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Gentex (GNTX) Competitors

$33.92
-0.33 (-0.96%)
(As of 02:34 PM ET)

GNTX vs. LEA, BWA, IEP, ALSN, MOD, LCII, DORM, ALV, VC, and ADNT

Should you be buying Gentex stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Gentex include Lear (LEA), BorgWarner (BWA), Icahn Enterprises (IEP), Allison Transmission (ALSN), Modine Manufacturing (MOD), LCI Industries (LCII), Dorman Products (DORM), Autoliv (ALV), Visteon (VC), and Adient (ADNT). These companies are all part of the "motor vehicle parts & accessories" industry.

Gentex vs.

Lear (NYSE:LEA) and Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX) are both mid-cap auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, community ranking, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, valuation, media sentiment, analyst recommendations and dividends.

97.0% of Lear shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.8% of Gentex shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of Lear shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of Gentex shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Gentex has a net margin of 18.63% compared to Gentex's net margin of 2.44%. Lear's return on equity of 19.25% beat Gentex's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Lear2.44% 14.09% 4.86%
Gentex 18.63%19.25%16.98%

Lear presently has a consensus price target of $162.44, indicating a potential upside of 22.29%. Gentex has a consensus price target of $37.67, indicating a potential upside of 10.88%. Given Gentex's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Lear is more favorable than Gentex.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Lear
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.56
Gentex
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50

Lear has higher revenue and earnings than Gentex. Lear is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Gentex, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Lear$23.47B0.32$572.50M$9.6813.72
Gentex$2.30B3.42$428.40M$1.8418.47

Lear received 261 more outperform votes than Gentex when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 61.62% of users gave Gentex an outperform vote while only 58.79% of users gave Lear an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
LearOutperform Votes
672
58.79%
Underperform Votes
471
41.21%
GentexOutperform Votes
411
61.62%
Underperform Votes
256
38.38%

Lear has a beta of 1.54, suggesting that its stock price is 54% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Gentex has a beta of 0.99, suggesting that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Lear pays an annual dividend of $3.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Gentex pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Lear pays out 31.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Gentex pays out 26.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

In the previous week, Lear had 17 more articles in the media than Gentex. MarketBeat recorded 27 mentions for Lear and 10 mentions for Gentex. Lear's average media sentiment score of 0.82 beat Gentex's score of 0.09 indicating that Gentex is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Lear
2 Very Positive mention(s)
6 Positive mention(s)
12 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
3 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Gentex
6 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Lear beats Gentex on 12 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

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GNTX vs. The Competition

MetricGentexMotor vehicle parts & accessories IndustryAuto SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$7.86B$3.22B$14.13B$7.56B
Dividend Yield1.40%4.04%2.45%3.95%
P/E Ratio18.4721.7913.0115.37
Price / Sales3.429.3414.1189.50
Price / Cash15.318.0910.1328.16
Price / Book3.432.355.754.51
Net Income$428.40M$166.31M$1.11B$209.88M
7 Day Performance-5.32%-6.70%-6.29%-2.95%
1 Month Performance-4.82%-1.62%-2.43%1.68%
1 Year Performance23.56%-4.07%-10.40%8.58%

Gentex Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
LEA
Lear
4.2222 of 5 stars
$143.81
+1.7%
$161.89
+12.6%
-1.2%$8.19B$23.47B14.86186,600Short Interest ↑
BWA
BorgWarner
4.5478 of 5 stars
$35.61
+1.4%
$44.05
+23.7%
-31.3%$8.18B$14.20B13.3439,900Short Interest ↑
IEP
Icahn Enterprises
2.7382 of 5 stars
$17.51
+1.6%
$27.00
+54.2%
-67.2%$7.39B$11.85B-9.6715,038
ALSN
Allison Transmission
3.7671 of 5 stars
$82.00
-0.7%
$63.88
-22.1%
+74.9%$7.18B$3.04B11.023,700Analyst Report
MOD
Modine Manufacturing
2.9012 of 5 stars
$91.50
-5.8%
$97.67
+6.7%
+325.2%$4.78B$2.30B21.5811,300
LCII
LCI Industries
2.0813 of 5 stars
$118.63
+0.6%
$104.20
-12.2%
-2.0%$3.02B$3.78B46.8911,700Short Interest ↑
DORM
Dorman Products
3.067 of 5 stars
$95.62
-0.2%
$103.00
+7.7%
+4.7%$2.97B$1.93B23.323,872Short Interest ↓
Positive News
ALV
Autoliv
3.8435 of 5 stars
$120.56
+0.2%
$114.00
-5.4%
+25.5%$9.82B$10.48B20.9770,300Short Interest ↓
VC
Visteon
4.9585 of 5 stars
$114.07
+1.6%
$146.00
+28.0%
-27.3%$3.14B$3.95B6.6410,000Positive News
ADNT
Adient
4.0128 of 5 stars
$31.78
+2.2%
$43.33
+36.4%
-23.3%$2.90B$15.40B14.1970,000

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This page (NASDAQ:GNTX) was last updated on 4/15/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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