Genuine Parts Company (GPC) : Moody Lynn Lieberson scooped up 9,597 additional shares in Genuine Parts Company during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on May 2, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 135,945 shares of Genuine Parts Company which is valued at $13,186,665.Genuine Parts Company makes up approximately 2.06% of Moody Lynn Lieberson’s portfolio.
Genuine Parts Company opened for trading at $95.91 and hit $97.03 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $97, with a gain of 1.08% or 1.04 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 3,78,701 shares. Company has a market cap of $14,513 M.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Tiemann Investment Advisors boosted its stake in GPC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 300 additional shares and now holds a total of 3,695 shares of Genuine Parts Company which is valued at $358,415. Genuine Parts Company makes up approx 0.36% of Tiemann Investment Advisors’s portfolio.Mizuho Trust Banking Ltd. boosted its stake in GPC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 2,068 additional shares and now holds a total of 245,177 shares of Genuine Parts Company which is valued at $23,529,637. Genuine Parts Company makes up approx 0.07% of Mizuho Trust Banking Ltd.’s portfolio.Cubic Asset Management reduced its stake in GPC by selling 310 shares or 0.5% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 62,218 shares of GPC which is valued at $5,971,061. Genuine Parts Company makes up approx 1.97% of Cubic Asset Management’s portfolio.Raymond James Trust N.a. reduced its stake in GPC by selling 16 shares or 0.17% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 9,183 shares of GPC which is valued at $888,731. Genuine Parts Company makes up approx 0.08% of Raymond James Trust N.a.’s portfolio.
On the company’s financial health, Genuine Parts Company reported $1.05 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02 according to the earnings call on Apr 19, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.03. The company had revenue of $3718.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $3719.75 million. The company’s revenue was down -.5 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.05 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Genuine Parts Company. Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Apr 20, 2016 to “Sector Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 93 from a previous price target of $90 .Genuine Parts Company was Downgraded by Sterne Agee CRT to ” Neutral” on Apr 4, 2016. Shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Feb 17, 2016 to “Sector Perform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 90 from a previous price target of $92 .
Genuine Parts Company is a service organization engaged in the distribution of automotive replacement parts industrial replacement parts office products and electrical/electronic materials. The Company operates through four segments: Automotive Parts Group which distributes automotive parts and accessory items; Industrial Parts Group which distributes industrial replacement parts and related supplies; Office Products Group which is engaged in the wholesale distribution of a line of office and other business related products and Electrical/Electronic Materials Group which distributes materials to more than 20000 electrical and electronic manufacturers as well as industrial assembly and specialty wire and cable markets in North America. In 2014 the Company’s business was conducted from approximately 2600 locations throughout the United States Canada Mexico Australia and New Zealand.