Capital One Financial Corporation (COF)

117.64 -3.13%
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Pros
Company’s profitability is improving
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Forward P/S ratio low relative to industry peers
Buy analyst rating
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Cons
Revenue growth lower than the industry and sector averages
High short interest

Pros

  1. COF profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 20.02 percentage points. See COF profitability chart.
  2. COF forward dividend yield is 2.35%, higher than the industry (0.65%) and sector (0.86%) forward dividend yields. See COF forward dividend chart.
  3. COF Price/Sales ratio is 1.70, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See COF forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  4. COF average analyst rating is Buy. See COF analyst rating chart.
  5. COF average analyst price target ($131.42) is above its current price ($116.33). See COF price target chart.

Cons

  1. COF quarterly revenue growth was -12.70%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (6.35% and 2.17%, respectively). See COF revenue growth chart.
  2. COF short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 2.54. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See COF short interest ratio chart.