Genuine Parts Company (GPC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 05, 2014

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Genuine Parts Company ( GPC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 05, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.575 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased GPC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.98% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of GPC was $86.98, representing a -3.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $90 and a 22.78% increase over the 52 week low of $70.84.

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 $4.41. Zacks Investment Research reports GPC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 3.78%, compared to an industry average of 5.7%.


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 Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio ( PXMV )
  • PowerShares Dividend Achievers ( PFM )
  • AdvisorShares Global Alpha & Beta ETF (RRGR).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMV with an increase of 10.87% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GPC at 0.71%.



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: GPC , KMX , AN , PXMV , PFM

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