Capital One Financial Corp. (COF) Shares Bought by Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc.

Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc. grew its holdings in Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) by 3.4% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 88,892 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,921 shares during the quarter. Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc.’s holdings in Capital One Financial were worth $8,439,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Farmers National Bank bought a new stake in shares of Capital One Financial in the second quarter valued at about $102,000. Integrated Investment Consultants LLC bought a new stake in shares of Capital One Financial in the second quarter valued at about $108,000. Kaizen Advisory LLC lifted its stake in shares of Capital One Financial by 161.0% in the second quarter. Kaizen Advisory LLC now owns 1,198 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $110,000 after buying an additional 739 shares during the period. Sun Life Financial INC lifted its stake in shares of Capital One Financial by 518.3% in the second quarter. Sun Life Financial INC now owns 1,317 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $121,000 after buying an additional 1,104 shares during the period. Finally, Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. lifted its stake in shares of Capital One Financial by 87.5% in the second quarter. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. now owns 1,500 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $138,000 after buying an additional 700 shares during the period. 88.43% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Barclays reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Capital One Financial in a research note on Monday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Capital One Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $99.00 target price for the company in a research note on Friday. Sandler O’Neill increased their target price on shares of Capital One Financial from $113.00 to $115.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 24th. Wells Fargo & Co reduced their target price on shares of Capital One Financial from $110.00 to $103.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, October 24th. Finally, Nomura reduced their target price on shares of Capital One Financial from $109.00 to $98.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, October 24th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $109.57.



COF traded down $0.33 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $86.13. 123,740 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,079,878. The stock has a market cap of $41.02 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.07, a P/E/G ratio of 0.69 and a beta of 1.29. The company has a quick ratio of 0.99, a current ratio of 0.99 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02. Capital One Financial Corp. has a one year low of $84.94 and a one year high of $106.50.

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 23rd. The financial services provider reported $3.12 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.89 by $0.23. The firm had revenue of $6.96 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $6.88 billion. Capital One Financial had a net margin of 11.84% and a return on equity of 11.01%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down .3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $2.42 earnings per share. Equities research analysts expect that Capital One Financial Corp. will post 11.39 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other Capital One Financial news, insider Timothy P. Golden sold 4,073 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $95.85, for a total transaction of $390,397.05. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. 1.40% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Capital One Financial Profile

Capital One Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for the Capital One Bank (USA), National Association; and Capital One, National Association, which provides various financial products and services in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. It operates through three segments: Credit Card, Consumer Banking, and Commercial Banking.

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