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NASDAQ:GNTXGentex Stock Price, Forecast & News

$27.31
+0.09 (+0.33 %)
(As of 08/10/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$27.16
Now: $27.31
$27.45
50-Day Range
$24.91
MA: $26.18
$27.56
52-Week Range
$19.48
Now: $27.31
$31.27
Volume1.39 million shs
Average Volume2.01 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.69 billion
P/E Ratio23.14
Dividend Yield1.76%
Beta1.14
Gentex Corporation provides digital vision, connected car, dimmable glass, and fire protection products worldwide. It designs, develops, manufactures, and markets automotive products, including interior and exterior electrochromic automatic-dimming rearview mirrors, automotive electronics, and non-automatic-dimming rearview mirrors for automotive passenger cars, light trucks, pick-up trucks, sport utility vehicles, and vans for original equipment manufacturers, tier one automotive mirror manufacturers, and various aftermarket and accessory customers. The company also manufactures and sells variable dimmable windows to aircraft manufacturers and airline operators. In addition, it provides photoelectric smoke detectors and alarms, electrochemical carbon monoxide detectors and alarms, audible and visual signaling alarms, and bells and speakers for use in fire detection systems in office buildings, hotels, and other commercial and residential establishments. Gentex Corporation sells its fire protection products directly, as well as through sales managers and manufacturer representative organizations to fire protection and security product distributors, electrical wholesale houses, and original equipment manufacturers of fire protection systems. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.08 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Motor vehicle parts & accessories
Sub-IndustryAuto Parts & Equipment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:GNTX
CUSIP37190110
Phone616-772-1800

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.86 billion
Cash Flow$2.10 per share
Book Value$7.66 per share

Profitability

Net Income$424.68 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,874
Market Cap$6.69 billion
Next Earnings Date10/16/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
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Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Gentex's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Gentex's stock was trading at $25.16 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, GNTX stock has increased by 8.5% and is now trading at $27.31.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Gentex?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Gentex in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Gentex's next earnings date?

Gentex is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October 16th 2020.
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How were Gentex's earnings last quarter?

Gentex Co. (NASDAQ:GNTX) released its earnings results on Friday, July, 24th. The auto parts company reported $0.02 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.10. The auto parts company earned $229.93 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $266.36 million. Gentex had a return on equity of 16.26% and a net margin of 18.60%. The firm's revenue was down 50.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.42 EPS.
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How often does Gentex pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Gentex?

Gentex announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, June 9th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 10th will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share on Wednesday, July 22nd. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.76%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 9th.
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When did Gentex's stock split? How did Gentex's stock split work?

Shares of Gentex split before market open on Friday, January 2nd 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, December 5th 2014. The newly minted shares were issued to shareholders after the market closes on Wednesday, December 31st 2014. An investor that had 100 shares of Gentex stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

What price target have analysts set for GNTX?

7 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Gentex's shares. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $32.00. On average, they expect Gentex's share price to reach $29.14 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.7% from the stock's current price.
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Has Gentex been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about GNTX stock has trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Gentex earned a news sentiment score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the auto parts company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.
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Are investors shorting Gentex?

Gentex saw a decrease in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,550,000 shares, a decrease of 9.2% from the July 15th total of 5,010,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,980,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.3 days. Currently, 1.9% of the company's shares are short sold.
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Who are some of Gentex's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Gentex own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Gentex investors own include Intel (INTC), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Walt Disney (DIS), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), CVS Health (CVS), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Pfizer (PFE) and Visa (V).

Who are Gentex's key executives?

Gentex's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Steven R. Downing, Pres & CEO (Age 41)
  • Mr. Fred T. Bauer, Founder, Chairman Emeritus & Advisor (Age 76)
  • Mr. Kevin C. Nash, VP of Fin., CFO, Treasurer & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. Scott Ryan, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 38)
  • Mr. Joseph E. Matthews IV, VP of Purchasing & Diversity Officer (Age 50)

What is Gentex's stock symbol?

Gentex trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "GNTX."

Who are Gentex's major shareholders?

Gentex's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Riverbridge Partners LLC (1.48%), Birch Hill Investment Advisors LLC (0.65%), Country Trust Bank (0.41%), TimesSquare Capital Management LLC (0.39%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.35%) and Well Done LLC (0.31%). Company insiders that own Gentex stock include Gary F Goode, Jae Kim, James A Hollars, James H Wallace, John A Mulder, Kathleen Starkoff, Kevin C Nash, Matthew Chiodo, Neil Boehm, Roger Perry Campbell, Scott P Ryan and Steven R Downing.
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Which institutional investors are selling Gentex stock?

GNTX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., State of Michigan Retirement System, First Quadrant L P CA, Hancock Whitney Corp, BI Asset Management Fondsmaeglerselskab A S, Birch Hill Investment Advisors LLC, Unigestion Holding SA, and Amalgamated Bank. Company insiders that have sold Gentex company stock in the last year include Gary F Goode, James H Wallace, John A Mulder, Kevin C Nash, Neil Boehm, and Roger Perry Campbell.
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Which institutional investors are buying Gentex stock?

GNTX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, UBS Group AG, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Schwartz Investment Counsel Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, and Cascadia Advisory Services LLC. Company insiders that have bought Gentex stock in the last two years include Kathleen Starkoff, Kevin C Nash, Matthew Chiodo, Neil Boehm, Scott P Ryan, and Steven R Downing.
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How do I buy shares of Gentex?

Shares of GNTX can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Gentex's stock price today?

One share of GNTX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.31.

How big of a company is Gentex?

Gentex has a market capitalization of $6.69 billion and generates $1.86 billion in revenue each year. The auto parts company earns $424.68 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.66 on an earnings per share basis. Gentex employs 5,874 workers across the globe.

What is Gentex's official website?

The official website for Gentex is www.gentex.com.

How can I contact Gentex?

Gentex's mailing address is 600 NORTH CENTENNIAL STREET, ZEELAND MI, 49464. The auto parts company can be reached via phone at 616-772-1800 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/11/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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