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Gentex (GNTX) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.15 (-0.44%)
(As of 05/29/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.17 million shs
Average Volume
1.37 million shs
Market Capitalization
$7.92 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Gentex MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
10.4% Upside
$37.83 Price Target
Short Interest
2.50% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.16mentions of Gentex in the last 14 days
Based on 13 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$162,513 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $2.11 to $2.41 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.33 out of 5 stars

Auto/Tires/Trucks Sector

27th out of 84 stocks

Motor Vehicle Parts & Accessories Industry

13th out of 33 stocks

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About Gentex Stock (NASDAQ:GNTX)

Gentex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and supplies digital vision, connected car, dimmable glass, and fire protection products in the United States, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Republic of Korea, and internationally. It operates through Automotive Products and Other segments. The company offers 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, automotive suppliers, and various aftermarket and accessory customers. It also provides variable dimmable windows to aircraft manufacturers and airline operators. In addition, the company offers photoelectric smoke detectors and alarms, electrochemical carbon monoxide alarms and detectors, audible and visual signaling alarms, and bells and speakers used in fire detection systems in office buildings, hotels, and other commercial and residential buildings, as well as researches and develops nanofiber chemical sensing products. It 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. Gentex Corporation was incorporated in 1974 and is headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan.

GNTX Stock Price History

GNTX Stock News Headlines

Gentex Announces Second Quarter 2024 Cash Dividend
Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX) Lowered to "Hold" at
Here's what Wall Street expects from Gentex's earnings report
Gentex: Q1 Earnings Snapshot
Gentex Q1 Net Income Rises
Gentex Reports First Quarter 2024 Financial Results
Gentex Becomes Oversold
Gentex Corporation: Stuck In Neutral
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 4/17 Dividend
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Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Motor vehicle parts & accessories
Auto Parts & Equipment
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
6 Analysts


Net Income
$428.40 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.30 billion
Cash Flow
$2.23 per share
Book Value
$10.28 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$7.92 billion

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GNTX Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Gentex stock right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Gentex in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" GNTX shares.
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What is Gentex's stock price target for 2024?

6 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Gentex's shares. Their GNTX share price targets range from $33.00 to $44.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $37.83 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have GNTX shares performed in 2024?

Gentex's stock was trading at $32.66 at the start of the year. Since then, GNTX stock has increased by 5.0% and is now trading at $34.28.
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Are investors shorting Gentex?

Gentex saw a decrease in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,760,000 shares, a decrease of 11.1% from the April 30th total of 6,480,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,290,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.5 days. Approximately 2.5% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Gentex's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, July 26th 2024.
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How were Gentex's earnings last quarter?

Gentex Co. (NASDAQ:GNTX) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, April, 26th. The auto parts company reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.48 by $0.01. The auto parts company earned $590.23 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $600.38 million. Gentex had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.19% and a net margin of 18.77%. Gentex's revenue for the quarter was up 7.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.42 EPS.

How often does Gentex pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Gentex?

Gentex announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, March 5th. Investors of record on Friday, April 5th will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share on Wednesday, April 17th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.40%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 4th.
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Is Gentex a good dividend stock?

Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX) pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.40%. The dividend payout ratio is 25.40%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, GNTX will have a dividend payout ratio of 19.92% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Gentex's stock split?

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 issued shares were distributed to shareholders after the market closes on Wednesday, December 31st 2014. An investor that had 100 shares of stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

What guidance has Gentex issued on next quarter's earnings?

Gentex updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Friday, April, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.5 billion-$2.6 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.5 billion.

What is Steve Downing's approval rating as Gentex's CEO?

54 employees have rated Gentex Chief Executive Officer Steve Downing on Steve Downing has an approval rating of 67% among the company's employees.

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), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Walt Disney (DIS), CVS Health (CVS), Micron Technology (MU), Pfizer (PFE), Visa (V) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

Who are Gentex's major shareholders?

Gentex's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.65%), EdgePoint Investment Group Inc. (3.48%), Ariel Investments LLC (2.77%), Boston Partners (2.47%), TD Asset Management Inc (2.02%) and Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (1.82%). Insiders that own company stock include Gary F Goode, James A Hollars, James H Wallace, John A Mulder, Joseph B Anderson Jr, Kathleen Starkoff, Kevin C Nash, Ling Zang, Matthew Chiodo, Neil Boehm, Richard O Schaum, Scott P Ryan and Steven R Downing.
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How do I buy shares of Gentex?

Shares of GNTX stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:GNTX) was last updated on 5/29/2024 by Staff

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