Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/15/13, BGC Partners Class A (BGCP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.12, payable on 5/31/13. As a percentage of BGCP's recent stock price of $5.76, this dividend works out to approximately 2.08%, so look for shares of BGC Partners Class A to trade 2.08% lower — all else being equal — when BGCP shares open for trading on 5/15/13.
Reminder - BGC Partners (BGCP) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon
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