BGC Partners, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and Morgan Stanley (
). 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%.
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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 (
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%.