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Gentex Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.32 (-0.89 %)
(As of 03/2/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $35.78
50-Day Range
MA: $35.38
52-Week Range
Now: $35.78
Volume878,147 shs
Average Volume1.68 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.72 billion
P/E Ratio29.33
Dividend Yield1.33%
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 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, 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. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Motor vehicle parts & accessories
Sub-IndustryAuto Parts & Equipment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:GNTX
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.86 billion
Cash Flow$2.08 per share
Book Value$7.66 per share


Net Income$424.68 million


Market Cap$8.72 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

2.32 out of 5 stars

Auto/Tires/Trucks Sector

5th out of 147 stocks

Motor Vehicle Parts & Accessories Industry

4th out of 57 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-0.32 (-0.89 %)
(As of 03/2/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Gentex a buy right now?

9 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Gentex in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 5 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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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 past winning trading ideas 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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Are investors shorting Gentex?

Gentex saw a decline in short interest in February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 4,930,000 shares, a decline of 22.7% from the January 28th total of 6,380,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,700,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.9 days. Approximately 2.0% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Gentex's next earnings date?

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

Gentex Co. (NASDAQ:GNTX) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 28th. The auto parts company reported $0.58 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.08. The auto parts company earned $529.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $482.66 million. Gentex had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.59% and a net margin of 18.96%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 19.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.39 EPS.
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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. Since then, GNTX shares have increased by 42.2% and is now trading at $35.78.
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How often does Gentex pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Gentex?

Gentex announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 3rd. Investors of record on Friday, January 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Wednesday, January 20th. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 7th.
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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 1.33%. 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 28.92%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Gentex will have a dividend payout ratio of 24.74% 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 before market open on Friday, January 2nd 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, December 5th 2014. The newly issued 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 guidance has Gentex issued on next quarter's earnings?

Gentex issued an update on its FY 2022 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Friday, January, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.018-2.182 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.95 billion.

What price target have analysts set for GNTX?

9 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Gentex's stock. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $43.00. On average, they anticipate Gentex's stock price to reach $30.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 16.2%.
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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 $1.61M)
  • Mr. Kevin C. Nash, VP of Fin., CFO, Treasurer & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 46, Pay $766.67k)
  • Mr. Neil Boehm, CTO & VP of Engineering (Age 49, Pay $763.14k)
  • Mr. Scott Ryan, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 40, Pay $669.3k)
  • Mr. Matthew Chiodo, VP of Sales & Exec. Officer (Age 56, Pay $715.49k)
  • Mr. Fred T. Bauer, Founder, Chairman Emeritus & Advisor (Age 78)
  • Mr. Paul V. Flynn, VP of Operations (Age 56)
  • Mr. Josh O'Berski, Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Joseph E. Matthews IV, VP of Purchasing & Diversity Officer (Age 52)

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

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

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).

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 shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.87%), Maj Invest Holding A S (2.93%), Boston Partners (1.88%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.82%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (1.60%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.55%). 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 institutional investors are selling Gentex stock?

GNTX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, Schroder Investment Management Group, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Retirement Systems of Alabama, KBC Group NV, and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Gentex company stock in the last year include Gary F Goode, John A Mulder, Kevin C Nash, Scott P Ryan, and Steven R Downing.
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Which institutional investors are buying Gentex stock?

GNTX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Maj Invest Holding A S, Norges Bank, Morgan Stanley, PGGM Investments, Sprucegrove Investment Management Ltd., Clark Capital Management Group Inc., Epoch Investment Partners Inc., and Alliancebernstein L.P.. 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 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 $35.78.

How much money does Gentex make?

Gentex has a market capitalization of $8.72 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.

How many employees does Gentex have?

Gentex employs 5,303 workers across the globe.

What is Gentex's official website?

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

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 3/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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