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High Rated Stock in Perfect Folio: Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF), The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS)

Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it -0.06% to close at $84.57 with the total traded volume of 1.58 Million shares.

Assetmark Inc. cut its stake in Capital One Financial Corp. (COF) by 6.5% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 15,582 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 1,077 shares during the period. Assetmark Inc.’s holdings in Capital One Financial Corp. were worth $1,119,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Lets us look over what analysts have to say about performance of the COF. Starting with EPS for the final quarter of this year. EPS is usually the indicator of profitability for the company. According to WSJ analysis, the Q4 2016 current estimates trends were for $1.64 as compared to the next year Q1 current trend of $2.00. While on annual basis the current EPS estimates trend for FY 2017 came in for $7.91 as compared to three months ago $7.93.

The stock prices target chart showed high target of 103.00 kept by analysts at WSJ while the average price target was for 83.15 as compared to current price of 84.57. Somehow, the stock managed to gain BUY ratings by 12 analysts in current tenure as 3 analysts having overweight ratings, 11 recommend as HOLD, 1 stands at Underweight and 1 gave it as a SELL security for current period. Overall, the consensus ratings were for Overweight by the pool of analysts.

The firm has institutional ownership of 91.50%, while insider ownership included 0.60%. Its price to sales ratio ended at 1.83. COF attains analyst recommendation of 2.50 with week performance of 3.69%.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) [Trend Analysis] moved down reacts as active mover, shares a loss -0.44% to traded at $211.38 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was -0.12%. Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over GS performance. Out of the pool of analysts 10 gave their BUY ratings on the stock in previous month as 10 analysts having BUY in current month. The 1 analyst gave SELL rank. Majority ranked Overweight from the pool of analysts.

The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $4.52 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $4.46. EPS indicator shows the robustness of the stock and its analysis opens up the clear picture of company’s profitability. On annual basis of EPS, FY 2017 Estimate Trends at current were for $17.44 and for the one month was for $17.34 as compared to three months ago was for $16.99. Whereas, GS received highest price target of 245.00 and low target of 120.00. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 202.65 as compared to current price of 211.38.

The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 2.31 and price to cash ratio remained 0.61. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as 7.30% and return on investment was 1.10% while its return on asset stayed at 0.60%. The firm has total debt to equity ratio measured as 6.92.


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