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BGC Partners Now Sees Q4 Earnings, Revenues At Low End Of Prior Guidance

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12/19/2011 6:19 AM ET

BGC Partners Inc. (BGCP: Quote) Monday said it now expects fourth-quarter distributable earnings and revenues at the low end of the guidance issued on October 27, 2011, which saw post-tax distributable earnings in the range of $41 million to $46 million, while pre-tax distributable earnings are anticipated between $48 million and $54 million. The company also noted that fully-diluted share count was 288.6 million, as of September 30, 2011.

Distributable earnings revenues, as per the prior guidance, were expected between $350 million and $380 million, with a contribution of $35 million to $45 million from recently acquired Newmark Knight Frank. Consensus of analysts' estimates currently sees fourth-quarter earnings of $0.16 per share on revenues of $370.45 million.

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