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BGC Partners Inc (NAS:BGCP)
Shiller P/E Ratio
43.00 (As of Today)

As of today, BGC Partners Inc's current share price is $8.60. BGC Partners Inc's E10 for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 was $0.20. BGC Partners Inc's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is 43.00.

BGCP' s Shiller P/E Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.19   Max: 92
Current: 42.06

12.19
92

During the past 13 years, BGC Partners Inc's highest Shiller P/E Ratio was 92.00. The lowest was 12.19. And the median was 30.63.

BGCP's Shiller P/E Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 20.41 vs. BGCP: 42.06 )

E10 is a concept invented by Prof. Robert Shiller, who uses E10 for his Shiller P/E calculation. E10 is the average of the inflation adjusted earnings of a company over the past 10 years.

BGC Partners Inc's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $0.150. Add all the adjusted EPS for the past 10 years together and divide 10 will get our E10, which is $0.20 for the trailing ten years ended in Sep. 2015.


Definition

For the Shiller P/E, the earnings of the past 10 years are inflation-adjusted and averaged. The result is used for P/E calculation. Since it looks at the average over the last 10 years, the Shiller P/E is also called PE10.

The Shiller P/E was first used by professor Robert Shiller to measure the valuation of the overall market. The same calculation is applied here to individual companies.

BGC Partners Inc's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is calculated as

Shiller P/E Ratio=Share Price/E10
=8.60/0.20
=43.00

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

BGC Partners Inc's E10 for the fiscal year that ended in Dec14 is calculated as:

For example, BGC Partners Inc's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was:

Adj_EPS=Earnigns per Share/CPI of Sep. 2015 (Change)*Current CPI (Sep. 2015)
=0.15/237.945*237.945
=0.150

Current CPI (Sep. 2015) = 237.945.

BGC Partners Inc Quarterly Data

201309201312201403201406201409201412201503201506201509201512
per share eps 0.1100.0100.0400.0300.030-0.0800.0600.0400.1500.240
CPI 234.149233.049236.293238.343238.031234.812236.119238.638237.945236.525
Adj_EPS 0.1120.0100.0400.0300.030-0.0810.0600.0400.1500.241
201103201106201109201112201203201206201209201212201303201306
per share eps 0.0900.090-0.0200.0200.0600.0100.0000.0900.0400.180
CPI 223.467225.722226.889225.672229.392229.478231.407229.601232.773233.504
Adj_EPS 0.0960.095-0.0210.0210.0620.0100.0000.0930.0410.183
200809200812200903200906200909200912201003201006201009201012
per share eps 0.080-0.0200.1000.1000.0300.010-0.0500.0900.0700.130
CPI 218.783210.228212.709215.693215.969215.949217.631217.965218.439219.179
Adj_EPS 0.087-0.0230.1120.1100.0330.011-0.0550.0980.0760.141
200603200606200609200612200703200706200709200712200803200806
per share eps 0.040-0.010-0.0100.0700.0200.0700.060-0.060-0.0100.160
CPI 199.800202.900202.900201.800205.352208.352208.490210.036213.528218.815
Adj_EPS 0.048-0.012-0.0120.0830.0230.0800.068-0.068-0.0110.174

Add all the adjusted EPS together and divide 10 will get our E10.


Explanation

Compared with the regular P/E ratio, which works poorly for cyclical businesses, the Shiller P/E smoothed out the fluctuations of profit margins during business cycles. Therefore it is more accurate in reflecting the valuation of the company.

If a company has consistent business performance, the Shiller P/E should give similar results to regular P/E.

Compared with the P/S ratio, the Shiller P/E makes the comparison between different industries more meaningful.


Be Aware

The Shiller P/E assumes that over the long term, businesses and profitability revert to their means. If a company’s business model does not work in the future compared with the past, the Shiller P/E and P/S ratio will give false valuations.


Related Terms

P/E Ratio, P/B Ratio, P/S Ratio, Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio, E10


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

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ShillerPE 0.000.000.0048.1030.6717.4112.5926.0550.820.00

BGC Partners Inc Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
ShillerPE 22.4626.0530.4437.3739.3050.8251.4145.1640.200.00
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