Genuine Parts Company Profile (NYSE:GPC)

About Genuine Parts

Genuine Parts logoGenuine Parts Company is a service organization engaged in the distribution of automotive replacement parts, industrial replacement parts, office products and electrical/electronic materials. The Company's segments include Automotive, Industrial, Office Products Group, Electrical/Electronic Materials and Other. The automotive segment distributes replacement parts for all makes and models of automobiles, trucks and other vehicles. The industrial segment distributes a range of industrial bearings, mechanical and fluid power transmission equipment, including hydraulic and pneumatic products, material handling components and related parts and supplies. The office products segment distributes a range of office products, computer supplies, office furniture, and business electronics. The electrical/electronic materials segment distributes a range of electrical/electronic materials, including insulating and conductive materials for use in electronic and electrical apparatus.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Auto/Tires/Trucks
  • Industry: Specialty Retail, Other
  • Sub-Industry: Distributors
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: GPC
  • CUSIP: 37246010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $91.06
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $97.62
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $98.85
  • 52-Week Range: $76.50 - $105.97
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.68
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.47
  • P/E Growth: 4.49
  • Market Cap: $13.56B
  • Outstanding Shares: 148,899,000
  • Beta: 0.92
  • Net Margins: 4.57%
  • Return on Equity: 21.43%
  • Return on Assets: 8.19%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.09%
  • Current Ratio: 1.34%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.64%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Genuine Parts (NYSE:GPC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 7 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $97.00 (6.52% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Genuine Parts (NYSE:GPC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/20/2016Jefferies GroupLower Price Target$95.00View Rating Details
10/19/2016WedbushLower Price TargetNeutral$98.00 -> $95.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016SusquehannaInitiated CoverageNeutral$102.00View Rating Details
7/25/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$106.00 -> $108.00View Rating Details
7/14/2016GabelliDowngradeBuy -> Hold$106.00View Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
4/20/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$90.00 -> $93.00View Rating Details
2/17/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Boost Price TargetSell$80.00 -> $86.00View Rating Details
2/1/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$99.00 -> $88.00View Rating Details
10/20/2015Bank of America Corp.Lower Price TargetUnderperform$104.00 -> $90.00View Rating Details
10/15/2015BB&T Corp.DowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/26/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Genuine Parts (NYSE:GPC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/19/2016Q316$1.29$1.24$4.03 billion$3.94 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/19/2016Q216$1.29$1.28$3.97 billion$3.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/19/2016Q116$1.03$1.05$3.72 billion$3.72 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/16/2016Q415$1.01$1.07$3.77 billion$3.68 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/19/2015Q315$1.24$1.24$4.01 billion$3.92 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/20/2015Q215$1.33$1.28$4.06 billion$3.94 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2015Q115$1.05$1.05$3.79 billion$3.74 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2015Q414$1.07$1.07$3.74 billion$3.82 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2014Q214$1.23$1.24$3.93 billion$3.99 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2014Q114$1.26$1.28$3.87 billion$3.91 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2014Q413$1.02$1.02$3.61 billion$3.62 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/18/2014Q313$0.93$0.97$3.43 billion$3.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/18/2013Q213$1.20$1.12$3.79 billion$3.69 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/18/2013Q2 2013$1.21$1.39$3.68 billion$3.68 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/19/2013Q1 2013$0.98$0.93$3.29 billion$3.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2013Q4 2012$0.93$1.03$3.19 billion$3.12 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/18/2012$1.11$1.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2012$1.08$1.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2012$0.87$0.93ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2012$0.83$0.86ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2011$0.94$0.97ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/15/2011$0.89$0.96ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2011$0.70$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Genuine Parts (NYSE:GPC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.62 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.93 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$0.99$1.05$1.03
Q2 20163$1.27$1.34$1.30
Q3 20163$1.26$1.29$1.27
Q4 20163$1.00$1.11$1.04
Q1 20172$1.13$1.13$1.13
Q2 20172$1.35$1.37$1.36
Q3 20172$1.31$1.36$1.34
Q4 20172$1.05$1.07$1.06
Q1 20181$1.21$1.21$1.21
Q2 20181$1.46$1.46$1.46
Q3 20181$1.40$1.40$1.40
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Genuine Parts (NYSE:GPC)
Annual Dividend:$2.63
Dividend Yield:2.89%
Dividend Growth:7.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:56.68% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
56.93% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
53.35% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:59 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Genuine Parts (NYSE:GPC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Genuine Parts (NYSE:GPC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 71.59%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/20/2016Thomas GallagherChairmanBuy3,000$89.24$267,720.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2016Wendy B NeedhamDirectorSell3,000$90.61$271,830.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2015Thomas GallagherCEOBuy3,000$86.86$260,580.00View SEC Filing  
9/28/2015Robert C Loudermilk JrDirectorBuy1,200$82.55$99,060.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2015Wendy B NeedhamDirectorSell3,000$86.21$258,630.00View SEC Filing  
7/22/2015Thomas GallagherCEOBuy4,000$87.71$350,840.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2015Thomas GallagherCEOBuy4,000$93.44$373,760.00View SEC Filing  
1/15/2015Thomas GallagherCEOBuy5,000$95.25$476,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Thomas GallagherCEOBuy5,000$84.00$420,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/31/2012John R HolderDirectorBuy1,000$63.03$63,030.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Genuine Parts (NYSE:GPC)
DateHeadline logoShort Interest In Genuine Parts Jumps 11.6% (NYSE:GPC) - October 26 at 2:46 PM logoTop Buys by Top Brass: Chairman Gallagher's $267.7K Bet on GPC (NYSE:GPC) - October 24 at 5:06 PM logoAnalysts EPS Target At $1.04 For Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) (NYSE:GPC) - October 24 at 5:06 PM
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News IconPublic Employees Retirement Association of Colorado Reached $3037000 position of Genuine Parts Co. (GPC) - DailyQuint (NYSE:GPC) - October 24 at 10:34 AM
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News IconGenuine Parts Company (GPC) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $-0.04 EPS (NYSE:GPC) - October 22 at 9:30 AM logoGenuine Parts Company: Look Out Below (NYSE:GPC) - October 22 at 9:30 AM logoGenuine Parts Co. : GPC-US: Dividend Analysis : September 09th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 21, 2016 (NYSE:GPC) - October 21 at 5:23 PM logoAuto Stocks' Q3 Earnings to Watch Early Next Week: ALSN, WNC (NYSE:GPC) - October 21 at 8:23 AM logoResearch Reports Initiation on Specialty Retail Stocks -- Jumei, ZAGG, Genuine Parts, and Zumiez - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:GPC) - October 20 at 10:47 AM
News IconUnorthodox Volume Noted for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) - CSZ News (NYSE:GPC) - October 20 at 10:47 AM
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News IconAnalysts Taking Aim at Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) Ahead of Earnings - CSZ News (NYSE:GPC) - October 19 at 10:12 AM logoGenuine Parts misses Street 3Q forecasts (NYSE:GPC) - October 19 at 10:12 AM logoGENUINE PARTS CO Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:GPC) - October 19 at 10:12 AM logo[$$] Genuine Parts Cuts Outlook As Earnings Disappoint (NYSE:GPC) - October 19 at 10:12 AM logoBRIEF-Genuine Parts Q3 earnings per share $1.24 (NYSE:GPC) - October 19 at 9:29 AM logoGenuine Parts lowered its FY2016 guidance post Q3 results (NYSE:GPC) - October 19 at 9:09 AM
News IconUpdate on Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) for the day (NYSE:GPC) - October 18 at 5:14 PM logoIs a Surprise Coming for Genuine Parts (GPC) This Earnings Season? (NYSE:GPC) - October 17 at 10:17 AM
News IconToday's Earnings On Watch: Genuine Parts Company (GPC) Profit ... - MoneyMakingArticles (NYSE:GPC) - October 16 at 5:06 PM
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News IconLMR Partners LLP Purchases 5353 Shares of Genuine Parts Co. (GPC) - DailyQuint (NYSE:GPC) - October 13 at 8:27 AM logoNext Resistance Level for Genuine Parts (GPC) is $98.65 (NYSE:GPC) - October 12 at 10:20 AM
News IconLarge Cap Specialty Retail, Other: Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) (NYSE:GPC) - October 11 at 5:30 PM
News IconGPC’s Industrial Division Makes Acquisition (NYSE:GPC) - October 10 at 5:01 PM
News IconSpecialty Retail, Other: Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) Position of the day (NYSE:GPC) - October 10 at 9:57 AM logoGenuine Parts (GPC) Unit Acquires Braas Company (NYSE:GPC) - October 7 at 5:09 PM logoDividend King #7: Genuine Parts Continues To Grow Its Dividend Payments (NYSE:GPC) - October 7 at 5:09 PM logoGenuine Parts Company buys Braas (NYSE:GPC) - October 7 at 10:15 AM logoGenuine Parts Company Announces Acquisition Of Industrial Automation And Control Distributor - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:GPC) - October 6 at 5:11 PM
News IconGenuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) topped earnings-per-share estimates 58.% of the time - The Independent Republic (NYSE:GPC) - October 6 at 8:59 AM
News IconLive Stock Coverage: Is Genuine Parts Company's Fuel Running High? The Stock Formed Bullish Double Top - Chester News (NYSE:GPC) - October 6 at 8:59 AM logoGenuine Parts (GPC) Unit Acquires Braas Company - (NYSE:GPC) - October 6 at 8:59 AM logo4:15 pm Genuine Parts acquires Braas Company; terms not disclosed (NYSE:GPC) - October 6 at 8:59 AM logoGENUINE PARTS CO Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:GPC) - October 6 at 8:59 AM logoGenuine Parts Company Announces Acquisition Of Industrial Automation And Control Distributor (NYSE:GPC) - October 6 at 8:59 AM
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Genuine Parts (NYSE:GPC) Chart for Wednesday, October, 26, 2016

Last Updated on 10/26/2016 by Staff