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NASDAQ:GNTX - Gentex Stock Price, Forecast & News

$26.57
-0.64 (-2.35 %)
(As of 02/28/2020 12:13 PM ET)
Today's Range
$26.08
Now: $26.57
$26.83
50-Day Range
$27.21
MA: $30.22
$31.16
52-Week Range
$19.82
Now: $26.57
$31.27
Volume184,774 shs
Average Volume1.39 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.72 billion
P/E Ratio16.10
Dividend Yield1.64%
Beta1.12
Gentex Corporation provides digital vision, connected car, dimmable glass, and fire protection products worldwide. It 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, tier one automotive mirror manufacturers, and various aftermarket and accessory customers. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Motor vehicle parts & accessories
Sub-IndustryAuto Parts & Equipment
SectorAuto/Tires/Trucks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:GNTX
CUSIP37190110
Phone616-772-1800

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.86 billion
Cash Flow$1.96 per share
Book Value$7.66 per share

Profitability

Net Income$424.68 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,707
Market Cap$6.72 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gentex's stock symbol?

Gentex trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "GNTX."

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

Gentex announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 10th. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.115 per share on Wednesday, January 22nd. This represents a $0.46 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.76%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 7th. View Gentex's Dividend History.

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 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.

How will Gentex's stock buyback program work?

Gentex announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase plan on Saturday, March 10th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase 20,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Gentex's earnings last quarter?

Gentex Co. (NASDAQ:GNTX) released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, January, 31st. The auto parts company reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.01. The auto parts company earned $443.84 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $445.94 million. Gentex had a net margin of 22.85% and a return on equity of 22.29%. Gentex's revenue was down 2.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.41 EPS. View Gentex's Earnings History.

When is Gentex's next earnings date?

Gentex is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 22nd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Gentex.

What guidance has Gentex issued on next quarter's earnings?

Gentex issued an update on its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Friday, January, 31st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.91-2 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.95 billion.

What price target have analysts set for GNTX?

6 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Gentex's stock. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $37.00. On average, they anticipate Gentex's stock price to reach $32.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Gentex.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Gentex?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Gentex in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Gentex.

Has Gentex been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about GNTX stock has been trending extremely negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Gentex earned a media sentiment score of -4.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the auto parts company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Gentex.

Are investors shorting Gentex?

Gentex saw a drop in short interest in February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totalling 6,260,000 shares, a drop of 15.5% from the January 30th total of 7,410,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,480,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.2 days. Currently, 2.5% of the company's stock are short sold. View Gentex's Current Options Chain.

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 Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Netflix (NFLX), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Alibaba Group (BABA), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Activision Blizzard (ATVI).

Who are Gentex's key executives?

Gentex's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Steven R. Downing, Pres & CEO (Age 41)
  • Mr. Fred T. Bauer, Founder, Chairman Emeritus & Advisor (Age 76)
  • Mr. Kevin C. Nash, VP of Fin., CFO, Treasurer & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. Scott Ryan, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 38)
  • Mr. Joseph E. Matthews IV, VP of Purchasing & Diversity Officer (Age 50)

Who are Gentex's major shareholders?

Gentex's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (2.54%), Maj Invest Holding A S (1.98%), FMR LLC (1.75%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (1.74%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.56%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.55%). Company insiders that own Gentex stock include Fred Bauer, Frederick A Sotok, Gary F Goode, Jae Kim, James A Hollars, James H Wallace, John A Mulder, Joseph E Iv Matthews, Kathleen Starkoff, Kevin C Nash, Matthew Chiodo, Neil Boehm, Richard O Schaum, Roger Perry Campbell, Scott P Ryan and Steven R Downing. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Gentex.

Which major investors are selling Gentex stock?

GNTX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PGGM Investments, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ , Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Nitorum Capital L.P., Prudential Financial Inc., Man Group plc and Grimes & Company Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Gentex company stock in the last year 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. View Insider Buying and Selling for Gentex.

Which major investors are buying Gentex stock?

GNTX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Point72 Asset Management L.P., AQR Capital Management LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., State of Michigan Retirement System, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Schroder Investment Management Group, Maj Invest Holding A S and TD Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Gentex stock in the last two years include Kathleen Starkoff, Kevin C Nash, Matthew Chiodo, Neil Boehm, Richard O Schaum, Scott P Ryan and Steven R Downing. View Insider Buying and Selling for Gentex.

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 $26.15.

How big of a company is Gentex?

Gentex has a market capitalization of $6.62 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 5,707 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Gentex.

What is Gentex's official website?

The official website for Gentex is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Gentex (NASDAQ GNTX)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  358 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  428 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  786
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Gentex and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GNTX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GNTX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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