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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.18
NYSE:COF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.12 vs. NYSE:COF: 0.18 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.18

Equity to Asset 0.15
NYSE:COF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.22 vs. NYSE:COF: 0.15 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.18
Current: 0.15

0.1
0.18
Interest Coverage 3.58
NYSE:COF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
76% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. NYSE:COF: 3.58 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 3.58
Current: 3.58

0.15
3.58
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.34
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 28.67
NYSE:COF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.65 vs. NYSE:COF: 28.67 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.19   Max: 30.37
Current: 28.67

4.19
30.37
Net-margin (%) 18.58
NYSE:COF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.25 vs. NYSE:COF: 18.58 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.33   Max: 19.97
Current: 18.58

-0.33
19.97
ROE (%) 9.96
NYSE:COF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.17 vs. NYSE:COF: 9.96 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.17   Max: 23.96
Current: 9.96

-0.17
23.96
ROA (%) 1.40
NYSE:COF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. NYSE:COF: 1.40 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.03   Max: 2.92
Current: 1.4

-0.03
2.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 167.15
NYSE:COF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 31.17 vs. NYSE:COF: 167.15 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 15.44   Max: 237.45
Current: 167.15

15.44
237.45
Revenue Growth (%) 2.40
NYSE:COF's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. NYSE:COF: 2.40 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -7.6   Max: 46.5
Current: 2.4

-7.6
46.5
EBITDA Growth (%) 10.70
NYSE:COF's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. NYSE:COF: 10.70 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -34.7   Max: 49.5
Current: 10.7

-34.7
49.5
EPS Growth (%) 3.20
NYSE:COF's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.20 vs. NYSE:COF: 3.20 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -72.5   Max: 268.9
Current: 3.2

-72.5
268.9
» NYSE:COF's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

COF Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 13,902 sh (New)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 51,885 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 1,142,493 sh (+85.77%)
Diamond Hill Capital 6,684 sh (+33.84%)
Ray Dalio 74,543 sh (+32.72%)
Larry Robbins 1,353,780 sh (+7.98%)
Andreas Halvorsen 15,680,804 sh (+7.23%)
John Buckingham 68,990 sh (+0.51%)
Leon Cooperman 1,716,900 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 2,827,800 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 3,753,000 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management 305,501 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 187,400 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Julian Robertson Sold Out
James Barrow 21,269,039 sh (-0.12%)
Dodge & Cox 47,844,267 sh (-0.76%)
Jeremy Grantham 178,300 sh (-14.24%)
NWQ Managers 2,313,596 sh (-15.19%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 5,812,399 sh (-15.87%)
Lee Ainslie 1,666,596 sh (-22.64%)
Jim Simons 176,199 sh (-58%)
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Q4 2013

COF Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Caxton Associates 21,294 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,600 sh (New)
David Dreman 3,008 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 2,700,000 sh (+136.33%)
Lee Ainslie 2,865,288 sh (+71.92%)
Ray Dalio 106,343 sh (+42.66%)
Steven Cohen 18,482 sh (+32.94%)
James Barrow 21,608,817 sh (+1.6%)
John Buckingham 69,854 sh (+1.25%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 52,260 sh (+0.72%)
Tom Gayner 187,400 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 3,753,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Brian Rogers Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 176,700 sh (-0.9%)
Dodge & Cox 46,807,942 sh (-2.17%)
RS Investment Management 296,001 sh (-3.11%)
NWQ Managers 2,240,922 sh (-3.14%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 5,621,057 sh (-3.29%)
Leon Cooperman 1,608,855 sh (-6.29%)
Andreas Halvorsen 12,635,752 sh (-19.42%)
Diamond Hill Capital 4,237 sh (-36.61%)
Larry Robbins 838,800 sh (-38.04%)
» More
Q1 2014

COF Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Hussman 150,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 3,123 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 359,601 sh (+21.49%)
Lee Ainslie 3,255,257 sh (+13.61%)
Larry Robbins 904,800 sh (+7.87%)
John Buckingham 73,626 sh (+5.4%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 52,755 sh (+0.95%)
Leon Cooperman 1,620,155 sh (+0.7%)
Diamond Hill Capital 4,240 sh (+0.07%)
Bill Nygren 3,753,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 46,709,425 sh (-0.21%)
James Barrow 21,445,410 sh (-0.76%)
David Dreman 2,878 sh (-4.32%)
Tom Gayner 178,000 sh (-5.02%)
NWQ Managers 2,106,942 sh (-5.98%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 5,245,633 sh (-6.68%)
Andreas Halvorsen 10,900,417 sh (-13.73%)
Jeremy Grantham 126,800 sh (-28.24%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,100 sh (-32.61%)
Louis Moore Bacon 775,650 sh (-71.27%)
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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 (+0.3%)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 128,500 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Ronald Muhlenkamp Sold Out
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 4,233 sh (-0.17%)
Dodge & Cox 46,602,075 sh (-0.23%)
Pioneer Investments 3,076 sh (-1.5%)
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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NYSE:COF

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Lee Ainslie 2014-06-30 Sold Out 3.5%$72.95 - $83.49 $ 82.586%0
Leon Cooperman 2014-06-30 Reduce -69.28%1.18%$72.95 - $83.49 $ 82.586%497714
Tom Gayner 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.42%$72.95 - $83.49 $ 82.586%0
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.06%$72.95 - $83.49 $ 82.586%0
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Add 29.71%0.01%$72.95 - $83.49 $ 82.586%3733
John Hussman 2014-03-31 New Buy0.87%$68.66 - $78.02 $ 82.5812%150000
Lee Ainslie 2014-03-31 Add 13.61%0.42%$68.66 - $78.02 $ 82.5812%3255257
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.07%$68.66 - $78.02 $ 82.5812%0
Lee Ainslie 2013-12-31 Add 71.92%1.17%$67.83 - $75.88 $ 82.5816%2865288
Leon Cooperman 2013-12-31 Reduce -6.29%0.11%$67.83 - $75.88 $ 82.5816%1608855
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$67.83 - $75.88 $ 82.5816%3008
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Add 42.66%0.02%$67.83 - $75.88 $ 82.5816%106343
Julian Robertson 2013-09-30 Sold Out 2.1%$63.92 - $69.7 $ 82.5823%0
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2013-09-30 New Buy0.71%$63.92 - $69.7 $ 82.5823%51885
Lee Ainslie 2013-09-30 Reduce -22.64%0.41%$63.92 - $69.7 $ 82.5823%1666596
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Add 32.72%0.01%$63.92 - $69.7 $ 82.5823%74543
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Preferred stocks of Capital One Financial Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
COFPRC0.001.406 1/4 % Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs Series -C-
COFPRP0.006.27Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs Series -B-

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 11.20
NYSE:COF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.70 vs. NYSE:COF: 11.20 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 1233.7
Current: 11.2

5.3
1233.7
P/B 1.10
NYSE:COF's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. NYSE:COF: 1.10 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 2.83
Current: 1.1

0.14
2.83
P/S 2.19
NYSE:COF's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. NYSE:COF: 2.19 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 2.38
Current: 2.19

0.25
2.38
PFCF 5.20
NYSE:COF's PFCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 58.00 vs. NYSE:COF: 5.20 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 11.87
Current: 5.2

0.93
11.87
EV-to-EBIT 11.88
NYSE:COF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.38 vs. NYSE:COF: 11.88 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.7   Max: 56
Current: 11.88

7.7
56
PEG 0.41
NYSE:COF's PEG is ranked higher than
94% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NYSE:COF: 0.41 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 13.07
Current: 0.41

0.36
13.07
Shiller P/E 17.00
NYSE:COF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.30 vs. NYSE:COF: 17.00 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 1.67   Max: 25.19
Current: 17

1.67
25.19

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.45
NYSE:COF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
66% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. NYSE:COF: 1.45 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 18.05
Current: 1.45

0.12
18.05
Dividend Payout 0.16
NYSE:COF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
91% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. NYSE:COF: 0.16 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.38
Current: 0.16

0.01
0.38
Dividend growth (3y) 68.10
NYSE:COF's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
97% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. NYSE:COF: 68.10 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -48.9   Max: 141.1
Current: 68.1

-48.9
141.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.72
NYSE:COF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
58% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. NYSE:COF: 2.72 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 32.67
Current: 2.72

0.22
32.67
Share Buyback Rate -8.80
NYSE:COF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
55% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. NYSE:COF: -8.80 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -1.1   Max: -16.8
Current: -8.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.70
NYSE:COF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
69% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. NYSE:COF: 1.70 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 7.84
Current: 1.7

0.46
7.84
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.50
NYSE:COF's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. NYSE:COF: 0.50 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 1.71
Current: 0.5

0.07
1.71
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
NYSE:COF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. NYSE:COF: 1.40 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 4.62
Current: 1.4

0.23
4.62
Price/Graham Number 0.90
NYSE:COF's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
78% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. NYSE:COF: 0.90 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 3.5
Current: 0.9

0.51
3.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.40
NYSE:COF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
83% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. NYSE:COF: 8.40 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 13
Current: 8.4

1.8
13
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 15.50
NYSE:COF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
70% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.42 vs. NYSE:COF: 15.50 )
NYSE:COF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 16   Max: 158.6
Current: 15.5

16
158.6

Business Description

Industry: Credit Services » Credit Services
Compare:V, MA, TCAP, DFS, RDCRL » details
Traded in other countries:CFX.Germany
Capital One Financial Corp is one of the financial institutions in the United States, incorporated in Delaware on July 21, 1994. A diversified financial services company who's banking and non-banking subsidiaries market a variety of financial products and services. The Corporation's principal subsidiaries include: Capital One Bank, National Association and Capital One, National Association ("CONA") as of December 31, 2012. which currently offers credit and debit card products, other lending products and deposit products. Capital One, National Association 'CONA' which offers a broad spectrum of banking products and financial services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. The Company offers its products throughout the United States. It also offers its products outside of the United States principally 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. Capital One is one of the financial institutions in the United States. The Company focuses on consumer and commercial lending and deposit taking. The Company's principal 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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