Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) has made a 30.49% comeback from a 12-month low price of $69.9. It was seen -5.89% lower, changing the price to $91.21, when the closing bell rang on 7/30/2019. At a recent session, the prices were hovering between $89.2934 and $92. This company shares are 17.7% off its target price of $107.35 and the current market capitalization stands at $42.81B. The recent change has given its price a 0.3% lead over SMA 50 and -9.92% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 0.52% gains, -1.75% declines and 14.64% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found COF’s volatility during a week at 2.59% and during a month it has been found around 1.93%.

What Does Capital One Financial Corporation (COF) Do?

The company describes itself in regulatory filings as, “Capital One Financial Corp. is a financial holding company, which engages in the provision of financial products and services. It operates through the following segments: Credit Card, Consumer Banking, and Commercial Banking. The Credit Card segment offers domestic consumer and small business card lending, and international card lending businesses. The Consumer Banking segment consists of branch-based lending and deposit gathering activities for consumers and small businesses. The Commercial Banking segment comprises of lending, deposit gathering and treasury management services to commercial real estate and commercial and industrial customers. The company was founded by Richard D. Fairbank on July 21, 1994 and is headquartered in McLean, VA.” [Text can be found here: https://www.marketwatch.com/investing/stock/COF/profile under company description.]

Capital One Financial Corporation (COF) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $40.72 billion or 92.2% in COF stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Dodge & Cox owns $3.98 billion in Capital One Financial Corporation, which represents roughly 9.31% of the company’s market cap and approximately 9.79% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Capital World Investors, which owns 37,089,583 shares of the stock are valued at $3.59 billion. The third largest holder is Vanguard Group Inc, which currently holds $3.43 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 8.01% of its market capitalization.

Capital One Financial Corporation 13F Filings

At the end of March reporting period, 406 institutional holders increased their position in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) by some 24,587,853 shares, 436 decreased positions by 24,124,050 and 136 held positions by 371,397,467. That puts total institutional holdings at 420,109,370 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 82 new institutional investments totaling 1,912,009 shares while 80 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 3,160,959 shares.

Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Capital One Financial Corporation disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that President, U.S. Card Wassmer Michael J has sold 8,212 shares of Capital One Financial Corporation (COF) in the trading session dated Jul. 24, 2019. These shares are worth $780,386 and were traded at $95.03 each. The SEC filing shows that Berson Jory A performed a sale of 9,329 shares. The Chief Human Resources Officer disposed these shares by way of transaction on Jul. 05, 2019. The company’s shares were given away at $93 per share worth to an income of some $867,597 to the account of Berson Jory A.

President, U.S. Card, Wassmer Michael J, sold 4,294 common shares of Capital One Financial Corporation (COF) in the open market. In a transaction dated Jul. 05, 2019, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $93, raking in a sum of $399,342. After this sale, 92,906 common shares of COF are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $8,473,956.

In the transaction dated Jul. 01, 2019, a great number of shares sold came courtesy the Director; WARNER BRADFORD H disposed a total of 14,500 shares at an average price of $91.74, amounting to approximately $1,330,230. The insider now directly owns 39,570 shares worth $3,609,180.

Capital One Financial Corporation (COF) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF), with 7 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 5 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 8 buy, 1 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2 average brokerage recommendation [T1].