News articles about BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BGC Partners earned a news impact score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.5886118574021 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) Short Interest Update (americanbankingnews.com)
- BGC Partners (BGCP) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.07 EPS (americanbankingnews.com)
- Market volatility is a plus for investors: Howard Lutnick (finance.yahoo.com)
- Zacks: BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) Given $18.00 Average Target Price by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- BGC Partners reports 4Q loss (finance.yahoo.com)
BGC Partners (BGCP) opened at $13.54 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.97, a quick ratio of 1.31 and a current ratio of 1.32. The stock has a market cap of $3,910.00, a PE ratio of 21.49 and a beta of 1.06. BGC Partners has a one year low of $10.39 and a one year high of $16.97.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, March 13th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, February 26th. BGC Partners’s payout ratio is 114.29%.
Several research analysts have recently commented on the stock. BidaskClub lowered shares of BGC Partners from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 15th. ValuEngine lowered shares of BGC Partners from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st.
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BGC Partners Company Profile
BGC Partners, Inc (BGC) is a global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets. The Company operates through two segments: Financial Services and Real Estate Services. It provides a range of services, including trade execution, broker-dealer services clearing, trade compression, post trade, information, and other back-office services to a range of financial and non-financial institutions.
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