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BGC Partners Inc (NAS:BGCP)
Marketable Securities
$392 Mil (As of Sep. 2016)

Marketable Securities are very liquid securities that can be converted into cash quickly at a reasonable price. BGC Partners Inc's marketable securities for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was $392 Mil.

BGC Partners Inc's quarterly marketable securities increased from Mar. 2016 ($224 Mil) to Jun. 2016 ($472 Mil) but then declined from Jun. 2016 ($472 Mil) to Sep. 2016 ($392 Mil).

BGC Partners Inc's annual marketable securities increased from Dec. 2013 ($78 Mil) to Dec. 2014 ($240 Mil) and increased from Dec. 2014 ($240 Mil) to Dec. 2015 ($683 Mil).


Definition

Marketable Securities are very liquid securities that can be converted into cash quickly at a reasonable price.


Explanation

Marketable securities are very liquid as they tend to have maturities of less than one year. Furthermore, the rate at which these securities can be bought or sold has little effect on their prices.

Please note, GuruFocus' marketable securities also includes "Other Short Term Investment".


Related Terms

Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities, Cash and Cash Equivalents


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

BGC Partners Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
MarketableSecurities 166342416163278240683

BGC Partners Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
MarketableSecurities 862202408981144683224472392
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