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Owners of BGC Partners (NASDAQ: BGCP) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 12 cents per share. At a price of $7.04 as of 9:39 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 6.8%. The average volume for BGC Partners has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. BGC Partners has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the financial services industry. Shares are up 15.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. BGC Partners, Inc. operates as a brokerage company, primarily servicing the wholesale financial and real estate markets. It operates through two segments, Financial Services and Real Estate Services. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.93. TheStreet Ratings rates BGC Partners as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and poor profit margins. You can view the full BGC Partners Ratings Report now.