NASDAQ:BGCP

BGC Partners Competitors

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$5.87
Now: $5.91
$5.98
50-Day Range
$4.21
MA: $4.77
$5.88
52-Week Range
$2.22
Now: $5.91
$5.96
Volume169,753 shs
Average Volume3.71 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.18 billion
P/E Ratio53.73
Dividend Yield0.68%
Beta1.76

Competitors

BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP) Vs. MS, GS, SCHW, RJF, LPLA, and SF

Should you be buying BGCP stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "investment banking & brokerage" are considered alternatives and competitors to BGC Partners, including Morgan Stanley (MS), The Goldman Sachs Group (GS), The Charles Schwab (SCHW), Raymond James (RJF), LPL Financial (LPLA), and Stifel Financial (SF).

BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for BGC Partners and Morgan Stanley, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
BGC Partners0000N/A
Morgan Stanley061402.70

Morgan Stanley has a consensus price target of $70.1053, indicating a potential downside of 12.42%. Given Morgan Stanley's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Morgan Stanley is more favorable than BGC Partners.

Volatility & Risk

BGC Partners has a beta of 1.76, indicating that its share price is 76% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Morgan Stanley has a beta of 1.59, indicating that its share price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares BGC Partners and Morgan Stanley's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
BGC Partners2.21%40.10%6.47%
Morgan Stanley19.16%12.33%1.02%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

45.7% of BGC Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.8% of Morgan Stanley shares are owned by institutional investors. 30.5% of BGC Partners shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Morgan Stanley shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

BGC Partners pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Morgan Stanley pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. BGC Partners pays out 6.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Morgan Stanley pays out 28.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. BGC Partners has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Morgan Stanley has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares BGC Partners and Morgan Stanley's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
BGC Partners$2.10 billion1.04$55.71 million$0.619.69
Morgan Stanley$53.82 billion2.78$9.04 billion$4.9816.07

Morgan Stanley has higher revenue and earnings than BGC Partners. BGC Partners is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Morgan Stanley, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Morgan Stanley beats BGC Partners on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP) and The Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, risk and institutional ownership.

Dividends

BGC Partners pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. The Goldman Sachs Group pays an annual dividend of $5.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. BGC Partners pays out 6.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Goldman Sachs Group pays out 23.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. BGC Partners has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and The Goldman Sachs Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares BGC Partners and The Goldman Sachs Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
BGC Partners$2.10 billion1.04$55.71 million$0.619.69
The Goldman Sachs Group$53.92 billion2.20$8.47 billion$21.0316.31

The Goldman Sachs Group has higher revenue and earnings than BGC Partners. BGC Partners is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Goldman Sachs Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

BGC Partners has a beta of 1.76, meaning that its share price is 76% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Goldman Sachs Group has a beta of 1.5, meaning that its share price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares BGC Partners and The Goldman Sachs Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
BGC Partners2.21%40.10%6.47%
The Goldman Sachs Group16.65%11.23%0.83%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

45.7% of BGC Partners shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.1% of The Goldman Sachs Group shares are held by institutional investors. 30.5% of BGC Partners shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of The Goldman Sachs Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for BGC Partners and The Goldman Sachs Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
BGC Partners0000N/A
The Goldman Sachs Group151502.67

The Goldman Sachs Group has a consensus price target of $349.1429, suggesting a potential upside of 1.76%. Given The Goldman Sachs Group's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe The Goldman Sachs Group is more favorable than BGC Partners.

Summary

The Goldman Sachs Group beats BGC Partners on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP) and The Charles Schwab (NYSE:SCHW) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends.

Risk & Volatility

BGC Partners has a beta of 1.76, suggesting that its share price is 76% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Charles Schwab has a beta of 1.17, suggesting that its share price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

BGC Partners pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. The Charles Schwab pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. BGC Partners pays out 6.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Charles Schwab pays out 26.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. BGC Partners has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and The Charles Schwab has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares BGC Partners and The Charles Schwab's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
BGC Partners2.21%40.10%6.47%
The Charles Schwab29.80%13.52%0.86%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

45.7% of BGC Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.5% of The Charles Schwab shares are owned by institutional investors. 30.5% of BGC Partners shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.8% of The Charles Schwab shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares BGC Partners and The Charles Schwab's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
BGC Partners$2.10 billion1.04$55.71 million$0.619.69
The Charles Schwab$10.72 billion11.10$3.70 billion$2.7224.22

The Charles Schwab has higher revenue and earnings than BGC Partners. BGC Partners is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Charles Schwab, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for BGC Partners and The Charles Schwab, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
BGC Partners0000N/A
The Charles Schwab05912.73

The Charles Schwab has a consensus target price of $67.10, suggesting a potential upside of 1.84%. Given The Charles Schwab's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe The Charles Schwab is more favorable than BGC Partners.

Summary

The Charles Schwab beats BGC Partners on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Raymond James (NYSE:RJF) and BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, earnings and dividends.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Raymond James and BGC Partners' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Raymond James$8.17 billion2.18$818 million$6.1121.18
BGC Partners$2.10 billion1.04$55.71 million$0.619.69

Raymond James has higher revenue and earnings than BGC Partners. BGC Partners is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Raymond James, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

75.1% of Raymond James shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 45.7% of BGC Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.8% of Raymond James shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 30.5% of BGC Partners shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Raymond James and BGC Partners' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Raymond James10.02%12.29%1.88%
BGC Partners2.21%40.10%6.47%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Raymond James and BGC Partners, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Raymond James02902.82
BGC Partners0000N/A

Raymond James presently has a consensus target price of $120.80, indicating a potential downside of 6.65%. Given Raymond James' higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Raymond James is more favorable than BGC Partners.

Dividends

Raymond James pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. BGC Partners pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Raymond James pays out 25.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. BGC Partners pays out 6.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Raymond James has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and BGC Partners has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

Raymond James has a beta of 1.35, suggesting that its share price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BGC Partners has a beta of 1.76, suggesting that its share price is 76% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Raymond James beats BGC Partners on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

LPL Financial (NASDAQ:LPLA) and BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Dividends

LPL Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. BGC Partners pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. LPL Financial pays out 13.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. BGC Partners pays out 6.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. LPL Financial has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and BGC Partners has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Risk and Volatility

LPL Financial has a beta of 1.49, indicating that its share price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BGC Partners has a beta of 1.76, indicating that its share price is 76% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares LPL Financial and BGC Partners' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
LPL Financial$5.62 billion2.08$559.88 million$7.1820.39
BGC Partners$2.10 billion1.04$55.71 million$0.619.69

LPL Financial has higher revenue and earnings than BGC Partners. BGC Partners is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than LPL Financial, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for LPL Financial and BGC Partners, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
LPL Financial01802.89
BGC Partners0000N/A

LPL Financial presently has a consensus target price of $125.45, indicating a potential downside of 14.31%. Given LPL Financial's higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe LPL Financial is more favorable than BGC Partners.

Profitability

This table compares LPL Financial and BGC Partners' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
LPL Financial8.50%49.27%8.93%
BGC Partners2.21%40.10%6.47%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

95.7% of LPL Financial shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 45.7% of BGC Partners shares are held by institutional investors. 2.3% of LPL Financial shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 30.5% of BGC Partners shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

LPL Financial beats BGC Partners on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP) and Stifel Financial (NYSE:SF) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and risk.

Profitability

This table compares BGC Partners and Stifel Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
BGC Partners2.21%40.10%6.47%
Stifel Financial12.26%14.78%1.94%

Dividends

BGC Partners pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Stifel Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. BGC Partners pays out 6.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. BGC Partners has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares BGC Partners and Stifel Financial's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
BGC Partners$2.10 billion1.04$55.71 million$0.619.69
Stifel Financial$3.34 billion2.16$448.40 millionN/AN/A

Stifel Financial has higher revenue and earnings than BGC Partners.

Volatility and Risk

BGC Partners has a beta of 1.76, suggesting that its share price is 76% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Stifel Financial has a beta of 1.59, suggesting that its share price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

45.7% of BGC Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.5% of Stifel Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 30.5% of BGC Partners shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.7% of Stifel Financial shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for BGC Partners and Stifel Financial, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
BGC Partners0000N/A
Stifel Financial23101.83

Stifel Financial has a consensus price target of $51.2222, suggesting a potential downside of 25.35%. Given Stifel Financial's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Stifel Financial is more favorable than BGC Partners.

Summary

Stifel Financial beats BGC Partners on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.


BGC Partners Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Morgan Stanley logo
MS
Morgan Stanley
2.0$80.03-1.8%$147.01 billion$53.82 billion13.50Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
The Goldman Sachs Group logo
GS
The Goldman Sachs Group
2.2$343.09-0.2%$118.37 billion$53.92 billion14.45Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
The Charles Schwab logo
SCHW
The Charles Schwab
1.9$65.88-1.7%$116.91 billion$10.72 billion30.50Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Raymond James logo
RJF
Raymond James
1.9$129.41-0.3%$17.87 billion$8.17 billion22.24
LPL Financial logo
LPLA
LPL Financial
1.5$146.40-0.8%$11.79 billion$5.62 billion24.36
Stifel Financial logo
SF
Stifel Financial
1.0$68.62-1.9%$7.36 billion$3.34 billion18.58
Evercore logo
EVR
Evercore
2.4$139.35-1.5%$5.77 billion$2.01 billion24.97
Lazard logo
LAZ
Lazard
2.4$46.32-2.5%$4.74 billion$2.67 billion18.16Analyst Report
Unusual Options Activity
Piper Jaffray Companies logo
PJC
Piper Jaffray Companies
1.7$79.62-1.3%$1.16 billion$800.99 million12.99
Cowen logo
COWN
Cowen
1.7$39.44-1.9%$1.03 billion$1.05 billion9.50
Oppenheimer logo
OPY
Oppenheimer
1.0$45.19-1.2%$566.29 million$1.03 billion9.13
Greenhill & Co., Inc. logo
GHL
Greenhill & Co., Inc.
1.4$19.20-1.5%$368.97 million$301.01 million-30.48Gap Down
(FBRC) logo
FBRC
(FBRC)
1.1$17.55-0.0%$124.61 millionN/A0.00
This page was last updated on 4/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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