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NASDAQ:GNTX

Gentex Stock Forecast, Price & News

$33.49
+0.89 (+2.73 %)
(As of 12/1/2020 04:30 PM ET)
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$32.94
Now: $33.49
$33.54
50-Day Range
$27.14
MA: $29.99
$33.23
52-Week Range
$19.48
Now: $33.49
$33.54
Volume1.18 million shs
Average Volume1.90 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.21 billion
P/E Ratio27.45
Dividend Yield1.47%
Beta1.11
Gentex Corporation provides digital vision, connected car, dimmable glass, and fire protection products worldwide. It operates through Automotive Products and Other segments. The company 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, automotive suppliers, and various aftermarket and accessory customers. It also manufactures and sells variable dimmable windows to aircraft manufacturers and airline operators. In addition, the company provides photoelectric smoke detectors and alarms, electrochemical carbon monoxide detectors and alarms, audible and visual signaling alarms, and bells and speakers used in fire detection systems in office buildings, hotels, and other commercial and residential establishments. 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 founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.23 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Motor vehicle parts & accessories
Sub-IndustryAuto Parts & Equipment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:GNTX
CUSIP37190110
Phone616-772-1800
Employees5,874

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.86 billion
Cash Flow$2.12 per share
Book Value$7.74 per share

Profitability

Net Income$424.68 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$8.21 billion
Next Earnings Date1/29/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$33.49
+0.89 (+2.73 %)
(As of 12/1/2020 04:30 PM ET)
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Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Gentex's stock was trading at $25.16 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, GNTX shares have increased by 32.8% and is now trading at $33.41.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Gentex?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Gentex in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Gentex?

Wall Street analysts have given Gentex a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Gentex wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Gentex's next earnings date?

Gentex is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, January 29th 2021.
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How were Gentex's earnings last quarter?

Gentex Co. (NASDAQ:GNTX) released its earnings results on Friday, October, 23rd. The auto parts company reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.07. The auto parts company had revenue of $474.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $459.79 million. Gentex had a net margin of 18.96% and a return on equity of 16.59%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down .7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.44 earnings per share.
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How often does Gentex pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Gentex?

Gentex declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, August 31st. Investors of record on Friday, October 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Wednesday, October 21st. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 8th.
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When did Gentex's stock split? How did Gentex's stock split work?

Gentex's stock split on the morning of 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 Gentex 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 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Friday, October, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.624-1.644 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.59 billion.

What price target have analysts set for GNTX?

8 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Gentex's stock. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $39.00. On average, they expect Gentex's stock price to reach $29.34 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.2%.
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Are investors shorting Gentex?

Gentex saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,210,000 shares, an increase of 31.6% from the October 31st total of 3,200,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,820,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.3 days. Approximately 1.7% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), The Walt Disney (DIS), CVS Health (CVS), Micron Technology (MU), Pfizer (PFE), Visa (V) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

Who are Gentex's key executives?

Gentex's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Steven R. Downing, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 42, Pay $1.61M)
  • Mr. Kevin C. Nash, VP of Fin., CFO, Treasurer & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 45, Pay $766.67k)
  • Mr. Neil Boehm, CTO & VP of Engineering (Age 48, Pay $763.14k)
  • Mr. Scott Ryan, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 39, Pay $669.3k)
  • Mr. Matthew Chiodo, VP of Sales & Exec. Officer (Age 55, Pay $715.49k)
  • Mr. Fred T. Bauer, Founder, Chairman Emeritus & Advisor (Age 77)
  • Mr. Paul V. Flynn, VP of Operations (Age 55)
  • Mr. Josh O'Berski, Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Joseph E. Matthews IV, VP of Purchasing & Diversity Officer (Age 51)

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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.84%), State Street Corp (2.46%), Boston Partners (1.90%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (1.50%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.37%) and Royce & Associates LP (0.81%). Company insiders that own Gentex stock include Gary F Goode, Jae Kim, James A Hollars, James H Wallace, John A Mulder, Kevin C Nash, Matthew Chiodo, Neil Boehm, Roger Perry Campbell, Scott P Ryan and Steven R Downing.
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Which major investors are selling Gentex stock?

GNTX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., TD Asset Management Inc., and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.. Company insiders that have sold Gentex company stock in the last year include James H Wallace, John A Mulder, Kevin C Nash, Scott P Ryan, and Steven R Downing.
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Which major investors are buying Gentex stock?

GNTX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cooke & Bieler LP, Point72 Asset Management L.P., First Trust Advisors LP, Bernzott Capital Advisors, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Castleark Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, and DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale. Company insiders that have bought Gentex stock in the last two years include 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 $33.41.

How big of a company is Gentex?

Gentex has a market capitalization of $8.19 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 12/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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