[Business Wire] – For the second year in a row, Capital One Financial Corporation was recognized as one of the top 50 community-minded companies in America on the Civic 50 survey – an annual initiative that identifies and recognizes companies for their commitment to invest their time, talent, and resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business.
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Capital One Financial Corp. (COF), currently valued at $42.14B, started the session at $72.77.
Today’s price range has been between $72.37 and $73.19 per share with its 52-week range being $50.21 to $73.19.
Capital One (COF) shares are currently priced at 10.20x this year’s forecasted earnings, which makes them relatively inexpensive compared to the industry’s 15.33x earnings multiple for the same period.
And for passive income investors, the company pays shareholders $1.20 per share annually in dividends, yielding 1.70%.
Consensus earnings for the current quarter by the 27 sell-side analysts covering the stock is an estimate of $1.53 per share, which would be $0.12 better than the year-ago quarter and a $0.08 sequential increase. What we find to be interesting is that the full-year EPS estimate of $7.05 is a $0.89 better when compared to the previous year’s annual results.
The quarterly earnings estimate is based on a consensus revenue forecast of the current quarter of $5.45 Billion. If realized, that would be a 3.02% decrease over the year-ago quarter.
Recently, Robert W. Baird Initiated COF at Outperform (Oct 12, 2012). Previously, Argus upgraded COF from Sell to Hold.
The average price target for COF shares by the analysts covering the stock is $78.48, which is 7.85% above where the stock opened this morning.
Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF), operates as the bank holding company for the Capital One Bank (USA), National Association (COBNA) and Capital One, National Association (CONA), which provide various financial products and services in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Credit Card, Consumer Banking and Commercial Banking.
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