SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
|Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):||August 21, 2006|
Genuine Parts Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|2999 Circle 75 Pkwy, Atlanta, Georgia||30339|
(Address of principal executive offices)
|Registrants telephone number, including area code:||770.953.1700|
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On August 21, 2006, the Board of Directors of Genuine Parts Company declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.3375 cents per share on the Company's common stock. The dividend is payable October 2, 2006 to shareholders of record September 8, 2006. Additionally, on August 21, 2006, the Board of Directors increased the number of shares of its common stock authorized for repurchase by 15 million shares. A copy of the press release is furnished with this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press Release dated August 21, 2006
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Genuine Parts Company|
|August 21, 2006||By:||
Jerry W. Nix
|Name: Jerry W. Nix|
|Title: Vice Chairman and CFO|
|Press Release dated August 21, 2006|