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Last $92.33 USD
Change Today -0.52 / -0.56%
Volume 472.9K
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genuine parts co (GPC) Snapshot

Open
$92.46
Previous Close
$92.85
Day High
$92.73
Day Low
$91.74
52 Week High
12/29/14 - $109.00
52 Week Low
08/4/14 - $82.15
Market Cap
14.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
664.2K
EPS TTM
$4.61
Shares Outstanding
152.7M
EX-Date
03/4/15
P/E TM
20.0x
Dividend
$2.46
Dividend Yield
2.53%
Current Stock Chart for GENUINE PARTS CO (GPC)

genuine parts co (GPC) Details

Genuine Parts Company distributes automotive replacement parts, industrial replacement parts, office products, and electrical/electronic materials in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and the Caribbean region. It distributes automotive replacement parts for imported vehicles, trucks, SUVs, buses, motorcycles, recreational vehicles, farm vehicles, small engines, farm equipment, and heavy duty equipment; and accessory items used in the automotive aftermarket, including repair shops, service stations, fleet operators, automobile and truck dealers, leasing companies, bus and truck lines, mass merchandisers, farms, industrial concerns, and individuals through 60 NAPA automotive parts distribution centers and 1,100 NAPA AUTO PARTS stores. The company also distributes industrial replacement parts and related supplies, such as bearings, mechanical and electrical power transmission products, industrial automation products, hoses, hydraulic and pneumatic components, industrial supplies, and material handling products primarily for food and beverage, forest products, primary metal, pulp and paper, mining, automotive, oil and gas, petrochemical, and pharmaceutical industries through 523 branches, 15 distribution centers, and 39 service centers. In addition, it distributes office furniture, technology products, general office and school supplies, cleaning and janitorial supplies, break room supplies, safety and security items, healthcare products, and disposable food service products to business product resellers through 44 distribution centers. Further, the company distributes wire and cables, insulating and conductive materials, assembly tools, test equipment, custom fabricated parts, and custom coated materials to original equipment manufacturers, motor repair shops, specialty wire and cable users, and various industrial assembly markets. Genuine Parts Company was founded in 1928 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

39,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/26/15
Founded in 1928

genuine parts co (GPC) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairma...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
President, Director, Member of Executive Comm...
Total Annual Compensation: $612.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $430.0K
Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Total Annual Compensation: $287.5K
Director, Chairman of NAPA Canada/UAP Inc and...
Total Annual Compensation: $67.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

genuine parts co (GPC) Key Developments

Genuine Parts Company Appoints Mr. Gary Rollins as Director

Genuine Parts Company announced the election of Mr. Gary Rollins as a director of the company. Mr. Rollins serves, and has served during his entire tenure as a director of the company, as CEO of Rollins Inc. and on the boards of two related, closely held companies -- RPC Inc. and Marine Products Corporation.

Genuine Parts Company Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015

Genuine Parts Company reported consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $3,822,454,000 against $3,517,801,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $265,304,000 against $235,693,000 a year ago. Net income was $165,559,000 against $150,467,000 a year ago. Diluted net income per common share was $1.07 against $0.97 a year ago. Capital expenditures were $33,897,000 against $39,917,000 a year ago. For the year, the company reported net sales of $15,341,647,000 against $14,077,843,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $1,117,739,000 against $1,044,304,000 a year ago. Net income was $711,286,000 against $684,959,000 a year ago. Diluted net income per common share was $4.61 against $4.40 a year ago. Capital expenditures were $107,681,000 against $124,063,000 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $790,145,000 against $1,056,731,000 a year ago. The decrease in expenditures for the fourth quarter and the year primarily reflects the timing associated with certain projects. For fiscal year 2015, the company expects CapEx spending to be in the range of $125 million to $145 million for the full year. The company expects tax rate for 2015 to be in the 37% range. Expect cash from operations to be in the $800 million to $850 million range and the free cash flow to be approximately $350 million. The company initial guidance would be for EPS to come in between $4.70 to $4.80. Now included in this is approximately $0.15 per share that's due to unfavorable exchange rates and the related increase in the tax rate, which Carol referenced in her remarks. Stated another way, before the impact of currency and the tax differences, the company guiding to a range of $4.85 to $4.95, which will be up 5% to 7% on a comparative basis.

Genuine Parts Company Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend for 2015 Payable on April 1, 2015; Elects Robert A. Milstead as Senior Vice President Digital, Thomas K. Davis as Vice President Supplier Business IT and Jennifer L. Ellis as Corporate Secretary and Associate Counsel

Genuine Parts Company announced a 7% increase in the regular quarterly cash dividend for 2015. The Board of Directors of the company, at its February 16, 2015 board meeting, increased the cash dividend payable to an annual rate of $2.46 per share compared with the previous dividend of $2.30 per share. The quarterly cash dividend of sixty-one and one-half cents ($0.615) per share is payable April 1, 2015 to shareholders of record March 6, 2015. The company also announced that the Board of Directors has elected three new corporate officers. Robert A. Milstead was named Senior Vice President Digital, Thomas K. Davis was named Vice President Supplier Business IT and Jennifer L. Ellis was named Corporate Secretary and Associate Counsel. Mr. Milstead joined the company in January 2015 and brings with him over 18 years of experience in digital marketing and eCommerce strategy and execution, most recently serving as Vice President and Managing Director for Accenture. Mr. Davis was previously Director of Information Systems for the company's Balkamp operations, and has been with the company since 2012. Ms. Ellis has been with the company since 2008, most recently serving as Assistant Corporate Secretary and Associate Counsel.

 

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