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Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF) Could Be Viewed Differently By Investors Because Of These Numbers

After Hours

The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for Capital One Financial Corporation (COF) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by +$4.03, or +4.22%, to $99.6. Volume reached 90,580 shares, with price reaching a high of $99.8701 and a low of $99.6. Recently, Yahoo Finance discussed the stock, revealing that REI Co-op and Capital One Announce New REI Co-op Mastercard.


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Stocks Info

The company is listed on the NYSE and operates within the Credit Services industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $99.87 and fluctuated between $99.97 as its day high and $97.40 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Capital One Financial Corporation is $38.96B. A total of 3.16 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 2.49M shares.

Insider Activity

Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, COF has seen 15 BUY and 36 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 188,070 and the disposition of 192,695 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 62 BUYs and 101 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 701,175 shares during that period but sold 414,355.

In the most recent transaction, Mouadeb Mark Daniel sold 600 shares of COF for 100.94 per share on Sep 15. After the transaction, the President, U.S. Card now owns 12,243 company shares. In a previous transaction on Aug 29, Golden Timothy P sold 322 shares at 108.85 per share. COF shares that Controller owns now total 11,392.

Among the insiders who sold shares, FAIRBANK RICHARD D disposed of 12,538 shares on Aug 12 at a per-share price of $115.76. This resulted in the Chairman and CEO holding 3,757,016 shares of COF after the transaction. In another insider transaction, FAIRBANK RICHARD D sold 12,538 shares at $115.43 per share on Aug 11. Company shares held by the Chairman and CEO now total 3,757,016.

Dividend

The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. Capital One Financial Corporation pays an annual dividend of $2.40, resulting in a dividend yield of 2.40%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 4.38. COF’s most recent ex-dividend date was 08/05/2022 when it declared a $0.60 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 08/19/2022. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 05/27/2022 with an ex-dividend date of 05/13/2022. The dividend was $0.60 per share in cash.

It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for COF in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $136.09 with high estimates of $171.00 and low estimates of $86.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, COF has a high of $174.65 and a low of $90.27.

As of this writing, COF has an earnings estimate of $5.18 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 14 estimates, with a high estimate of $5.78 per share and a lower estimate of $4.74. The company reported an EPS of $4.96 in the last quarter, which was -3.31% lower than expectations of $5.13.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information.

Analysts Opinion

There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 23 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for COF is Sell with a score of 4.20. A total of 11 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 3 rated it as Overweight while 8 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 1 thought it should be Sold.

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