NASDAQ:BGCP - BGC Partners Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $11.58 -0.07 (-0.60 %) (As of 09/25/2018 09:19 AM ET)Previous Close$11.65Today's Range$11.42 - $11.6152-Week Range$10.39 - $16.97Volume1.84 million shsAverage Volume1.84 million shsMarket Capitalization$3.81 billionP/E Ratio9.65Dividend Yield6.18%Beta1.01 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email BGC Partners, Inc. operates as a brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets worldwide. It operates in two segments, Financial Services and Real Estate Services. The Financial Services segment provides brokerage services for fixed income, interest rate derivatives, spot foreign exchange, foreign exchange derivatives, government bonds, corporate bonds, credit derivatives, insurance and money market products, energy, metals, equity derivatives, and structured market data products and services. This segment also offers trade execution, broker-dealer, clearing, processing, trade compression, and other back-office services. In addition, it provides screen-based market solutions, which enable its clients to develop a marketplace, trade with their customers, issue debt, trade odd lots, access program trading interfaces, and access its network and intellectual property; software and technology infrastructure for the transactional and technology related elements; and option pricing and analysis tools. Further, this segment offers financial technology solutions, post-trade, and analytics related to financial instruments and markets under the FENICS, BGC Trader, FENICS Market Data, BGC Market Data, Capitalab, and Lucera brands. The Real Estate Services segment offers corporate advisory, investment sales, and agency leasing services; lending and loan servicing, due diligence and underwriting, workplace and occupancy strategy, and corporate and consulting services, as well as intercompany referrals; real estate finance, consulting, appraisal, and valuation services; project and development management services; and property and facilities management services. The company primarily serves banks, broker-dealers, investment banks, trading firms, hedge funds, governments, corporations, property owners, real estate developers, and investment firms, as well as institutional clients. BGC Partners, Inc. was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in New York, New York. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Security & commodity brokers, dealers, exchanges & services Sub-IndustryInvestment Banking & Brokerage SectorFinance SymbolNASDAQ:BGCP CUSIP05541T10 Webwww.bgcpartners.com Phone212-610-2200 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.77 Current Ratio1.16 Quick Ratio1.14 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio9.65 Forward P/E Ratio8.39 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.35 billion Price / Sales1.13 Cash Flow$2.5964 per share Price / Cash4.46 Book Value$3.91 per share Price / Book2.96 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.20 Net Income$51.47 million Net Margins1.53% Return on Equity46.19% Return on Assets8.99% Miscellaneous Employees9,238 Outstanding Shares326,840,000Market Cap$3.81 billion BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP) Frequently Asked Questions 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, August 1st. Investors of record on Monday, August 20th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, September 5th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.22%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 17th. View BGC Partners' Dividend History. How will BGC Partners' stock buyback program work? BGC Partners declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback program on Wednesday, April 12th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $170,300,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 5.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were BGC Partners' earnings last quarter? BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 2nd. The financial services provider reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.02. The financial services provider earned $960.08 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $938 million. BGC Partners had a return on equity of 46.19% and a net margin of 1.53%. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.24 EPS. View BGC Partners' Earnings History. When is BGC Partners' next earnings date? BGC Partners is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for BGC Partners. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BGC Partners? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BGC Partners in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for BGC Partners. Are investors shorting BGC Partners? BGC Partners saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 6,371,924 shares, an increase of 45.1% from the August 15th total of 4,392,642 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,108,327 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.0 days. Currently, 2.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View BGC Partners' Current Options Chain. Who are some of BGC Partners' key competitors? Some companies that are related to BGC Partners include Nasdaq (NDAQ), Cboe Global Markets (CBOE), LPL Financial (LPLA), INTL Fcstone (INTL), Yintech Investment (YIN), OTC Markets Group (OTCM), National (NHLD) and Primus Guaranty (PRSG). Who are BGC Partners' key executives? BGC Partners' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Howard W. Lutnick, Chairman & CEO (Age 56)Mr. Shaun D. Lynn, Pres (Age 55)Mr. Steven R. McMurray, Chief Financial Officer (Age 44)Mr. Sean A. Windeatt, Chief Operating Officer (Age 45)Mr. Stephen M. Merkel, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Company Sec. (Age 59) Who are BGC Partners' major shareholders? BGC Partners' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (3.89%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.13%), Raymond James & Associates (1.76%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.33%), Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (0.41%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.40%). Company insiders that own BGC Partners stock include Linda A Bell and William J Moran. View Institutional Ownership Trends for BGC Partners. Which major investors are selling BGC Partners stock? BGCP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, First Quadrant L P CA, Martingale Asset Management L P, Mackay Shields LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Voya Investment Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and BlueMountain Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for BGC Partners. Which major investors are buying BGC Partners stock? BGCP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Raymond James & Associates, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., American Century Companies Inc., MUFG Securities EMEA plc, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA and Meritage Portfolio Management. View Insider Buying and Selling for BGC Partners. How do I buy shares of BGC Partners? Shares of BGCP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is BGC Partners' stock price today? One share of BGCP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.58. How big of a company is BGC Partners? BGC Partners has a market capitalization of $3.81 billion and generates $3.35 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $51.47 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.20 on an earnings per share basis. BGC Partners employs 9,238 workers across the globe. What is BGC Partners' official website? The official website for BGC Partners is http://www.bgcpartners.com. How can I contact BGC Partners? BGC Partners' mailing address is 499 PARK AVENUE, NEW YORK NY, 10022. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 212-610-2200. MarketBeat Community Rating for BGC Partners (NASDAQ BGCP)Community Ranking: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 166 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 259 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 425MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BGC Partners and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BGCP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BGCP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 9/25/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How is an ETF different from a mutual fund?