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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.47
BGCP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
89% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BGCP: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BGCP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.47  Med: 99.03 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.47
Equity to Asset 0.08
BGCP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. BGCP: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BGCP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.81 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.08
0.08
0.93
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.67
M-Score: -1.30
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
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history
Operating margin (%) -1.11
BGCP's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 15.94 vs. BGCP: -1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BGCP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -64.44  Med: 3.72 Max: 33.99
Current: -1.11
-64.44
33.99
Net-margin (%) 0.54
BGCP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 14.51 vs. BGCP: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BGCP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -64.88  Med: 1.36 Max: 30.14
Current: 0.54
-64.88
30.14
ROE (%) 2.44
BGCP's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 6.87 vs. BGCP: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BGCP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -44.12  Med: 7.33 Max: 21.43
Current: 2.44
-44.12
21.43
ROA (%) 0.31
BGCP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. BGCP: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BGCP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -39.45  Med: 1.44 Max: 18.11
Current: 0.31
-39.45
18.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 53.08
BGCP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 580 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 40.30 vs. BGCP: 53.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BGCP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -500.46  Med: 49.70 Max: 185.39
Current: 53.08
-500.46
185.39
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -24.40
BGCP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. BGCP: -24.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BGCP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30.9  Med: 6.00 Max: 83
Current: -24.4
-30.9
83
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -39.80
BGCP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. BGCP: -39.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BGCP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -39.8  Med: -5.90 Max: 67.3
Current: -39.8
-39.8
67.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -61.10
BGCP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BGCP: -61.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BGCP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -65.6  Med: -23.65 Max: 44.2
Current: -61.1
-65.6
44.2
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

BGCP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 29,600 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 79,310 sh (+5.99%)
Joel Greenblatt 33,213 sh (+4.93%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q3 2014

BGCP Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 381,548 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 59,617 sh (+101.41%)
Murray Stahl 90,316 sh (+13.88%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Q4 2014

BGCP Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Murray Stahl 110,795 sh (+22.67%)
Paul Tudor Jones 35,500 sh (-40.45%)
Jim Simons 86,624 sh (-77.30%)
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Q1 2015

BGCP Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 357,073 sh (+312.21%)
Murray Stahl 117,413 sh (+5.97%)
Paul Tudor Jones 24,900 sh (-29.86%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 281.40
BGCP's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
95% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 19.20 vs. BGCP: 281.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BGCP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.88  Med: 42.45 Max: 629.33
Current: 281.4
4.88
629.33
P/B 5.53
BGCP's P/B is ranked lower than
90% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. BGCP: 5.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BGCP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 2.24 Max: 5.63
Current: 5.53
0.4
5.63
P/S 1.73
BGCP's P/S is ranked higher than
70% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. BGCP: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BGCP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.92 Max: 4.26
Current: 1.73
0.2
4.26
PFCF 35.18
BGCP's PFCF is ranked lower than
85% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 12.58 vs. BGCP: 35.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BGCP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.52  Med: 14.77 Max: 71.43
Current: 35.18
1.52
71.43
POCF 26.62
BGCP's POCF is ranked lower than
78% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 11.65 vs. BGCP: 26.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BGCP' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.09  Med: 10.19 Max: 159.67
Current: 26.62
1.09
159.67
EV-to-EBIT 48.28
BGCP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
81% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 15.73 vs. BGCP: 48.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BGCP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -349.7  Med: 15.10 Max: 124.5
Current: 48.28
-349.7
124.5
Shiller P/E 53.11
BGCP's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
86% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 22.73 vs. BGCP: 53.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BGCP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 17.32  Med: 38.46 Max: 1208
Current: 53.11
17.32
1208
Current Ratio 1.06
BGCP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. BGCP: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BGCP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.77  Med: 3.82 Max: 10.97
Current: 1.06
0.77
10.97
Quick Ratio 1.06
BGCP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. BGCP: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BGCP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.77  Med: 3.82 Max: 10.97
Current: 1.06
0.77
10.97
Days Sales Outstanding 574.95
BGCP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
88% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 57.00 vs. BGCP: 574.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BGCP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 52.82  Med: 157.37 Max: 218.99
Current: 574.95
52.82
218.99

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.08
BGCP's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
81% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.76 vs. BGCP: 5.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BGCP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.19  Med: 7.42 Max: 20.42
Current: 5.08
2.19
20.42
Dividend Payout 15.68
BGCP's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
100% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. BGCP: 15.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BGCP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 2.67 Max: 26.67
Current: 15.68
0.4
26.67
Dividend growth (3y) -9.60
BGCP's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
54% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: -7.20 vs. BGCP: -9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
BGCP' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 41.4
Current: -9.6
0
41.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.09
BGCP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
86% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. BGCP: 7.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BGCP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.06  Med: 10.36 Max: 28.51
Current: 7.09
3.06
28.51
Share Buyback Rate -41.30
BGCP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
90% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. BGCP: -41.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
BGCP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.8  Med: -7.20 Max: -60.3
Current: -41.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 2.63
BGCP's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
83% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BGCP: 2.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BGCP' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.22 Max: 4.31
Current: 2.63
0.25
4.31
Price/Median PS Value 1.90
BGCP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
86% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. BGCP: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BGCP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.79 Max: 51.71
Current: 1.9
0.3
51.71
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.10
BGCP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. BGCP: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BGCP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 5.60 Max: 69.5
Current: 2.1
0.8
69.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 0.04
BGCP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.68 vs. BGCP: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BGCP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -14.2  Med: 2.00 Max: 18
Current: 0.04
-14.2
18

Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Capital Markets
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Traded in other countries:ESDA.Germany,
BGC Partners Inc is a brokerage company servicing the wholesale financial and real estate markets. Its business is segmented into two- Financial Services and Real Estate Services. Financial Services segment engages in the brokerage of fixed income securities, interest rate swaps, foreign exchange, equities, equity derivatives, credit derivatives, commodities, futures, and structured products. It also provides a full range of services, including trade execution, broker-dealer services, clearing, processing, information, and other back-office services to a broad range of financial and non-financial institutions. The Real Estate Services segment offers commercial real estate tenants, owners, investors and developers a range of services, including leasing, capital markets services including investment sales, debt placement, appraisal and valuation services; commercial mortgage brokerage services; as well as consulting, project and development management, leasing and corporate advisory services and property and corporate facilities management services. Its Product portfolio include fixed income securities, interest rate swaps, foreign exchange, equities, equity derivatives, credit derivatives, commercial real estate, commodities, futures, and structured products. It also provides a range of services, including trade execution, broker-dealer services, clearing, processing, information, and other back-office services to a broad range of financial and non-financial institutions. Through its eSpeed, BGC Trader, and BGC Market Data brands, it offers financial technology solutions, market data, and analytics related to select financial instruments and markets. Through the Newmark Grubb Knight Frank brand, the Company offers a range of services including leasing and corporate advisory, investment sales and financial services, consulting, project and development management, and property and facilities management. Its customers include banks, broker-dealers, investment banks, trading firms, hedge funds, governments, corporations, property owners, real estate developers and investment firms.
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