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BGC Partners, Inc. (NAS:BGCP)
Dividends Per Share
$0.48 (TTM As of Dec. 2013)

BGC Partners, Inc.'s dividends per share for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $0.12. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $0.48. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was 12.00. As of today, BGC Partners, Inc.'s Dividend Yield is 6.80%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of BGC Partners, Inc. is 1.56, which seems too high.

Warning Sign:

BGC Partners, Inc. stock dividend yield is close to 2-year low.

During the past 12 months, BGC Partners, Inc.'s average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -23.80% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 12.90% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of BGC Partners, Inc. was 41.40% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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Definition

Dividends paid to per common share.


Explanation

1. Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

BGC Partners, Inc.'s Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Dec. 2013 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Dec. 2013 )
=0.12/0.01
=12.00

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of BGC Partners, Inc. was 3.94. The lowest was 1.25. And the median was 2.00.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of BGC Partners, Inc. is 1.56, which seems too high.

2. Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

BGC Partners, Inc. Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.1202014-02-252014-02-272014-03-13Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1202013-11-142013-11-182013-12-02Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1202013-08-212013-08-232013-09-06Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1202013-05-152013-05-172013-05-31Cash Dividendquarterly

BGC Partners, Inc.'s Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.48/7.07
=6.79 %

Current Share Price is $7.07.
BGC Partners, Inc.'s Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.48.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of BGC Partners, Inc. was 20.42%. The lowest was 2.19%. And the median was 8.20%.

Warning Sign:

BGC Partners, Inc. stock dividend yield is close to 2-year low.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Dividend Yield, Dividend Payout Ratio, Earnings per Share, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

BGC Partners, Inc. Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Dividends Per Share 0.000.000.000.000.230.300.480.650.630.48

BGC Partners, Inc. Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
Dividends Per Share 0.170.170.170.170.170.120.120.120.120.12
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