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NASDAQ:GNTX - Gentex Stock Price, Forecast & News

$30.40
-0.20 (-0.65 %)
(As of 02/16/2020 01:58 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$30.27
Now: $30.40
$30.67
50-Day Range
$28.98
MA: $30.06
$31.16
52-Week Range
$19.82
Now: $30.40
$31.27
Volume1.21 million shs
Average VolumeN/A
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E Ratio18.42
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
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 N/A
Sub-IndustryAuto Parts & Equipment
SectorN/A
Current SymbolNASDAQ:GNTX
CUSIP37190110
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PhoneN/A

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Annual SalesN/A

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Miscellaneous

Employees5,707
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 given a dividend of $0.115 per share on Wednesday, January 22nd. This represents a $0.46 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.51%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, January 7th. View Gentex's Dividend History.

When did Gentex's stock split? How did Gentex's stock split work?

Gentex's stock split on Friday, January 2nd 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, December 5th 2014. The newly created shares were issued 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 authorizes the company to repurchase 20,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Gentex's earnings last quarter?

Gentex Co. (NASDAQ:GNTX) posted its earnings results on Friday, January, 31st. The auto parts company reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.38 by $0.01. The auto parts company had revenue of $443.84 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $445.94 million. The business's quarterly revenue was down 2.1% on a year-over-year basis. 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 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Gentex's shares. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $37.00. On average, they expect Gentex's share price to reach $32.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.2% 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?

Press coverage about GNTX stock has been trending neutral on Sunday, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Gentex earned a daily sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the auto parts company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Gentex.

Are investors shorting Gentex?

Gentex saw a decrease in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 7,410,000 shares, a decrease of 6.6% from the January 15th total of 7,930,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,460,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.1 days. Currently, 2.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short. 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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (2.54%), Maj Invest Holding A S (1.98%), FMR LLC (1.75%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (1.74%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.55%) and Riverbridge Partners LLC (1.39%). 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., Grimes & Company Inc. and State Street Corp. 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 bought 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 $30.40.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Gentex (NASDAQ GNTX)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  356 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  427 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  783
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 2/16/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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