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NASDAQ:GNTX

Gentex Stock Forecast, Price & News

$35.88
-0.07 (-0.19 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$35.42
Now: $35.88
$35.96
50-Day Range
$32.60
MA: $34.11
$37.54
52-Week Range
$19.48
Now: $35.88
$37.75
Volume1.06 million shs
Average Volume1.84 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.79 billion
P/E Ratio29.41
Dividend Yield1.34%
Beta1.15
Gentex Corporation provides digital vision, connected car, dimmable glass, and fire protection products worldwide. It operates through Automotive Products and Other segments. The company 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, automotive suppliers, and various aftermarket and accessory customers. It also manufactures and sells variable dimmable windows to aircraft manufacturers and airline operators. In addition, the company provides 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. 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. Gentex Corporation was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan.
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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.20 out of 5 stars

Auto/Tires/Trucks Sector

9th out of 17 stocks

Motor Vehicle Parts & Accessories Industry

6th out of 9 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Motor vehicle parts & accessories
Sub-IndustryAuto Parts & Equipment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:GNTX
CUSIP37190110
Phone616-772-1800
Employees5,874

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

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

Profitability

Net Income$424.68 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$8.79 billion
Next Earnings Date1/29/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable
$35.88
-0.07 (-0.19 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Gentex's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Gentex's stock was trading at $25.16 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, GNTX stock has increased by 42.6% and is now trading at $35.88.
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Is Gentex a buy right now?

8 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Gentex in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities 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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When is Gentex's next earnings date?

Gentex is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, January 29th 2021.
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How can I listen to Gentex's earnings call?

Gentex will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, January 29th 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) posted its earnings results on Friday, October, 23rd. The auto parts company reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.07. The auto parts company earned $474.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $459.79 million. Gentex had a return on equity of 16.59% and a net margin of 18.96%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down .7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.44 earnings per share.
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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 1.34%. 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's stock 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 distributed 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 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Friday, October, 23rd. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.624-1.644 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.59 billion.

What price target have analysts set for GNTX?

8 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Gentex's shares. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $39.00. On average, they expect Gentex's stock price to reach $29.34 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 18.2%.
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Are investors shorting Gentex?

Gentex saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 6,770,000 shares, an increase of 53.5% from the December 15th total of 4,410,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,820,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.7 days. Approximately 2.8% of the company's stock are short sold.
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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).

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 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 Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.21%), Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Uncommon Cents Investing LLC (0.01%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%) and Huntington National Bank (0.00%). 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 Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Huntington National Bank, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Gentex company stock in the last year include James H Wallace, John A Mulder, Kevin C Nash, Scott P Ryan, and Steven R Downing.
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Which major investors are buying Gentex stock?

GNTX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., 6 Meridian, and Uncommon Cents Investing LLC. 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.

What is Gentex's stock price today?

One share of GNTX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $35.88.

How big of a company is Gentex?

Gentex has a market capitalization of $8.79 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 5,874 workers across the globe.

What is Gentex's official website?

The official website for Gentex is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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