COF : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Bank Stock Roundup: Q4 Earnings Take Center Stage; U.S. Bancorp ...

    January 23, 2015
    Last five trading days were earnings-heavy for banks. The results show that banks have lost significant ground during the ...
  2. Capital One (COF) Misses on Q4 Earnings, Results Up Y/Y - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    Capital One (COF) reported fourth-quarter 2014 earnings of $1.73 per share, up 21% from the prior-year quarter.
  3. Will Lower Costs Support Capital One's Q4 Earnings Beat? - Analyst ...

    January 20, 2015
    We expect Capital One (COF) to beat expectations when it reports fourth-quarter and full year 2014 results on Jan 21 after ...
  4. Bank Stock Roundup: Q4 Earnings Rule Headlines, JPMorgan & BofA ...

    January 16, 2015
    Fourth-quarter results dominated the headlines for banking stocks in the last five trading days.
  5. Will Wells Fargo (WFC) Q4 Earnings Disappoint this Season? - ...

    January 12, 2015
    Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter 2014 results before the opening bell on Wednesday, ...
  6. Bank Stock Roundup: Litigation and Expansion Moves Dominate; ...

    January 9, 2015
    Efforts by banks to move past the legal issues pertaining to their past business conduct continued to rule headlines. However, ...
  7. Meredith Acquires Selectable Media, Boosts Digital Portfolio ...

    January 7, 2015
    In order to enhance its digital portfolio and unleash greater advertising revenue opportunities, Meredith Corporation (MDP) ...
  8. Capital One Sees Prudent Cost Control: Should You Invest? - Analyst ...

    December 31, 2014
    Capital One continues to exhibit prudent expense management and its Credit Card operation remains strong.
  9. Capital One Financial Corp. (COF): New Analyst Report from Zacks ...

    December 30, 2014
    We are reiterating our long-term recommendation on Capital One driven by its efforts to focus on expense management. Further, ...
  10. New Cuba Policy: A Boon for U.S. Banks? - Analyst Blog

    December 19, 2014
    Will opening up of Cuban economy act as a boon for the U.S. banks? Let us delve into the details to understand the possibilities.
  11. These Companies Delivered Knockout Quarterly Results...Yet Their ...

    August 12, 2014
    It’s best to catch investors in a good mood. If companies deliver bad news when they are optimistic, then they will ...
  12. S&P Down 3% - What's on Sale? - Ahead of Wall Street

    August 4, 2014
    Solid Q2 earnings across most sectors this season justified the long run-up in the stock market, and we had been expecting ...
  13. Stocks Pulling Back to a Buy-Zone

    June 16, 2014
    There's an adage: old resistance becomes new support. That's only partially true. Find out why; plus 4 stocks which are likely ...
  14. Earnings Paper Cuts Impeding J.P. Morgan's Value

    April 16, 2014
    J.P. Morgan is also among the leading credit card companies in the country, it is the largest Visa issuer in the country ...
  15. Head And Shoulders Pattern Signals A Move Lower

    February 24, 2014
    These four stocks are very close to completing head and shoulder patterns; bulls should tread carefully and bears may spot ...
  16. The Best Ways To Profit From Bankruptcies

    December 9, 2013
    With the U.S. economy a half-decade removed from its last recession, there are relatively few bankruptcies these days. But ...
  17. Discover Financial Stays at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    July 8, 2013
    We have retained our Neutral recommendation on Discover Financial Services based on the company???s fundamental strength, ...
  18. What Could Happen To The Banking Sector In 2013

    December 24, 2012
    It looks like 2013 is going to be a very exciting year for banks.
  19. Capital One and Other Financial Stocks Making Big Moves on November ...

    November 27, 2012
    The market has been slipping so far today. The Nasdaq has slipped 0.2%; the S&P 500 has fallen 0.2%; and the Dow has ...
  20. ING Vends Off Thailand Unit - Analyst Blog

    November 21, 2012
    Netherlands-based ING Groep NV (ING) announced to sell its lucrative Thailand Asset management business to Singapore's United ...
  21. American Express To Pay $85 Million In CFPB Settlement

    November 9, 2012
    American Express is being forced to refund money after it was found to have defrauded its customers with unnecessary fees.
  22. JPMorgan Still Cheap, But Never Easy

    October 16, 2012
    JPMorgan continues to deliver solid results in a difficult environment. With a solid dividend, prospects for share buybacks ...
  23. Scotiabank Buys ING Direct - Analyst Blog

    August 30, 2012
    On Wednesday, The Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS), popularly known as Scotiabank, announced a deal to purchase ING Direct Canada ...
  24. Global Payments Riding The Credit Card Wave

    August 1, 2012
    Global Payments represents a very compelling way to gain exposure to the growing market for digital financial transactions.
  25. Where Does A Bruised JP Morgan Go From Here?

    July 16, 2012
    JP Morgan has taken a body-blow, but the bank's franchise value remains strong.
  26. Capital One-HSBC Card Acq Closed - Analyst Blog

    May 3, 2012
    Capital One-HSBC Card Acq Closed - Analyst Blog
  27. HSBC Still Muddling Through And Still Cheap

    February 29, 2012
    HSBC is underrated, due to its exposure to growing markets in Asia and South America, and a regained double-digit return ...
  28. Obama’s Corporate Tax Proposal: Which Companies Will Take A Hit?

    February 24, 2012
    President Obama has proposed corporate tax cuts that will lower corporate income taxes from 35% to 28%, but claims he willl ...
  29. Banks Looking To Buy Bad Mortgages

    February 8, 2012
    Banks are offering delinquent homeowners $35,000 or more in cash to sell their properties for less than they owe.
  30. U.S. Stocks: Why America Is Recovering From The Debt Bust Faster ...

    January 24, 2012
    Private debt levels are helping America see a faster recovery from debt than Eurpoe is experiencing.
  31. JPMorgan Chase Posting A Very Reasonable Return

    October 17, 2011
    JPMorgan Chase posted solid third quarter results but the market chose to remain fearful over its future.
  32. Capital One Profits Surge

    July 15, 2011
    Capital One posted strong second quarter earnings as its credit card customers did better at paying on their loans.
  33. Four Bank Stocks To Watch Next Week

    July 13, 2011
    When bank earnings are announced next week, investors can expect Capital One and M&T Bank to report slightly better top-line ...
  34. Can Capital One Get Real Value From ING Direct?

    June 22, 2011
    Capital One is making a high-risk, high-reward play by taking on ING Direct.
  35. Morgan Stanley Steers Through Bank Headwinds

    January 26, 2011
    Morgan Stanley had a good quarter and a strong year, though some on the Street question whether it will be able to keep up ...
  36. American Express Goes Down To Go Up

    January 28, 2010
    American Express operates businesses that are profitable leaders in their markets, even during the worst of times.
  37. A Controversial Small Cap

    January 13, 2010
    A successful spin-off along with a quality microloan business could be just what shareholders need from CompuCredit.
  38. Financial Stocks Moving Higher

    January 6, 2010
    Financial Stocks Moving Higher
  39. Is Citi Too Big To Succeed?

    October 23, 2009
    Citigroup came out with a convoluted earnings report that raise questions as to the future profitability of the bank.
  40. Big Profits Emerge From Failed Moves

    October 6, 2009
    Big Profits Emerge From Failed Moves
  41. Stocks Providing Value And Growth

    August 3, 2009
    Value and growth are usually considered opposites in the investing world. Well, here's some stocks that may boast both.
  42. The TARP Big Boys Start The Payback

    May 13, 2009
    Tarp funds have been a controversial component of the government bailouot, but which banks actually want it.
  43. Moving Cash Out Of Hand

    March 25, 2009
    Visa and MasterCard are pushing plastic as a secure option over cash in hand.
  44. Continued Weakness In Credit Cards

    January 26, 2009
    Traders will use the recent move toward these 52-week lows to signal further selling pressure in credit card companies.
  45. Capital One: Debt's In Your Wallet?

    October 8, 2008
    Capital One offers attractive valuations, but charge-offs and delinquencies are on the rise.
  46. Subprime Casualty List

    August 30, 2007
    A look at some of the major victims of the subprime fallout, and the possible opportunities within them.
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