Capital One Financial Corporation [NYSE: COF] closed the trading session at $77.12 on 10/19/20. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $77.09, while the highest price level was $79.89. The company report on October 5, 2020 that Capital One Commits to Catalyze Economic Growth.
The Capital One Impact Initiative seeks to close gaps in equity, helping people gain better access to economic and social opportunity.
Capital One today announced the launch of the Capital One Impact Initiative, an initial $200 million, five-year commitment to support growth in underserved communities and advance socioeconomic mobility by closing gaps in equity and opportunity. The Impact Initiative builds upon Capital One’s core mission to change banking for good, and its priorities around racial equity, affordable housing, small business support, workforce development and financial well-being.
The stocks have a year to date performance of -25.06 percent and weekly performance of -4.09 percent. The stock has been moved at 50.74 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 1.75 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 22.67 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 2.88M shares, COF reached to a volume of 2048155 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to 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 $84.34 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 2.78, with the Price to Sales ratio for COF stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.26. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.69, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 123.28. Price to Free Cash Flow for COF in the course of the last twelve months was 2.30.
COF stock trade performance evaluation
Capital One Financial Corporation [COF] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -4.09. With this latest performance, COF shares gained by 1.75% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 50.74% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -14.12% 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 56.37, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 51.77, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 55.96 for Capital One Financial Corporation [COF]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 71.84, while it was recorded at 78.62 for the last single week of trading, and 72.31 for the last 200 days.
Capital One Financial Corporation [COF]: An insightful look at the core 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 per share (EPS) analysis for Capital One Financial Corporation [COF] stock
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%.
Capital One Financial Corporation [COF]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $31,389 million, or 90.40% 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 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 34,907,377 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $2.69 billion in COF stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $2.52 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 336 institutional holders increased their position in Capital One Financial Corporation [NYSE:COF] by around 42,301,149 shares. Additionally, 492 investors decreased positions by around 44,867,727 shares, while 108 investors held positions by with 319,849,997 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 407,018,873 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. COF stock had 91 new institutional investments in for a total of 14,339,068 shares, while 103 institutional investors sold positions of 5,720,026 shares during the same period.