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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.22
COF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 209.25 vs. COF: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
COF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.10 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.22
0.01
0.69
Equity to Asset 0.15
COF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
76% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. COF: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
COF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.18
Current: 0.15
0.1
0.18
Interest Coverage 4.16
COF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
65% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.62 vs. COF: 4.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
COF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 1.07 Max: 4.16
Current: 4.16
0.15
4.16
F-Score: 6
WACC vs ROIC
6.52%
5.83%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 28.93
COF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.45 vs. COF: 28.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
COF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.19  Med: 22.91 Max: 30.37
Current: 28.93
4.19
30.37
Net-margin (%) 19.62
COF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.81 vs. COF: 19.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
COF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.33  Med: 13.81 Max: 19.97
Current: 19.62
-0.33
19.97
ROE (%) 9.76
COF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.74 vs. COF: 9.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
COF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.31  Med: 16.07 Max: 27.01
Current: 9.76
-0.31
27.01
ROA (%) 1.47
COF's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. COF: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
COF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.03  Med: 2.54 Max: 3.34
Current: 1.47
-0.03
3.34
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 174.65
COF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.23 vs. COF: 174.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
COF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 15.81  Med: 68.03 Max: 281.27
Current: 174.65
15.81
281.27
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.00
COF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. COF: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
COF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -7.6  Med: 3.00 Max: 46.5
Current: 3
-7.6
46.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.80
COF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.40 vs. COF: 9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
COF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34.7  Med: 21.00 Max: 49.8
Current: 9.8
-34.7
49.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 2.50
COF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. COF: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
COF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -72.5  Med: 27.30 Max: 268.9
Current: 2.5
-72.5
268.9
» COF's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

COF Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 8,000 sh (+158.06%)
David Dreman 3,733 sh (+29.71%)
Bill Nygren 3,793,000 sh (+1.07%)
John Buckingham 74,064 sh (+0.59%)
James Barrow 21,510,589 sh (+0.30%)
Steven Cohen 128,500 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (unchged)
Ronald Muhlenkamp Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Tom Gayner Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 4,233 sh (-0.17%)
Dodge & Cox 46,602,075 sh (-0.23%)
Pioneer Investments 3,076 sh (-1.50%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,893,734 sh (-6.71%)
Andreas Halvorsen 10,165,787 sh (-6.74%)
Jeremy Grantham 113,500 sh (-10.49%)
NWQ Managers 1,737,649 sh (-17.53%)
RS Investment Management 248,101 sh (-31.01%)
Leon Cooperman 497,714 sh (-69.28%)
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Q3 2014

COF Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 177,299 sh (New)
George Soros 260,000 sh (New)
Chris Davis 186,250 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 13,241 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 20,969 sh (+162.11%)
Jeremy Grantham 174,300 sh (+53.57%)
Bill Nygren 4,113,000 sh (+8.44%)
John Buckingham 75,043 sh (+1.32%)
Diamond Hill Capital 4,241 sh (+0.19%)
Pioneer Investments 2,670 sh (unchged)
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
David Dreman 3,720 sh (-0.35%)
Dodge & Cox 46,391,870 sh (-0.45%)
James Barrow 21,153,294 sh (-1.66%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,739,190 sh (-3.16%)
NWQ Managers 1,579,336 sh (-9.11%)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (-33.33%)
Andreas Halvorsen 1,373,725 sh (-86.49%)
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Q4 2014

COF Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 695,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 3,302 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 2,701,815 sh (+63607.00%)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,045 sh (+38.51%)
Jim Simons 239,199 sh (+34.91%)
Andreas Halvorsen 1,613,425 sh (+17.45%)
David Dreman 3,785 sh (+1.75%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,777,973 sh (+0.82%)
John Buckingham 75,416 sh (+0.50%)
Dodge & Cox 46,449,361 sh (+0.12%)
Bill Nygren 4,113,000 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis 186,250 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 2,670 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
James Barrow 19,462,220 sh (-7.99%)
Jeremy Grantham 144,100 sh (-17.33%)
NWQ Managers 1,300,030 sh (-17.69%)
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Q1 2015

COF Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 580,599 sh (+142.73%)
Joel Greenblatt 6,844 sh (+107.27%)
David Dreman 7,706 sh (+103.59%)
Diamond Hill Capital 3,538,627 sh (+30.97%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 5,291,463 sh (+10.75%)
Andreas Halvorsen 1,766,676 sh (+9.50%)
Jeremy Grantham 156,300 sh (+8.47%)
Louis Moore Bacon 725,000 sh (+4.32%)
John Buckingham 76,599 sh (+1.57%)
Dodge & Cox 46,800,911 sh (+0.76%)
Bill Nygren 4,113,000 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Chris Davis 184,820 sh (-0.77%)
James Barrow 19,154,097 sh (-1.58%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,400 sh (-71.08%)
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Preferred stocks of Capital One Financial Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
COFPRC25.875.866 1/4 % Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs Series -C-
COFPRP25.305.93Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs Series -B-
COFPRD27.003.64Deposit Shs Repr 1/40th 6 7/10 % Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs Series -D-

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 10.68
COF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.80 vs. COF: 10.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
COF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.29  Med: 10.70 Max: 70.53
Current: 10.68
5.29
70.53
Forward P/E 10.09
COF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
60% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.00 vs. COF: 10.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 10.30
COF's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
68% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. COF: 10.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
COF' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.14  Med: 10.10 Max: 128.12
Current: 10.3
5.14
128.12
P/B 0.96
COF's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. COF: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
COF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.90 Max: 2.45
Current: 0.96
0.14
2.45
P/S 2.04
COF's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.39 vs. COF: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
COF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.60 Max: 2.38
Current: 2.04
0.25
2.38
PFCF 6.09
COF's PFCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.51 vs. COF: 6.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
COF' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.91  Med: 4.26 Max: 9.88
Current: 6.09
0.91
9.88
POCF 5.71
COF's POCF is ranked higher than
64% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.03 vs. COF: 5.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
COF' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.83  Med: 3.99 Max: 7.95
Current: 5.71
0.83
7.95
EV-to-EBIT 11.64
COF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
72% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.71 vs. COF: 11.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
COF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -59.1  Med: 13.20 Max: 55.8
Current: 11.64
-59.1
55.8
PEG 0.48
COF's PEG is ranked higher than
66% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. COF: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
COF' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.65 Max: 13.22
Current: 0.48
0.36
13.22
Shiller P/E 12.88
COF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
57% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.21 vs. COF: 12.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
COF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 1.67  Med: 12.89 Max: 21.93
Current: 12.88
1.67
21.93
Days Sales Outstanding 17.44
COF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
57% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.32 vs. COF: 17.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
COF' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 2.11  Med: 116.99 Max: 220.9
Current: 17.44
2.11
220.9

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.60
COF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
63% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. COF: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
COF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.43 Max: 18.05
Current: 1.6
0.12
18.05
Dividend Payout 0.16
COF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
72% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. COF: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
COF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.04 Max: 0.38
Current: 0.16
0.01
0.38
Dividend growth (3y) 81.70
COF's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
97% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. COF: 81.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
COF' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -48.9  Med: 0.00 Max: 141.1
Current: 81.7
-48.9
141.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.63
COF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
70% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.34 vs. COF: 5.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
COF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.51 Max: 63.49
Current: 5.63
0.42
63.49
Share Buyback Rate -7.80
COF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
60% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.40 vs. COF: -7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
COF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -1.1  Med: -5.50 Max: -16.8
Current: -7.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.40
COF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
55% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. COF: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
COF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 2.18 Max: 7.84
Current: 1.4
0.46
7.84
Price/Projected FCF 0.37
COF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. COF: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
COF' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.46 Max: 2.82
Current: 0.37
0.07
2.82
Price/Median PS Value 1.27
COF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. COF: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
COF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.26 Max: 2.99
Current: 1.27
0.23
2.99
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.00
COF's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
61% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. COF: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
COF' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.66 Max: 1.34
Current: 1
0.27
1.34
Price/Graham Number 0.79
COF's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
59% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. COF: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
COF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.06 Max: 3.5
Current: 0.79
0.51
3.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.58
COF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. COF: 8.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
COF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.8  Med: 7.50 Max: 13
Current: 8.58
1.8
13
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 30.54
COF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.34 vs. COF: 30.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
COF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 16.5  Med: 32.80 Max: 158.8
Current: 30.54
16.5
158.8

Business Description

Industry: Credit Services » Credit Services
Compare:V, MA, TCAP, DFS, RDCRL » details
Traded in other countries:COF.Mexico, CFX.Germany,
Capital One Financial Corp is a a Delaware Corporation established in 1995. It is a diversified financial services company who's banking and non-banking subsidiaries market a variety of financial products and services. The Company offers its products throughout the United States. It also offers its products outside of the United States through Capital One Bank (Europe) plc, an indirect subsidiary of COBNA organized and located in the United Kingdom and through a branch of COBNA in Canada. The Company's U.K. Bank has authority, among other things, to accept deposits and provide credit card and installment loans. The Company's branch of COBNA in Canada has the authority to provide credit card loans. The Company focuses on consumer and commercial lending and deposit taking. The Company's business segments are Credit Card, Commercial Banking and Consumer Banking. Credit Card includes the Company's domestic consumer and small business card lending, domestic national small business lending, national closed end installment lending and the international card lending businesses in Canada and the United Kingdom. Commercial Banking includes the Company's lending, deposit gathering and treasury management services to commercial real estate and middle market customers. The Commercial segment also includes the financial results of a national portfolio of small ticket commercial real estate loans that are in run-off mode. Consumer Banking includes the Company's branch based lending and deposit gathering activities for small business customers as well as its branch based consumer deposit gathering and lending activities, national deposit gathering, consumer mortgage lending and servicing activities and national automobile lending. The Company competes with national and state banks for deposits, commercial loans and trust accounts and with savings and loan associations and credit unions for loans and deposits. It also competes with other financial services providers for loans, deposits and other services and products. The Company is a bank holding company under Section 3 of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended and is subject to the requirements of the BHC Act, including its capital adequacy standards and limitations on the Company's nonbanking activities.
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