SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
October 21, 2021
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported)
GENUINE PARTS COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)||(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
|2999 WILDWOOD PARKWAY,|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant's telephone number, including area code
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $1.00 par value per share||GPC||New York Stock Exchange|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company ☐
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐
Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On October 21, 2021, Genuine Parts Company issued a press release announcing its results of operations for the third quarter ended September 30, 2021. A copy of the press release is furnished with this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
The information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K of Genuine Parts Company, including the exhibit attached hereto, is being "furnished" and shall not be deemed "filed" for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section. In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information in Item 2.02 and Item 9.01 of this Current Report shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or into any filing or other document pursuant to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, except as otherwise expressly stated in any such filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|104||The cover page from this current report on Form 8-K, formatted in inline XBRL|
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|
|Date: October 21, 2021||By:||/s/ Carol B. Yancey|
|Name: Carol B. Yancey|
|Title: Executive Vice President and CFO|