Capital One Financial (COF)’s Chief Financial Officer Richard Blackley Sold 2,194 Shares of the Company; Axis Capital Holdings LTD Has 0.78 Sentiment

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides various specialty insurance and reinsurance products worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.80 billion. It operates through two divisions, Insurance and Reinsurance. It currently has negative earnings. The Insurance segment offers property insurance for commercial buildings, residential premises, construction projects, and onshore energy installations; marine insurance covering offshore energy, cargo, liability, recreational marine, fine art, specie, hull, and war; and terrorism, aviation, credit and political risk, and liability insurance.

A calculated and well-grounded transaction was made by the Chief Financial Officer of Capital One Financial Corp, Mr. Richard Blackley, a few days ago, when he sold amount company shares – 2,194, totalling $215,429 U.S. Dollars, calculated based on $98.2 per each share. He also sold 10,000 shares worth about $981,200 USD in the last month. The insider selling transaction was conducted on 20/03/2018 and was revealed in the a document at the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission’s website. Richard Blackley presently has 38,537 shares which make up roughly 0.01% of the Virginia-Company’s market capitalization.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.06, from 1.09 in 2017Q2. It is negative, 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. Kentucky Retirement Systems Insur Tru Fund accumulated 12,771 shares. Illinois-based Peak6 Invests L P has invested 0% in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). Ims Management stated it has 0.67% in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). Credit Suisse Ag invested in 657,238 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Montecito Bankshares Tru invested in 4,211 shares or 0.12% of the stock. Welch & Forbes Lc stated it has 0.62% in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). Baystate Wealth Mngmt Ltd Com reported 0% stake. Keybank Natl Association Oh invested 0.18% in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). Bnp Paribas Asset Mgmt Hldg accumulated 10,421 shares. Waddell Reed Financial invested in 783,800 shares or 0.15% of the stock. Hanson Mcclain, a California-based fund reported 36 shares. Profund Advisors Ltd Llc invested 0.04% in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). Welch Group Limited Liability Company holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) for 1,773 shares. Alethea Cap Mngmt Ltd holds 15.02% or 151,194 shares in its portfolio. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado, Colorado-based fund reported 84,784 shares.

Analysts await Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $2.26 EPS, up 29.14% or $0.51 from last year’s $1.75 per share. COF’s profit will be $1.10B for 10.91 P/E if the $2.26 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.62 actual EPS reported by Capital One Financial Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 39.51% EPS growth.

Among 36 analysts covering Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF), 20 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Capital One Financial Corp. has $140.0 highest and $67 lowest target. $96.81’s average target is -1.89% below currents $98.67 stock price. Capital One Financial Corp. had 113 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Oppenheimer upgraded the stock to “Perform” rating in Friday, July 21 report. Wedbush maintained Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) on Monday, December 11 with “Hold” rating. Wells Fargo maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $98 target in Wednesday, October 25 report. Robert W. Baird downgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $82 target in Wednesday, November 16 report. Guggenheim downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, April 6 report. On Tuesday, October 11 the stock rating was initiated by Wedbush with “Neutral”. Bank of America downgraded the shares of COF in report on Wednesday, April 27 to “Underperform” rating. As per Thursday, July 20, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. CLSA maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, September 23 report. Deutsche Bank maintained Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) on Thursday, February 18 with “Buy” rating.

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 $47.98 billion. It operates through three divisions: Credit Card, Consumer Banking, and Commercial Banking. It has a 28.32 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.

Since October 25, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 14 insider sales for $81.79 million activity. $548,028 worth of stock was sold by Santos Kleber on Thursday, February 22. Shares for $649,706 were sold by Alexander Robert M. on Friday, December 15. On Friday, January 12 Sanjiv Yajnik sold $1.06M worth of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) or 10,086 shares. On Monday, January 29 the insider FINNERAN JOHN G JR sold $7.13M. Another trade for 27,818 shares valued at $2.92M was sold by Slocum Michael. On Wednesday, October 25 HACKETT ANN F sold $1.01M worth of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) or 11,055 shares. Shares for $298,392 were sold by WARNER BRADFORD H on Tuesday, January 2.

The stock increased 0.02% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $98.67. About 1.25M shares traded. Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) has risen 13.81% since March 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.89% the S&P500.

Analysts await AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $1.29 earnings per share, up 118.64% or $0.70 from last year’s $0.59 per share. AXS’s profit will be $107.37M for 11.17 P/E if the $1.29 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.24 actual earnings per share reported by AXIS Capital Holdings Limited for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 437.50% EPS growth.