Zacks Rating on Genuine Parts Company (GPC)

Genuine Parts Company (GPC) : 5 analysts are covering Genuine Parts Company (GPC) and their average rating on the stock is 2.8, which is read as a Hold. 1 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 3, which recommends a Hold affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. 1 more analyst has given the stock a Sell recommendation. A total of 3 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.

Genuine Parts Company (GPC) : Currently there are 5 street experts covering Genuine Parts Company (GPC) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $106 and $92 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $98.8. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $6.53.


Shares of Genuine Parts Company rose by 1.94% in the last five trading days and 3.54% for the last 4 weeks. Genuine Parts Company is up 9.9% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 22.82%. Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $103, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $104.12 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $102.84 and closed the trading day at $104.03, in the green by 1.03%. The total traded volume for the day was 663,956. The stock had closed at $102.97 in the previous days trading.

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 20,000 electrical and electronic manufacturers, as well as industrial assembly and specialty wire and cable markets in North America. In 2014, the Companys business was conducted from approximately 2,600 locations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand.

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