Gentex Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.18 (+0.50 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $36.03
50-Day Range
MA: $35.76
52-Week Range
Now: $36.03
Volume1.46 million shs
Average Volume1.58 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.74 billion
P/E Ratio29.53
Dividend Yield1.35%
Gentex Corp. is a technology company, which engages in the design, development, and manufacture and supply of digital vision, connected car, dimmable glass, and fire protection products. The firm operates through Automotive Products and Other segments. The Automotive Products segment operates in virtually all of the foregoing facilities. The Other segment operates in certain Zeeland, Michigan facilities, as well as a research and development offices in Salt Lake City, Utah and Santa Clara, CA. Its products include automatic-dimming rearview mirrors, dimmable aircraft windows, and commercial smoke alarms and signaling devices for the fire protection industry. The company was founded by Fred Bauer in 1974 and is headquartered in Zeeland, MI.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Motor vehicle parts & accessories
Sub-IndustryAuto Parts & Equipment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:GNTX
Phone(616) 772-1800
Year Founded1974



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.86 billion
Cash Flow$2.09 per share
Book Value$7.66 per share


Net Income$424.68 million


Market Cap$8.74 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2021 (Confirmed)


Short Interest in Gentex Co. (NASDAQ:GNTX) Decreases By 28.4%
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April 8, 2021 |
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Gentex Co. (NASDAQ:GNTX) VP Matthew Chiodo Sells 6,851 Shares
April 1, 2021 |
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Overall MarketRank

2.21 out of 5 stars

Auto/Tires/Trucks Sector

7th out of 148 stocks

Motor Vehicle Parts & Accessories Industry

4th out of 58 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Gentex a buy right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Gentex in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Gentex stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Gentex?

Wall Street analysts have given Gentex a "Buy" 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 the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,870,000 shares, a decline of 28.4% from the March 15th total of 4,010,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,590,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.8 days. Approximately 1.2% 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 can I listen to Gentex's earnings call?

Gentex will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, April 23rd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Gentex's earnings last quarter?

Gentex Co. (NASDAQ:GNTX) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 28th. The auto parts company reported $0.58 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' 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 revenue for the quarter was up 19.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.39 EPS.
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How has Gentex's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Gentex's stock was trading at $25.16 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, GNTX shares have increased by 43.2% and is now trading at $36.03.
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How often does Gentex pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Gentex?

Gentex declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, March 3rd. Investors of record on Friday, April 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Wednesday, April 21st. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.33%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 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 1.35%. 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?

Shares of Gentex split on Friday, January 2nd 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, December 5th 2014. The newly created shares were payable 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 earnings per share 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?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Gentex's shares. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $43.00. On average, they anticipate Gentex's share price to reach $31.57 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.4%.
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Who are Gentex's key executives?

Gentex's management team includes the following people:

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.

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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Country Trust Bank (0.35%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.21%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.13%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%), Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC (0.02%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). 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 Country Trust Bank, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Pacer Advisors Inc., and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Gentex company stock in the last year include Gary F Goode, John A Mulder, Kevin C Nash, Matthew Chiodo, Neil Boehm, 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 RBA Wealth Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, FDx Advisors Inc., Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC, Phoenix Wealth Advisors, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, and Private Capital 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 $36.03.

How much money does Gentex make?

Gentex has a market capitalization of $8.74 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.

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 4/18/2021 by Staff
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