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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.73
BGCP's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
83% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BGCP: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
BGCP' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 6.26 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.73
Equity-to-Asset 0.24
BGCP's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
74% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. BGCP: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
BGCP' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.24
0.14
0.94
Interest Coverage 1.39
BGCP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
86% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 117.55 vs. BGCP: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BGCP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 2.21 Max: 6.5
Current: 1.39
0.52
6.5
Piotroski F-Score: 2
Altman Z-Score: 1.21
Beneish M-Score: -2.45
WACC vs ROIC
8.50%
4.07%
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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 3.07
BGCP's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
64% of the 667 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 13.46 vs. BGCP: 3.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
BGCP' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.92  Med: 2.98 Max: 10.7
Current: 3.07
-27.92
10.7
Net Margin % 3.92
BGCP's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
60% of the 668 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 9.54 vs. BGCP: 3.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
BGCP' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.42  Med: 1.66 Max: 4.7
Current: 3.92
-2.42
4.7
ROE % 12.60
BGCP's ROE % is ranked higher than
79% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. BGCP: 12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
BGCP' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.08  Med: 9.96 Max: 23.42
Current: 12.6
-14.08
23.42
ROA % 2.33
BGCP's ROA % is ranked higher than
61% of the 687 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. BGCP: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
BGCP' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.43  Med: 1.58 Max: 3.81
Current: 2.33
-2.43
3.81
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 161.33
BGCP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
81% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 11.85 vs. BGCP: 161.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
BGCP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.18  Med: 54.23 Max: 346.76
Current: 161.33
20.18
346.76
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -2.80
BGCP's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
67% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. BGCP: -2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
BGCP' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.9  Med: 5.9 Max: 82.9
Current: -2.8
-30.9
82.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -17.50
BGCP's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
81% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. BGCP: -17.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
BGCP' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.8  Med: -5.9 Max: 67.4
Current: -17.5
-33.8
67.4
GuruFocus has detected 9 Warning Signs with BGC Partners Inc $BGCP.
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-09 Est.)


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

BGCP Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 28,056 sh (New)
David Dreman 894 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 25,800 sh (+103.15%)
Jeremy Grantham 606,800 sh (+54.05%)
Jim Simons 1,816,120 sh (+39.19%)
Steven Cohen 100,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 211,724 sh (-8.21%)
Steven Cohen 773,800 sh (-46.06%)
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Q2 2016

BGCP Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Joel Greenblatt 28,328 sh (+0.97%)
Steven Cohen 200,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 894 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Murray Stahl 211,356 sh (-0.17%)
Jeremy Grantham 566,002 sh (-6.72%)
Steven Cohen 430,200 sh (-44.40%)
Jim Simons 969,448 sh (-46.62%)
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Q3 2016

BGCP Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Steven Cohen 868,700 sh (+101.93%)
Murray Stahl 214,546 sh (+1.51%)
Joel Greenblatt 28,377 sh (+0.17%)
Steven Cohen 200,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 894 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Jim Simons 905,948 sh (-6.55%)
» More
Q4 2016

BGCP Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 21,100 sh (New)
David Dreman 48,759 sh (+5354.03%)
Steven Cohen 1,278,200 sh (+47.14%)
Joel Greenblatt 30,407 sh (+7.15%)
Murray Stahl 208,617 sh (-2.76%)
Jim Simons 512,448 sh (-43.44%)
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Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Capital Markets    NAICS: 523120    SIC: 6211
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BGC Partners Inc is a brokerage company servicing the wholesale financial and real estate markets. Some of its products include fixed income securities, interest rate swaps, foreign exchange, equities, equity derivatives, and structured products.

BGC Partners is a brokerage company that operates in the financial and real estate markets. The company's products include fixed-income securities, interest-rate swaps, foreign exchange, equities, equity derivatives, credit derivatives, commercial real estate, commodities, futures, trade execution, broker-dealer services, clearing, processing, information, and other back-office services. BGC Partners also provides financial technology solutions, market data, and financial market analysis through its BGC Trader and BGC Market Data brands. The company operates in the commercial real estate market through services that include leasing advisory, global corporate services, property and facility management, valuation and advisory services, and other services.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 30.11
BGCP's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. BGCP: 30.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
BGCP' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.19  Med: 37.5 Max: 1003
Current: 30.11
5.19
1003
PE Ratio without NRI 30.11
BGCP's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
72% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 20.14 vs. BGCP: 30.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
BGCP' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.19  Med: 37.5 Max: 1003
Current: 30.11
5.19
1003
PB Ratio 3.60
BGCP's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. BGCP: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
BGCP' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 2.62 Max: 5.64
Current: 3.6
0.4
5.64
PS Ratio 1.80
BGCP's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. BGCP: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BGCP' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.89 Max: 3.26
Current: 1.8
0.23
3.26
EV-to-EBIT 5.59
BGCP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 15.52 vs. BGCP: 5.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BGCP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61.8  Med: 12.5 Max: 86.1
Current: 5.59
-61.8
86.1
EV-to-EBITDA 4.27
BGCP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
55% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 13.33 vs. BGCP: 4.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BGCP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 8.4 Max: 38.8
Current: 4.27
0.8
38.8
PEG Ratio 150.50
BGCP's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. BGCP: 150.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
BGCP' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.87  Med: 6.14 Max: 45.54
Current: 150.5
1.87
45.54
Shiller PE Ratio 43.68
BGCP's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. BGCP: 43.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
BGCP' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.75  Med: 33.17 Max: 92
Current: 43.68
11.75
92
Current Ratio 1.42
BGCP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. BGCP: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BGCP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.32  Med: 1.75 Max: 15.32
Current: 1.42
1.32
15.32
Quick Ratio 1.42
BGCP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. BGCP: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BGCP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.32  Med: 1.75 Max: 15.32
Current: 1.42
1.32
15.32
Days Sales Outstanding 159.24
BGCP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
73% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 50.66 vs. BGCP: 159.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BGCP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 52.82  Med: 160.55 Max: 216.93
Current: 159.24
52.82
216.93

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 5.90
BGCP's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
82% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. BGCP: 5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
BGCP' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 6.8 Max: 20.42
Current: 5.9
2.19
20.42
Dividend Payout Ratio 1.72
BGCP's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. BGCP: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
BGCP' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 1.72 Max: 3.94
Current: 1.72
1.13
3.94
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 8.90
BGCP's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
53% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. BGCP: 8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
BGCP' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 41.4
Current: 8.9
0
41.4
Forward Dividend Yield % 5.90
BGCP's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
83% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. BGCP: 5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 5.33
BGCP's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
72% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. BGCP: 5.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
BGCP' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.98  Med: 6.16 Max: 18.46
Current: 5.33
1.98
18.46
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -8.90
BGCP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. BGCP: -8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BGCP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.1  Med: -16.9 Max: 3.4
Current: -8.9
-31.1
3.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 3.22
BGCP's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
86% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. BGCP: 3.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
BGCP' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.18 Max: 3.04
Current: 3.22
0.37
3.04
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.03
BGCP's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
88% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. BGCP: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
BGCP' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.67 Max: 9.62
Current: 2.03
0.47
9.62
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 4.21
BGCP's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
93% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. BGCP: 4.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
BGCP' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.25  Med: 3.97 Max: 13.86
Current: 4.21
1.25
13.86
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 17.89
BGCP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
59% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. BGCP: 17.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BGCP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 6.6 Max: 73.1
Current: 17.89
1.2
73.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 7.86
BGCP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
55% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 10.54 vs. BGCP: 7.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
BGCP' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.6  Med: -0.25 Max: 18
Current: 7.86
-10.6
18

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,613
EPS (TTM) $ 0.36
Beta1.44
Short Percentage of Float0.98%
52-Week Range $8.18 - 11.85
Shares Outstanding (Mil)282.49
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Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: LUB, PG, LEG, BGCP, NOR Nov 07 2010 
BGC PARTNERS, INC. (BGCP) CEO Howard W Lutnick buys 13,668 Shares Nov 05 2010 
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