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Capital One Financial Corporation is a credit services business based in the US. Capital One Financial Corporation shares (COF) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Capital One Financial Corporation employs 53,100 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$15.3 billion.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Capital One Financial Corporation's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was USD$71.65, which is 29.16% down on its pre-crash value of USD$101.15 and 88.55% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$38.
If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Capital One Financial Corporation shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$429.99 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$718.65.
|Latest market close||USD$71.65|
|52-week range||USD$38 - USD$106.55|
|50-day moving average||USD$68.7791|
|200-day moving average||USD$63.6014|
|Wall St. target price||USD$79.97|
|Dividend yield||USD$0.4 (0.53%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$5.193|
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|3 months (2020-06-22)||4.90%|
|6 months (2020-03-20)||59.19%|
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Valuing Capital One Financial Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Capital One Financial Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Capital One Financial Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 12x. In other words, Capital One Financial Corporation shares trade at around 12x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Capital One Financial Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.0598. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Capital One Financial Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
|Revenue TTM||USD$15.3 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||1.17%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$22.4 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||0.06%|
|Return on equity TTM||0.45%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$32.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 4.5 million Capital One Financial Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Capital One Financial Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 9.1% down from 4.9 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Capital One Financial Corporation shares can be evaluated.
Capital One Financial Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Capital One Financial Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Capital One Financial Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 2.6 million). Capital One Financial Corporation's SIR currently stands at 1.69. In other words for every 100,000 Capital One Financial Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1690 shares are currently held short.
However Capital One Financial Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Capital One Financial Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Capital One Financial Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Capital One Financial Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Capital One Financial Corporation shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0098% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Capital One Financial Corporation shares, roughly 10 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Capital One Financial Corporation.
Find out more about how you can short Capital One Financial Corporation stock.
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Capital One Financial Corporation.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 26.05
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Capital One Financial Corporation's overall score of 26.05 (as at 08/01/2020) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 45th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Capital One Financial Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 0.94/100
Capital One Financial Corporation's environmental score of 0.94 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Capital One Financial Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 13.59/100
Capital One Financial Corporation's social score of 13.59 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Capital One Financial Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 7.89/100
Capital One Financial Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Capital One Financial Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 4/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Capital One Financial Corporation scored a 4 out of 5 for controversy – the second-lowest score possible, reflecting that Capital One Financial Corporation has a damaged public profile.
|Total ESG score||26.05|
|Total ESG percentile||45.08|
|Environmental score percentile||2|
|Social score percentile||2|
|Governance score percentile||2|
|Level of controversy||4|
Dividend payout ratio: 31.62% of net profits
Recently Capital One Financial Corporation has paid out, on average, around 31.62% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.53% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Capital One Financial Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 0.53% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Capital One Financial Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $0.4 per share.
While Capital One Financial Corporation's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Capital One Financial Corporation may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Capital One Financial Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 20 August 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 7 August 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Capital One Financial Corporation's shares were split on a 3:1 basis on 2 June 1999. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Capital One Financial Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Capital One Financial Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Capital One Financial Corporation's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Capital One Financial Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $38 up to $106.55. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Capital One Financial Corporation's is 1.7692. This would suggest that Capital One Financial Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Capital One Financial Corporation operates as the financial services holding company for the Capital One Bank (USA), National Association; and Capital One, National Association, which provides various financial products and services in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. It operates through three segments: Credit Card, Consumer Banking, and Commercial Banking. The company offers non-interest-bearing and interest-bearing deposits, such as checking accounts, money market deposit accounts, negotiable order of withdrawals, savings deposits, and time deposits. It also provides credit card loans; auto, home, and retail banking loans; and commercial and multifamily real estate, commercial and industrial, and small-ticket commercial real estate loans. In addition, the company offers credit and debit card products; online direct banking services; and treasury management and depository services. It serves consumers, small businesses, and commercial clients through the Internet and mobile banking, as well as through Cafés, ATMs, and branches located in New York, Louisiana, Texas, Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey, and the District of Columbia. Capital One Financial Corporation was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.
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