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BGC Partners Q4 Profit Decreases - Quick Facts

BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) posted fourth-quarter net income for fully diluted shares of $7.6 million or $0.03 per share versus $31.5 million or $0.12 per share last year.

Total revenues for the three-month period improved year-over-year to $355.17 million from $321.76 million.

Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to record revenues of $352.08 million for the quarter. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

Further, the company's board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.17 per share payable on March 28, 2012 to Class A and Class B common stockholders of record as of March 14, 2012. The ex-dividend date will be March 12, 2012.

by RTT Staff Writer

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