NASDAQ:BGCP - BGC Partners Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $4.75 +0.06 (+1.28 %) (As of 05/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$4.69Today's Range$4.72 - $4.8052-Week Range$4.67 - $12.85Volume2.21 million shsAverage Volume2.29 million shsMarket Capitalization$1.62 billionP/E Ratio6.60Dividend Yield11.94%Beta1.33 ProfileAnalyst 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 and financial technology company worldwide. It offers various brokerage products, such as fixed income, foreign exchange, equities, energy and commodities, insurance, and futures. The company also provides other services that include trade execution, broker dealer, clearing, trade compression, post-trade, information, and other back office services to financial and non-financial institutions. In addition, it offers fully electronic brokerage, financial technology solutions, market data, post-trade services, and analytics related to financial instrument and markets under the Fenics, BGC Trader, CreditMatch, Fenics Market Data, BGC Market Data, kACE2, EMBonds, Capitalab, Swaptioniser, CBID, and Lucera brand names. Further, the company 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. It primarily serves banks, broker-dealers, investment banks, trading firms, hedge funds, governments, and corporations, as well as investment firms. 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 CIK1094831 Webhttp://www.bgcpartners.com/ Phone212-610-2200Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.15 Current Ratio1.11 Quick Ratio1.20Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio6.60 Forward P/E Ratio7.42 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.94 billion Price / Sales0.84 Cash Flow$1.2667 per share Price / Cash Flow3.75 Book Value$2.58 per share Price / Book1.84Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.72 Net Income$197.52 million Net Margins6.74% Return on Equity36.39% Return on Assets8.02%Miscellaneous Employees4,688 Outstanding Shares340,889,000Market Cap$1.62 billion Next Earnings Date8/1/2019 (Estimated) 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 8th. Investors of record on Friday, May 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.14 per share on Monday, June 10th. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 11.79%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 23rd. View BGC Partners' Dividend History. How were BGC Partners' earnings last quarter? BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.18. The financial services provider had revenue of $544.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $535.25 million. BGC Partners had a return on equity of 36.39% and a net margin of 6.74%. BGC Partners's revenue was up 3.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.32 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, August 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for BGC Partners. What guidance has BGC Partners issued on next quarter's earnings? BGC Partners updated its second quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $515-555 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' share price to reach $16.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 236.8% 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? Press coverage about BGCP stock has been trending somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. BGC Partners earned a news impact score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Are investors shorting BGC Partners? BGC Partners saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 8,356,508 shares, an increase of 25.3% from the March 29th total of 6,669,603 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,367,210 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.5 days. Currently, 3.3% of the company's stock are sold short. View BGC Partners' Current Options Chain. Who are some of BGC Partners' key competitors? Some companies that are related to BGC Partners include Tradeweb Markets (TW), INTL Fcstone (INTL), OTC Markets Group (OTCM), Yintech Investment (YIN), National (NHLD) and Primus Guaranty (PRSG). What other stocks do shareholders of BGC Partners own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other BGC Partners investors own include NGL Energy Partners (NGL), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Ivanhoe Mines (IVN), GAMCO Global Gold Ntrl Rsrcs & Incm Trst (GGN), Prospect Capital (PSEC), ANNALY CAP MGMT/SH (NLY), Centurylink (CTL), Ford Motor (F), Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund (CLM) and Cornerstone Total Return Fund (CRF). 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. Sean P. Galvin, Chief Accounting OfficerMr. Stephen M. Merkel, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 60) Who are BGC Partners' major shareholders? BGC Partners' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Principal Financial Group Inc. (5.53%), BlackRock Inc. (3.74%), Raymond James & Associates (3.33%), Rubric Capital Management LP (1.31%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.96%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (0.90%). 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Eagle Asset Management Inc., Lazard Asset Management LLC, Strycker View Capital LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Seacliff Capital LLC and Rubric Capital Management LP. 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, First Trust Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, BlackRock Inc. and Northern Trust Corp. 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 $4.75. How big of a company is BGC Partners? BGC Partners has a market capitalization of $1.62 billion and generates $1.94 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $197.52 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.72 on an earnings per share basis. BGC Partners employs 4,688 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: 193 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 309 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 502MarketBeat'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 5/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a back-end load? Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.