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Why Capital One Financial Corporation (COF)’s Most Recent Report Reveals Some Hints About Its Future

Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) went down by -1.99% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $177.95. The company’s stock price has collected -0.76% of loss in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 08/02/22 that Banks Spend Big to Boost Credit-Card Sign-Ups, Defying Recession Fears

Is It Worth Investing in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE :COF) Right Now?

Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 4.69 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for COF is at 1.45. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 12 analysts out of 24 who provided ratings for Capital One Financial Corporation declared the stock was a “buy,” while 3 rated the stock as “overweight,” 8 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”

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The average price from analysts is $141.61, which is $35.49 above the current price. COF currently public float of 379.59M and currently shorts hold a 1.80% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of COF was 2.72M shares.

COF’s Market Performance

COF stocks went down by -0.76% for the week, with a monthly jump of 0.80% and a quarterly performance of -20.41%, while its annual performance rate touched -33.44%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.32% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.06% for Capital One Financial Corporation. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -1.92% for COF stocks with a simple moving average of -21.32% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of COF

Morgan Stanley, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see COF reach a price target of $126, previously predicting the price at $152. The rating they have provided for COF stocks is “Equal-Weight” according to the report published on July 12th, 2022.

Robert W. Baird gave a rating of “Outperform” to COF, setting the target price at $145 in the report published on June 17th of the current year.

COF Trading at -4.66% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought COF to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -39.93% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.06%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.32%, as shares sank -1.79% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -10.03% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, COF fell by -0.76%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -36.81% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $108.89. In addition, Capital One Financial Corporation saw -26.33% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at COF starting from FAIRBANK RICHARD D, who sale 12,538 shares at the price of $108.36 back on Aug 03. After this action, FAIRBANK RICHARD D now owns 3,758,863 shares of Capital One Financial Corporation, valued at $1,358,636 using the latest closing price.

FAIRBANK RICHARD D, the Chairman and CEO of Capital One Financial Corporation, sale 12,538 shares at $108.16 during a trade that took place back on Aug 02, which means that FAIRBANK RICHARD D is holding 3,758,863 shares at $1,356,066 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for COF

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +49.95 for the present operating margin

The net margin for Capital One Financial Corporation stands at +38.42. Equity return is now at value 21.40, with 2.80 for asset returns.

The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.50.