BGC Partners Company Profile (NASDAQ:BGCP)

About BGC Partners

BGC Partners logoBGC Partners, Inc. (BGC) is a global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets. The Company operates through two segments: Financial Services and Real Estate Services. The Company provides a range of services, including trade execution, broker-dealer services, clearing, processing, information, and other back-office services to a range of financial and non-financial institutions. Its integrated platform is designed to provide flexibility to customers with regard to price discovery, execution and processing of transactions, and enables them to use voice, hybrid, or in various markets, electronic brokerage services in connection with transactions executed either over-the-counter or through an exchange. Through the Company's FENICS, BGC Trader, BGC Market Data and Capitalab brands, it offers electronic brokerage, financial technology solutions, market data, post-trade services, and analytics related to select financial instruments and markets.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Investment Brokerage - National
  • Sub-Industry: Investment Banking & Brokerage
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: BGCP
  • CUSIP: 05541T10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $11.79
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $11.15
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $9.71
  • 52-Week Range: $8.18 - $11.85
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 31.76
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.61
  • P/E Growth: 1.00
  • Market Cap: $3.23B
  • Outstanding Shares: 279,717,000
  • Beta: 1.4
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 4.08%
  • Return on Equity: 29.70%
  • Return on Assets: 7.20%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.82%
  • Current Ratio: 1.25%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.17%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/29/2015Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingStrong-Buy$12.00 -> $14.00View Rating Details
4/14/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsBoost Price TargetOutperform$10.00 -> $11.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/25/2017        
2/9/2017Q416$0.24$0.25$658.80 million$673.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$0.21$0.21$674.05 million$643.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.19$0.19$665.70 million$652.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.18$0.18$664.95 million$660.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/10/2016Q415$0.19$0.23$690.40 million$692.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q3$0.19$0.19$707.00 million$700.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$0.17$0.18$667.40 million$684.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.18$0.18$534.52 million$563.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2015Q414$0.18$0.18$509.46 million$515.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.13$0.17$426.84 million$449.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$0.13$0.13$429.60 million$430.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114$0.13$0.15$436.00 million$445.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2014Q413$0.11$0.15$421.88 million$432.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q313$0.12$0.10$426.00 million$414.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.13$0.18$460.92 million$471.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$0.12$0.12$440.66 million$449.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/14/2013Q4 2012$0.12$0.12$432.94 million$436.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2012$0.13$0.13$437.60 million$445.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.17$0.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012$0.19$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2012$0.16$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.20$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.22$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2011$0.15$0.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.94 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.09 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP)
Annual Dividend:$0.64
Dividend Yield:5.53%
Payout Ratio:168.43% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
68.09% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
58.72% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/9/2017quarterly$0.165.45%2/24/20172/28/20173/14/2017
10/27/2016quarterly$0.167.61%11/21/201611/23/201612/8/2016
7/28/2016quarterly$0.167.22%8/16/20168/18/20169/1/2016
4/27/2016quarterly$0.166.95%5/12/20165/16/20166/1/2016
2/18/2016quarterly$0.146.4%2/29/20163/2/20163/16/2016
10/28/2015quarterly$0.146.34%11/18/201511/20/201512/4/2015
7/31/2015quarterly$0.145.69%8/19/20158/21/20159/4/2015
5/1/2015quarterly$0.145.59%5/13/20155/15/20155/29/2015
2/11/2015quarterly$0.125.14%2/26/20153/2/20153/16/2015
10/30/2014quarterly$0.125.65%11/20/201411/24/201412/9/2014
8/4/2014quarterly$0.126.19%8/20/20148/22/20149/5/2014
5/5/2014quarterly$0.126.67%5/14/20145/16/20146/2/2014
2/18/2014quarterly$0.126.85%2/25/20142/27/20143/13/2014
11/4/2013quarterly$0.128.87%11/14/201311/18/201312/2/2013
8/6/2013quarterly$0.127.92%8/21/20138/23/20139/6/2013
5/8/2013quarterly$0.128.28%5/15/20135/17/20135/31/2013
2/14/2013quarterly$0.1210.23%2/27/20133/1/20133/15/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 37.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 39.12%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/8/2015Stephen T CurwoodDirectorSell4,000$9.16$36,640.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2014Stephen T CurwoodDirectorSell7,600$8.86$67,336.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014Linda A BellDirectorSell3,471$7.62$26,449.02View SEC Filing  
7/7/2014John H DaltonDirectorBuy11,400$7.53$85,842.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2014Stephen T CurwoodDirectorSell4,800$7.48$35,904.00View SEC Filing  
6/21/2013John H DaltonDirectorBuy10,000$5.61$56,100.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2013Albert M WeisDirectorBuy20,000$5.51$110,200.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP)
DateHeadline
News IconBuy or Sell? Average Brokerage Ratings on bluebird bio, Inc. (BLUE ... - StockNewsJournal (NASDAQ:BGCP)
stocknewsjournal.com - February 24 at 3:51 PM
nasdaq.com logoBGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 24, 2017 - Nasdaq (NASDAQ:BGCP)
www.nasdaq.com - February 24 at 3:51 PM
4-traders.com logoBGC PARTNERS, INC. : ex-dividend day (NASDAQ:BGCP)
www.4-traders.com - February 24 at 8:56 AM
News IconDividend Growth of BGC Partners, Inc.(BGCP) – Hignland Mirror - Highland Mirror (NASDAQ:BGCP)
www.highlandmirror.com - February 19 at 3:41 PM
4-traders.com logoBGC Partners : Announces Confidential Submission of Draft Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering of Its Real Estate Services... (NASDAQ:BGCP)
www.4-traders.com - February 16 at 3:57 PM
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nystocknews.com - February 16 at 5:15 AM
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stocknewsjournal.com - February 14 at 3:18 PM
News IconThe Technical Case for and Against BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) - The USA Commerce (NASDAQ:BGCP)
theusacommerce.com - February 14 at 3:18 PM
capitalcube.com logoBGC Partners, Inc. :BGCP-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 14, 2017 (NASDAQ:BGCP)
www.capitalcube.com - February 14 at 3:18 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to BGC Partners, Inc. : February 14, 2017 (NASDAQ:BGCP)
www.capitalcube.com - February 14 at 3:18 PM
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theusacommerce.com - February 13 at 8:17 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBGC Partners: Adding Value To The Dividend Investor's Portfolio - Seeking Alpha (NASDAQ:BGCP)
seekingalpha.com - February 13 at 3:15 PM
capitalcube.com logoBGC Partners, Inc. :BGCP-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 13, 2017 (NASDAQ:BGCP)
www.capitalcube.com - February 13 at 3:15 PM
News IconThe Sicart Associates LLC Invests $272000 in BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) (NASDAQ:BGCP)
emfizz.com - February 12 at 3:55 PM
News IconPast Quarters Surprise Report for BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) (NASDAQ:BGCP)
techknowbits.com - February 12 at 3:55 PM
News IconForward Earnings Estimate of BGC Partners, Inc.(BGCP) (NASDAQ:BGCP)
graffiotech.com - February 12 at 3:55 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-BGC Partners Q4 earnings per share $0.06 (NASDAQ:BGCP)
www.reuters.com - February 11 at 3:55 PM
streetinsider.com logoBGC Partners (BGCP) Submits Draft Registration Statement for Proposed IPO of Real Estate Services Business (NASDAQ:BGCP)
www.streetinsider.com - February 11 at 3:55 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBGC Partners, Inc. 2016 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides (NASDAQ:BGCP)
seekingalpha.com - February 11 at 3:55 PM
News IconBGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) Shares Gap Up on Earnings Beat (NASDAQ:BGCP)
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News IconBGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) Reaches New 12-Month High on Strong Earnings (NASDAQ:BGCP)
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biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 BGC Partners Inc Earnings Release - 08:00 am ET (NASDAQ:BGCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 11 at 3:55 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoBGC Partners Announces Confidential Submission of Draft Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering of Its Real Estate Services Business (NASDAQ:BGCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 11 at 3:55 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo7:47 am BGC Partners 'confidentially' submits a draft registration statement on Form S-1 to the SEC relating to the proposed IPO for its Real Estate Services business, which operates as 'Newmark Grubb Knight Frank' (NASDAQ:BGCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 11 at 3:55 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoBGC Partners Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results (NASDAQ:BGCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 11 at 3:55 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoBGC PARTNERS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Other Events, Financial Stateme (NASDAQ:BGCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 11 at 3:55 PM
News IconTechnicals in Focus for BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) - The USA Commerce (NASDAQ:BGCP)
theusacommerce.com - February 10 at 3:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of BGCP earnings conference call or presentation 9-Feb-17 3:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:BGCP)
finance.yahoo.com - February 10 at 1:18 AM
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www.theusacommerce.com - February 9 at 3:15 PM
nasdaq.com logoBGC Partners Inc. Reports 75% Decline In Q4 Bottom Line - Nasdaq (NASDAQ:BGCP)
www.nasdaq.com - February 9 at 3:15 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoBGC Partners posts 4Q profit (NASDAQ:BGCP)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 3:15 PM
bloomberg.com logoMarlboro Man Takes E-Cigs Share on Japan Tobacco Supply Woes (NASDAQ:BGCP)
www.bloomberg.com - February 6 at 8:55 PM
nasdaq.com logoUPDATE 2-Nasdaq to close NLX trading venue, reports Q4 loss (NASDAQ:BGCP)
www.nasdaq.com - January 31 at 4:09 PM
reuters.com logoNasdaq to close NLX trading venue, reports fourth-quarter loss (NASDAQ:BGCP)
www.reuters.com - January 31 at 4:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNasdaq to close NLX trading venue, reports Q4 loss (NASDAQ:BGCP)
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News IconWatching the Numbers for BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) - The Tribune (NASDAQ:BGCP)
lakecitytribune.com - January 26 at 9:32 PM
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wsbeacon.com - January 26 at 4:31 PM
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www.finextra.com - January 26 at 1:23 AM
News IconBGC Brokers collaborates with Pirum Systems to launch ColleX for managing post-trade (NASDAQ:BGCP)
www.leaprate.com - January 25 at 3:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBGC Brokers Announces Collaboration with Pirum Systems to Launch ColleX™ for Managing Post-Trade Connectivity (NASDAQ:BGCP)
finance.yahoo.com - January 25 at 3:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBGC Partners' Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results Announcement to be Issued Prior to Market Open on Thursday, February 9, 2017 (NASDAQ:BGCP)
finance.yahoo.com - January 25 at 3:20 PM
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capitalcube.com logoBGC Partners, Inc. : BGCP-US: Dividend Analysis : November 23rd, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 23, 2017 (NASDAQ:BGCP)
www.capitalcube.com - January 23 at 3:15 PM
4-traders.com logoBGC Partners : NGKF Capital Markets Represents Casey Storage Solutions in 13-Property Portfolio Sale (NASDAQ:BGCP)
www.4-traders.com - January 17 at 4:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNGKF Capital Markets Represents Casey Storage Solutions in 13-Property Portfolio Sale (NASDAQ:BGCP)
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 4:37 PM
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sherwooddaily.com - January 17 at 9:36 AM
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www.4-traders.com - January 15 at 3:47 PM
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wsbeacon.com - January 14 at 8:53 PM

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What is BGC Partners' stock symbol?

BGC Partners trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BGCP."

How often does BGC Partners pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BGC Partners?

BGC Partners declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 9th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share on Tuesday, March 14th. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 24th.

When will BGC Partners announce their earnings?

BGC Partners is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April, 25th 2017.

Who owns BGC Partners stock?

BGC Partners' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Cantor Fitzgerald, LP (36.10%), Cardinal Capital Management LLC CT (2.57%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.05%), State Street Corp (1.54%), Edge Asset Management Inc. (1.27%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.55%).

Who sold BGC Partners stock? Who is selling BGC Partners stock?

BGC Partners' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Cardinal Capital Management LLC CT, Federated Investors Inc. PA, AQR Capital Management LLC, Bessemer Group Inc., Horizon Kinetics LLC and Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY.

Who bought BGC Partners stock? Who is buying BGC Partners stock?

BGC Partners' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Edge Asset Management Inc., William Harris Investors Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Allianz Asset Management AG, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Vivaldi Asset Management LLC and Baird Financial Group Inc..

How do I buy BGC Partners stock?

Shares of BGC Partners can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of BGC Partners stock cost?

One share of BGC Partners stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.57.

BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP) Chart for Friday, February, 24, 2017


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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP)

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Earnings by Quarter for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP)

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP)

Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff