Gentex Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.83 (-2.42 %)
(As of 06/14/2021 04:57 PM ET)
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Volume1.23 million shs
Average Volume1.44 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.07 billion
P/E Ratio22.12
Dividend Yield1.40%
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About Gentex

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, 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 appliances, and bells and speakers used in fire detection systems in office buildings, hotels, and other commercial and residential establishments, as well as researches and develops nanofiber chemical sensing products. 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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2.33 out of 5 stars

Auto/Tires/Trucks Sector

8th out of 170 stocks

Motor Vehicle Parts & Accessories Industry

4th out of 65 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Gentex a buy right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Gentex in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Gentex stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in GNTX, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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When is Gentex's next earnings date?

Gentex is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, July 23rd 2021.
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How were Gentex's earnings last quarter?

Gentex Co. (NASDAQ:GNTX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 22nd. The auto parts company reported $0.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.03. The auto parts company earned $483.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $498.37 million. Gentex had a net margin of 21.62% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.81%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 6.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.36 earnings per share.
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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 stock has increased by 32.7% and is now trading at $33.39.
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How often does Gentex pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Gentex?

Gentex announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, June 7th. Investors of record on Friday, July 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Wednesday, July 21st. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.44%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 8th.
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Is Gentex a good dividend stock?

Gentex pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.40%. Gentex has been increasing its dividend for 10 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Gentex is 34.04%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Gentex will have a dividend payout ratio of 20.78% next year. This indicates that Gentex will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Gentex's stock split? How did Gentex's stock split work?

Gentex shares split on the morning of Friday, January 2nd 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, December 5th 2014. The newly minted shares were payable to shareholders after the closing bell 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 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of - for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.10 billion-$2.28 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.18 billion.

What price target have analysts set for GNTX?

7 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Gentex's shares. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $45.00. On average, they expect Gentex's share price to reach $32.67 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.2%.
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Who are Gentex's key executives?

Gentex's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Steven R. Downing, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 43, Pay $1.69M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Kevin C. Nash, VP of Fin., CFO, Treasurer & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 46, Pay $820.37k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Neil Boehm, CTO & VP of Engineering (Age 49, Pay $805.52k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Scott Ryan, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 40, Pay $703.42k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Matthew Chiodo, VP of Sales & Exec. Officer (Age 56, Pay $777.18k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Fred T. Bauer, Founder, Chairman Emeritus & Advisor (Age 78)
  • Mr. Paul V. Flynn, VP of Operations (Age 56) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Josh O'Berski, Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Joseph E. Matthews IV, VP of Purchasing & Diversity Officer (Age 52) (LinkedIn Profile)

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

54 employees have rated Gentex CEO Steve Downing on Steve Downing has an approval rating of 67% among Gentex's employees.

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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).

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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.48%), Maj Invest Holding A S (3.09%), Boston Partners (2.06%), Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN (1.97%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.85%) and Riverbridge Partners LLC (1.58%). Company insiders that own Gentex stock include Gary F Goode, Jae Kim, James A Hollars, James H Wallace, John A Mulder, Kevin C Nash, Ling Zang, Matthew Chiodo, Neil Boehm, Richard O Schaum, 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, Nitorum Capital L.P., Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Morgan Stanley, Burgundy Asset Management Ltd., and Millennium Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Gentex company stock in the last year include Gary F Goode, James A Hollars, John A Mulder, Kevin C Nash, Ling Zang, Matthew Chiodo, Neil Boehm, Richard O Schaum, Scott P Ryan, and Steven R Downing.
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Which major investors are buying Gentex stock?

GNTX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Factorial Partners LLC, BlackRock Inc., Clark Capital Management Group Inc., Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, AQR Capital Management LLC, Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN, and NFJ Investment Group LLC. Company insiders that have bought Gentex stock in the last two years include 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Gentex's stock price today?

One share of GNTX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $33.39.

How much money does Gentex make?

Gentex has a market capitalization of $8.06 billion and generates $1.69 billion in revenue each year. The auto parts company earns $347.56 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.41 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Gentex have?

Gentex employs 5,303 workers across the globe.

When was Gentex founded?

Gentex was founded in 1974.

What is Gentex's official website?

The official website for Gentex is

Where are Gentex's headquarters?

Gentex is headquartered at 600 NORTH CENTENNIAL STREET, ZEELAND MI, 49464.

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 6/14/2021 by Staff
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