TMCNet:  Top 5 Companies in the Investment Banking & Brokerage Industry With the Lowest Operating Margin (BGCP, INTL, LPLA, SF, EVR)

[October 22, 2012]

Top 5 Companies in the Investment Banking & Brokerage Industry With the Lowest Operating Margin (BGCP, INTL, LPLA, SF, EVR)

Oct 22, 2012 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Investment Banking & Brokerage industry with the lowest operating margin. A healthy operating margin is required for a company to pay for its fixed costs and generate cash.BGC Partners ranks lowest with a an operating margin of 1.6%. INTL FCStone is next with a an operating margin of 4.9%. LPL Investment Holdings ranks third lowest with a an operating margin of 9.1%.


Stifel Financial follows with a an operating margin of 11.7%, and Evercore Partners rounds out the bottom five with a an operating margin of 12.7%.

SmarTrend is monitoring the recent change of momentum in Evercore Partners. Please refer to our Company Overview for the results of our proprietary technical indicators that have been scanning shares of Evercore Partners in search of a potential trend change.

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