Compass Point Reports Capital One Financial (COF) Upgrade from Neutral; Santander Consumer Usa Holdings (SC) Shorts Lowered By 5.15%

Among 35 analysts covering Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF), 22 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Capital One Financial Corp. has $118 highest and $67 lowest target. $89.83’s average target is -10.62% below currents $100.5 stock price. Capital One Financial Corp. had 92 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $93.0 target in Friday, September 15 report. Sandler O’Neill upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, April 27 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) rating on Wednesday, August 23. BMO Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $116.0 target. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, October 5 by Deutsche Bank. As per Thursday, January 26, the company rating was upgraded by Rafferty. The stock of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) earned “Buy” rating by DA Davidson on Friday, July 8. On Wednesday, October 25 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Outperform”. The rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, November 16 to “Neutral”. The firm has “Perform” rating by Oppenheimer given on Friday, July 21. On Friday, July 21 the stock rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Sell”.

Santander Consumer Usa Holdings (NYSE:SC) had a decrease of 5.15% in short interest. SC’s SI was 4.36M shares in December as released by FINRA. Its down 5.15% from 4.60 million shares previously. With 1.56M avg volume, 3 days are for Santander Consumer Usa Holdings (NYSE:SC)’s short sellers to cover SC’s short positions. The stock decreased 0.38% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $18.45. About 942,481 shares traded. Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SC) has risen 1.54% since December 23, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.16% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.14, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 51 investors sold Capital One Financial Corporation shares while 241 reduced holdings. 69 funds opened positions while 250 raised stakes. 422.76 million shares or 0.55% more from 420.45 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Mountain Pacific Advisers Id stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board has 68,820 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Wms Prns Llc has invested 1.7% of its portfolio in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). Peoples Fincl Ser reported 200 shares. Centers Of America reported 3,532 shares stake. Camelot Portfolios Ltd Com stated it has 0.1% in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). 29.32 million are held by Blackrock Incorporated. First Fiduciary Investment Counsel Incorporated has 2.17% invested in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) for 140,325 shares. Panagora Asset Mngmt Inc accumulated 0.23% or 676,492 shares. Nippon Life Insurance invested in 37,883 shares or 0.06% of the stock. The Ontario – Canada-based Sun Life Financial has invested 0.03% in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). Highbridge Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.07% or 57,169 shares in its portfolio. Signaturefd Ltd Com has 0.03% invested in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) for 2,438 shares. Tarbox Family Office holds 247 shares. Winfield Associate Incorporated invested 0.01% in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF).

Analysts await Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) to report earnings on January, 23 after the close. They expect $1.84 earnings per share, up 26.90% or $0.39 from last year’s $1.45 per share. COF’s profit will be $891.91M for 13.65 P/E if the $1.84 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.42 actual earnings per share reported by Capital One Financial Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -23.97% negative EPS growth.

Since October 25, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 insider sales for $12.47 million activity. $686,000 worth of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) shares were sold by HACKETT ANN F. SHATTUCK MAYO A III also sold $2.24 million worth of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) on Friday, October 27. 6,716 shares valued at $649,706 were sold by Alexander Robert M. on Friday, December 15. 83,046 shares valued at $7.89 million were sold by LaPrade – III Frank G. on Thursday, December 14.

The stock increased 0.98% or $0.98 during the last trading session, reaching $100.5. About 2.07M shares traded. Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) has risen 13.81% since December 23, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.89% the S&P500.

Capital One Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding firm for the Capital One Bank , National Association; and Capital One, National Association, which provides various financial services and products in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. The company has market cap of $48.72 billion. It operates through three divisions: Credit Card, Consumer Banking, and Commercial Banking. It has a 14.18 P/E ratio. The firm offers non-interest-bearing and interest-bearing deposits, such as checking accounts, money market deposit accounts, negotiable order of withdrawals, savings deposits, and time deposits.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.35, from 1.53 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 25 investors sold Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. shares while 42 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 50 raised stakes. 113.25 million shares or 0.98% more from 112.15 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Guggenheim Limited Com invested in 11,520 shares or 0% of the stock. Fmr Limited Liability Company holds 4.71 million shares. Td Asset Mngmt Incorporated accumulated 75,600 shares. 800,000 are held by Harvest Capital Strategies Ltd Limited Liability Company. Riverhead Cap Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0.1% or 133,350 shares. 26,645 were reported by Amalgamated Bank. Nationwide Fund has 38,171 shares. The Minnesota-based Us Bancorp De has invested 0% in Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SC). Moreover, Aqr Management Limited Liability Corporation has 0.01% invested in Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SC). Sg Americas Secs Ltd Llc reported 66,539 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Aviva Public Limited Co holds 0.01% in Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SC) or 74,137 shares. Citadel Advsrs invested in 0.03% or 2.90 million shares. Barclays Public Lc owns 0.01% invested in Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SC) for 504,471 shares. Denali Ltd Liability Com holds 713,400 shares or 1.81% of its portfolio. Century Cos invested in 0% or 15,622 shares.

Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc., a specialized consumer finance company, provides vehicle finance and third-party servicing in the United States. The company has market cap of $6.64 billion. The Company’s vehicle finance services and products include retail installment contracts and vehicle leases, as well as dealer loans for inventory, construction, real estate, working capital, and revolving lines of credit. It has a 9.92 P/E ratio. The firm also offers financial services and products related to motorcycles, recreational vehicles, and marine vehicles; originates vehicle loans through a Web direct lending program; purchases vehicle retail installment contracts from other lenders; and services automobile, and recreational and marine vehicle portfolios for other lenders.