Genuine Parts Company distributes automotive replacement parts, and industrial parts and materials. More Details
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Reasonable growth potential with adequate balance sheet and pays a dividend.
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.
7 Day Return
US Retail Distributors
1 Year Return
US Retail Distributors
Return vs Industry: GPC underperformed the US Retail Distributors industry which returned 106.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GPC exceeded the US Market which returned 53.9% over the past year.
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?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Genuine Parts undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: GPC ($120.02) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($74.52)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GPC is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GPC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (106.1x) compared to the US Retail Distributors industry average (36.5x).
PE vs Market: GPC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (106.1x) compared to the US market (22.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GPC is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (5.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GPC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.4x) compared to the US Retail Distributors industry average (3.8x).
How is Genuine Parts forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GPC's forecast earnings growth (20.9% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: GPC's earnings (20.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (18.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: GPC's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GPC's revenue (3.9% 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 (28.2%)
How has Genuine Parts performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GPC has a large one-off loss of $543.3M impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: GPC's current net profit margins (1%) are lower than last year (3.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GPC's earnings have declined by 14% 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 (-74.7%) 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 (5.1%) is considered low.
How is Genuine Parts's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GPC's short term assets ($7.1B) exceed its short term liabilities ($5.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: GPC's short term assets ($7.1B) exceed its long term liabilities ($4.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GPC's debt to equity ratio (83.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: GPC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 19.8% to 83.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GPC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (75.4%).
Interest Coverage: GPC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (11x coverage).
What is Genuine Parts's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GPC's dividend (2.72%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).
High Dividend: GPC's dividend (2.72%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.46%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GPC's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: GPC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (279.4%), GPC's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: GPC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (56.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Paul Donahue (63 yo)
Mr. Paul D. Donahue serves as Director at Truist Financial Corporation since December 6, 2019. Mr. Donahue has been the Chief Executive Officer of Genuine Parts Company since May 1, 2016 and served as its ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Paul's total compensation ($USD8.52M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD543.98K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Paul's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: GPC's management team is considered experienced (4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: GPC's board of directors are considered experienced (6.2 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Genuine Parts Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Genuine Parts Company
- Ticker: GPC
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1928
- Industry: Distributors
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: US$0
- Shares outstanding: 144.41m
- Website: https://www.genpt.com
Number of Employees
- Genuine Parts Company
- 2999 Wildwood Parkway
- United States
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
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