Genuine Parts Company (
) 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 (
) and AutoNation, Inc. (
). 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
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 (
- iShares Morningstar Mid Core Index Fund (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio (
- First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund (
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%.