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Gentex Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.09 (-0.25 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $36.48
50-Day Range
MA: $34.54
52-Week Range
Now: $36.48
Volume1.51 million shs
Average Volume1.70 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.94 billion
P/E Ratio29.90
Dividend Yield1.31%
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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Overall MarketRank

2.20 out of 5 stars

Auto/Tires/Trucks Sector

5th out of 148 stocks

Motor Vehicle Parts & Accessories Industry

5th out of 58 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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.86 billion
Cash Flow$2.12 per share
Book Value$7.66 per share


Net Income$424.68 million


Market Cap$8.94 billion
Next Earnings Date1/29/2021 (Confirmed)
-0.09 (-0.25 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Gentex's stock price 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 (WHO). Since then, GNTX stock has increased by 45.0% and is now trading at $36.48.
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Is Gentex a buy right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Gentex in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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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What is Doug Parker's approval rating as Gentex's CEO?

1,448 employees have rated Gentex CEO Doug Parker on Glassdoor.com. Doug Parker has an approval rating of 60% among Gentex's employees. This puts Doug Parker in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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) issued 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 had revenue of $474.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $459.79 million. Gentex had a net margin of 18.96% and a return on equity of 16.59%. Gentex's quarterly revenue was down .7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.44 EPS.
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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 dividend yield of 1.32%. The ex-dividend date 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 1.31%. 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 shares 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.

What price target have analysts set for GNTX?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Gentex's stock. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $39.00. On average, they expect Gentex's stock price to reach $29.34 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 19.6%.
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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 trading volume of 1,820,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.7 days. Currently, 2.8% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Maj Invest Holding A S (2.93%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (1.60%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.21%), Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP (0.08%), Miracle Mile Advisors LLC (0.06%) and Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (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 institutional 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, Pacer Advisors Inc., Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP, Denali Advisors LLC, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Huntington National Bank, Hammer Asset Management LLC, and OLD National Bancorp IN. 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 institutional investors are buying Gentex stock?

GNTX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Maj Invest Holding A S, Riverbridge Partners LLC, Park Avenue Securities LLC, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Kestra Advisory Services LLC, 6 Meridian, Uncommon Cents Investing LLC, and Exchange Traded Concepts 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 $36.48.

How big of a company is Gentex?

Gentex has a market capitalization of $8.94 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 1/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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