Prysmian to acquire General Cable

Andrew Cummings
December 6, 2017

Pushing higher over the last five sessions are shares of General Cable Corp (BGC).

Facchini said the net present value of the industrial synergies expected from the acquisition totalled around 1.2 billion euros. The Current Ratio is used by investors to determine whether a company can pay short term and long term debts. State of Alaska Department of Revenue lifted its holdings in General Cable by 79.0% during the second quarter. General Cable Corp now has a yearly EPS of -3.57. Past 5 years growth of General Cable Corp (NYSE:BGC) observed at -24.02%, looking forward for the next 5 years it has a strong prediction of 10% over growth. The total number of shares traded in the last 90-day period is 0. Using volume to analyze stocks can bolster profits and also reduce risk.

More notable recent General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) news were published by: Livetradingnews.com which released: "General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) Skyrockets Up Over 35% Pre-Market" on December 04, 2017, also Benzinga.com with their article: "30 Stocks Moving In Monday's Mid-Day Session" published on December 04, 2017, Streetinsider.com published: "Pre-Open Movers 12/04: (BGC) (EXAC) (ZYNE) Higher; (MZOR) (FNSR) (CVS) Lower ..." on December 04, 2017. Over the past month the firm's stock is 40.91%, 71.72% for the last quarter, 71.72% for the past six-months and 53.79% for the previous year. Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and lows for the year might assist with evaluating future stock performance.

Profitability analysis helps a great deal in making investment decision. In the last 5 trading days, the stock had increased by 1.05% while in the past three months, the overall change in the stock is 29.61%. Dimensional Fund Advsrs L P stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC).


At the moment, the 50-day moving average of Gentex Corporation (GNTX) stock is at $19.63 while that of the 200 day is now reading $19.37, their 5-day, on the other hand, is at $20.37.

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EPS Estimate for the next Quarter is 0.22. The ROIC 5 year average is 0.083975 and the ROIC Quality ratio is 4.283458. The combine companies will have sales of roughly $9 billion with 30,000 employees.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of -7.8 percent.


Another key indicator that can help investors determine if a stock might be a quality investment is the Return on Equity or ROE.

The company P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0 and Forward P/E ratio is 29.45.

Italian cable maker Prysmian is looking at three more M&A targets, its CEO Valerio Battista said on Tuesday, the day after announcing a $3 billion deal to buy USA rival General Cable.

How Active Are General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) Shares?


The company last reported its quarterly results on Nov 01 AMC. General Cable had 3 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company's institutional ownership is monitored at 0 percent. Adding a sixth ratio, shareholder yield, we can view the Value Composite 2 score which is now sitting at 46.

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