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Dec. 2, 2021, 4:56 p.m. EST

Genuine Parts Co. stock rises Thursday, outperforms market

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Shares of Genuine Parts Co. (NYS:GPC) rose 3.43% to $129.87 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 1.42% to 4,577.10 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 1.82% to 34,639.79. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Genuine Parts Co. closed $9.24 short of its 52-week high ($139.11), which the company reached on November 22nd.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as O'Reilly Automotive Inc. (NAS:ORLY) rose 3.24% to $657.35, Advance Auto Parts Inc. (NYS:AAP) rose 4.83% to $228.76, and LKQ Corp. (NAS:LKQ) rose 2.39% to $57.42. Trading volume (979,112) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 547,510.

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