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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 0.47% today. In the last week its performance is 6.01%, and 6.04% for the past quarter. Currently, Genuine Parts Company, GPC has a target price of 98.4, so today’s gain of 0.47% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.19%.

Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC), has a market cap of 15315.52, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 74.70%.

At the current price of 103.75, it has a dividend yield of 2.55%, and its target price is 98.4. This is with a profit margin of 4.60%, and total debt/equity of 0.22. Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) has a P/E of 22.29, as well as a forward P/E of 20.05.

With a current EPS of 4.63, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.01%,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 4.40%.

Performance for the year is 18.77%. Since its IPO date on 04/06/1983, the total performance to date is 21.91%.

Volume today for Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC), is 123784, while its average volume is 649.74. Whilst the total gain today was 0.47%, it did have a day high of -0.23%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.94%, and 1.34% for the month. The 52-week low for Genuine Parts Company, GPC has been 37.52%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.23%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 18.50%, and its return on assets is 8.50%. Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) has an operating margin of 7.30%. With a sales growth of -0.50% 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 1.4 and 0.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Genuine Parts Company? Well its PEG is 5.07, and the P/S is 1, along with a P/B of 4.78. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 74.67.

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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