The Capital One Financial Corporation 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 sixth-largest deposit portfolio in the United States.
It has its corporate offices in Tysons Corner, unincorporated Fairfax County, Virginia, near McLean.

Type:    Public
Traded as:   NYSE: COF, S&P 500 Component
Industry:    Financial services
Founded:    Richmond, Virginia 1988
Founder(s):  Richard Fairbank, Nigel Morris
Headquarters:    Tysons Corner, Virginia, United States
Key people:    Richard Fairbank (Chairman, President and CEO)
Products:     Retail banking, Credit cards, Loans, Savings
Revenue:    Increase US$21.396 billion (2012)
Operating income:    Increase US$5.035 billion (2012)
Net income:    Increase US$3.517 billion (2012)
Total assets:    Increase US$286.602 billion (2012)
Total equity:    Increase US$37.327 billion (2012)
Employees:    39,593(Dec 2012)