BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 25, 2014

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BGC Partners, Inc. ( BGCP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 25, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 13, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BGCP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that BGCP has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of BGCP was $7.01, representing a -1.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $7.09 and a 82.55% increase over the 52 week low of $3.84.

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 $.35. Zacks Investment Research reports BGCP's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 19.39%, compared to an industry average of 14.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BGCP Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 increase of 2.24% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BGCP at 3.76%.



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 , MS , KBWD

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