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Capital One Financial Competitors

$119.96
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$116.67
Now: $119.96
$120.46
50-Day Range
$99.93
MA: $112.32
$124.48
52-Week Range
$38.00
Now: $119.96
$125.75
Volume136,151 shs
Average Volume3.82 million shs
Market Capitalization$54.87 billion
P/E Ratio59.98
Dividend Yield1.29%
Beta1.72

Competitors

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) Vs. AXP, DFS, CACC, SLM, NNI, and GDOT

Should you be buying COF stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "consumer finance" are considered alternatives and competitors to Capital One Financial, including American Express (AXP), Discover Financial Services (DFS), Credit Acceptance (CACC), SLM (SLM), Nelnet (NNI), and Green Dot (GDOT).

American Express (NYSE:AXP) and Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares American Express and Capital One Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
American Express8.84%21.31%2.44%
Capital One Financial4.08%3.05%0.43%

Dividends

American Express pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Capital One Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. American Express pays out 21.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Capital One Financial pays out 13.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. American Express has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Capital One Financial has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Capital One Financial is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares American Express and Capital One Financial's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
American Express$43.56 billion2.52$6.76 billion$8.2016.63
Capital One Financial$33.77 billion1.63$5.55 billion$12.099.95

American Express has higher revenue and earnings than Capital One Financial. Capital One Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than American Express, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

American Express has a beta of 1.36, indicating that its share price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Capital One Financial has a beta of 1.72, indicating that its share price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

83.5% of American Express shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.6% of Capital One Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of American Express shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Capital One Financial shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for American Express and Capital One Financial, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
American Express2121202.38
Capital One Financial021602.89

American Express currently has a consensus price target of $119.20, indicating a potential downside of 12.83%. Capital One Financial has a consensus price target of $114.6875, indicating a potential downside of 4.55%. Given Capital One Financial's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Capital One Financial is more favorable than American Express.

Summary

Capital One Financial beats American Express on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) and Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Discover Financial Services and Capital One Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Discover Financial Services7.89%11.00%0.90%
Capital One Financial4.08%3.05%0.43%

Dividends

Discover Financial Services pays an annual dividend of $1.76 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Capital One Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Discover Financial Services pays out 19.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Capital One Financial pays out 13.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Discover Financial Services has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Capital One Financial has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Discover Financial Services and Capital One Financial's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Discover Financial Services$13.99 billion2.08$2.96 billion$9.0810.45
Capital One Financial$33.77 billion1.63$5.55 billion$12.099.95

Capital One Financial has higher revenue and earnings than Discover Financial Services. Capital One Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Discover Financial Services, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Discover Financial Services has a beta of 1.8, meaning that its stock price is 80% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Capital One Financial has a beta of 1.72, meaning that its stock price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

84.7% of Discover Financial Services shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.6% of Capital One Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of Discover Financial Services shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Capital One Financial shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Discover Financial Services and Capital One Financial, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Discover Financial Services081002.56
Capital One Financial021602.89

Discover Financial Services presently has a consensus price target of $85.1176, indicating a potential downside of 10.59%. Capital One Financial has a consensus price target of $114.6875, indicating a potential downside of 4.55%. Given Capital One Financial's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Capital One Financial is more favorable than Discover Financial Services.

Summary

Capital One Financial beats Discover Financial Services on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Credit Acceptance (NASDAQ:CACC) and Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Credit Acceptance and Capital One Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Credit Acceptance25.91%30.84%9.11%
Capital One Financial4.08%3.05%0.43%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Credit Acceptance and Capital One Financial's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Credit Acceptance$1.49 billion4.14$656.10 million$34.7010.56
Capital One Financial$33.77 billion1.63$5.55 billion$12.099.95

Capital One Financial has higher revenue and earnings than Credit Acceptance. Capital One Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Credit Acceptance, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Credit Acceptance has a beta of 1.22, meaning that its stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Capital One Financial has a beta of 1.72, meaning that its stock price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

71.4% of Credit Acceptance shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.6% of Capital One Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 5.2% of Credit Acceptance shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Capital One Financial shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Credit Acceptance and Capital One Financial, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Credit Acceptance33001.50
Capital One Financial021602.89

Credit Acceptance presently has a consensus price target of $288.50, indicating a potential downside of 21.40%. Capital One Financial has a consensus price target of $114.6875, indicating a potential downside of 4.55%. Given Capital One Financial's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Capital One Financial is more favorable than Credit Acceptance.

Summary

Capital One Financial beats Credit Acceptance on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

SLM (NASDAQ:SLM) and Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares SLM and Capital One Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
SLM23.87%28.69%1.84%
Capital One Financial4.08%3.05%0.43%

Risk & Volatility

SLM has a beta of 1.4, meaning that its stock price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Capital One Financial has a beta of 1.72, meaning that its stock price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares SLM and Capital One Financial's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
SLM$2.38 billion2.53$578.28 million$1.2712.62
Capital One Financial$33.77 billion1.63$5.55 billion$12.099.95

Capital One Financial has higher revenue and earnings than SLM. Capital One Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than SLM, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

SLM pays an annual dividend of $0.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Capital One Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. SLM pays out 9.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Capital One Financial pays out 13.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. SLM has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Capital One Financial has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

95.7% of SLM shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.6% of Capital One Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of SLM shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Capital One Financial shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for SLM and Capital One Financial, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
SLM02402.67
Capital One Financial021602.89

SLM presently has a consensus price target of $16.4167, indicating a potential upside of 1.84%. Capital One Financial has a consensus price target of $114.6875, indicating a potential downside of 4.55%. Given SLM's higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe SLM is more favorable than Capital One Financial.

Summary

Capital One Financial beats SLM on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Nelnet (NYSE:NNI) and Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Nelnet and Capital One Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Nelnet10.09%7.53%0.78%
Capital One Financial4.08%3.05%0.43%

Volatility & Risk

Nelnet has a beta of 0.7, indicating that its share price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Capital One Financial has a beta of 1.72, indicating that its share price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Nelnet and Capital One Financial's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Nelnet$1.78 billion1.61$141.80 millionN/AN/A
Capital One Financial$33.77 billion1.63$5.55 billion$12.099.95

Capital One Financial has higher revenue and earnings than Nelnet.

Dividends

Nelnet pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Capital One Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Capital One Financial pays out 13.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Nelnet has raised its dividend for 6 consecutive years and Capital One Financial has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

34.7% of Nelnet shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.6% of Capital One Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 45.0% of Nelnet shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Capital One Financial shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Nelnet and Capital One Financial, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Nelnet00103.00
Capital One Financial021602.89

Nelnet presently has a consensus price target of $75.00, indicating a potential upside of 2.88%. Capital One Financial has a consensus price target of $114.6875, indicating a potential downside of 4.55%. Given Nelnet's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Nelnet is more favorable than Capital One Financial.

Green Dot (NYSE:GDOT) and Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) are both business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Green Dot and Capital One Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Green Dot4.01%7.73%2.43%
Capital One Financial4.08%3.05%0.43%

Volatility and Risk

Green Dot has a beta of 0.95, meaning that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Capital One Financial has a beta of 1.72, meaning that its share price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Green Dot and Capital One Financial's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Green Dot$1.11 billion2.29$99.90 million$2.3320.41
Capital One Financial$33.77 billion1.63$5.55 billion$12.099.95

Capital One Financial has higher revenue and earnings than Green Dot. Capital One Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Green Dot, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

90.0% of Green Dot shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.6% of Capital One Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 4.8% of Green Dot shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Capital One Financial shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Green Dot and Capital One Financial, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Green Dot06502.45
Capital One Financial021602.89

Green Dot presently has a consensus price target of $54.8182, indicating a potential upside of 15.16%. Capital One Financial has a consensus price target of $114.6875, indicating a potential downside of 4.55%. Given Green Dot's higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Green Dot is more favorable than Capital One Financial.

Summary

Capital One Financial beats Green Dot on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Capital One Financial Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
American Express logo
AXP
American Express
1.9$136.39+0.5%$110.43 billion$43.56 billion33.84
Discover Financial Services logo
DFS
Discover Financial Services
2.4$94.91+0.1%$29.14 billion$13.99 billion29.20
Credit Acceptance logo
CACC
Credit Acceptance
1.1$366.60+1.0%$6.10 billion$1.49 billion15.97
SLM logo
SLM
SLM
2.4$16.03+6.4%$5.63 billion$2.38 billion11.37Unusual Options Activity
Gap Down
Nelnet logo
NNI
Nelnet
1.4$74.54+5.9%$2.69 billion$1.78 billion18.09Earnings Announcement
News Coverage
Gap Down
Green Dot logo
GDOT
Green Dot
1.6$47.56+0.0%$2.54 billion$1.11 billion52.85Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
PRA Group logo
PRAA
PRA Group
1.2$37.21+1.9%$1.66 billion$1.02 billion11.63Earnings Announcement
News Coverage
Encore Capital Group logo
ECPG
Encore Capital Group
1.6$33.00+0.5%$1.04 billion$1.40 billion4.80Earnings Announcement
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
World Acceptance logo
WRLD
World Acceptance
1.0$127.04+0.3%$862.26 million$590.14 million24.38
Regional Management logo
RM
Regional Management
1.8$32.65+4.0%$355.27 million$355.71 million13.01
EZCORP logo
EZPW
EZCORP
1.8$4.86+2.9%$278.00 million$822.81 million-3.92
Nicholas Financial logo
NICK
Nicholas Financial
1.2$10.34+1.5%$130.28 million$62.10 million15.43
This page was last updated on 2/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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