Stephens lifts Capital One Financial Corporation [COF] price estimate. Who else is bullish?

Capital One Financial Corporation [NYSE: COF] loss -1.90% on the last trading session, reaching $93.98 price per share at the time. The company report on December 19, 2022 that Capital One Financial Corporation to Webcast Conference Call on Fourth Quarter 2022 Earnings.


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On Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at approximately 4:05 p.m. Eastern Time, Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF) will release its fourth quarter 2022 earnings results. Additionally, the company will host a conference call at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time to review financial and operating performance for the quarter ending December 31, 2022.

The call will be webcast live and the earnings release will be available on the company’s homepage at www.capitalone.com. A replay of the webcast will be available 24 hours a day, beginning two hours after the conference call, until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on February 7, 2023, through the company’s homepage.

Capital One Financial Corporation represents 383.40 million in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $35.76 billion with the latest information. COF stock price has been found in the range of $91.53 to $94.36.

If compared to the average trading volume of 2.86M shares, COF reached a trading volume of 3404295 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here is what top equities market gurus are saying 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 $123.06 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 2.40. 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.

Stephens have made an estimate for Capital One Financial Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Underweight, with their previous recommendation back on January 05, 2023. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Barclays dropped their target price from $160 to $119. The new note on the price target was released on January 03, 2023, representing the official price target for Capital One Financial Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $115 to $90, while Morgan Stanley kept a Underweight rating on COF stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Capital One Financial Corporation is set at 3.13, with the Price to Sales ratio for COF stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.24. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.78, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 65.42. Price to Free Cash Flow for COF in the course of the last twelve months was 4.21.

Trading performance analysis for COF stock

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 4.77. With this latest performance, COF shares dropped by -1.09% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -13.65% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -37.82% 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 49.07, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 53.05, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 47.60 for Capital One Financial Corporation [COF]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 98.74, while it was recorded at 93.68 for the last single week of trading, and 109.74 for the last 200 days.

Capital One Financial Corporation [COF]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Capital One Financial Corporation [COF] shares currently have an operating margin of +49.95. Capital One Financial Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +38.42.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 20.27, with Return on Assets sitting at 2.88.

Capital One Financial Corporation [COF]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis

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 -6.60%.

An analysis of insider ownership at Capital One Financial Corporation [COF]

There are presently around $31,880 million, or 91.00% of COF stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of COF stocks are: DODGE & COX with ownership of 35,831,626, which is approximately 1.055% of the company’s market cap and around 1.00% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 31,246,682 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $2.94 billion in COF stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $2.76 billion in COF stock with ownership of nearly -1.067% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Capital One Financial Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of January and at the time of the January reporting period, where 435 institutional holders increased their position in Capital One Financial Corporation [NYSE:COF] by around 19,679,055 shares. Additionally, 508 investors decreased positions by around 19,954,752 shares, while 154 investors held positions by with 299,591,486 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 339,225,293 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. COF stock had 92 new institutional investments in for a total of 7,221,871 shares, while 103 institutional investors sold positions of 1,417,975 shares during the same period.

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