Genuine Parts Company (GPC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 05, 2013

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Genuine Parts Company ( GPC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.5375 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GPC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.59% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $77.5, the dividend yield is 2.77%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GPC was $77.5, representing a -8.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $84.27 and a 39.44% increase over the 52 week low of $55.58.

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 $4.15. Zacks Investment Research reports GPC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.41%, compared to an industry average of 9.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GPC Dividend History page.

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

  • AdvisorShares Global Alpha & Beta ETF ( RRGR )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid Core Index Fund ( JKG )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio ( PXMV )
  • First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund ( FVD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMV with an increase of 21.07% over the last 100 days. RRGR has the highest percent weighting of GPC at 3.57%.



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 , FVD , GPC , JKG , KMX , PXMV , RRGR

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