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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 15009.98. It is in the Specialty Retail, Other industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 21.85, a forward P/E of 19.65 and EPS of 4.63. At a stock price of 101.2 (-0.92%) it has a dividend yield of 2.60%.

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 8.01% 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 6.18%. For the last month performance for Genuine Parts Company is 5.24%. While the last quarter is 4.27% and half year, 22.12%. Finally for the year, performance is 16.33%.

The 52-week high for Genuine Parts Company, is at -1.24%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 34.14%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.96% and 12.84% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.83%, and for the month it is 1.29%. 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 74.70%. Genuine Parts Company has a payout ratio of 53.80%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 148.32. The shares float is 145.37, with the float short at 2.71%, with short ratio coming to 6.11.

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?

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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