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):||April 23, 2018|
Genuine Parts Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|2999 Wildwood Pkwy, Atlanta, Georgia||30339|
(Address of principal executive offices)
|Registrants telephone number, including area code:||678.934.5000|
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On April 23, 2018, the Board of Directors of Genuine Parts Company declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of seventy two cents ($0.72) per share on the Company’s common stock. The dividend is payable July 2, 2018 to shareholders of record June 8, 2018.
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 April 23, 2018
|Press Release dated April 23, 2018|
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|
|April 23, 2018||By:||
Carol B. Yancey
|Name: Carol B. Yancey|
|Title: Executive Vice President and CFO|