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Fidelity Investments vs Capital One Investing Review

Brandon Reinkensmeyer

Published by Brandon Reinkensmeyer


Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

The StockBrokers.com Annual Broker Review compares Fidelity Investments vs Capital One Investing. Compare Fidelity Investments and Capital One Investing trade commissions, fees and overall broker ratings by using the chart above. Is Fidelity Investments or Capital One Investing a better online broker?

Looking at both brokers, first we will take a look at the commission rates for both placing regular stock and options trades. Fidelity Investments charges $7.95 per stock trade which is $1.00 more than Capital One Investing which charges clients $6.95 per trade. For options trading, Fidelity Investments has a base fee of $7.95, and Capital One Investing a base fee of $6.95. Contracts cost $0.75 each at both brokerages. It should be noted that not every broker uses a flat rate stock trade fee structure, so it is important to read the full commission notes (head over to any stock broker review page, then click the "Commissions & Fees" tab).

Alongside trade commissions, being able to trade the way you want is a must. Both Fidelity Investments and Capital One Investing support Stock Trading, Options Trading and Mutual Funds. When it comes to mutual funds, Fidelity Investments offers its clients access to 14391 different mutual funds while Capital One Investing has 1623 available funds, a difference of 12,768.00. Commission free ETFs can also be a nice plus, with Fidelity Investments having the upper hand thanks to its 76 available ETFs compared to Capital One Investing's offering of 0.

Last but not least, by breaking down important features that each broker offers, we can really help to separate the two brokers. Fidelity Investments nor Capital One Investing has virtual trading. For mobile trading, Both Fidelity Investments and Capital One Investing offer clients access to an iPhone App, iPad App and Android App. Furthermore, some investors like to bank online, and multiple brokerages provide these services to clients. Clients can have Checking Accounts, Savings Accounts, Debit Cards, Credit Cards and Mortgage Loans at Capital One Investing while clients at Fidelity Investments can have Checking Accounts, Savings Accounts, Debit Cards and Credit Cards. On the whole, when it comes to tools, research, and trading on the go, Fidelity Investments finished with awards for Best in Class Platforms & Tools, Best in Class Research and Best in Class Mobile Trading in 2016, while Capital One Investing came up with none of these.

Overall, Fidelity Investments comes out on top with 4.50 stars over Capital One Investing's 4.00 stars.
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Overall
Commissions & Fees
Offering of Investments
Platform & Tools
Research
Customer Service
Mobile Trading
Ease of Use
Education
Order Execution
Banking
Flat-fee Trade Plan*
Per-Share Trade Plan
Mutual Fund Trade Fee*
Options Trade Base
Options Per Contract
Options Exercise Fee
Options Assignment Fee
Broker Assisted Trades
Minimum Deposit
Stock Trading
Options Trading
Mutual Funds
FOREX Trading
Futures Trading
Desktop Based Platform
Web Based Platform
Virtual Trading
No Minimum Deposit
No Inactivity Fees
No-Fee IRAs
Commission Free ETFs
Mutual Funds (No Load)
Mutual Funds (Total)
# of Easy to Borrow Stocks
Retail Locations
iPhone App
iPad App
Android App
Android Tablet App
Mobile Site
Checking Accounts
Savings Accounts
Credit Card Accounts
Debit Card Accounts
Mortgage Loans
No Fee Banking
Under $25k
$25k - $49k
$50k - $99k
$100k - $249k
$250k - $499k
$500k - $999k
Above $1,000,000
Fidelity Investments
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$7.95
N/A
$49.95
$7.95
$0.75
$7.95
$7.95
$32.95
$2,500.00
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
 
91
4052
13204
3748
195
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
 
8.08%
7.58%
7.08%
6.58%
6.58%
3.75%
3.75%
Capital One Investing
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$6.95
N/A
$19.95
$6.95
$0.75
$20.00
$20.00
$19.95
$0.00
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
 
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
0
1202
1202
0
800
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
8.20%
7.75%
7.20%
7.00%
5.75%
5.40%
5.20%

All pricing data was obtained from a published web site as of 2/16/2016 and is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. The StockBrokers.com staff is constantly working with its online broker representatives to obtain the latest pricing data. If you believe any data listed above is inaccurate, please contact us using the link at the bottom of this page. For stock trade rates, advertised pricing is for a standard order size of 500 shares of stock priced at $30 per share. For options orders, an options regulatory fee per contract may apply.

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