NASDAQ:BGCP - BGC Partners Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $6.26 -0.01 (-0.16 %) (As of 02/20/2019 06:21 AM ET)Previous Close$6.27Today's Range$6.22 - $6.365052-Week Range$4.93 - $14.67Volume2.37 million shsAverage Volume1.75 million shsMarket Capitalization$2.07 billionP/E Ratio8.69Dividend Yield11.48%Beta1.4 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions 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. Receive BGCP News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BGCP and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Security & commodity brokers, dealers, exchanges & services Sub-IndustryInvestment Banking & Brokerage SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:BGCP Previous Symbol CUSIP05541T10 Webwww.bgcpartners.com Phone212-610-2200Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.70 Current Ratio1.14 Quick Ratio1.14Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio8.69 Forward P/E Ratio8.35 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.94 billion Price / Sales1.07 Cash Flow$2.6083 per share Price / Cash Flow2.40 Book Value$3.91 per share Price / Book1.60Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.72 Net Income$194.14 million Net Margins5.82% Return on Equity34.49% Return on Assets7.71%Miscellaneous Employees9,238 Outstanding Shares330,050,000Market Cap$2.07 billion OptionableOptionable 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 15th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 6th will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share on Wednesday, March 20th. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 5th. This is a positive change from BGC Partners's previous quarterly dividend of $0.12. View BGC Partners' Dividend History. How will BGC Partners' stock buyback program work? BGC Partners declared that its board has approved a share 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 buy up to 5.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. How were BGC Partners' earnings last quarter? BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 14th. The financial services provider reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.02. The financial services provider had revenue of $466.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $462 million. BGC Partners had a net margin of 5.82% and a return on equity of 34.49%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 8.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.12 earnings per share. 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, May 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for BGC Partners. What guidance has BGC Partners issued on next quarter's earnings? BGC Partners issued an update on its first quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 14th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $515-555 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $511.2 million. What price target have analysts set for BGCP? 1 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for BGC Partners' shares. Their predictions range from $16.00 to $16.00. On average, they anticipate BGC Partners' stock price to reach $16.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 155.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets 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 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Strong Buy." View Analyst Ratings for BGC Partners. Has BGC Partners been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about BGCP stock have been trending neutral this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. BGC Partners earned a media sentiment score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of BGC Partners' key competitors? Some companies that are related to BGC Partners include 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 57)Mr. Shaun D. Lynn, Pres (Age 56)Mr. Sean A. Windeatt, Exec. VP, Interim CFO & COO (Age 46)Mr. Stephen M. Merkel, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Company Sec. (Age 60)Mr. Sean P. Galvin, Chief Accounting Officer Who are BGC Partners' major shareholders? BGC Partners' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Principal Financial Group Inc. (5.23%), BlackRock Inc. (3.72%), Raymond James & Associates (3.03%), Millennium Management LLC (0.90%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.85%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.83%). Company insiders that own BGC Partners stock include Linda A Bell, Sean Galvin 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 Nomura Holdings Inc., Philadelphia Financial Management of San Francisco LLC, Martingale Asset Management L P, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Two Sigma Investments LP, MUFG Securities EMEA plc, Squarepoint Ops LLC and D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for BGC Partners. Which major investors are buying BGC Partners stock? BGCP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Principal Financial Group Inc., Raymond James & Associates, Millennium Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Seacliff Capital LLC, BlackRock Inc., Eaton Vance Management and Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC. Company insiders that have bought BGC Partners stock in the last two years include Sean Galvin and William J Moran. 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 $6.26. How big of a company is BGC Partners? BGC Partners has a market capitalization of $2.07 billion and generates $1.94 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $194.14 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.72 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: 1.9 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 180 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 287 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 467MarketBeat'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 2/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a stock split?