Company Stock Price of Genuine Parts Company (GPC) Increases 1.81%

Genuine Parts Company s trend and data analysis indicates that the stock price has dropped -2.06% in the past 12 Weeks but analyzing the 6 month chart of the stock, the price of the stock has managed to drop negative and it has dropped down to -5.53% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is down -3.21% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Genuine Parts Company has a positive value of 0.88 compared to overall market.Genuine Parts Company is having a Relative Strength Index of 47.26 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators.

Stocks of Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) rallied by 1.81% during the past week but lost 5.73% on a 4-week basis. The company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.57% in the past week but underperformed the index by 6.81% in the last 4 weeks.

Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $94.58 and hit $95 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $94.9, with a gain of 0.67% or 0.63 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,293,997 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $105.97 and the company has a market cap of $14,081 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $86.61 .

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Genuine Parts Company was Upgraded by Goldman to Neutral on Jan 19, 2017.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Oct 21, 2016, Thomas Gallagher (Chairman) purchased 3,000 shares at 89.24 per share price.On May 9, 2016, Timothy P Breen (Executive Vice President) sold 700 shares at 98.05 per share price.On Feb 19, 2016, Wendy B Needham (director) sold 3,000 shares at 90.61 per share price.

Genuine Parts Company Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 21, 2017. The company reported $1.02 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01. Analyst had a consensus of $1.01. The company had revenue of $3780.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $3781.53 million. The companys revenue was up 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.07 EPS.

GENUINE PARTS COMPANY is a distributor of automotive replacement parts in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The Company also distributes industrial replacement parts in the U.S. and in Canada through its Motion Industries subsidiary. S. P. Richards Company, the Office Products Group, distributes product nationwide in the U.S. and in Canada. The Electrical/Electronic Group, EIS, Inc., distributes electrical and electronic components throughout the U.S. and in Canada and Mexico.

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