General Cable Company Profile (NYSE:BGC)

About General Cable

General Cable logoGeneral Cable Corporation is engaged in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products for use in the energy, industrial, construction, specialty and communications markets. The Company operates through four segments: North America, Europe, Latin America, and Africa/Asia Pacific. The Company additionally engages in the design, integration and installation on a turnkey basis for products, such as high and extra-high voltage terrestrial and submarine systems. The Company offers products in categories, including as electric utility, electrical infrastructure, communications, construction and rod mill. The Company offers products to the markets, including power generating stations; industrial applications; military; infrastructure; automotive aftermarket; industrial power and control; medical; telecom local loop; enterprise networking and multimedia applications, and industrial instrumentation control.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Industrial Equipment & Components
  • Sub-Industry: Electrical Components & Equipment
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BGC
  • CUSIP: 36930010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $16.35
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $18.463
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $16.816
  • 52-Week Range: $8.12 - $20.80
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.71
  • P/E Growth: 1.950
  • Market Cap: $843.33M
  • Outstanding Shares: 49,390,000
  • Beta: 2.51
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: -2.47%
  • Return on Equity: 25.38%
  • Return on Assets: 2.60%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 5.16%
  • Current Ratio: 1.77%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.92%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for General Cable (NYSE:BGC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for General Cable (NYSE:BGC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
12/1/2016CL KingInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
11/7/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/11/2015Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$20.00 -> $21.00View Rating Details
3/18/2015BB&T Co.DowngradeBuy -> Hold$17.73View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/27/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for General Cable (NYSE:BGC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/25/2017        
2/8/2017Q416$0.18$0.05$878.28 million$910.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316$0.26$0.07$925.00 million$924.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q216$0.31$0.30$991.77 million$990.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.02$0.19$851.33 million$974.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/10/2016Q415$0.14$0.05$921.97 million$913.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.12$0.26$982.97 million$1.03 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.26$0.36$1.14 billion$1.11 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115($0.13)$0.35$1.17 billion$1.26 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2015Q414$0.21$0.15$1.46 billion$1.55 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$0.40$0.30$1.52 billion$1.47 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q2$0.28$0.29$1.59 billion$1.53 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q1($0.09)($0.05)$1.52 million$1.43 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2014Q4$0.31$0.36$1.55 billion$1.66 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313$0.55$0.45$1.64 billion$1.56 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.55$0.69$1.70 billion$1.65 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013$0.25$0.23$1.58 billion$1.53 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2013Q4 2012$0.28$0.28$1.61 billion$1.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2012Q312$0.65$0.60$1.49 billion$1.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2012$0.73$0.74ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2012$0.33$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2011$0.71$0.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2011$0.83$0.77ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2011$0.52$0.79ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2011$0.47$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for General Cable (NYSE:BGC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.84 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.46 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.05$0.20$0.13
Q2 20162$0.30$0.39$0.35
Q3 20162$0.26$0.27$0.27
Q4 20162$0.10$0.26$0.18
Q1 20171$0.03$0.03$0.03
Q2 20171$0.44$0.44$0.44
Q3 20171$0.37$0.37$0.37
Q4 20171$0.27$0.27$0.27
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for General Cable (NYSE:BGC)
Annual Dividend:$0.72
Dividend Yield:4.21%
Dividend Growth:10.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-37.50% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
85.71% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
49.32% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for General Cable (NYSE:BGC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/31/2017quarterly$0.183.75%3/8/20173/10/20173/31/2017
10/20/2016quarterly$0.185%12/7/201612/9/201612/30/2016
8/2/2016quarterly$0.185.12%9/7/20169/9/20169/30/2016
5/19/2016quarterly$0.185.29%6/1/20166/3/20166/24/2016
2/9/2016quarterly$0.187.46%3/2/20163/4/20163/25/2016
10/22/2015quarterly$0.184.63%11/5/201511/9/201511/27/2015
7/28/2015quarterly$0.184.49%8/13/20158/17/20159/4/2015
5/14/2015quarterly$0.183.94%6/4/20156/8/20156/26/2015
12/9/2014quarterly$0.185.34%12/24/201412/29/20141/9/2015
10/28/2014quarterly$0.185.11%11/6/201411/10/201411/28/2014
7/28/2014quarterly$0.182.95%8/14/20148/18/20149/5/2014
5/15/2014quarterly$0.182.99%6/5/20146/9/20146/27/2014
12/10/2013quarterly$0.182.57%12/26/201312/30/20131/7/2014
10/23/2013quarterly$0.182.19%11/7/201311/12/201311/29/2013
7/30/2013quarterly$0.182.28%8/15/20138/19/20139/6/2013
5/20/2013quarterly$0.182.05%6/6/20136/10/20136/28/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for General Cable (NYSE:BGC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 99.89%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/17/2016Gregory E LawtonDirectorBuy900$14.00$12,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016John E Welsh IIIDirectorBuy100$13.86$1,386.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016John E Welsh IIIDirectorBuy10,000$8.40$84,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016John E. Welsh IIIDirectorBuy10,000$7.48$74,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016John E. Welsh IIIDirectorBuy5,000$7.35$36,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2014Gregory J LampertEVPBuy1,745$21.21$37,011.45View SEC Filing  
2/21/2014Emmanuel SabonnadiereEVPSell24,790$31.21$773,695.90View SEC Filing  
2/21/2014Robert SiverdVPSell35,197$31.23$1,099,202.31View SEC Filing  
2/21/2014Robert SmialekDirectorSell9,500$31.19$296,305.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2013Brian J RobinsonCFOSell13,015$34.66$451,099.90View SEC Filing  
3/11/2013Robert J SiverdEVPSell10,604$34.64$367,322.56View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for General Cable (NYSE:BGC)
DateHeadline
businesswire.com logoDEADLINE ALERT: Brower Piven Reminds Investors Of The March 6, 2017 Deadline In Class Action Lawsuit And ... - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:BGC)
www.businesswire.com - February 27 at 3:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIMPORTANT SHAREHOLDER NOTICE: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against General ... - Yahoo Finance (NYSE:BGC)
finance.yahoo.com - February 27 at 3:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoImportant Deadline Reminder for General Cable Corp. Shareholders - Yahoo Finance (NYSE:BGC)
finance.yahoo.com - February 27 at 3:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDEADLINE ALERT: Brower Piven Reminds Investors Of The March 6, 2017 Deadline In Class Action Lawsuit And Encourages Investors With Losses In Excess of $100,000 From Investment In General Cable Corporation To Contact The Firm (NYSE:BGC)
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www.4-traders.com - February 25 at 8:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIMPORTANT INVESTOR ALERT: Khang & Khang LLP Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against General Cable Corporation and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm (NYSE:BGC)
finance.yahoo.com - February 25 at 1:54 AM
News IconThe BlackRock Inc. Has $257000 Position in General Cable Corporation (BGC) - Petro Global News 24 (NYSE:BGC)
petroglobalnews24.com - February 24 at 8:52 PM
globenewswire.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in General ... - GlobeNewswire (press release) (NYSE:BGC)
globenewswire.com - February 24 at 8:52 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoGENERAL CABLE CORP /DE/ Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NYSE:BGC)
biz.yahoo.com - February 24 at 8:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in General Cable Corporation of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline – BGC (NYSE:BGC)
finance.yahoo.com - February 24 at 8:52 PM
News IconTrading Circle: Narrowing in on Shares of General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) - Midway Monitor (NYSE:BGC)
midwaymonitor.com - February 24 at 3:51 PM
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www.prnewswire.com - February 24 at 3:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Shareholders of General Cable Corporation of a Class Action Lawsuit and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 6, 2017 - BGC (NYSE:BGC)
finance.yahoo.com - February 24 at 3:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIMPORTANT INVESTOR NOTICE: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against General Cable Corporation and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm (NYSE:BGC)
finance.yahoo.com - February 24 at 3:51 PM
4-traders.com logoKhang & Khang LLP Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against General Cable Corporation and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm (NYSE:BGC)
www.4-traders.com - February 22 at 3:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDEADLINE ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Reminds Investors of Class Action Against General Cable Corporation (BGC) and Lead Plaintiff Deadline: March 6, 2017 (NYSE:BGC)
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 11:57 AM
News IconGeneral Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) Investor Alert: Deadline in Lawsuit on March 6, 2017 - Satellite PR News (press release) (NYSE:BGC)
www.satprnews.com - February 21 at 3:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBGC INVESTOR ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of a Class Action Involving General Cable Corporation and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 6, 2017 (NYSE:BGC)
finance.yahoo.com - February 21 at 3:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP Announces Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against General Cable Corp. on Behalf of Shareholders (NYSE:BGC)
finance.yahoo.com - February 21 at 3:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIMPORTANT SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against General Cable Corporation and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm (NYSE:BGC)
finance.yahoo.com - February 21 at 3:23 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoBGC SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of a Class Action Involving General Cable Corporation and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 6, 2017 (NYSE:BGC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 17 at 6:16 PM
businesswire.com logoGeneral Cable Appoints Shruti Singhal as New European Leader (NYSE:BGC)
www.businesswire.com - February 16 at 8:59 PM
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us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 8:58 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoIMPORTANT SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Khang & Khang LLP Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against General Cable Corporation and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm (NYSE:BGC)
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us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 8:58 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoIMPORTANT SHAREHOLDER NOTICE: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against General Cable Corporation and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm (NYSE:BGC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 8:58 PM
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us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 8:58 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoEQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against General Cable Corporation - BGC (NYSE:BGC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 8:58 PM
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www.prnewswire.com - February 16 at 5:15 AM
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globenewswire.com - February 15 at 1:18 AM
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www.businesswire.com - February 14 at 8:18 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 3:18 PM
businesswire.com logoGeneral Cable Appoints Shruti Singhal as New European Leader - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:BGC)
www.businesswire.com - February 14 at 3:18 PM
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What is General Cable's stock symbol?

General Cable trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BGC."

How often does General Cable pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for General Cable?

General Cable announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 31st. Investors of record on Friday, March 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Friday, March 31st. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.21%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 8th.

When will General Cable announce their earnings?

General Cable is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April, 25th 2017.

Who owns General Cable stock?

General Cable's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.39%), Royce & Associates LP (3.23%), State Street Corp (2.30%), Systematic Financial Management LP (1.93%), Netols Asset Management Inc. (0.82%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.77%). Company insiders that own General Cable stock include Gregory E Lawton and John E Welsh III.

Who sold General Cable stock? Who is selling General Cable stock?

General Cable's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Systematic Financial Management LP, GSA Capital Partners LLP, AQR Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Royce & Associates LP, Federated Investors Inc. PA and Netols Asset Management Inc..

Who bought General Cable stock? Who is buying General Cable stock?

General Cable's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Guggenheim Capital LLC, State Street Corp, Two Sigma Investments LP, Numeric Investors LLC, Putnam Investments LLC, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al and Trexquant Investment LP. Company insiders that have bought General Cable stock in the last two years include Gregory E Lawton and John E Welsh III.

How do I buy General Cable stock?

Shares of General Cable can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of General Cable stock cost?

One share of General Cable stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.10.

General Cable (NYSE:BGC) Chart for Monday, February, 27, 2017


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Last Updated on 2/27/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff