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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.65
NAS:BGCP's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
83% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1595.31 vs. NAS:BGCP: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:BGCP' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 9.67 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.65
Equity-to-Asset 0.17
NAS:BGCP's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
81% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. NAS:BGCP: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:BGCP' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.17
0.08
0.93
Interest Coverage 1.35
NAS:BGCP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
87% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 79.33 vs. NAS:BGCP: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:BGCP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 2.21 Max: 6.5
Current: 1.35
0.52
6.5
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 1.22
Beneish M-Score: -2.65
WACC vs ROIC
9.39%
3.71%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 2.96
NAS:BGCP's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
66% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 14.65 vs. NAS:BGCP: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:BGCP' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.92  Med: 2.98 Max: 10.7
Current: 2.96
-27.92
10.7
Net Margin % 3.99
NAS:BGCP's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
63% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 11.00 vs. NAS:BGCP: 3.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:BGCP' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.42  Med: 1.66 Max: 4.7
Current: 3.99
-2.42
4.7
ROE % 12.51
NAS:BGCP's ROE % is ranked higher than
72% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 5.77 vs. NAS:BGCP: 12.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:BGCP' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.08  Med: 9.96 Max: 23.42
Current: 12.51
-14.08
23.42
ROA % 2.34
NAS:BGCP's ROA % is ranked higher than
56% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. NAS:BGCP: 2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:BGCP' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.43  Med: 1.58 Max: 3.81
Current: 2.34
-2.43
3.81
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 162.97
NAS:BGCP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
77% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 20.78 vs. NAS:BGCP: 162.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:BGCP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.18  Med: 54.23 Max: 346.76
Current: 162.97
20.18
346.76
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -2.80
NAS:BGCP's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
67% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. NAS:BGCP: -2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NAS:BGCP' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.9  Med: 5.9 Max: 82.9
Current: -2.8
-30.9
82.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -17.50
NAS:BGCP's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
81% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. NAS:BGCP: -17.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NAS:BGCP' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.8  Med: -5.9 Max: 67.4
Current: -17.5
-33.8
67.4
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Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Capital Markets    NAICS: 523120    SIC: 6211
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Traded in other countries:ESDA.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
BGC Partners Inc is a brokerage company servicing the wholesale financial and real estate markets. Some of its products include fixed income securities, interest rate swaps, foreign exchange, equities, equity derivatives, and structured products.

BGC Partners is a brokerage company that operates in the financial and real estate markets. The company's products include fixed-income securities, interest-rate swaps, foreign exchange, equities, equity derivatives, credit derivatives, commercial real estate, commodities, futures, trade execution, broker-dealer services, clearing, processing, information, and other back-office services. BGC Partners also provides financial technology solutions, market data, and financial market analysis through its BGC Trader and BGC Market Data brands. The company operates in the commercial real estate market through services that include leasing advisory, global corporate services, property and facility management, valuation and advisory services, and other services.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 32.84
BGCP's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 19.69 vs. BGCP: 32.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
BGCP' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.19  Med: 35 Max: 1003
Current: 32.84
5.19
1003
PE Ratio without NRI 32.84
BGCP's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
72% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 19.85 vs. BGCP: 32.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
BGCP' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.19  Med: 35 Max: 1003
Current: 32.84
5.19
1003
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 675.01
BGCP's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
99% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 16.31 vs. BGCP: 675.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
BGCP' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.66  Med: 13.82 Max: 1477.5
Current: 675.01
3.66
1477.5
PB Ratio 4.06
BGCP's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. BGCP: 4.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
BGCP' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 2.66 Max: 5.64
Current: 4.06
0.4
5.64
PS Ratio 1.97
BGCP's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.88 vs. BGCP: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BGCP' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.88 Max: 3.23
Current: 1.97
0.2
3.23
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 24.84
BGCP's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
69% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 13.03 vs. BGCP: 24.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
BGCP' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 15.84 Max: 80.96
Current: 24.84
1.53
80.96
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 18.18
BGCP's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
64% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 12.33 vs. BGCP: 18.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
BGCP' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 12.18 Max: 199.23
Current: 18.18
1.09
199.23
EV-to-EBIT 16.07
BGCP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
51% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 15.43 vs. BGCP: 16.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BGCP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61.8  Med: 12.5 Max: 86.2
Current: 16.07
-61.8
86.2
EV-to-EBITDA 12.40
BGCP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
57% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 14.17 vs. BGCP: 12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BGCP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 8.6 Max: 38.8
Current: 12.4
0.6
38.8
PEG Ratio 160.50
BGCP's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. BGCP: 160.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
BGCP' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.79  Med: 4.66 Max: 160.5
Current: 160.5
1.79
160.5
Shiller PE Ratio 47.39
BGCP's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 25.97 vs. BGCP: 47.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
BGCP' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.19  Med: 35 Max: 92
Current: 47.39
12.19
92
Current Ratio 1.16
BGCP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. BGCP: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BGCP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.73 Max: 10.97
Current: 1.16
0.77
10.97
Quick Ratio 1.16
BGCP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. BGCP: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BGCP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.73 Max: 10.97
Current: 1.16
0.77
10.97
Days Sales Outstanding 336.52
BGCP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
88% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 48.57 vs. BGCP: 336.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BGCP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 52.82  Med: 160.55 Max: 336.52
Current: 336.52
52.82
336.52

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 5.43
BGCP's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
83% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. BGCP: 5.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
BGCP' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 6.79 Max: 20.42
Current: 5.43
2.19
20.42
Dividend Payout Ratio 1.73
BGCP's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. BGCP: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
BGCP' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 1.72 Max: 3.94
Current: 1.73
1.13
3.94
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 8.90
BGCP's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
56% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. BGCP: 8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
BGCP' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 41.4
Current: 8.9
0
41.4
Forward Dividend Yield % 5.95
BGCP's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
84% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. BGCP: 5.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 4.92
BGCP's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
66% of the 709 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. BGCP: 4.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
BGCP' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.98  Med: 6.14 Max: 18.46
Current: 4.92
1.98
18.46
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -8.90
BGCP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. BGCP: -8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BGCP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.1  Med: -16.9 Max: 3.4
Current: -8.9
-31.1
3.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 3.53
BGCP's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. BGCP: 3.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
BGCP' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.26 Max: 4.31
Current: 3.53
0.28
4.31
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.24
BGCP's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. BGCP: 2.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
BGCP' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.53 Max: 54.3
Current: 2.24
0.31
54.3
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 3.70
BGCP's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
90% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. BGCP: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
BGCP' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 3.44 Max: 51.11
Current: 3.7
0.84
51.11
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.23
BGCP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
63% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.02 vs. BGCP: 6.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BGCP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.7  Med: 5.4 Max: 96.3
Current: 6.23
-29.7
96.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 11.91
BGCP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
55% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 10.08 vs. BGCP: 11.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
BGCP' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.4  Med: 0.1 Max: 18
Current: 11.91
-10.4
18

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,681.02
EPS (TTM) $ 0.37
Beta1.43
Short Percentage of Float1.85%
52-Week Range $8.18 - 12.69
Shares Outstanding (Mil)284.93
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