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Capital One Financial Corporation


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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on May 04, 2017







MCLEAN, VA 22102-3491





  Meeting Information    


Meeting Type: Annual Meeting

  For holders as of: March 13, 2017    
  Date: May 04, 2017                Time: 10:00 AM EDT    
  Location: Corporate Headquarters    

     1680 Capital One Drive


     McLean, VA 22102




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                         Voting items                         


The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following:


  1.   Election of Directors



  Richard D. Fairbank



  Ann Fritz Hackett



  Lewis Hay, III



  Benjamin P. Jenkins, III



  Peter Thomas Killalea



  Pierre E. Leroy



  Peter E. Raskind



  Mayo A. Shattuck III



  Bradford H. Warner



  Catherine G. West

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR proposals 2 and 3.


  2.   Ratification of selection of Ernst & Young LLP as independent auditors of Capital One for 2017.





Advisory approval of Capital One’s 2016 Named Executive Officer compensation.


The Board of Directors recommends you vote 1 YEAR on the following proposal:


4.   Advisory vote on the frequency of future advisory votes to approve executive compensation.


The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal:


5.   Approval and adoption of Capital One’s Amended and Restated Associate Stock Purchase Plan.


The Board of Directors recommends you vote AGAINST the following proposal:


6.   Stockholder proposal requesting stockholders’ right to act by written consent, if presented at the meeting.


NOTE: To transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.