BGC Partners (BGCP) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Finds

Headlines about BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BGC Partners earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.5735181266537 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

BGC Partners (NASDAQ BGCP) opened at $14.78 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.31, a current ratio of 1.32 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.97. The stock has a market cap of $4,270.00, a PE ratio of 23.46 and a beta of 1.27. BGC Partners has a twelve month low of $10.39 and a twelve month high of $16.97.

BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.29. The business had revenue of $827.03 million during the quarter. BGC Partners had a net margin of 4.67% and a return on equity of 42.02%.

Several research analysts have issued reports on BGCP shares. BidaskClub cut shares of BGC Partners from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 15th. ValuEngine cut shares of BGC Partners from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of BGC Partners from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 26th.

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About BGC Partners

BGC Partners, Inc (BGC) is a global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets. The Company operates through two segments: Financial Services and Real Estate Services. It provides a range of services, including trade execution, broker-dealer services clearing, trade compression, post trade, information, and other back-office services to a range of financial and non-financial institutions.

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