NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Capital One Financial Corporation

(NYSE:

COF

) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it traded at $52.98 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $52.92. Capital One Financial is changing hands at $52.67 with three million shares traded as of 3:16 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 4.2 million shares over the past 30 days. Capital One Financial has a market cap of $23.8 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

financial services

industry. Shares are up 22.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Capital One Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various financial products and services to consumers, small businesses, and commercial clients in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.8, below the average financial services industry P/E ratio of 8.7 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 23.4.

TheStreet Ratings rates Capital One Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, attractive valuation levels and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full

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