Genuine Parts Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 04, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.5375 per share is scheduled to be paid on
October 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GPC stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that GPC has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $77.01, the dividend yield is 2.79%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GPC was $77.01,
representing a -9.83% decrease from the 52 week high of $85.41 and
a 29.36% increase over the 52 week low of $59.53.
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 $4.46. Zacks Investment Research reports GPC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.69%, compared to an
industry average of 8.9%.
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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:
- AdvisorShares Global Alpha & Beta ETF (
- Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio (
- PowerShares Dividend Achievers (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMV with an increase of
4.29% over the last 100 days. RRGR has the highest percent
weighting of GPC at 3.64%.