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Capital One

Capital One
Company nameCapital One Financial Corporation
Company typePublic
IndustryFinancial services
FoundedRichmond, Virginia (1988)
HeadquartersMcLean, Virginia, U.S.
Tysons Corner, Virginia
Key peopleRichard Fairbank
(Chairman, President and CEO)
ProductsRetail banking
Credit cards
Revenue(+) US$16.171 billion (2010)
Operating income(+) US$4.330 billion (2010)
Net income(+) US$2.743 billion (2010)
Total assets(+) US$197.503 billion (2010)
Total equity(-) US$26.541 billion (2010)
Employees27,826 (2010)

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Capital One Financial Corp. (Nyse - COF) is a U.S.-based bank holding company specializing in credit cards, home loans, auto loans, banking and savings products. A member of the Fortune 500, the company helped pioneer the mass marketing of credit cards in the early 1990s, and it is now the fourth-largest customer of the United States Postal Service and has the fifth-largest deposit portfolio in the United States.

It has its corporate offices in Tysons Corner, unincorporated Fairfax County, Virginia, near McLean.

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