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: $13.01363 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 146,831,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $91.25
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $89.18
  • 52 Week Range: $79.86 - $100.90
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.33
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.30
  • P/E Growth: 3.92
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $15.73 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.83
  • Book Value: $22.39 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.99
  • Annual Dividend: $2.70
  • Dividend Yield: 3.1%
  • EBITDA: $1.22 billion
  • Net Margins: 4.16%
  • Return on Equity: 20.49%
  • Return on Assets: 7.29%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.16%
  • Current Ratio: 1.32%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.62%
  • Average Volume: 896,517 shs.
  • Beta: 1.1

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. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 8th will be given a dividend of $0.675 per share on Monday, October 2nd. This represents a $2.70 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.02%. 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 announced that its board has authorized a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, August 22nd 2017, which permits the company to repurchase 15,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Genuine Parts Company's earnings last quarter?

Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 19th. The company reported $1.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.28 by $0.12. The firm had revenue of $1.10 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.10 billion. Genuine Parts Company had a return on equity of 20.49% and a net margin of 4.16%. The company's revenue was down 72.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.24 earnings per share. 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 Tuesday, February, 20th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Genuine Parts Company.

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

Genuine Parts Company updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 19th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.55-4.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.73. The company issued revenue guidance of $16.0-16.03 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $15.99 billion.

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

6 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Genuine Parts Company's shares. 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 twelve months. 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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Sanders Capital LLC (0.43%), Park National Corp OH (0.22%), Sabal Trust CO (0.18%), APG Asset Management N.V. (0.15%), BB&T Corp (0.10%) and Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.08%). Company insiders that own Genuine Parts Company stock include 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 Sanders Capital LLC, Sit Investment Associates Inc., Cacti Asset Management LLC, BB&T Corp, State Treasurer State of Michigan and Whittier Trust Co.. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sabal Trust CO, Shell Asset Management Co., APG Asset Management N.V., Alpha Windward LLC, Park National Corp OH, LS Investment Advisors LLC, Viking Fund Management LLC and Monarch Capital Management Inc.. 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 $89.27.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE GPC)
Community Ranking:  1.3 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  147 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  413 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  560
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 (7.54% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC)
Price Target History for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC)
Analysts' Ratings History for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/20/2017GabelliReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
10/20/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$98.00 -> $95.00N/AView Rating Details
10/12/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$95.00N/AView Rating Details
7/6/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeNeutral -> Sell$104.00 -> $89.00LowView Rating Details
7/6/2017WedbushReiterated RatingNeutralHighView 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
(Data available from 10/24/2015 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
10/19/2017Q3 2017$1.28$1.16$4.10 billion$1.10 billionViewN/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: $4.71
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.16
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$1.04$1.08$1.06
Q1 20182$1.13$1.26$1.20
Q2 20182$1.35$1.58$1.47
Q3 20182$1.25$1.49$1.37
Q4 20182$1.02$1.23$1.13
Q1 20191$1.38$1.38$1.38
Q2 20191$1.67$1.67$1.67
Q3 20191$1.60$1.60$1.60
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC)
Most Recent Dividend:10/2/2017
Annual Dividend:$2.70
Dividend Yield:3.02%
Dividend Growth:7.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:60.40% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
58.95% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
52.33% (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: 74.32%
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)


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Genuine Parts Company (GPC) Chart for Tuesday, October, 24, 2017

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