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Is Capital One Financial Corporation(NYSE: COF), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 11/16/1994. Capital One Financial Corporation is in the Credit Services industry and Financial sector. Average volume for Capital One Financial Corporation, is 3694.23, and so far today it has a volume of 4910200. Performance year to date since the 11/16/1994 is -7.08%.

To help you determine whether Capital One Financial Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 9.64 and forward P/E is 8.18. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Capital One Financial Corporation has a value for PEG of 1.91. P/S ratio is 1.65 and the P/B ratio is 0.73. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 6.74 and 3.19 respectively.

At the current price Capital One Financial Corporation is trading at, 66.26 (2.40% today), Capital One Financial Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.41%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 23.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 6.87, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 8.55% after growing -7.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -6.10%, and 10.90% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 523.5, and the number of shares float is 509.23. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.80%, and institutional ownership is at 90.70%. The float short is 1.73%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.38. Management has seen a return on assets of 1.20%, and also a return on investment of 14.60%.

The ability for Capital One Financial Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is *TBA, and quick ratio is *TBA. Long term debt/equity is 0.77 and total debt/equity is 0. In terms of margins, Capital One Financial Corporation has a gross margin of *TBA, with its operating margin at 67.50%, and Capital One Financial Corporation has a profit margin of 17.70%.

The 52 week high is -26.45%, with 14.67% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -2.79% and the 200 day simple moving average is -5.45%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

 

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