BGC Partners Inc. [NASDAQ: BGCP] closed the trading session at $4.32 on 03/04/21. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $4.10, while the highest price level was $4.38. The company report on February 24, 2021 that BGC Partners Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Financial Results.
BGC Declares Quarterly Dividend.
Conference Call to Discuss Results Scheduled for 10:00 AM ET.
The stocks have a year to date performance of 8.00 percent and weekly performance of -3.25 percent. The stock has been moved at 68.75 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 14.29 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 5.62 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 3.01M shares, BGCP reached to a volume of 8143055 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about BGC Partners Inc. [BGCP]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for BGCP shares is $7.00 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on BGCP stock is a recommendation set at 2.50. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Raymond James have made an estimate for BGC Partners Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Mkt Perform, with their previous recommendation back on March 27, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Raymond James raised their target price from $12 to $14. The new note on the price target was released on July 29, 2015, representing the official price target for BGC Partners Inc. stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for BGC Partners Inc. is set at 0.23, with the Price to Sales ratio for BGCP stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.76. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.15, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.36. Price to Free Cash Flow for BGCP in the course of the last twelve months was 21.27.
BGCP stock trade performance evaluation
BGC Partners Inc. [BGCP] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -3.25. With this latest performance, BGCP shares gained by 14.29% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 68.75% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -11.66% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for BGCP stock in for the last two-week period is set at 48.41, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 40.89, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 51.72 for BGC Partners Inc. [BGCP]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 4.14, while it was recorded at 4.40 for the last single week of trading, and 3.25 for the last 200 days.
BGC Partners Inc. [BGCP]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and BGC Partners Inc. [BGCP] shares currently have an operating margin of +7.19 and a Gross Margin at +91.90. BGC Partners Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +2.38.
Return on Total Capital for BGCP is now 6.94, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 2.46. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 6.82, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.24. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, BGC Partners Inc. [BGCP] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 176.22. Additionally, BGCP Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 63.80, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 33.42. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 175.71, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 63.61.
Receivables Turnover for the company is 2.56 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.52.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for BGC Partners Inc. [BGCP] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, BGC Partners Inc. posted 0.19/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.18/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 5.60%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for BGCP. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for BGC Partners Inc. go to 12.50%.
BGC Partners Inc. [BGCP]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $891 million, or 64.20% of BGCP stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of BGCP stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 27,930,845, which is approximately 8.776% of the company’s market cap and around 8.06% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 22,000,823 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $95.04 million in BGCP stocks shares; and ARCTIS GLOBAL LLC, currently with $77.47 million in BGCP stock with ownership of nearly New of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in BGC Partners Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of February and at the time of the February reporting period, where 92 institutional holders increased their position in BGC Partners Inc. [NASDAQ:BGCP] by around 51,762,936 shares. Additionally, 95 investors decreased positions by around 13,353,558 shares, while 52 investors held positions by with 141,063,666 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 206,180,160 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. BGCP stock had 29 new institutional investments in for a total of 22,478,430 shares, while 26 institutional investors sold positions of 3,003,875 shares during the same period.