Zeke Capital Advisors LLC Sells 3,184 Shares of Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF)

Zeke Capital Advisors LLC lowered its holdings in Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) by 18.0% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 14,547 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 3,184 shares during the quarter. Zeke Capital Advisors LLC’s holdings in Capital One Financial were worth $1,320,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust grew its stake in Capital One Financial by 78.6% during the first quarter. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust now owns 384 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $31,000 after buying an additional 169 shares during the last quarter. Bogart Wealth LLC grew its stake in Capital One Financial by 72.5% during the first quarter. Bogart Wealth LLC now owns 440 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $35,000 after buying an additional 185 shares during the last quarter. Braun Bostich & Associates Inc. bought a new stake in Capital One Financial during the first quarter worth about $37,000. JNBA Financial Advisors bought a new stake in Capital One Financial during the first quarter worth about $41,000. Finally, Valeo Financial Advisors LLC grew its stake in Capital One Financial by 115.2% during the first quarter. Valeo Financial Advisors LLC now owns 566 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $46,000 after buying an additional 303 shares during the last quarter. 88.43% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

In related news, Director Bradford H. Warner sold 4,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $85.98, for a total value of $343,920.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 57,930 shares in the company, valued at $4,980,821.40. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, insider Michael J. Wassmer sold 8,212 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $95.03, for a total transaction of $780,386.36. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 84,679 shares in the company, valued at $8,047,045.37. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 55,149 shares of company stock worth $5,053,283 over the last three months. 1.43% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Several analysts have weighed in on COF shares. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “sector perform” rating and set a $98.00 price objective on shares of Capital One Financial in a research note on Friday, May 3rd. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $98.00 price objective on shares of Capital One Financial in a research note on Monday, July 8th. Credit Suisse Group set a $118.00 price objective on shares of Capital One Financial and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 19th. BMO Capital Markets set a $141.00 price objective on shares of Capital One Financial and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 19th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies set a $111.00 price objective on shares of Capital One Financial and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 19th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $105.58.

Shares of COF traded down $2.97 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $86.88. 1,251,914 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,067,007. Capital One Financial Corp. has a one year low of $69.90 and a one year high of $101.26. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88, a current ratio of 1.00 and a quick ratio of 1.00. The business has a 50-day simple moving average of $91.75. The stock has a market capitalization of $41.32 billion, a PE ratio of 7.99, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.98 and a beta of 1.24.

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 18th. The financial services provider reported $3.37 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $2.84 by $0.53. Capital One Financial had a net margin of 17.50% and a return on equity of 10.68%. The business had revenue of $7.12 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $7.01 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $3.71 earnings per share. Capital One Financial’s revenue was down .9% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, analysts anticipate that Capital One Financial Corp. will post 11.46 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 15th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 2nd. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.84%. Capital One Financial’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 14.71%.

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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