Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC) open the trading on September 10, 2020, with a bit cautious approach as it glided -0.90% to $98.77. During the day, the stock rose to $100.39 and sunk to $98.07 before settling in for the price of $99.67 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, GPC posted a 52-week range of $49.68-$108.58.
It was noted that the giant of the Consumer Cyclical sector posted annual sales growth of 4.80% over the last 5 years. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -1.50%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -22.90%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $144.26 million, simultaneously with a float of $140.28 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $14.16 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $91.68, while the 200-day Moving Average is $88.51.
It is quite fundamental to gauge the extent of the productivity of the business which is accounted for 55000 workers. It has generated 352,587 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 11,292. The stock had 7.56 Receivables turnover and 1.42 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +31.18, operating margin was +5.83 and Pretax Margin of +4.28.
Genuine Parts Company (GPC) Ownership Facts and Figures
Sometimes it helps to make our mind if we keep our tabs on how bigger investors are working with the stock of the Specialty Retail industry. Genuine Parts Company’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.50%, in contrast to 79.50% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Mar 23, this organization’s Director bought 5,000 shares at the rate of 55.23, making the entire transaction reach 276,150 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 627,213. Preceding that transaction, on Nov 05, Company’s President-Motion Industries sold 1,000 for 107.22, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 107,220. This particular insider is now the holder of 2,188 in total.
Genuine Parts Company (GPC) Earnings and Revenue Records
So, what does the last quarter earnings report of the company that was made public on 6/29/2020 suggests? It has posted $1.32 earnings per share (EPS) beating the forecaster’s viewpoint (set at $0.93) by $0.39. This company achieved a net margin of +3.20 while generating a return on equity of 17.43. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.3 per share during the current fiscal year.
Genuine Parts Company’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -22.90% and is forecasted to reach 5.43 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will decrease by -1.30% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -1.50% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Genuine Parts Company (GPC). The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 2.15. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.80. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 17.15.
In the same vein, GPC’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -0.03, a figure that is expected to reach 1.35 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 5.43 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Genuine Parts Company (GPC)
[Genuine Parts Company, GPC] recent stats showed that its last 5-days Average volume was superior the volume it posted in the year-ago period. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 79.33% While, its Average True Range was 2.37.
Raw Stochastic average of Genuine Parts Company (GPC) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 95.13%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 81.31% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 23.66% that was lower than 33.71% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.