why Capital One Financial Corporation [COF] is a Good Choice for Investors After New Price Target of $79.86

Capital One Financial Corporation [NYSE: COF] jumped around 0.21 points on Wednesday, while shares priced at $70.57 at the close of the session, up 0.30%. The company report on August 8, 2020 that WeissLaw LLP: Capital One Financial Corporation is the Subject of a Legal Investigation.

WeissLaw LLP, a national class action and shareholders’ rights law firm with offices in New York, Los Angeles and Atlanta, announces an investigation of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF) (“COF,” or the “Company”), its Board of Directors, and certain Company officers for, among other things, possible breaches of fiduciary duty and violations of federal securities laws.

If you are a shareholder of COF who wishes to discuss the investigation or have any questions about this notice and your rights or interests, visit our website:.

Capital One Financial Corporation stock is now -31.43% down from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. COF Stock saw the intraday high of $71.30 and lowest of $69.79 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 107.59, which means current price is +85.71% above from all time high which was touched on 01/22/20.

Compared to the average trading volume of 3.47M shares, COF reached a trading volume of 2572694 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about Capital One Financial Corporation [COF]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for COF shares is $79.86 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on COF stock is a recommendation set at 2.00. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Wolfe Research have made an estimate for Capital One Financial Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on July 31, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, UBS dropped their target price from $54 to $105. The new note on the price target was released on June 22, 2020, representing the official price target for Capital One Financial Corporation stock. On March 20, 2020, analysts decreased their price target for COF shares from 111 to 105.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Capital One Financial Corporation is set at 2.54, with the Price to Sales ratio for COF stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.10. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.63, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 57.79. Price to Free Cash Flow for COF in the course of the last twelve months was 2.03.

How has COF stock performed recently?

Capital One Financial Corporation [COF] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 2.90. With this latest performance, COF shares gained by 4.69% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -1.19% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -23.15% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for COF stock in for the last two-week period is set at 57.15, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 56.28, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 55.29 for Capital One Financial Corporation [COF]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 65.28, while it was recorded at 70.84 for the last single week of trading, and 76.11 for the last 200 days.

Capital One Financial Corporation [COF]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Capital One Financial Corporation [COF] shares currently have an operating margin of +35.04. Capital One Financial Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +16.25.

Return on Total Capital for COF is now 12.57, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 5.86. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 9.99, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.43. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Capital One Financial Corporation [COF] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 69.99. Additionally, COF Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 41.17, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 10.35. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 68.91, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 40.54.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Capital One Financial Corporation [COF] managed to generate an average of $105,568 per employee.

Earnings analysis for Capital One Financial Corporation [COF]

With the latest financial reports released by the company, Capital One Financial Corporation posted 2.69/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 2.88/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -6.60%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for COF. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Capital One Financial Corporation go to 8.00%.

Insider trade positions for Capital One Financial Corporation [COF]

There are presently around $28,927 million, or 90.60% of COF stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of COF stocks are: DODGE & COX with ownership of 47,473,473, which is approximately 7.729% of the company’s market cap and around 1.00% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 34,907,377 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $2.46 billion in COF stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $2.31 billion in COF stock with ownership of nearly 9.353% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Capital One Financial Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 349 institutional holders increased their position in Capital One Financial Corporation [NYSE:COF] by around 42,584,091 shares. Additionally, 500 investors decreased positions by around 45,273,228 shares, while 105 investors held positions by with 322,046,654 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 409,903,973 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. COF stock had 93 new institutional investments in for a total of 14,316,043 shares, while 107 institutional investors sold positions of 5,624,687 shares during the same period.

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