Genuine Parts Company Company Profile (NYSE:GPC)

About Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC)

Genuine Parts Company 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: Auto & Truck Parts Wholesale
  • Sub-Industry: Distributors
  • Symbol: NYSE:GPC
  • CUSIP: 37246010
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $12.73 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 146,830,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $83.87
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $89.04
  • 52 Week Range: $79.86 - $101.88
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.77
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.90
  • P/E Growth: 3.74
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $15.73 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.81
  • Book Value: $22.39 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.87
  • Annual Dividend: $2.70
  • Dividend Yield: 3.1%
  • EBIDTA: $1.22 billion
  • Net Margins: 4.37%
  • Return on Equity: 21.05%
  • Return on Assets: 7.60%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.17%
  • Current Ratio: 1.31%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.62%
  • Average Volume: 994,766 shs.
  • Beta: 1.06

Frequently Asked Questions for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC)

What is Genuine Parts Company's stock symbol?

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

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

Genuine Parts Company announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, August 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.675 per share on Monday, October 2nd. This represents a $2.70 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.11%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 7th. View Genuine Parts Company's Dividend History.

How will Genuine Parts Company's stock buyback program work?

Genuine Parts Company declared that its board has approved a stock buyback program on Tuesday, August 22nd 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase 15,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Genuine Parts Company's earnings last quarter?

Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 20th. The company reported $1.29 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.31 by $0.02. The business earned $4.10 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.05 billion. Genuine Parts Company had a net margin of 4.37% and a return on equity of 21.05%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.28 EPS. View Genuine Parts Company's Earnings History.

When will Genuine Parts Company make its next earnings announcement?

Genuine Parts Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 19th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Genuine Parts Company.

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

Genuine Parts Company issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 20th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.70-4.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.79. The company issued revenue guidance of $15.8-15.96 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $15.90 billion.

Where is Genuine Parts Company's stock going? Where will Genuine Parts Company's stock price be in 2017?

6 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Genuine Parts Company's stock. Their forecasts range from $89.00 to $101.00. On average, they anticipate Genuine Parts Company's stock price to reach $96.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Genuine Parts Company.

Who are some of Genuine Parts Company's key competitors?

Who are Genuine Parts Company's key executives?

Genuine Parts Company's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Paul D. Donahue, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Jerry W. Nix, Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Carol B. Yancey, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, IR Contact Officer
  • Timothy P. Breen, President, Chief Executive Officer of Motion Industries
  • Lee A. Maher, President and Chief Operating Officer of the U.S. Automotive Parts Group
  • James R. Neill, Senior Vice President - Human Resources
  • Thomas C. Gallagher, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Elizabeth W. Camp, Independent Director
  • Gary P. Fayard, Independent Director
  • P. Russell Hardin, Independent Director

Who owns Genuine Parts Company stock?

Genuine Parts Company's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.70%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.66%), State Street Corp (5.95%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.87%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.43%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.24%). Company insiders that own Genuine Parts Company stock include Robert C Loudermilk Jr, Thomas Gallagher and Wendy B Needham. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Genuine Parts Company.

Who sold Genuine Parts Company stock? Who is selling Genuine Parts Company stock?

Genuine Parts Company's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Schroder Investment Management Group, TD Asset Management Inc., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Anchor Capital Advisors LLC, GW&K Investment Management LLC, Clinton Group Inc., WINTON GROUP Ltd and ZWJ Investment Counsel Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Genuine Parts Company.

Who bought Genuine Parts Company stock? Who is buying Genuine Parts Company stock?

Genuine Parts Company's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Prudential Financial Inc., FMR LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Nuance Investments LLC and Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC. Company insiders that have bought Genuine Parts Company stock in the last two years include Robert C Loudermilk Jr and Thomas Gallagher. View Insider Buying and Selling for Genuine Parts Company.

How do I buy Genuine Parts Company stock?

Shares of Genuine Parts Company can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Genuine Parts Company's stock price today?

One share of Genuine Parts Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $86.72.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE GPC)
Community Ranking:  1.3 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  135 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  398 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  533
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Genuine Parts Company and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $96.00 (10.70% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/10/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$95.00LowView Rating Details
7/21/2017GabelliUpgradeHold -> Buy$101.00LowView Rating Details
7/6/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeNeutral -> Sell$104.00 -> $89.00LowView Rating Details
7/6/2017WedbushReiterated RatingNeutralHighView Rating Details
5/25/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$96.00MediumView Rating Details
12/14/2016Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$100.00N/AView Rating Details
8/25/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncInitiated CoverageNeutral$102.00N/AView Rating Details
7/25/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$106.00 -> $108.00N/AView Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
2/1/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$99.00 -> $88.00N/AView Rating Details
10/20/2015Bank of America CorporationLower Price TargetUnderperform$104.00 -> $90.00N/AView Rating Details
10/15/2015BB&T CorporationDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC)
Earnings by Quarter for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE GPC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/19/2017$1.30N/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2017Q2 2017$1.31$1.29$4.05 billion$4.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2017Q1 2017$1.05$1.08$3.85 billion$3.91 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2017Q416$1.01$1.02$3.78 billion$3.78 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
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 Company (NYSE:GPC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.73
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.13
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$1.04$1.06$1.05
Q2 20172$1.29$1.33$1.31
Q3 20172$1.27$1.31$1.29
Q4 20172$1.08$1.08$1.08
Q1 20182$1.12$1.15$1.14
Q2 20182$1.38$1.43$1.41
Q3 20182$1.40$1.41$1.41
Q4 20182$1.16$1.20$1.18
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC)
Next Dividend:10/2/2017
Annual Dividend:$2.70
Dividend Yield:3.11%
Dividend Growth:7.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:58.32% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
57.08% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
52.63% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:60 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 74.46%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC)
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)


Headline Trends for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC)
Latest Headlines for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC)
DateHeadline logoKAR Auction Services, Inc (KAR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for ... - Nasdaq - September 18 at 11:46 PM logoGenuine Parts Company (GPC) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - September 16 at 10:46 AM logoGenuine Parts Company (GPC) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $4.08 Billion - September 15 at 1:04 AM logoGenuine Parts: A Fairly Valued Great Company - September 14 at 2:43 AM logoZacks: Analysts Expect Genuine Parts Company (GPC) to Announce $1.28 EPS - September 13 at 10:32 PM logoGenuine Parts Co. – Value Analysis (NYSE:GPC) : September 12, 2017 - September 12 at 5:43 AM logoGunpowder Capital Corp., Common Shares to Commence Trading on the OTCQB Stock Exchange - September 11 at 7:41 PM logoJefferies Group LLC Reaffirms Hold Rating for Genuine Parts Company (GPC) - September 10 at 6:58 AM logoGenuine Parts Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : GPC-US : September 8, 2017 - September 8 at 7:41 PM logoGenuine Parts Company (GPC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 07, 2017 - Nasdaq - September 7 at 12:08 AM logoDividend Coverage: This Distributor of Automotive Replacement Parts has Raised Dividend consecutively since 1957; Will Trade Ex-Dividend on September 07, 2017 - September 6 at 7:07 PM logoGunpowder Capital Corp., Continues to See Growth at its Real Estate Subsidiary - September 6 at 1:52 AM logo2 Beaten Up Dividend Aristocrats: Are They Bargains? - September 1 at 8:59 AM logoCooper Tire & Rubber Company (CTB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 30, 2017 - Nasdaq - August 30 at 4:32 PM logoZacks: Analysts Expect Genuine Parts Company (GPC) Will Announce Earnings of $1.28 Per Share - August 26 at 12:16 PM logoETFs with exposure to Genuine Parts Co. : August 25, 2017 - August 26 at 3:44 AM logoMonro, Inc. (MNRO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 24, 2017 - Nasdaq - August 24 at 7:08 AM logoGenuine Parts (GPC) Board of Directors Announces Stock Repurchase Program - August 22 at 11:10 AM logoGenuine Parts Company (GPC) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - August 22 at 10:58 AM logoDaily Dividend Report: WLK, LOW, TROW, CINF, GPC, G - Nasdaq - August 21 at 11:34 PM logoGenuine Parts Company Announces New Board Member, Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend And Announces Additional 15 Million Share Repurchase Program - August 21 at 6:34 PM logoGenuine Parts (GPC) Declares $0.675 Quarterly Dividend; Announces 15M Share Buyback & Names Russ Hardin to Board - August 21 at 6:34 PM logoGenuine Parts Company adds to buyback program - August 21 at 6:34 PM logoGenuine Parts Company (GPC) Announces $0.68 Quarterly Dividend - August 21 at 1:50 PM logoGunpowder Capital Corp. Subsidiary Continues to Grow Real Estate Assets - August 18 at 7:03 PM logoGenuine Parts Company (GPC) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest - August 16 at 1:54 AM logoGunpowder Capital Corp., Raises $710,000.00 CDN via a Non-Brokered Private Placement Raise - August 15 at 7:49 PM logoShould I Buy Archer Daniels Midland, General Mills, Or Genuine Parts Company? - August 15 at 12:33 AM logoGunpowder Capital Corp. Enters into Final Debt Settlement Agreement with Cheetah Canyon Resources Corp - August 14 at 7:33 PM logoETFs with exposure to Genuine Parts Co. : August 14, 2017 - August 14 at 7:33 PM logoGenuine Parts Company (GPC) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $4.08 Billion - August 10 at 1:18 PM logoHow Safe Is Genuine Parts Company's Dividend? - August 10 at 12:23 AM logoHow Safe Is Genuine Parts Company's Dividend? - August 9 at 8:31 PM logoMeryllion Resources Corp., Engages Gunpowder Capital Corp. - August 9 at 7:21 PM logoLithia Motors, Inc. (LAD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 09, 2017 - Nasdaq - August 8 at 6:53 PM logoGunpowder Capital Corp. Enters United States Home Rehabilitation Market - August 8 at 6:53 PM logo$1.28 Earnings Per Share Expected for Genuine Parts Company (GPC) This Quarter - August 8 at 7:32 AM logoGunpowder Capital Corp., Announces Results of Its AGM - August 4 at 7:24 PM logoStock Of The Week: Genuine Parts - Genuine Parts Company (NYSE ... - Seeking Alpha - August 1 at 7:47 PM logoGenuine Parts Co. :GPC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : July 31, 2017 - July 31 at 6:46 PM logoGenuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - July 28 at 10:33 AM logoThe Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 28, 2017 - Nasdaq - July 27 at 7:42 PM logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: Genuine Parts Co.’s Net Sales Improved 5.1%; Surpassed Expectations - July 27 at 7:42 PM logoWe See Rising Returns at Genuine Parts Despite Industry Weakness - July 26 at 7:49 PM logoGenuine Parts Company - This Company Suits My Investor Profile - Seeking Alpha - July 24 at 9:07 PM logoMiddlemen the new Amazon victims? - July 24 at 9:07 PM logoETFs with exposure to Genuine Parts Co. : July 24, 2017 - July 24 at 9:07 PM logoGenuine Parts Company (GPC) Cut to Strong Sell at Zacks Investment Research - July 24 at 1:04 PM logoGunpowder Capital Corp. Receives Three Million Advantagewon Oil Corp. Shares - July 24 at 8:54 AM logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) Reduced by Gabelli - July 24 at 8:43 AM



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