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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 15425.57. It is in the Specialty Retail, Other industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 22.44, a forward P/E of 20.35 and EPS of 4.64. At a stock price of 104.45 (0.40%) it has a dividend yield of 2.53%.

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 8.12% and more long-term 4.20% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 0.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 6.40% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -1.00%.

For performance, Genuine Parts Company the past week has seen a gain of 1.94%. For the last month performance for Genuine Parts Company is 3.54%. While the last quarter is 9.90% and half year, 15.87%. Finally for the year, performance is 31.81%.

The 52-week high for Genuine Parts Company, is at -1.43%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 38.45%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.50% and 12.39% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.09%, and for the month it is 1.14%. Genuine Parts Company, has a target price of 98.8.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.08, and for total debt/equity Genuine Parts Company has 0.24. The gross margin is 29.80%, while operating margin is 7.30%, the profit margin is 4.60%. The current ratio is 1.3 and the quick ratio is 0.6.

Insider ownership is at 0.50%, with instituitional ownership at 74.10%. Genuine Parts Company has a payout ratio of 54.70%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 148.28. The shares float is 144.67, with the float short at 2.77%, with short ratio coming to 6.53.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Genuine Parts Company, get 8.40%, with its returns on investment at 18.50%. Return on equity is 21.90%. So will the investors see the target price of 98.8, reached soon?

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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