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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 1.19% today. In the last week its performance is 3.30%, and 2.69% for the past quarter. Currently, Genuine Parts Company, GPC has a target price of 99.33, so today’s gain of 1.19% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.13%.

Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC), has a market cap of 14841.6, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 74.10%.

At the current price of 99.93, it has a dividend yield of 2.63%, and its target price is 99.33. 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 21.56, as well as a forward P/E of 19.55.

With a current EPS of 4.64, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.12%,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 24.23%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/1983, the total performance to date is 18.74%.

Volume today for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC), is 421000, while its average volume is 658.72. Whilst the total gain today was 1.19%, it did have a day high of -5.09%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.42%, and 1.44% for the month. The 52-week low for Genuine Parts Company, GPC has been 33.32%, while the 52-week-high has reached -5.09%.

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 5.13, and the P/S is 0.98, along with a P/B of 4.61. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 63.53.

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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