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COF Capital One Financial PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current PE ratio for Capital One Financial stock as of May 22, 2024 is 10.89. This is calculated based on the current EPS of $12.8 and the stock price of $139.43 per share. The PE ratio marks an increase of 14% from the past four quarters average of 9.5.

COF PE ratio history

How has COF's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of Capital One Financial for the last ten years is 10.83. The current P/E ratio of 10.89 is similar to the historical average. In the past ten years, COF's PE ratio peaked in the Sep 2020 quarter at 35.4, when the stock price was $71.86 and the EPS was $2.03. The lowest point was in the Sep 2022 quarter, when it reached 4.53 with a price of $92.17 and an EPS of $20.36.


Capital One Financial PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 125.78% in 2017

Maximum annual decrease: -77.55% in 2018

Year PE ratio Change
2023 10.94 111.61%
2022 5.17 -3.72%
2021 5.37 -71.81%
2020 19.05 105.5%
2019 9.27 45.98%
2018 6.35 -77.55%
2017 28.29 125.78%
2016 12.53 24.06%
2015 10.1 -5.7%
2014 10.71 -2.28%

COF average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of COF for the past years

The current PE ratio of COF is above the 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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COF PE vs peers

What is COF's PE ratio compared to its peers

COF's PE ratio stands lower than its peer stocks C and DFS, but it is higher than CASH's. Capital One Financial's current PE ratio of 10.89 is lower than the average of its peers, which is 13.34.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
CASH Meta Financial Group Inc 8.22 $1.39B
COF Capital One Financial Corp 10.89 $53.25B
BKU BankUnited Inc 12.5 $2.17B
DFS Discover Financial Services 14.13 $31.15B
C Citigroup Inc 18.5 $121.73B

Frequently asked questions

What is Capital One Financial's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for COF stock as of May 22, 2024, stands at 10.89.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Capital One Financial (COF)?

The average PE ratio for COF stock over the past 3 years is 6.8.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Capital One Financial (COF)?

The average PE ratio for COF stock over the past 5 years is 9.44.

What is the highest PE ratio for COF?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 35.4 and it was in the Sep 2020 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for COF compare to its historical average?

The current price to earnings ratio of COF is 0.6% higher than the 10-year historical average.

How is COF's PE ratio calculated (Capital One Financial PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the EPS for the last 12 months. As of today (May 22, 2024), Capital One Financial's stock price is $139.43. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $12.8. Therefore, Capital One Financial's PE ratio for today is 10.89. PE RATIO(10.89) = STOCK PRICE($139.43) / TTM EPS($12.8)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.