COF - Capital One Financial Corporation

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
68.04
-0.50 (-0.73%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT

68.04 -0.09 (-0.13%)
After hours: 5:26PM EDT

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Previous Close68.54
Open67.00
Bid68.25 x 1000
Ask67.99 x 800
Day's Range65.82 - 69.00
52 Week Range38.00 - 107.59
Volume9,142,937
Avg. Volume5,909,264
Market Cap30.979B
Beta (5Y Monthly)1.74
PE Ratio (TTM)13.10
EPS (TTM)5.19
Earnings DateJul 16, 2020 - Jul 20, 2020
Forward Dividend & Yield1.60 (2.33%)
Ex-Dividend DateMay 08, 2020
1y Target Est76.39
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