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Genuine Parts Company Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

ATLANTA, Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC), declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of fifty-three and three-quarter cents ($.5375) per share on the Company's common stock.

The dividend is payable October 1, 2013 to shareholders of record September 6, 2013.

About Genuine Parts Company

Genuine Parts Company is a distributor of automotive replacement parts in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Australasia.  The Company also distributes industrial replacement parts in the U.S., Canada and Mexico through its Motion Industries subsidiary.  S. P. Richards Company, the Office Products Group, distributes business products nationwide in the U.S. and Canada. The Electrical/Electronic Group, EIS, Inc., distributes electrical and electronic components throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico.  Genuine Parts Company had 2012 revenues of $13.0 billion.

 

SOURCE Genuine Parts Company

Carol B. Yancey, Executive Vice President and CFO - (770) 612-2044; Sidney G. Jones, Vice President - Investor Relations - (770) 818-4628

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Genuine Parts's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.