NYSE:BGC - General Cable Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$30.00 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 10/21/2018 07:04 AM ET)
Previous Close$30.00
Today's Range$30.00 - $30.00
52-Week Range$14.95 - $30.17
Average Volume1.71 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.52 billion
P/E Ratio50.85
Dividend Yield2.40%
General Cable Corporation develops, designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes copper, aluminum, and fiber optic wire and cable products for the energy, industrial, construction, specialty, and communications markets. It offers electric utility products, including low- and medium-voltage distribution cables; high- and extra-high voltage power transmission cables; bare overhead conductors; and submarine transmission and distribution cables. The company also provides electrical infrastructure products, such as rubber-and plastic-jacketed wires and cables, low- and medium-voltage industrial power cables, and cable wire harnesses, as well as rail and mass transit, shipboard, oil and gas, armored mining, and alternative energy power generation cables. In addition, it offers communications products comprising high-bandwidth twisted copper and fiber optic, multi conductor and pair fiber and copper networking, telecommunications exchange, coaxial, and low detection profile cables, as well as fiber-optic submarine cable systems, submarine networks, and offshore integration systems. Further, the company provides construction products consisting of construction cables, flexible cords, halogen-free, low-smoke, and flame retardant cables, as well as rod mill products, including copper and aluminum rods. Additionally, it offers design, integration, and installation services for products, such as high and extra-high voltage terrestrial and submarine systems. The company sells its products directly to utilities, independent distributors, retailers, contractors, and original equipment manufacturers in North America, Europe, Latin America, and Africa/the Asia Pacific. General Cable Corporation was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Highland Heights, Kentucky.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Nonferrous wiredrawing & insulating
Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment
SectorIndustrial Products


Debt-to-Equity Ratio8.52
Current Ratio2.26
Quick Ratio1.26


Trailing P/E Ratio50.85
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.84 billion
Price / Sales0.40
Cash Flow$2.7273 per share
Price / Cash11.00
Book Value$2.60 per share
Price / Book11.54


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$-56,600,000.00
Net Margins-1.86%
Return on Equity47.12%
Return on Assets2.65%


Outstanding Shares50,730,000
Market Cap$1.52 billion

General Cable (NYSE:BGC) Frequently Asked Questions

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 Thursday, February 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Friday, March 30th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.40%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 8th. View General Cable's Dividend History.

How were General Cable's earnings last quarter?

General Cable Co. (NYSE:BGC) released its earnings results on Monday, May, 7th. The industrial products company reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.05. The industrial products company earned $1.02 billion during the quarter. General Cable had a positive return on equity of 47.12% and a negative net margin of 1.86%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.27 EPS. View General Cable's Earnings History.

Who are some of General Cable's key competitors?

Who are General Cable's key executives?

General Cable's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael T. McDonnell, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Matti M. Masanovich, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 46)
  • Mr. Emerson C. Moser, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 41)
  • Ms. Leah S. Stark, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 41)
  • Mr. Shruti Singhal, Sr. VP & Pres of Europe (Age 48)

How do I buy shares of General Cable?

Shares of BGC 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 General Cable's stock price today?

One share of BGC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.00.

How big of a company is General Cable?

General Cable has a market capitalization of $1.52 billion and generates $3.84 billion in revenue each year. General Cable employs 8,500 workers across the globe.

What is General Cable's official website?

The official website for General Cable is http://www.generalcable.com.

How can I contact General Cable?

General Cable's mailing address is 4 TESSENEER DRIVE, HIGHLAND HEIGHTS KY, 41076. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 859-572-8000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for General Cable (NYSE BGC)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  194 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  219 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  413
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about General Cable and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BGC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BGC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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