Genuine Parts Company (
) 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 (
) and AutoNation, Inc. (
). 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%.
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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 (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio (
- PowerShares Dividend Achievers (
- AdvisorShares EquityPro ETF (
- 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%.