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BGC Partners Inc (NAS:BGCP)
Price to Tangible Book Ratio
11.78 (As of Today)

As of today, BGC Partners Inc's share price is $8.71. BGC Partners Inc's Tangible Book Value per Share of Sep. 2014 for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 was $0.74. Hence, BGC Partners Inc's Price to Tangible Book Ratio of today is 11.78.

BGCP' s 10-Year Price to Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 20.46
Current: 11.78

0.7
20.46

During the past 13 years, BGC Partners Inc's highest Price to Tangible Book Ratio was 20.46. The lowest was 0.70. And the median was 3.61.

BGCP's Price to Tangible Bookis ranked higher than
55% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. BGCP: 11.78 )

A closely related ratio is called P/B Ratio. As of today, BGC Partners Inc's share price is $8.71. BGC Partners Inc's Book Value per Share for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 was $1.98. Hence, BGC Partners Inc's P/B Ratio of today is 4.40.


Definition

BGC Partners Inc's price-to-tangible-book ratio for today is calculated as:

Price to Tangible Book=Share Price/Tangible Book Value per Share (Q: Sep. 2014 )
=8.71/0.74
=11.77

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

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Price to Tangible Book=Market Cap/Tangible Equity
=Market Cap/(Total Equity-Preferred Stock-Intangibles)

A closely related ratio is called P/B Ratio. The difference between Price-to-Tangible-Book Ratio and P/B Ratio is that book value other than intangibles are used in the calculation.


Be Aware

Some businesses have very light assets, such as software companies or insurance agencies. The Price-to-Book Ratio does not work well for these companies. Some companies even have negative equity, so the Price-to-Book Ratio cannot be applied to them.


Related Terms

P/B Ratio, Tangible Book Value per Share


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
p2tangible_book 2.881.731.862.682.083.455.694.953.684.62

BGC Partners Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
p2tangible_book 5.345.163.684.733.514.064.625.547.659.68
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