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Genuine Parts Company (GPC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 04, 2014

Genuine Parts Company ( GPC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 04, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.575 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 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 same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $86.78, the dividend yield is 2.65%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GPC was $86.78, representing a -3.58% decrease from the 52 week high of $90 and a 15.52% increase over the 52 week low of $75.12.

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 $4.5. Zacks Investment Research reports GPC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 4.12%, compared to an industry average of 23%.

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 RRGR with an increase of 9.53% over the last 100 days. PXMV has the highest percent weighting of GPC at 0.69%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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