Consensus Estimates and Trading Data for BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP)

In the past 52-week period, shares of BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) have moved within the range of $10.39 to $16.97. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $14.72, which is 13.26% lower than its 52-week high.

BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of -3.35%, and a 50-day SMA of -5.36%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $4.26 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

When it comes to sales data, public companies usually post revenue and earnings that are either higher or lower than the average Wall Street forecast. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Sep. 2017, BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) delivered a 1.85% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $0.83 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $0.81 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) delivered a 0.00% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $0.29 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $0.29 per share.

Ownership at BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

A public company’s latest 13F filings tell investors important details about institutional ownership. BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) has 0 billion shares outstanding currently, 50.71% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $1.91 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP), there were 57 new positions totaling 2,914,574 shares of the company’s stock. There were 30 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 2,556,535 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

Examining a stock’s average volume in the short, medium and long term is useful to understand trading activity and investor sentiment. BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) has had a 20-day average volume of 2,154,750 shares, with an average of 80% of short term indicators pointed at Sell.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 1,712,334 shares, with an average of 50% of medium term indicators pointing toward Sell. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 1,687,905 shares with 33% of long-term indicators pointing to Sell.