Dividends

Distributions

 

The Company has paid a cash dividend to shareholders every year since going public in 1948 and increased the annual dividend for 65 consecutive years. Below is a listing of distributions over the last three years.

Date Declared Record Date Payment Date Amount Per Share
August 16, 2021 September 3, 2021 October 1, 2021 $0.815
April 29, 2021 June 4, 2021 July 1, 2021 $0.815
February 15, 2021 March 5, 2021 April 1, 2021 $0.815
November 23, 2020 December 4, 2020 January 4, 2021 $0.79
August 17, 2020 September 4, 2020 October 1, 2020 $0.79
April 6, 2020 June 5, 2020 July 1, 2020 $0.79
February 17, 2020 March 6, 2020 April 1, 2020 $0.79
November 18, 2019 December 6, 2019 January 2, 2020 $0.7625
August 19, 2019 September 6, 2019 October 1, 2019 $0.7625
April 22, 2019 June 7, 2019 July 1, 2019 $0.7625
February 18, 2019 March 8, 2019 April 1, 2019 $0.7625
November 19, 2018 December 7, 2018 January 2, 2019 $0.72

 

Dividend Reinvestment Plan
 

Shareholders can build their investments in GPC through a low-cost plan for automatically reinvesting dividends and by making optional cash purchases of the Company's stock.

  • The plan is open to all GPC share owners who individually or collectively have GPC stock registered in their own names.
  • Optional cash investments of up to $60,000 per year are allowed.
  • Quarterly statements are sent around the 15th of January, April, July and October. Statements are also sent each time an optional cash investment is made.
  • Plan administrator offers safekeeping of certificates held outside the plan.
  • Shares held in broker account/name are not eligible for the plan.

If you have questions regarding the Plan, please contact Computershare at 1 (800) 568-3476