Genuine Parts Company announced today a 6 pecent increase in the regular quarterly cash dividend for 2019. The Board of Directors of the Company, at its February 18, 2019 Board meeting, increased the cash dividend payable to an annual rate of $3.05 per share compared with the previous dividend of $2.88per share. The quarterly cash dividend of seventy-six and one-quarter cents ($0.7625) per share is payable April 1, 2019 to shareholders of record March 8, 2019. GPC has paid a cash dividend every year since going public in 1948, and 2019 marks the 63rd consecutive year of increased dividends paid to shareholders.
Genuine Parts Company plans to release Fourth Quarter and Year-End Earnings later this morning.