Soros Fund Management LLC raised its stake in Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) by 7.5% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 153,716 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 10,736 shares during the quarter. Soros Fund Management LLC’s holdings in Capital One Financial were worth $14,127,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC raised its position in Capital One Financial by 0.8% during the second quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC now owns 62,630 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $5,756,000 after acquiring an additional 515 shares in the last quarter. Private Trust Co. NA increased its holdings in shares of Capital One Financial by 22.0% in the second quarter. Private Trust Co. NA now owns 3,190 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $293,000 after purchasing an additional 575 shares during the last quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Capital One Financial by 2.5% in the second quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. now owns 26,491 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $2,433,000 after purchasing an additional 641 shares during the last quarter. BDO Wealth Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Capital One Financial by 7.4% in the first quarter. BDO Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 9,571 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $917,000 after purchasing an additional 663 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bank of Stockton increased its holdings in shares of Capital One Financial by 31.9% in the second quarter. Bank of Stockton now owns 2,765 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $254,000 after purchasing an additional 668 shares during the last quarter. 88.29% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

NYSE COF traded down $0.57 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $96.06. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,986,353 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,412,462. The firm has a market cap of $45.42 billion, a PE ratio of 12.33, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.81 and a beta of 1.29. Capital One Financial Corp. has a 52 week low of $83.88 and a 52 week high of $106.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.06, a current ratio of 0.98 and a quick ratio of 0.98.

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 19th. The financial services provider reported $3.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.63 by $0.59. The business had revenue of $7.19 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.95 billion. Capital One Financial had a net margin of 10.73% and a return on equity of 10.44%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 7.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.96 EPS. As a group, research analysts anticipate that Capital One Financial Corp. will post 11.04 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, insider Kevin S. Borgmann sold 19,117 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $100.00, for a total transaction of $1,911,700.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 62,567 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $6,256,700. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, insider Timothy P. Golden sold 4,073 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $95.85, for a total transaction of $390,397.05. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 281,726 shares of company stock valued at $27,993,497 in the last three months. Insiders own 1.40% of the company’s stock.

Several equities analysts recently commented on COF shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Capital One Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $107.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday. Wells Fargo & Co upped their price target on shares of Capital One Financial from $109.00 to $110.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, October 1st. Oppenheimer set a $116.00 price target on shares of Capital One Financial and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 18th. UBS Group decreased their price target on shares of Capital One Financial from $116.00 to $113.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, August 7th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets upped their price objective on shares of Capital One Financial from $132.00 to $135.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Monday, July 30th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $111.10.

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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