BGC Partners Company Profile (NASDAQ:BGCP)

About BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP)

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. It provides a range of services, including trade execution, broker-dealer services clearing, trade compression, post trade, 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, Lucera, 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: Brokerage Services
  • Sub-Industry: Investment Banking & Brokerage
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:BGCP
  • CUSIP: 05541T10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $4.57 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 282,490,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $14.03
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $12.55
  • 52 Week Range: $8.36 - $16.51
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 44.48
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.65
  • P/E Growth: 1.23
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.7 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.69
  • Book Value: $3.01 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.38
  • Annual Dividend: $0.72
  • Dividend Yield: 5.3%
  • Net Margins: 4.23%
  • Return on Equity: 35.60%
  • Return on Assets: 8.90%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.89%
  • Current Ratio: 1.15%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.13%
  • Average Volume: 1.50 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.31
  • Short Ratio: 0.74

Frequently Asked Questions for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP)

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 Wednesday, July 26th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 14th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Monday, August 28th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.45%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 10th. View BGC Partners' Dividend History.

How will BGC Partners' stock buyback program work?

BGC Partners declared that its board has approved a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, April 12th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $170,300,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 5.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were BGC Partners' earnings last quarter?

BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.24 EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.24. The firm had revenue of $737.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $716 million. BGC Partners had a net margin of 4.23% and a return on equity of 35.60%. The firm's revenue was up 12.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.21 earnings per share. View BGC Partners' Earnings History.

When will BGC Partners make its next earnings announcement?

BGC Partners is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for BGC Partners.

Who are some of BGC Partners' key competitors?

Who are BGC Partners' key executives?

BGC Partners' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Howard W. Lutnick, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Shaun D. Lynn, President
  • Steven R. McMurray, Chief Financial Officer
  • Sean A. Windeatt, Chief Operating Officer
  • Stephen M. Merkel, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Linda A. Bell, Independent Director
  • Stephen T. Curwood, Independent Director
  • John H. Dalton, Independent Director
  • William J. Moran, Independent Director

Who owns BGC Partners stock?

BGC Partners' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.01%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for BGC Partners.

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

BGC Partners' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eqis Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for BGC Partners.

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.

What is BGC Partners' stock price today?

One share of BGC Partners stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.19.

MarketBeat Community Rating for BGC Partners (NASDAQ BGCP)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  95 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  151 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  246
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A
Consensus Price Target History for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP)
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Earnings History for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP)
Earnings by Quarter for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP)
Earnings History by Quarter for BGC Partners (NASDAQ BGCP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/25/2017$0.24N/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2017Q2 2017$0.24$0.24$716.00 million$737.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2017Q1 2017$0.23$0.23$693.00 million$707.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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$0.19$0.18$509.46 million$515.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.16$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)


Earnings Estimates for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.07 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.28 EPS


Current Dividend Information for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP)
Most Recent Dividend:8/28/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.72
Dividend Yield:4.45%
Payout Ratio:180.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
67.29% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
56.25% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP)

Dividend History by Quarter for BGC Partners (NASDAQ BGCP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 37.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 42.26%
Insider Trades by Quarter for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/2/2017Linda A. BellDirectorSell13,650$14.70$200,655.00View SEC Filing  
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)


Headline Trends for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP)
Latest Headlines for BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP)
DateHeadline logoBGC Partners (BGCP): Strong Industry, Solid Earnings Estimate Revisions - Nasdaq - October 11 at 11:03 PM logoBGC Partners (BGCP): Strong Industry, Solid Earnings Estimate Revisions - October 11 at 6:01 PM logoOneMain Holdings (OMF) Catches Eye: Stock Jumps 10.2% - October 10 at 5:44 PM logoFXO, SC, BGCP, OMF: ETF Outflow Alert - Nasdaq - October 6 at 4:46 PM logoSurging Earnings Estimates Signal Good News for BGC Partners (BGCP) - October 5 at 2:43 PM logoTop Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for October 5th - October 5 at 2:43 PM logoBGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research - October 4 at 8:32 PM logoLinda A. Bell Sells 13,650 Shares of BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) Stock - October 3 at 11:15 PM logoETFs with exposure to BGC Partners, Inc. : October 3, 2017 - October 3 at 4:19 PM logoPre-Market Technical Recap on Investment Brokerage Stocks -- BGC Partners, CME ... - October 2 at 11:57 AM logoBGC Partners Sees Q3 Revenues, Pre-tax Earnings Towards High-end Of View Range - September 29 at 8:50 AM logoBRIEF-BGC PARTNERS SEES Q3 2017 REVENUE ABOUT $805 MLN TO $820 MLN - September 29 at 8:50 AM logoBGC Partners Updates Its Outlook For The Third Quarter Of 2017 - September 29 at 8:50 AM logoJapan Election Turmoil Sets Up Two-Horse Race: Abe Versus Koike - September 28 at 12:59 PM logoShawn McLoughlin Appointed CEO of BGC Financial, Americas - September 28 at 12:59 PM logoInteresting BGCP Put And Call Options For May 2018 - September 20 at 5:17 PM logoBGC's Ingram Sees Fed Shifting Dots in 2018 - September 19 at 4:29 PM logoBGC Partners, Inc. : BGCP-US: Dividend Analysis : August 14th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 13, 2017 - September 13 at 5:42 PM logoFeatured Company News - BGC Partners Acquires Berkeley Point Financial; Set to Expand Real Estate Service Offerings - September 12 at 4:45 PM logoETFs with exposure to BGC Partners, Inc. : September 12, 2017 - September 11 at 10:13 PM logoBGC Partners, Inc. :BGCP-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 8, 2017 - September 8 at 9:56 PM logoBGC Partners, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BGCP-US : September 8, 2017 - September 8 at 4:55 PM logoBGC Partners Completes Acquisition of Berkeley Point - September 8 at 4:55 PM logoNewmark Knight Frank Announces Agreement to Acquire Six Integra Realty Resources Offices for its Valuation & Advisory Group - September 7 at 4:46 PM logoFENICS Market Data Partners with China Credit BGC Money Broking Company Ltd ... - August 28 at 4:31 PM logoFENICS Market Data Partners with China Credit BGC Money Broking Company Ltd. to Offer Clients China Market Data - August 28 at 2:12 AM logoBGC Partners, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BGCP-US : August 23, 2017 - August 23 at 4:40 PM logoBGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest - August 13 at 1:46 AM logoBGC Partners, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BGCP-US : August 11, 2017 - August 11 at 4:58 PM logoNew Strong Sell Stocks for August 10th - Nasdaq - August 10 at 5:40 PM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about BGC Partners Inc. - August 10 at 5:40 PM logoBGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 10, 2017 - Nasdaq - August 9 at 4:44 PM logoNew Strong Sell Stocks for July 31st - July 31 at 4:29 PM logoBGC Partners, Inc. 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - July 28 at 10:54 PM logoBGC Partners Inc. Announces 41% Advance In Q2 Bottom Line - July 28 at 10:54 PM logoEdited Transcript of BGCP earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jul-17 2:00pm GMT - July 27 at 5:01 PM logoBGC Partners' Howard Lutnick: Financials have a nice bump... - July 27 at 5:01 PM logoBGC Partners Inc. Announces 41% Advance In Q2 Bottom Line - Nasdaq - July 26 at 10:09 PM logoBGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Meets Estimates - July 26 at 5:54 PM logoBGC Partners' (BGCP) CEO Howard Lutnick on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha - July 26 at 5:06 PM logoBGC Partners Reports Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results - July 26 at 5:06 PM logoBGC Partners posts 2Q profit - July 26 at 5:06 PM logoBGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) Announces $0.18 Quarterly Dividend - July 26 at 1:07 PM logoCorporate News Blog - Berkeley Point Financial to be Acquired by Global Brokerage Firm BGC Partners - July 20 at 6:07 PM logoContrasting BGC Partners (BGCP) and FXCM (GLBR) - July 20 at 8:56 AM logoBGC Partners (BGCP) Acquires Berkeley Point Financial - M&A Slideshow - July 19 at 5:43 PM logoBGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday - July 19 at 8:15 AM logoBGC Partners (BGCP) Reports Acquisition of Berkeley Point Financial LLC for $875M from Cantor Fitzgerald Affiliate, L.P.2 - July 19 at 4:03 AM logoBGC Partners to buy Berkeley Point Financial for $875 million - July 19 at 4:03 AM logoBGC Partners 's (BGCP) CEO Howard Lutnick on Acquisition of Berkley Point Conference Call (Transcript) - Seeking Alpha - July 18 at 11:00 PM



BGC Partners (BGCP) Chart for Monday, October, 16, 2017

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