Gentex Corp. Company Profile (NASDAQ:GNTX)

About Gentex Corp.

Gentex Corp. logoGentex Corporation designs and manufactures automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and electronics for the automotive industry, dimmable aircraft windows for the aviation industry, and commercial smoke alarms and signaling devices for the fire protection industry. The Company's segments include Automotive Products and Other, which includes Fire Protection Products and Dimmable Aircraft Windows. The Company's business involves designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing interior and exterior auto-dimming automotive rearview mirrors that utilize electrochromic technology to dim in proportion to the amount of headlight glare from trailing vehicle headlamps. The Company also designs, develops and manufactures various electronics features that are additive to the interior and exterior automotive rearview mirrors, as well as interior visors and overhead consoles. The Company ships its product to all of the automotive producing regions across the world.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Auto/Tires/Trucks
  • Industry: Auto Parts
  • Sub-Industry: Auto Parts & Equipment
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: GNTX
  • CUSIP: 37190110
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $17.06
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $17.52
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $16.70
  • 52-Week Range: $12.93 - $18.30
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.94
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.10
  • P/E Growth: 1.33
  • Market Cap: $4.88B
  • Outstanding Shares: 286,790,000
  • Beta: 1.1
  • Net Margins: 20.86%
  • Return on Equity: 19.53%
  • Return on Assets: 15.76%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.11%
  • Current Ratio: 7.09%
  • Quick Ratio: 5.20%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Gentex Corp. (NASDAQ:GNTX) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $18.50 (8.63% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Gentex Corp. (NASDAQ:GNTX)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/21/2016FBR & CoBoost Price TargetOutperform$20.00 -> $22.00View Rating Details
9/13/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingOutperform$19.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016Craig HallumLower Price Target$22.00 -> $19.00View Rating Details
1/27/2016Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$22.00 -> $14.00View Rating Details
10/20/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price Target$18.00 -> $19.00View Rating Details
1/23/2015Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details
12/4/2014KeyCorpUpgradeHold -> Buy$21.50View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Gentex Corp. (NASDAQ:GNTX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/20/2016Q316$0.30$0.32$428.43 million$429.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2016Q216$0.29$0.30$416.99 million$423.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2016Q116$0.28$0.28$405.23 million$405.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q415$0.27$0.30$391.81 million$405.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q315$0.27$0.27$393.44 million$389.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.25$0.26$375.41 million$379.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2015Q115$0.25$0.26$367.54 million$368.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2015Q414$0.26$0.24$368.42 million$350.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q314$0.47$0.49$339.41 million$350.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q214$0.45$0.47$324.20 million$335.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2014Q114$0.43$0.48$319.70 million$326.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2013Q313$0.32$0.38$277.24 million$288.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$0.32$0.36$274.52 million$287.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2013Q1 2013$0.30$0.32$268.13 million$269.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2013Q4 2012$0.26$0.28$258.11 million$260.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2012$0.28$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2012$0.29$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2012$0.32$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2012$0.30$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2011$0.29$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2011$0.27$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2011$0.29$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2011$0.25$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Gentex Corp. (NASDAQ:GNTX)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.2 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.3 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.28$0.29$0.29
Q2 20163$0.29$0.30$0.30
Q3 20163$0.30$0.31$0.31
Q4 20163$0.31$0.32$0.31
Q1 20171$0.32$0.32$0.32
Q2 20171$0.33$0.33$0.33
Q3 20171$0.33$0.33$0.33
Q4 20171$0.35$0.35$0.35
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Gentex Corp. (NASDAQ:GNTX)
Annual Dividend:$0.36
Dividend Yield:2.11%
Payout Ratio:30.00% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
30.00% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
27.69% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Gentex Corp. (NASDAQ:GNTX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Gentex Corp. (NASDAQ:GNTX)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.90%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 86.15%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/22/2016Fred BauerChairmanSell696,000$18.03$12,548,880.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016John A. MulderDirectorSell20,000$18.07$361,400.00View SEC Filing  
7/26/2016Scott P RyanGeneral CounselSell5,132$17.77$91,195.64View SEC Filing  
7/25/2016Gary F GoodeDirectorSell24,000$17.57$421,680.00View SEC Filing  
7/25/2016Kevin C NashInsiderSell6,412$17.63$113,043.56View SEC Filing  
7/25/2016Steven R DowningCFOSell8,820$17.62$155,408.40View SEC Filing  
6/8/2016Fred BauerCEOSell351,700$16.45$5,785,465.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2016Fred BauerCEOSell266,300$16.42$4,372,646.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016Joseph E Iv MatthewsVPSell2,140$16.50$35,310.00View SEC Filing  
12/28/2015Scott P RyanGeneral CounselSell2,000$16.31$32,620.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015John A. MulderDirectorSell6,000$16.61$99,660.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015Mark W. NewtonSVPSell38,184$16.63$634,999.92View SEC Filing  
10/28/2015Scott P. RyanGeneral CounselSell3,000$16.36$49,080.00View SEC Filing  
10/27/2015Kevin C. NashCAOSell14,420$16.31$235,190.20View SEC Filing  
10/23/2015Gary F. GoodeDirectorSell12,000$16.19$194,280.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2015Steven R DowningCFOSell6,300$17.47$110,061.00View SEC Filing  
4/23/2015Joseph E Iv MatthewsVPSell15,140$18.11$274,185.40View SEC Filing  
3/31/2015Joseph E Iv MatthewsVPSell4,000$18.35$73,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015John A MulderDirectorSell12,000$17.25$207,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2015Frederick A SotokDirectorSell21,000$17.28$362,880.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2015Mark W NewtonSVPSell34,204$17.36$593,781.44View SEC Filing  
11/4/2014Fred BauerCEOSell534,000$32.79$17,509,860.00View SEC Filing  
10/24/2014Joseph E Iv MatthewsVPSell1,070$31.72$33,940.40View SEC Filing  
10/23/2014Bruce A LosSVPSell22,530$31.11$700,908.30View SEC Filing  
10/23/2014James H WallaceDirectorSell12,000$31.07$372,840.00View SEC Filing  
9/30/2014Bruce A LosSVPSell9,382$26.92$252,563.44View SEC Filing  
9/29/2014Kevin C NashCAOSell1,800$27.36$49,248.00View SEC Filing  
9/29/2014Mark W NewtonSVPSell10,200$27.36$279,072.00View SEC Filing  
9/29/2014Steven R DowningCFOSell2,000$27.36$54,720.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2014John A MulderDirectorSell4,256$29.57$125,849.92View SEC Filing  
7/29/2014Bruce A LosSVPSell8,848$29.11$257,565.28View SEC Filing  
7/28/2014Frederick A SotokDirectorSell6,000$29.02$174,120.00View SEC Filing  
6/25/2014Paul V FlynnVPSell1,163$29.10$33,843.30View SEC Filing  
6/6/2014Bruce A LosSVPSell3,400$29.61$100,674.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014Kevin NashCAOSell6,728$29.71$199,888.88View SEC Filing  
5/2/2014Steven DowningCFOSell1,750$29.68$51,940.00View SEC Filing  
4/30/2014Mark NewtonSVPSell34,674$28.68$994,450.32View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014John MulderDirectorSell12,000$31.43$377,160.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2014Frederick SotokDirectorSell5,500$30.58$168,190.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2013Bruce LosSVPSell4,130$30.15$124,519.50View SEC Filing  
11/26/2013Bruce LosSVPSell2,000$29.82$59,640.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013Gary F GoodeDirectorSell12,000$30.14$361,680.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013Wallace Tsuha, Jr.DirectorSell12,000$22.77$273,240.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2013Steven A DykmanVPSell10,986$22.24$244,328.64View SEC Filing  
6/28/2013Paul V FlynnVPSell2,600$23.00$59,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013Steven A DykmanVPSell13,476$23.68$319,111.68View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013Fred BauerCEOSell418,632$24.52$10,264,856.64View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013Mark W NewtonSVPSell3,840$24.37$93,580.80View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013Paul V FlynnVPSell2,325$24.56$57,102.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Gentex Corp. (NASDAQ:GNTX) Chart for Saturday, October, 22, 2016

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