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