BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 21, 2013

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BGC Partners, Inc. ( BGCP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 06, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BGCP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that BGCP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $5.86, the dividend yield is 8.19%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BGCP was $5.86, representing a -10.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $6.53 and a 88.42% increase over the 52 week low of $3.11.

BGCP is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ) and Morgan Stanley ( MS ). BGCP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.31. Zacks Investment Research reports BGCP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -11.21%, compared to an industry average of 3.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BGCP Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to BGCP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BGCP as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares KBW High Dividend Yield Financial Portfolio ETF ( KBWD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWD with an decrease of -8.04% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BGCP at 3.43%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: BGCP , GS , KBWD , MS

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