Capital One (COF) Reports Q4 Earnings: What Key Metrics Have to Say
Capital One (COF) reported $9.04 billion in revenue for the quarter ended December 2022, representing a year-over-year increase of 11.4%. EPS of $2.82 for the same period compares to $5.41 a year ago.
The reported revenue compares to the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $9 billion, representing a surprise of +0.4%. The company delivered an EPS surprise of -25.98%, with the consensus EPS estimate being $3.81.
While investors scrutinize revenue and earnings changes year-over-year and how they compare with Wall Street expectations to determine their next move, some key metrics always offer a more accurate picture of a company's financial health.
As these metrics influence top- and bottom-line performance, comparing them to the year-ago numbers and what analysts estimated helps investors project a stock's price performance more accurately.
Here is how Capital One performed in the just reported quarter in terms of the metrics most widely monitored and projected by Wall Street analysts:
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