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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.08
BGC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. BGC: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BGC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.11 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.08
0.01
0.58
Equity to Asset 0.10
BGC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. BGC: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BGC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.34
Current: 0.1
0.06
0.34
Interest Coverage 0.21
BGC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 17.49 vs. BGC: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BGC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 2.89 Max: 7.56
Current: 0.21
0.22
7.56
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.12
M-Score: -3.04
WACC vs ROIC
12.01%
1.02%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 0.49
BGC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. BGC: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BGC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.21  Med: 4.40 Max: 7.93
Current: 0.49
-5.21
7.93
Net-margin (%) -2.20
BGC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. BGC: -2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BGC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.5  Med: 1.43 Max: 4.52
Current: -2.2
-10.5
4.52
ROE (%) -29.92
BGC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.64 vs. BGC: -29.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BGC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -72.46  Med: 5.61 Max: 37.49
Current: -29.92
-72.46
37.49
ROA (%) -3.16
BGC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. BGC: -3.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BGC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.8  Med: 1.82 Max: 7.23
Current: -3.16
-15.8
7.23
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1.38
BGC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 11.35 vs. BGC: -1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BGC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.68  Med: 10.64 Max: 30.41
Current: -1.38
-24.68
30.41
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -9.80
BGC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. BGC: -9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BGC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.1  Med: 8.80 Max: 37.7
Current: -9.8
-17.1
37.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -46.00
BGC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. BGC: -46.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BGC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46  Med: -2.00 Max: 61.1
Current: -46
-46
61.1
» BGC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-06)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

BGC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 59,300 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 1,188,877 sh (+446.10%)
Chuck Royce 1,712,074 sh (-3.59%)
Richard Pzena 1,768,979 sh (-23.05%)
Pioneer Investments 171,028 sh (-62.21%)
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Q3 2015

BGC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 161,100 sh (+171.67%)
Chuck Royce 1,758,774 sh (+2.73%)
Richard Pzena 1,709,779 sh (-3.35%)
Pioneer Investments 100,247 sh (-41.39%)
Joel Greenblatt 267,033 sh (-77.54%)
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Q4 2015

BGC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 291,700 sh (+81.07%)
Richard Pzena 1,723,104 sh (+0.78%)
Chuck Royce 1,719,374 sh (-2.24%)
Pioneer Investments 37,557 sh (-62.54%)
Joel Greenblatt 69,544 sh (-73.96%)
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Q1 2016

BGC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 19,300 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 206,100 sh (New)
Jim Simons 317,700 sh (+8.91%)
Joel Greenblatt 69,827 sh (+0.41%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Richard Pzena 1,675,043 sh (-2.79%)
Chuck Royce 1,626,405 sh (-5.41%)
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
BGCAP0.001.555 3/4 % Conv Pfd Series -A-

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Distribution » Industrial Distribution
Compare:SHSE:600626, TSE:9810, LSE:SHI, CAI:SWDY.CA, SHSE:600822, TPE:1605 » details
Traded in other countries:GCA.Germany,
General Cable Corp is engaged in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products for use in the energy, industrial, construction, specialty and communications markets.

General Cable Corp is a Delaware corporation and was incorporated on June 9, 1994. The Company is engaged in developing, manufacturing, marketing & installing of copper, aluminum & fiber optic wire & cable products used in energy, industrial, construction, specialty and communications markets. It is also engaged in the design, integration, and installation on a turn-key basis for products such as high and extra-high voltage terrestrial and submarine systems. The Company operates in three segments based on geographic regions; North America, Europe and Mediterranean, and Rest of World. The North America segment consists of 25 manufacturing facilities across the region; and engages in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products for the energy, industrial, construction, specialty and communications markets principally for use in the electric utility, electrical infrastructure, construction, and communications industries, as well as manufacture and distribution of rod mill wire and cable products primarily in the United States and Canada. The Europe and Mediterranean segment consists of 10 manufacturing facilities across the region; and engages in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products for the energy, industrial, construction, specialty and communications markets principally for use in the electric utility, electrical infrastructure, construction, and communications industries with operations in Algeria, Angola, Egypt, France, Germany, Norway, Portugal and Spain, and sells its products throughout Europe, the Mediterranean and Africa. The ROW segment consists of 21 manufacturing facilities across the segment; and engages in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products for use in the energy, industrial, construction, specialty and communications markets as well as manufacture and distribution of rod mill wire and cable products. Current ROW operations and equity investments are located in Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Honduras, India, Mexico, New Zealand, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, the Philippines, South Africa, Thailand, Venezuela and Zambia. The Company's product portfolio category includes; Electric Utility; low- and medium-voltage distribution cables, high- and extra-high-voltage underground transmission cables and installation, bare overhead conductors and submarine transmission and distribution cables; its Electrical Infrastructure category include; rubber- and plastic-jacketed wire and cables, ignition wire sets, cable wire harnesses, oil & gas and shipboard cables; its Communications category consists of high-bandwidth twisted copper and fiber optic cables, multi-conductor and multi-pair fiber and copper networking cables, low dete

Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 11.14
BGC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
62% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 12.00 vs. BGC: 11.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 2.86
BGC's P/B is ranked lower than
81% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. BGC: 2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BGC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.48 Max: 7.98
Current: 2.86
0.46
7.98
P/S 0.17
BGC's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. BGC: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BGC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.30 Max: 1.09
Current: 0.17
0.07
1.09
PFCF 86.39
BGC's PFCF is ranked lower than
93% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 12.41 vs. BGC: 86.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BGC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.13  Med: 19.65 Max: 125.71
Current: 86.39
2.13
125.71
POCF 11.26
BGC's POCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 9.46 vs. BGC: 11.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BGC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.74  Med: 10.07 Max: 198.77
Current: 11.26
1.74
198.77
EV-to-EBITDA 26.92
BGC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
83% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. BGC: 26.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BGC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.9  Med: 8.70 Max: 37
Current: 26.92
-51.9
37
Current Ratio 1.88
BGC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. BGC: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BGC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 1.76 Max: 3.28
Current: 1.88
1.33
3.28
Quick Ratio 1.05
BGC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. BGC: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BGC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.7
Current: 1.05
0.61
1.7
Days Inventory 87.77
BGC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
59% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 72.29 vs. BGC: 87.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BGC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 52.97  Med: 80.98 Max: 86.89
Current: 87.77
52.97
86.89
Days Sales Outstanding 72.37
BGC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
70% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 54.31 vs. BGC: 72.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BGC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.64  Med: 69.30 Max: 88.7
Current: 72.37
54.64
88.7
Days Payable 47.38
BGC's Days Payable is ranked higher than
53% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 44.73 vs. BGC: 47.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BGC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.11  Med: 68.39 Max: 86.57
Current: 47.38
36.11
86.57

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 5.14
BGC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
89% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. BGC: 5.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BGC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 3.94 Max: 9.68
Current: 5.14
0.53
9.68
Forward Dividend Yield 5.17
BGC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
82% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. BGC: 5.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.14
BGC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
74% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.54 vs. BGC: 5.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BGC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 3.94 Max: 9.68
Current: 5.14
0.53
9.68
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.50
BGC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. BGC: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BGC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.3  Med: 0.50 Max: 3.9
Current: 0.5
-15.3
3.9

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 3.61
BGC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
81% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. BGC: 3.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BGC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 2.49 Max: 12.04
Current: 3.61
1.09
12.04
Price/Projected FCF 1.13
BGC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. BGC: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BGC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.98 Max: 9.85
Current: 1.13
0.57
9.85
Price/Median PS Value 0.57
BGC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. BGC: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BGC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.88 Max: 3.39
Current: 0.57
0.21
3.39
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.20
BGC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. BGC: -1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BGC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.2  Med: 7.80 Max: 26.2
Current: -1.2
-1.2
26.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 7.85
BGC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.21 vs. BGC: 7.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BGC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.6  Med: 5.90 Max: 45.9
Current: 7.85
-9.6
45.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,028
EPS (TTM) $ -1.81
Beta2.43
Short Percentage of Float10.69%
52-Week Range $6.22 - 21.31
Shares Outstanding (Mil)49.24

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 3,774 3,750
EPS ($) 0.25 1.25
EPS without NRI ($) 0.25 1.25
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
10.00%
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