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S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Norway's hospitalized king gets a pacemaker in Malaysia after falling ill during vacation
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Norway's hospitalized king gets a pacemaker in Malaysia after falling ill during vacation
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Norway's hospitalized king gets a pacemaker in Malaysia after falling ill during vacation
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway

General Cable (BGC) Competitors

Notice: This company has been marked as potentially delisted and may not be actively trading.

BGC vs. SNEX, CUZ, IFS, BXMT, GRP.U, SFBS, MAC, NYCB, APAM, and CNS

Should you be buying General Cable stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of General Cable include StoneX Group (SNEX), Cousins Properties (CUZ), Intercorp Financial Services (IFS), Blackstone Mortgage Trust (BXMT), Granite Real Estate Inc. Staple (GRP.U), ServisFirst Bancshares (SFBS), Macerich (MAC), New York Community Bancorp (NYCB), Artisan Partners Asset Management (APAM), and Cohen & Steers (CNS). These companies are all part of the "finance" sector.

General Cable vs.

General Cable (NYSE:BGC) and StoneX Group (NASDAQ:SNEX) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, media sentiment, valuation, dividends, community ranking, risk and profitability.

General Cable received 254 more outperform votes than StoneX Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 64.39% of users gave General Cable an outperform vote while only 41.67% of users gave StoneX Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
General CableOutperform Votes
264
64.39%
Underperform Votes
146
35.61%
StoneX GroupOutperform Votes
10
41.67%
Underperform Votes
14
58.33%

71.7% of General Cable shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.2% of StoneX Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 47.9% of General Cable shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 16.2% of StoneX Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

General Cable presently has a consensus target price of $8.50, indicating a potential upside of 19.72%. Given General Cable's higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe General Cable is more favorable than StoneX Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
General Cable
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
StoneX Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

General Cable has a net margin of 1.74% compared to StoneX Group's net margin of 0.34%. General Cable's return on equity of 48.53% beat StoneX Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
General Cable1.74% 48.53% 10.49%
StoneX Group 0.34%17.48%1.07%

StoneX Group has higher revenue and earnings than General Cable. StoneX Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than General Cable, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
General Cable$2.03B1.74$36.26M$0.07101.43
StoneX Group$60.86B0.04$238.50M$7.179.72

In the previous week, StoneX Group had 4 more articles in the media than General Cable. MarketBeat recorded 4 mentions for StoneX Group and 0 mentions for General Cable. StoneX Group's average media sentiment score of 1.23 beat General Cable's score of 0.00 indicating that StoneX Group is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
General Cable Neutral
StoneX Group Positive

General Cable has a beta of 1.5, meaning that its stock price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, StoneX Group has a beta of 0.87, meaning that its stock price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

General Cable beats StoneX Group on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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BGC vs. The Competition

MetricGeneral CableSecurity & commodity brokers IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$3.52B$24.01B$8.56B$17.54B
Dividend Yield0.58%1.56%10.22%3.58%
P/E Ratio101.4316.6758.2225.18
Price / Sales1.747.17137.996.88
Price / Cash5.4818.5729.3415.92
Price / Book3.925.172.635.86
Net Income$36.26M$1.08B$802.52M$863.03M

General Cable Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
SNEX
StoneX Group
2.198 of 5 stars
$67.26
-1.0%
N/A+0.8%$2.12B$60.86B9.384,000Positive News
CUZ
Cousins Properties
3.5253 of 5 stars
$22.84
+1.2%
$24.00
+5.1%
-7.1%$3.47B$802.87M41.53286Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Positive News
IFS
Intercorp Financial Services
4.4026 of 5 stars
$29.96
-0.9%
$31.45
+5.0%
+20.2%$3.46B$6.28B12.038,076High Trading Volume
BXMT
Blackstone Mortgage Trust
3.67 of 5 stars
$19.79
+1.4%
$22.30
+12.7%
-1.1%$3.44B$2.04B14.04N/AShort Interest ↑
GRP.U
Granite Real Estate Inc. Staple
0 of 5 stars
$53.99
-0.6%
N/A-8.6%$3.42B$350.43M-245.40N/AAnalyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
Gap Up
SFBS
ServisFirst Bancshares
3.2312 of 5 stars
$62.53
+0.8%
$64.00
+2.4%
-11.6%$3.40B$441.35M16.50591Positive News
MAC
Macerich
2.5085 of 5 stars
$16.37
-0.9%
$13.25
-19.1%
+36.4%$3.53B$884.07M-12.89650Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
NYCB
New York Community Bancorp
4.9977 of 5 stars
$4.70
+6.6%
$8.29
+76.5%
-58.5%$3.39B$8.20B1.417,497Analyst Report
Options Volume
News Coverage
Gap Down
APAM
Artisan Partners Asset Management
1.8095 of 5 stars
$42.12
+0.1%
$37.67
-10.6%
+31.6%$3.37B$975.10M13.33549Analyst Upgrade
Positive News
CNS
Cohen & Steers
3.1475 of 5 stars
$72.51
+0.4%
$68.00
-6.2%
+2.5%$3.56B$489.64M27.89388

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This page (NYSE:BGC) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff