GPC (Genuine Parts Co.) dropped -0.32 at the last close: Is This Today’s Most Popular Stock?

A new trading day began on Tuesday, with Genuine Parts Co. (NYSE: GPC) stock price down -0.32% from the previous day of trading, before settling in for the closing price of $154.28. GPC’s price has ranged from $126.35 to $174.91 over the past 52 weeks.

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During the last 5-year period, the sales growth of Consumer Cyclical Sector giant was 4.72%. Meanwhile, its annual earnings per share averaged 4.81%. With a float of $139.06 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $139.57 million.

Let’s determine the extent of company efficiency that accounts for 60000 employees.

Genuine Parts Co. (GPC) Breakdown of a Key Holders of the stock

As we move forward, let’s examine how large-scale investors are investing in this stock of the Specialty Retail Industry. The insider ownership of Genuine Parts Co. is 0.26%, while institutional ownership is 80.10%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Mar 20 ’24, was worth 503,490. In this transaction Director of this company sold 3,250 shares at a rate of $154.92, taking the stock ownership to the 14,397 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Jun 02 ’23, when Company’s Director bought 2,000 for $151.75, making the entire transaction worth $303,500. This insider now owns 33,162 shares in total.

Genuine Parts Co. (GPC) Recent Fiscal highlights

According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around 4.81% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 7.10% during the next five years compared to 11.14% growth over the previous five years of trading.

Genuine Parts Co. (NYSE: GPC) Trading Performance Indicators

Here are Genuine Parts Co.’s current performance indicators. According to the last quarter’s results, the stock had a quick ratio of 0.63. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 0.93. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 23.23.

For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 9.33, a number that is poised to hit 2.16 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 10.65 in one year’s time.

Technical Analysis of Genuine Parts Co. (GPC)

Looking closely at Genuine Parts Co. (NYSE: GPC), its last 5-days average volume was 0.85 million, which is a drop from its year-to-date volume of 1.0 million. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 39.81%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 2.19.

During the past 100 days, Genuine Parts Co.’s (GPC) raw stochastic average was set at 84.69%, which indicates a significant increase from 40.69% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 14.90% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 16.05% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.

At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $148.06, while its 200-day Moving Average is $147.10. However, in the short run, Genuine Parts Co.’s stock first resistance to watch stands at $155.10. Second resistance stands at $156.42. The third major resistance level sits at $157.35. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $152.85, it is likely to go to the next support level at $151.92. Now, if the price goes above the second support level, the third support stands at $150.60.

Genuine Parts Co. (NYSE: GPC) Key Stats

With a market capitalization of 21.44 billion, the company has a total of 139,423K Shares Outstanding. Currently, annual sales are 23,091 M while annual income is 1,317 M. The company’s previous quarter sales were 5,586 M while its latest quarter income was 316,880 K.