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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) which is in the industry Specialty Retail, Other, gaining 0.55% today. In the last week its performance is -1.79%, and 5.76% for the past quarter. Currently, Genuine Parts Company, GPC has a target price of 98.2, so today’s gain of 0.55% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.42%.

Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC), has a market cap of 15141.17, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 73.60%.

At the current price of 101.35, it has a dividend yield of 2.61%, and its target price is 98.2. This is with a profit margin of 4.60%, and total debt/equity of 0.24. Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) has a P/E of 21.77, as well as a forward P/E of 19.75.

With a current EPS of 4.63, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.00%,Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 9.10%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 4.20%.

Performance for the year is 16.47%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/1983, the total performance to date is 19.00%.

Volume today for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC), is 129422, while its average volume is 638.02. Whilst the total gain today was 0.55%, it did have a day high of -4.36%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.38%, and 1.42% for the month. The 52-week low for Genuine Parts Company, GPC has been 34.34%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.36%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 18.50%, and its return on assets is 8.40%. Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) has an operating margin of 7.30%. With a sales growth of -1.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Genuine Parts Company, GPC is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.08, and has a current ratio of 1.3 and 0.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Genuine Parts Company? Well its PEG is 5.18, and the P/S is 0.99, along with a P/B of 4.65. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 64.82.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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