8-K dated March 11, 2015


Washington, DC 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
March 11, 2015
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
1680 Capital One Drive,
McLean, Virginia
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (703) 720-1000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 8.01
Other Information.
On March 11, 2015, Capital One Financial Corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve had completed its review under the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (“CCAR”) process and that it did not object to the Company’s proposed capital plan submitted pursuant to CCAR. The Company expects to increase its quarterly dividend from $0.30 per share to $0.40 per share starting with the dividend for the first quarter of 2015, subject to final approval of the Board of Directors at its scheduled meeting in April. The Company also announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $3.125 billion of shares of the Company’s common stock from the second quarter of 2015 through the end of the second quarter of 2016. A copy of the Company’s press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
The timing and exact amount of any common stock repurchases will depend on various factors, including market conditions, opportunities for growth and the Company’s capital position and amount of retained earnings. The Company’s share repurchase program does not include specific price targets, may be executed through open market purchases or privately negotiated transactions, including utilizing Rule 10b5-1 programs, and may be suspended at any time.
Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Exhibit No.
Description of Exhibit
Press Release, dated March 11, 2015

Cautionary Statements Regarding Forward-Looking Statements.
The attached press release and information provided pursuant to Items 8.01 and 9.01 contain forward-looking statements, which involve a number of risks and uncertainties. The Company cautions readers that any forward-looking information is not a guarantee of future performance and that actual results could differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking information due to a number of factors, including those listed from time to time in reports that the Company files with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, but not limited to, the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Company has duly caused this Current Report on Form 8-K to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: March 11, 2015
/s/ John G. Finneran, Jr.
John G. Finneran, Jr.
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary