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Market Cap

US$18.8b

Last Updated

2021/05/05 22:34 UTC

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Executive Summary

Genuine Parts Company distributes automotive replacement parts, and industrial parts and materials. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet average dividend payer.


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Share Price & News

How has Genuine Parts's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: GPC is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: GPC's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

5.6%

GPC

5.9%

US Retail Distributors

-1.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

81.3%

GPC

96.0%

US Retail Distributors

52.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: GPC underperformed the US Retail Distributors industry which returned 89.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GPC exceeded the US Market which returned 52.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

GPCIndustryMarket
7 Day5.6%5.9%-1.6%
30 Day12.3%13.7%1.3%
90 Day31.1%27.0%3.5%
1 Year87.3%81.3%99.0%96.0%55.4%52.8%
3 Year60.3%46.0%99.6%90.2%63.5%53.2%
5 Year59.3%37.0%98.2%82.7%125.8%100.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Genuine Parts's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Genuine Parts undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.5%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: GPC ($131.65) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($133.61)

Significantly Below Fair Value: GPC is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: GPC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (73.4x) compared to the US Retail Distributors industry average (35.3x).

PE vs Market: GPC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (73.4x) compared to the US market (20.6x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: GPC is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (6.2x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GPC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.7x) compared to the US Retail Distributors industry average (3.8x).


Future Growth

How is Genuine Parts forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?

11.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: GPC's forecast earnings growth (11.9% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: GPC's earnings (11.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (16% per year).

High Growth Earnings: GPC's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: GPC's revenue (3.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: GPC's revenue (3.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: GPC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (29.5%)


Past Performance

How has Genuine Parts performed over the past 5 years?

-16.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GPC has a large one-off loss of $552.6M impacting its March 31 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: GPC's current net profit margins (1.5%) are lower than last year (3.6%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GPC's earnings have declined by 16.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: GPC's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: GPC had negative earnings growth (-58.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Retail Distributors industry average (9.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: GPC's Return on Equity (7.8%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Genuine Parts's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GPC's short term assets ($7.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($6.3B).

Long Term Liabilities: GPC's short term assets ($7.7B) exceed its long term liabilities ($4.3B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GPC's debt to equity ratio (70.4%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: GPC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 20.4% to 70.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: GPC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (95.7%).

Interest Coverage: GPC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12.3x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Genuine Parts's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.48%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayMay 06 2021Ex Dividend DateJun 03 2021Dividend Pay DateJul 01 202128 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 28 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: GPC's dividend (2.48%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).

High Dividend: GPC's dividend (2.48%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.42%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: GPC's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: GPC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (177.6%), GPC's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: GPC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (52.3% payout ratio).


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

4.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Paul Donahue (63 yo)

5yrs

Tenure

US$8,523,608

Compensation

Mr. Paul D. Donahue serves as Director at Truist Financial Corporation since December 6, 2019. Mr. Donahue has been the Chief Executive Officer of Genuine Parts Company since May 1, 2016 and served as its ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Paul's total compensation ($USD8.52M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.13M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Paul's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: GPC's management team is considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: GPC's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Genuine Parts Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Genuine Parts Company
  • Ticker: GPC
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1928
  • Industry: Distributors
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: US$18.819b
  • Shares outstanding: 144.47m
  • Website: https://www.genpt.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Genuine Parts Company
  • 2999 Wildwood Parkway
  • Atlanta
  • Georgia
  • 30339
  • United States

Listings


Biography

Genuine Parts Company distributes automotive replacement parts, and industrial parts and materials. The company distributes automotive replacement parts for imported vehicles, hybrid and electric vehicles,...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/05/05 22:34
End of Day Share Price2021/05/05 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.