HomeMarketOffering unique exposure at competitive prices: Capital One Financial Corporation (COF) Stock

Offering unique exposure at competitive prices: Capital One Financial Corporation (COF) Stock

Wolfe Research raised the price target for the Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) stock from “a Peer perform” to “an Underperform”. The rating was released on May 12, 2022, according to finviz. We previously noted in another research note published on April 27, 2022 by Piper Sandler that downgraded the stock from an Overweight to a Neutral with a price target of $143 for COF stock. The research report from Citigroup has resumed the stock to Buy, with a price target set at $189. In their research brief published December 01, 2021, Robert W. Baird analysts upgraded the Capital One Financial Corporation stock from Underperform to Neutral with a price target of $145.

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The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture

The share price of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) dipped -4.55% to close Thursday’s market session at $114.15, lower as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $111.58 and $117.88 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 3898744 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 2.92 million shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated -12.41% within the last five trades and -13.67% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price decreased -26.96% in the last 6 months and -27.53% was subtracted to its value over the previous 3 months. COF stock is trading at a margin of -12.85%, -13.75% and -24.33% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.

As of the close of trading, COF deals in the Financial domain. The stock is trading -35.85 percent below its 52-week high and -2.84 percent above its 52-week low. For example, looking both at the price and the high and low measurements of 52 weeks will give you a clearer picture of the direction the price is heading. The firm’s Weighted Alpha is -34.4. A positive weighted alpha indicates the firm has done well over the course of the year, whereas one below 0 indicates that the firm has done poorly.

What Does Capital One Financial Corporation’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?

With regard to the profitability of the company, the operating margin is currently at 91.50 percent and the profit margin is 46.20 percent. The profit margin, also known as the revenue ratio or gross profit ratio, is an efficiency figure used to estimate the business’s profitability by comparing net income and sales. The higher the number, the more profits are generated for the company and vice versa.

The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $48.20 billion as of the last trading session. Market capitalization is the total value of all outstanding shares of a corporation and it is used to measure a company’s market value. The price-to-earnings ratio for Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) is 4.49. The price-to-earnings ratio is a method of assessing corporate values by comparing them to their per-share profit. Forward P/E stands at 5.91. Forward price-to-earnings is calculated using predicted earnings for the next financial year’s P/E determination. The stock has achieved an effective Price-to-Sales Ratio of 1.83 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 0.86, which equates the market value of a stock with its book value.

Is Insider Trading a Real Thing?

Almost all investors and traders prefer to invest in shares controlled by the management of a corporation as a management company will be more likely to run the business itself and to never conduct things against the management’s desires and will always try to do what is best for their shareholders. Currently, 1.20 percent of Capital One Financial Corporation shares are owned by insiders, and 91.00 percent are held by financial institutions. Golden Timothy P, the Controller at Capital One Financial Corporation (COF) has sold 3,812 shares of firm on Feb 28 at a price of $148.98 against the total amount of $0.57 million. In another inside trade, HACKETT ANN F, Director of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) sold 1 shares of the firm on Jan 31 for a total worth of $143.0 at a price of $142.62. An inside trade which took place on Jan 27, General Counsel of Capital One Financial Corporation Cooper Matthew W sold 6,767 shares of firm against total price of $0.99 million at the cost of $146.82 per share.

Lloyd Martinez
Lloyd Martinez
I am resigned and living in South Florida. I delighted in a fruitful and fluctuated vocation as a writer, business financier, venture broker, city treasurer, speculation counselor, NASD mediator, specialist, and tenured college educator. My scholarly accreditations incorporate having earned an experts degree in Economics and a doctorate certificate in Finance.


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