Owners of General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 18 cents per share. At a price of $28.98 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.1%. The average volume for General Cable Corporation has been 501,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Shares are up 13.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. General Cable Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes copper, aluminum, and fiber optic wire and cable products worldwide. TheStreet Ratings rates General Cable Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, poor profit margins and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. You can view the full General Cable Corporation Ratings Report now.