upgraded the shares of COF in report on Tuesday, May 14 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Wednesday, September 11. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $9800 target in Monday, July 8 report.

More notable recent Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Capital One July credit-card delinquency rate rises – Seeking Alpha” on August 15, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “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” published on August 30, 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 Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Have Insiders Been Selling Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) Shares? – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: May 10, 2019.

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