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Genuine Parts Co GPC Stock Quote

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Last close prices updated as of Jan 27, 2023, 3:45 PM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 167.99
  • Sector Consumer Cyclical
  • Industry Specialty Retail
  • Investment Style Mid Blend
  • Day Range 165.15  –  168.14
  • Year Range 115.63  –  187.73
  • Market Cap 23.4483 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 396,179.0 /  907,717.2
  • Price / Sales 1.12
  • Price / Book 6.47
  • Forward Div Yield 2.22%
  • Trailing Div Yield 2.16%

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Genuine Parts’ Automotive and Industrial Units Should Capitalize on Their Competitive Advantages

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Business Strategy and Outlook

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As a top distributor of automotive and industrial parts (roughly two thirds and one third of net sales, respectively), Genuine Parts benefits from industry dynamics favoring its scale-enabled service levels. We believe it will use its cost advantage to boost sales through its ability to offer a wide variety of parts on short order, building inventory and cost leverage as sales rise while fortifying brand value in a way subscale peers cannot economically replicate.

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Business Description

Genuine Parts sells automotive parts (about two thirds of net sales) and industrial components. The company sells car and truck parts to commercial and retail customers through roughly 9,700 stores worldwide, most of which are independently owned. Its industrial unit, primarily operating under the Motion Industries banner in the United States, supplies bearings, power transmission, industrial automation, hydraulic, and pneumatic components to maintenance, repair, and OEM clients.

2999 Wildwood Parkway
Atlanta, GA, 30339
Industry Specialty Retail
Employees 52,000

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FAQs for Genuine Parts Co Stock

Yes. GPC has a forward dividend yield of 2.22%. See GPC’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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GPC’s market cap is 23.45 Bil.
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GPC’s stock style is Mid Core.
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High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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GPC’s price/sales is 1.12.
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GPC’s price/forward earnings is 18.80.
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GPC’s price/book is 6.47.
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GPC’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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