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NASDAQ:GNTX

Gentex - GNTX Stock Forecast, Price & News

$29.20
+0.42 (+1.46%)
(As of 08/18/2022 12:20 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$28.81
$29.28
50-Day Range
$26.34
$30.76
52-Week Range
$26.16
$37.90
Volume
8,800 shs
Average Volume
1.33 million shs
Market Capitalization
$6.87 billion
P/E Ratio
21.63
Dividend Yield
1.65%
Price Target
$31.75

Gentex MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.60 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
9.5% Upside
$31.75 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.96% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-4.78
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.89mentions of Gentex in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$85,834 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
35.14%
From $1.48 to $2.00 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.26 out of 5 stars

Auto/Tires/Trucks Sector

42nd out of 112 stocks

Motor Vehicle Parts & Accessories Industry

15th out of 38 stocks

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About Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX) Stock

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 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. The company 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.

Gentex Stock Performance

NASDAQ:GNTX traded down $0.36 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $28.78. 886,481 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,179,286. Gentex has a one year low of $26.16 and a one year high of $37.90. The firm has a market capitalization of $6.77 billion, a PE ratio of 21.32, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.67 and a beta of 0.88. The business's fifty day simple moving average is $28.25 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $29.11.

Gentex Announces Dividend

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, July 20th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 8th were issued a $0.12 dividend. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, July 7th. Gentex's dividend payout ratio is currently 35.56%.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

GNTX has been the subject of a number of research reports. B. Riley cut their target price on shares of Gentex from $37.50 to $35.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a research note on Monday, July 25th. Seaport Res Ptn restated a "buy" rating on shares of Gentex in a research note on Sunday, July 31st. TheStreet cut shares of Gentex from a "b-" rating to a "c" rating in a research note on Friday, July 22nd. Robert W. Baird raised their price target on shares of Gentex from $33.00 to $34.00 in a research report on Monday, April 25th. Finally, The Goldman Sachs Group lowered their price target on shares of Gentex from $26.00 to $25.00 in a research report on Wednesday, June 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the stock presently has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus price target of $31.75.

Insider Buying and Selling at Gentex

In other Gentex news, Director Gary F. Goode sold 2,845 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.17, for a total value of $85,833.65. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 27,861 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $840,566.37. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Insiders own 0.16% of the company's stock.

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GNTX Stock News Headlines

Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX) Lowered to "Hold" at StockNews.com
Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Seaport Res Ptn
Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX) Upgraded to Buy at StockNews.com
Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX) PT Lowered to $33.00
Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX) Shares Down 7.6%
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GNTX Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/21/2021
Ex-Dividend for 7/20 Dividend
7/07/2022
Dividend Payable
7/20/2022
Today
8/18/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/28/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Motor vehicle parts & accessories
Sub-Industry
Auto Parts & Equipment
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:GNTX
CUSIP
37190110
Employees
4,998
Year Founded
1974

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$31.75
High Stock Price Forecast
$35.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$25.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+8.7%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.60
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$360.80 million
Pretax Margin
20.98%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.73 billion
Cash Flow
$1.95 per share
Book Value
$8.45 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
234,754,000
Market Cap
$6.87 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.88

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GNTX Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Gentex stock right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Gentex in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" GNTX shares.
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What is Gentex's stock price forecast for 2022?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Gentex's shares. Their GNTX share price forecasts range from $25.00 to $35.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $31.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have GNTX shares performed in 2022?

Gentex's stock was trading at $34.85 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, GNTX stock has decreased by 17.4% and is now trading at $28.78.
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When is Gentex's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October 28th 2022.
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How were Gentex's earnings last quarter?

Gentex Co. (NASDAQ:GNTX) issued its earnings results on Thursday, October, 21st. The auto parts company reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.36 by $0.04. The auto parts company earned $399.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $422.07 million. Gentex had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.58% and a net margin of 18.32%. Gentex's quarterly revenue was down 15.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.48 earnings per share.

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

Gentex declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 8th will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share on Wednesday, July 20th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.67%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 7th.
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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 1.65%. The dividend payout ratio is 35.56%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, GNTX will have a dividend payout ratio of 24.00% 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?

Gentex's stock split before market open on Friday, January 2nd 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, December 5th 2014. The newly created shares were distributed to shareholders after the closing bell 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 issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Friday, July, 29th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.87 billion-$1.97 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.95 billion.

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

54 employees have rated Gentex Chief Executive Officer Steve Downing on Glassdoor.com. 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).

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 investors include State Street Corp (2.70%), Maj Invest Holding A S (2.66%), Cooke & Bieler LP (2.22%), Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (1.60%), TD Asset Management Inc. (1.30%) and Ceredex Value Advisors LLC (1.18%). Insiders that own company stock include Gary F Goode, James A Hollars, James H Wallace, John A Mulder, Kevin C Nash, Ling Zang, Matthew Chiodo, Matthew Chiodo, Neil Boehm, Richard O Schaum, Roger Perry Campbell, Scott P Ryan, Scott P Ryan, Steven R Downing 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 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 $28.78.

How much money does Gentex make?

Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX) has a market capitalization of $6.77 billion and generates $1.73 billion in revenue each year. The auto parts company earns $360.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.35 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Gentex have?

The company employs 4,998 workers across the globe.

When was Gentex founded?

Gentex was founded in 1974.

How can I contact Gentex?

Gentex's mailing address is 600 NORTH CENTENNIAL STREET, ZEELAND MI, 49464. The official website for the company is www.gentex.com. The auto parts company can be reached via phone at (616) 772-1800, via email at marketing@gentex.com, or via fax at 616-772-7348.

This page (NASDAQ:GNTX) was last updated on 8/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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