General Cable (BGC) Given News Sentiment Score of 0.36

Headlines about General Cable (NYSE:BGC) have been trending positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. General Cable earned a news impact score of 0.36 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 45.2506979811883 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Shares of General Cable (NYSE BGC) opened at $29.50 on Monday. The company has a current ratio of 1.98, a quick ratio of 1.10 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 8.42. General Cable has a 12 month low of $14.95 and a 12 month high of $30.17. The firm has a market cap of $1,493.39, a price-to-earnings ratio of -8.29 and a beta of 2.76.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 8th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.44%. General Cable’s payout ratio is -20.22%.

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General Cable Company Profile

General Cable Corporation is engaged in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products for use in the energy, industrial, construction, specialty and communications markets. The Company’s segments include North America, Europe, Latin America, and Africa/Asia Pacific.

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