Genuine Parts

Industry: Truck Auto Parts

Fortune Rank: 236

For the nine months ended 30 September 2005, Genuine Parts Company's revenues increased 8% to $7.37B. Net income increased 10% to $328.4M. Revenues reflect an increase in earnings from the automotive, industrial and the office products segments. Net income reflects an improved gross profit margins. GPC is a service organization engaged in automotive replacement parts, industrial replacement parts and office products.

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 groups: Automotive Parts Group, Industrial Parts Group, Office Products Group and Electrical/Electronic Materials Group. The Automotive Parts Group distributes automotive replacement parts and accessory items. The Industrial Parts Group distributes industrial replacement parts and related supplies throughout the United States and Canada. The Office Products Group is engaged in the wholesale distribution of a broad line of office and other business related products that are used in the daily operation of businesses, schools, offices and institutions. The Electrical/Electronic Materials Group distributes materials to more than 20,000 electrical and electronic manufacturers in North America.

Genuine Parts

Genuine Parts is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Genuine Parts was ranked number 236 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 236th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Genuine Parts achieved revenue of $10,057.50 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $399.60 million.

Genuine Parts' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 236th compared to 247th in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $11,015 million (a change of -1 million compared to 2010) and profits of $475 million (a change of $-75 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Genuine Parts would be ranked 245th rather than 236th due to its profits of $400 in 2010.

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