Genuine Parts Company (GPC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 04, 2013

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Genuine Parts Company ( GPC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 04, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.5375 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased GPC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that GPC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $82.32, the dividend yield is 2.61%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GPC was $82.32, representing a -3.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $85.41 and a 31.8% increase over the 52 week low of $62.46.

GPC is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as CarMax Inc ( KMX ) and AutoNation, Inc. ( AN ). GPC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.47. Zacks Investment Research reports GPC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.58%, compared to an industry average of 10.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GPC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to GPC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GPC as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF ( SPLV )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio ( PXMV )
  • PowerShares Dividend Achievers ( PFM )
  • AdvisorShares EquityPro ETF ( EPRO )
  • AdvisorShares Global Alpha & Beta ETF (RRGR).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EPRO with an increase of 9.78% over the last 100 days. SPLV has the highest percent weighting of GPC at 0.84%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: AN , EPRO , GPC , KMX , PFM , PXMV , SPLV

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