BGC Partners, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 31, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased BGCP stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that BGCP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $5.79, the dividend yield is 8.29%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BGCP was $5.79,
representing a -12.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $6.64 and a
86.17% 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. (
) and BlackRock, Inc. (
). BGCP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.14. Zacks Investment Research reports BGCP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -12.93%, compared to an
industry average of 3.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 (
- Guggenheim Raymond James SB-1 Equity Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RYJ with an increase of
18.59% over the last 100 days. KBWD has the highest percent
weighting of BGCP at 6.1%.