NYSE:GPC - Genuine Parts Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$98.90 -1.21 (-1.21 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$98.90
Today's Range$98.34 - $100.42
52-Week Range$85.80 - $107.75
Volume571,012 shs
Average Volume863,700 shs
Market Capitalization$14.69 billion
P/E Ratio21.31
Dividend Yield2.88%
Genuine Parts Company distributes automotive replacement and industrial parts, electrical and electronic materials, and business products in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australasia, France, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Poland. The company distributes automotive replacement parts for imported vehicles, trucks, SUVs, buses, motorcycles, recreational vehicles, farm vehicles, small engines, farm equipment, and heavy duty equipment through 57 NAPA automotive parts distribution centers and 1,100 NAPA AUTO PARTS stores. It also distributes industrial replacement parts and related supplies, such as bearings, mechanical and electrical power transmission products, industrial automation products, hoses, hydraulic and pneumatic components, industrial and safety supplies, and material handling products for food and beverage, forest product, primary metal, pulp and paper, mining, automotive, oil and gas, petrochemical, and pharmaceutical industries, as well as power generation, alternative energy, government, transportation, ports, and others through 498 branches, 14 distribution centers, and 43 service centers. In addition, the company distributes office furniture, technology products, general office and school supplies, cleaning, janitorial and breakroom supplies, safety and security items, healthcare products, and disposable food service products to resellers through 55 distribution centers. Further, it provides wire, cable, and connectivity solutions; insulating and conductive materials; assembly tools and test equipment; and custom fabricated parts and specialty coated materials to original equipment manufacturers, motor repair shops, specialty wire and cable users, and various industrial assembly markets. The company was founded in 1928 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Motor vehicle supplies & new parts
Current SymbolNYSE:GPC
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.67
Current Ratio1.33
Quick Ratio0.71


Trailing P/E Ratio21.31
Forward P/E Ratio17.50
P/E Growth2.67

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$16.31 billion
Price / Sales0.89
Cash Flow$5.75 per share
Price / Cash Flow17.20
Book Value$23.63 per share
Price / Book4.19


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.64
Net Income$616.75 million
Net Margins3.99%
Return on Equity22.54%
Return on Assets6.37%


Outstanding Shares146,760,000
Market Cap$14.69 billion

Genuine Parts (NYSE:GPC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Genuine Parts' stock symbol?

Genuine Parts trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GPC."

How often does Genuine Parts pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Genuine Parts?

Genuine Parts declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.72 per share on Wednesday, January 2nd. This represents a $2.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 6th. View Genuine Parts' Dividend History.

How will Genuine Parts' stock buyback program work?

Genuine Parts declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, August 22nd 2017, which allows the company to buyback 15,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Genuine Parts' earnings last quarter?

Genuine Parts (NYSE:GPC) announced its earnings results on Thursday, October, 18th. The specialty retailer reported $1.48 EPS for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $1.48. The specialty retailer had revenue of $4.72 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.71 billion. Genuine Parts had a net margin of 3.99% and a return on equity of 22.54%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 15.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.16 earnings per share. View Genuine Parts' Earnings History.

When is Genuine Parts' next earnings date?

Genuine Parts is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Genuine Parts.

What guidance has Genuine Parts issued on next quarter's earnings?

Genuine Parts updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 18th. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.60-5.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $5.64. The company issued revenue guidance of +14-15% to ~$1.86-1.88 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $18.63 billion.

What price target have analysts set for GPC?

5 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Genuine Parts' shares. Their predictions range from $99.00 to $107.00. On average, they expect Genuine Parts' stock price to reach $102.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Genuine Parts.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Genuine Parts?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Genuine Parts in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 4 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Genuine Parts.

Has Genuine Parts been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about GPC stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Genuine Parts earned a media sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Genuine Parts' key competitors?

Who are Genuine Parts' key executives?

Genuine Parts' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Paul D. Donahue, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Ms. Carol B. Yancey, Exec. VP, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. James R. Neill, Sr. VP of HR (Age 56)
  • Mr. Lee A. Maher, Exec. VP of U.S. Automotive Parts Group (Age 62)
  • Mr. Michael D. Orr, Sr. VP of Operations & Logistics (Age 56)

Who are Genuine Parts' major shareholders?

Genuine Parts' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc (10.19%), BlackRock Inc. (9.70%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.26%), Glenmede Trust Co. NA (4.07%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.50%) and American Century Companies Inc. (1.40%). Company insiders that own Genuine Parts stock include James R Neill and John R Holder. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Genuine Parts.

Which major investors are selling Genuine Parts stock?

GPC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Genuine Parts.

Which major investors are buying Genuine Parts stock?

GPC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Glenmede Trust Co. NA, Morgan Stanley, Vanguard Group Inc, Federated Investors Inc. PA, WBI Investments Inc., American Century Companies Inc., Bank of Montreal Can and Renaissance Technologies LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Genuine Parts.

How do I buy shares of Genuine Parts?

Shares of GPC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Genuine Parts' stock price today?

One share of GPC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $98.90.

How big of a company is Genuine Parts?

Genuine Parts has a market capitalization of $14.69 billion and generates $16.31 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $616.75 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.64 on an earnings per share basis. Genuine Parts employs 48,000 workers across the globe.

What is Genuine Parts' official website?

The official website for Genuine Parts is http://www.genpt.com.

How can I contact Genuine Parts?

Genuine Parts' mailing address is 2999 WILDWOOD PARKWAY, ATLANTA GA, 30339. The specialty retailer can be reached via phone at 678-934-5000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Genuine Parts (NYSE GPC)

Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  231 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  513 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  744
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Genuine Parts and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GPC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GPC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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