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Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

: 2.52 (As of Today)
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As of today (2024-02-23), Capital One Financial's share price is $135.52. Capital One Financial's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2023 was $53.82. Hence, Capital One Financial's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 2.52.

The historical rank and industry rank for Capital One Financial's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow or its related term are showing as below:

COF' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21   Med: 3.9   Max: 6.62
Current: 2.52

During the past 13 years, Capital One Financial's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 6.62. The lowest was 1.21. And the median was 3.90.

COF's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked better than
76.61% of 248 companies
in the Credit Services industry
Industry Median: 7.55 vs COF: 2.52

Capital One Financial's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2023 was $17.92. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in was $53.82.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Capital One Financial was 129.40% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was -0.80% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 3.30% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 9.10% per year.

During the past 13 years, Capital One Financial's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 666.50% per year. The lowest was -20.20% per year. And the median was 12.20% per year.


Capital One Financial Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Historical Data

The historical data trend for Capital One Financial's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Capital One Financial Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 3.07 2.84 5.55 2.84 -

Capital One Financial Quarterly Data
Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.84 2.32 2.57 1.80 -

Competitive Comparison

For the Credit Services subindustry, Capital One Financial's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, along with its competitors' market caps and Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Capital One Financial Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution

For the Credit Services industry and Financial Services sector, Capital One Financial's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Capital One Financial's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow falls into.



Capital One Financial Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Calculation

Capital One Financial's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Share Price/ Free Cash Flow per Share (TTM)
=135.52/53.818
=2.52

Capital One Financial's Share Price of today is $135.52.
Capital One Financial's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2023 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $53.82.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Market Cap/Free Cash Flow

Capital One Financial  (NYSE:COF) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Explanation

Free Cash Flow is considered more important than earnings by value investors. The reason is because, in principle, only the net cash that can be taken from the business belongs to shareholders. This Free Cash Flow can be used to grow the business, reduce debt or return to shareholders in dividends or share buybacks.

In a DCF Calculation Free Cash Flow is used to determine the intrinsic value of companies.


Be Aware

In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, management's decision on expansion, etc. Therefore, investors should look at the Free Cash Flow over the longer term. Long-term average of Free Cash Flow is a more reliable indicator for real free cash flow.


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Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) Business Description

Address
1680 Capital One Drive, McLean, VA, USA, 22102
Capital One is a diversified financial services holding company headquartered in McLean, Virginia. Originally a spinoff of Signet Financial's credit card division in 1994, the company is now primarily involved in credit card lending, auto loans, and commercial lending.
Executives
Laprade,iii Frank G. officer: Chief Enterprise Srvcs Officer 1680 CAPITAL ONE DRIVE, MCLEAN VA 22102
Robert M. Alexander officer: Chief Information Officer 1680 CAPITAL ONE DRIVE, MCLEAN VA 22102
Ann F Hackett director
Richard D Fairbank director, officer: Chairman, CEO and President 1680 CAPITAL ONE DRIVE, MCLEAN VA 22102
Kara West officer: Chief Audit Officer 1680 CAPITAL ONE DRIVE, MCLEAN VA 22102
Kevin S. Borgmann officer: Chief Risk Officer 1680 CAPITAL ONE DRIVE, MCLEAN VA 22102
Mark Daniel Mouadeb officer: President, U.S. Card 1680 CAPITAL ONE DRIVE, MCLEAN VA 22102
Neal Blinde officer: EC, Commercial Banking 1680 CAPITAL ONE DRIVE, MCLEAN VA 22102
Timothy P Golden officer: Controller 1680 CAPITAL ONE DRIVE, MCLEAN VA 22102
Michael Zamsky officer: Chief Consumer Credit Officer 1680 CAPITAL ONE DRIVE, MCLEAN VA 22102
Ravi Raghu officer: Pres, Software, Intl & Sm Bus 1680 CAPITAL ONE DRIVE, MCLEAN VA 22102
Sheldon Hall officer: Chief Risk Officer 1680 CAPITAL ONE DRIVE, MCLEAN VA 22102
Kaitlin Haggerty officer: Chief Human Resources Officer 1680 CAPITAL ONE DRIVE, MCLEAN VA 22102
Peter E Raskind director NATIONAL CITY CORP, 1900 EAST NINTH STREET, CLEVELAND OH 44114-3484
Matthew W Cooper officer: General Counsel 1680 CAPITAL ONE DRIVE, MCLEAN VA 22102