NASDAQ:BGCP - BGC Partners Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$5.49 -0.06 (-1.08 %)
(As of 12/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$5.55
Today's Range$5.40 - $5.6561
52-Week Range$5.40 - $15.82
Volume4.33 million shs
Average Volume2.34 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.85 billion
P/E Ratio4.58
Dividend Yield12.86%
BGC Partners, Inc. operates as a global financial intermediary to the financial and real estate markets. The company operates through two segments: Financial Services and Real Estate Services. The Financial Services segment provides brokerage of a broad range of products, including fixed income securities, interest rate swaps, foreign exchange, equities, equity derivatives, credit derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. It also provides a wide range of services, including trade execution, broker-dealer services, clearing, processing, information, and other back-office services to a broad range of financial and non-financial institutions. The Real Estate Services segment offers commercial real estate tenants, owners, investors and developers a wide range of services, including leasing and corporate advisory, investment sales and financial services, consulting, project management, and property and facilities management. BGC Partners was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Security & commodity brokers, dealers, exchanges & services
Sub-IndustryInvestment Banking & Brokerage
Current SymbolNASDAQ:BGCP
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.70
Current Ratio1.14
Quick Ratio1.14


Trailing P/E Ratio4.58
Forward P/E Ratio3.89
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.35 billion
Price / Sales0.54
Cash Flow$2.5535 per share
Price / Cash Flow2.15
Book Value$3.91 per share
Price / Book1.40


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.20
Net Income$51.47 million
Net Margins2.49%
Return on Equity43.44%
Return on Assets9.58%


Outstanding Shares330,050,000
Market Cap$1.85 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 Thursday, October 25th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 7th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, November 28th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 13.11%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 6th. View BGC Partners' Dividend History.

How will BGC Partners' stock buyback program work?

BGC Partners declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, April 12th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $170,300,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 5.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were BGC Partners' earnings last quarter?

BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.03. The financial services provider earned $977.25 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $969 million. BGC Partners had a net margin of 2.49% and a return on equity of 43.44%. View BGC Partners' Earnings History.

When is BGC Partners' next earnings date?

BGC Partners is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for BGC Partners.

What guidance has BGC Partners issued on next quarter's earnings?

BGC Partners updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.672-3.739 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.92 billion.BGC Partners also updated its Q4 2018 guidance to EPS.

What price target have analysts set for BGCP?

2 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets 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 year. This suggests a possible upside of 191.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for BGC Partners.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BGC Partners?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BGC Partners in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating and 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 trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. BGC Partners earned a news sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of BGC Partners' key competitors?

Who are BGC Partners' key executives?

BGC Partners' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Howard William Lutnick, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Shaun D. Lynn, President
  • Sean Anthony Windeatt, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Steven Roy McMurray, Chief Financial Officer
  • Eric T. Hirschhorn, Chief Information Officer

Who are BGC Partners' major shareholders?

BGC Partners' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.31%), Vanguard Group Inc (7.31%), BlackRock Inc. (3.60%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.15%), Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. (1.07%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.96%). 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, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., AQR Capital Management LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, Neuberger Berman Group LLC and American Century Companies 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 Marshall Wace LLP, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., EJF Capital LLC, Rubric Capital Management LP, Philadelphia Financial Management of San Francisco LLC, Great Lakes Advisors LLC and Great Lakes Advisors 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 $5.49.

How big of a company is BGC Partners?

BGC Partners has a market capitalization of $1.85 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

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  176 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  272 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  448
MarketBeat'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 12/18/2018 by Staff

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