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How has Genuine Parts Company:(NYSE:GPC) performed recently?

Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 15387.76. It is in the Specialty Retail, Other industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 22.02, a forward P/E of 19.81 and EPS of 4.63. At a stock price of 98.38 (-3.53%) it has a dividend yield of 2.58%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 9.10%, more recently this last year it has grown by 0.50%. The next year growth is going to be about 8.10% and more long-term 4.40% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 0.30%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 6.40% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -0.50%.

For performance, Genuine Parts Company the past week has seen a gain of -3.10%. For the last month performance for Genuine Parts Company is 5.58%. While the last quarter is 2.85% and half year, 31.78%. Finally for the year, performance is 15.74%.

The 52-week high for Genuine Parts Company, is at -7.16%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 30.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.49% and 8.37% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.28%, and for the month it is 1.43%. Genuine Parts Company, has a target price of 98.4.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.08, and for total debt/equity Genuine Parts Company has 0.22. The gross margin is 29.80%, while operating margin is 7.30%, the profit margin is 4.60%. The current ratio is 1.4 and the quick ratio is 0.6.

Insider ownership is at 0.60%, with instituitional ownership at 74.60%. Genuine Parts Company has a payout ratio of 53.80%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 150.89. The shares float is 145.37, with the float short at 2.75%, with short ratio coming to 6.19.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Genuine Parts Company, get 8.50%, with its returns on investment at 18.50%. Return on equity is 22.00%. So will the investors see the target price of 98.4, reached soon?

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