Short Term Price Target on Capital One Financial Corporation (COF)

Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) : The consensus price target for Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) is $79.47 for the short term with a standard deviation of $10.74. The most optimist securities analyst among the 16 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $100, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $59.

Capital One Financial Corporation has lost 3.19% in the last five trading days and dropped 13.26% in the last 4 weeks. Capital One Financial Corporation has dropped 9.78% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -10.94%. Also, In the latest statement by the brokerage house, Sterne Agee CRT downgrades its outlook on Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). The current rating of the shares is Underperform, according to the research report released by the firm. Previously, the company had a rating of Neutral. The rating by the firm was issued on June 8, 2016.

Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) : 21 analysts are covering Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) and their average rating on the stock is 2.19, which is read as a Buy. 10 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) also receives 2 more Buy recommendations from analysts who believe that the stock will do well going forward. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 4, which recommends a Sell affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. However, 2 analysts consider that the stock has more downward risks ahead, hence, they suggest a Strong Sell on the stock. 1 more analyst has given the stock a Sell recommendation. A total of 6 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.

Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF): During Thursdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $62.42 and $61.42 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $63.53. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $63.51, notching a gain of 2.57% for the day. The total traded volume was 6,389,716 . The stock had closed at $61.92 on the previous day.

In an insider trading activity,The officer (Principal Accounting Officer) of Capital One Financial Corp, Blackley Richard Scott sold 5,239 shares at $66.61 on March 1, 2016. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $348,970. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

Capital One Financial Corp is a diversified financial services holding company. The Company and its subsidiaries offer a range of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients through branches, the Internet and other distribution channels. In addition to bank lending, treasury management and depository services, the Company offers credit and debit card products, auto loans and mortgage banking in markets across the United States. The Company operates three primary business segments: Credit Card, Consumer Banking and Commercial Banking. The Companys principal subsidiaries include the following: Capital One Bank (USA), National Association (COBNA), which offers credit and debit card products, other lending products and deposit products, and Capital One, National Association (CONA), which offers a range of banking products and financial services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients.

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