BGC Partners Inc. (BGCP)

5.79
0.04 0.70
NASDAQ : Finance
Prev Close 5.75
Open 5.76
Day Low/High 5.66 / 5.80
52 Wk Low/High 4.93 / 9.19
Volume 2.01M
Avg Volume 2.59M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 291.84M
Market Cap 1.95B
EPS 0.60
P/E Ratio 25.26
Div & Yield 0.56 (12.50%)
BGCP: Insiders Vs. Shorts

BGCP: Insiders Vs. Shorts

The most recent short interest data was recently released by the NASDAQ for the 10/15/2013 settlement date, and BGC Partners Class A is one of the most shorted stocks of the Russell 3000, based on 5.38 "days to cover" versus the median component at 4.95. There are a number of ways to look at short data, but one metric that we find particularly useful is the "days to cover" because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares typically traded.

BGC Partners (BGCP) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA

BGC Partners (BGCP) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA

In trading on Tuesday, shares of BGC Partners Class A crossed below their 200 day moving average of $5.20, changing hands as low as $5.10 per share. BGC Partners Class A shares are currently trading off about 2.8% on the day.

Rating Stocks in the Financial Sector: A Buy, Hold and Sell

Rating Stocks in the Financial Sector: A Buy, Hold and Sell

Which stocks in the financial sector will score approval, or scorn, from our Ratings team?

BGC Partners Becomes Oversold (BGCP)

BGC Partners Becomes Oversold (BGCP)

Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which measures momentum on a scale of zero to 100.

3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: SFL, BGCP, ABR

3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: SFL, BGCP, ABR

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet

Best Of The Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: Top 5 Companies: APTS, BGCP, MSB, HRZN, PGH

Best Of The Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: Top 5 Companies: APTS, BGCP, MSB, HRZN, PGH

These 5 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet

What To Hold: Top 4 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: NRP, BGCP, PGH, MCEP

What To Hold: Top 4 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: NRP, BGCP, PGH, MCEP

These 4 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet

Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Nothing Worth Buying

Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Nothing Worth Buying

The markets have been dreading the latest news from the Fed all week, Cramer said. Now the markets are sluggish.

5 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks Taking The Lead: NYMT, STON, DOM, BGCP, PDH

5 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks Taking The Lead: NYMT, STON, DOM, BGCP, PDH

These 5 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet

5 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: TCPC, CNSL, UAN, BGCP, VOC

5 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: TCPC, CNSL, UAN, BGCP, VOC

These 5 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet

3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: BGCP, PGH, UAN

3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: BGCP, PGH, UAN

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet

Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Things Are Going Too Well

Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Things Are Going Too Well

Not only are certain sectors hot, but so is the U.S. economy, Cramer said, and that means an interest rate hike is not far away.

4 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: NRGY, BGCP, QRE, GSJK

4 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: NRGY, BGCP, QRE, GSJK

These 4 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet

5 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: NSH, JHX, ABR, BGCP, QRE

5 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: NSH, JHX, ABR, BGCP, QRE

These 5 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet

3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: KFN, JHX, BGCP

3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: KFN, JHX, BGCP

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet

4 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: RRD, AEC, NS, BGCP

4 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: RRD, AEC, NS, BGCP

These 4 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet

4 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: HME, BGCP, SAN, CBL

4 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: HME, BGCP, SAN, CBL

These 4 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet Ratings Group

5 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: APTS, ABR, BGCP, CNSL, CRT

5 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: APTS, ABR, BGCP, CNSL, CRT

These 5 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet Ratings Group

5 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: VCI, RRD, BGCP, VNR, SUI

5 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: VCI, RRD, BGCP, VNR, SUI

These 5 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet Ratings Group

5 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: BGCP, DBD, RDS.B, RDS.A, V

5 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: BGCP, DBD, RDS.B, RDS.A, V

BGCP DBD RDS.B RDS.A V are going ex-dividend tomorrow, May 15, 2013

Reminder - BGC Partners (BGCP) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Reminder - BGC Partners (BGCP) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/15/13, BGC Partners Class A 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.

4 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: CY, WRE, BGCP, NRF

4 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: CY, WRE, BGCP, NRF

These 4 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet Ratings Group

3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks

3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet Ratings Group

'Mad Money' Lightning Round: Kroger Is Still a Winner

'Mad Money' Lightning Round: Kroger Is Still a Winner

BGC Partners hasn't worked out but Cree is a decent speculative stock, Cramer said.

Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: The Unsinkable Stock Market

Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: The Unsinkable Stock Market

Cramer said that despite a groundswell of negativity, the markets have yet to have a three-day losing streak in 2013.

5 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks

5 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks

These 5 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet Ratings Group

3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks

3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet Ratings Group

Stock Futures Signal a Rebound Ahead of Factory Orders

Stock Futures Signal a Rebound Ahead of Factory Orders

Stock futures are pointing to a rebound on Wall Street Tuesday ahead of a report that's expected to show an improvement in U.S. factory orders.

Morning Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know

Morning Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know

U.S. stock futures are rising Tuesday; Nasdaq to buy eSpeed; Ford and GM to report sales for March; AstraZeneca loses patent ruling for asthma treatment.

Stocks to Watch: Nasdaq OMX, Goldman, Ford, GM

Stocks to Watch: Nasdaq OMX, Goldman, Ford, GM

Nasdaq OMX agrees to buy electronic trading service eSpeed.

TheStreet Quant Rating: C+ (Hold)