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31.47
+0.19
+0.61%
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Open

31.01

Previous Close

31.28

Volume (Avg)

2.77M (948.60k)

Day's Range

31.00-31.88

52Wk Range

26.33-34.41

Market Cap.

4.60B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

0.64 (1.91%)

Beta

1.12

Shares Outstanding

146.21M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

16.95 (1.86)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
Industry Car Parts
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Outperform
    • Revenue

    • 1.17B

    • Net Income

    • 222.93M

    • Market Cap.

    • 4.60B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 20.99

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 1.05

    • Beta

    • 1.12

    • Forward P/E

    • 15.22

    • Price/Sales

    • 3.56

    • Price/Book Value

    • 3.18

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 14.04

      • EBITDA

      • 367.60M

      • Return on Capital %

      • 16.63

      • Return on Equity %

      • 20.39

      • Return on Assets %

      • 16.63

      • Book Value/Share

      • 9.90

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 146.21M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.16 (10/3/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 8/29/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/21/2014
      Outperform
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 41.00

        • Credit Rating

        • -

        • Analysts

        • 3

        • EPS Estimate

        • 2.12

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 2.50

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 17.90

          • 3.72

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 32.20

          • 5.91

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 47.30

          • -17.16

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 13.44

          • 12.83

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 29.10

          • 7.10

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 5.43

          • 224.05

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 38.79

            • 15.82

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 30.44

            • 6.86

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 20.99

            • 4.18

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 35.00

            • 14.58

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 23.40

            • 4.53

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 15.80

            • 63.72B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 0.18

              • 0.43

              • Current Ratio

              • 5.70

              • 1.31

              • Quick Ratio

              • 4.42

              • 0.83

              • Interest Coverage

              • -

              • 11.89

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 1.31

              • 2.62

              • Book Value/Share

              • 9.90

              • 15.35

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 14.90

                • 16.56

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 19.04

                • 278.07

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 7.65

                • 148.13

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 3.13

                • 0.73

                • Price/Book Value

                • 2.79

                • 2.74

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 14.04

                • 10.47

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                • Industry

                  • Return on Equity %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 20.39

                    (15.40)

                  • 15.68

                    (12.80)

                  • Return on Assets %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 16.63

                    (13.40)

                  • 6.11

                    (5.23)

                  • Return on Capital %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 17.03

                    (14.70)

                  • 10.83

                    (9.26)

                  • Income/Employee

                  • 71.22k

                  • 9.84k

                  • Inventory Turnover

                  • 6.54

                  • 12.37

                  • Asset Turnover

                  • 0.79

                  • 1.46

                  Current Historical
                  Financials
                  • Income Statement
                  • Balance Sheet
                  • Cash Flow
                  Operating Income
                  304.74M
                  Operating Margin
                  26.00
                  Total Equity
                  -
                  Retained Earnings
                  -
                  Free Cashflow
                  -
                  Price/Cashflow
                  14.04
                  Ownership

                  Institutional Ownership

                  84.59%

                  Top 10 Institutions

                  32.19%

                  Mutual Fund Ownership

                  50.11%

                  Float

                  96.95%

                  5% / Insider Ownership

                  3.18%

                  Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                  Top Mutual Fund Owners

                  Top Institutional Owners

                  Mutual Fund Name

                  Institution Name

                  • Mutual Fund Name

                  • Shares Held

                  • % Change

                  • % Outstanding

                  • Eaton Vance Atlanta Capital SMID-Cap Fd

                  •  

                    3,836,820

                  • 0.00

                  • 2.63

                  • American Funds NVIT Asset Allocation Fd

                  •  

                    3,500,000

                  • 9.38

                  • 2.39

                  • Vanguard Small Cap Index

                  •  

                    2,412,571

                  • -0.14

                  • 1.65

                  • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                  •  

                    2,259,017

                  • 0.23

                  • 1.55

                  • AZ InvestEd Ivy Mid Cap Growth Fund

                  •  

                    2,193,550

                  • 0.00

                  • 1.51

                  • Ivy Mid Cap Growth Fund

                  •  

                    2,193,550

                  • 0.00

                  • 1.50

                  • Buffalo Small Cap Fund

                  •  

                    2,090,514

                  • 0.00

                  • 1.43

                  • iShares Core S&P Mid-Cap (AU)

                  •  

                    2,001,679

                  • 0.13

                  • 1.61

                  • Neuberger Berman Genesis Fund

                  •  

                    1,987,749

                  • -9.61

                  • 1.36

                  • VA CollegeAmerica Small Cap World

                  •  

                    1,954,567

                  • 0.00

                  • 1.34

                  • Institution Name

                  • Shares Held

                  • % Change

                  • % Outstanding

                  • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                  •  

                    8,572,689

                  • -0.26%

                  • 5.88

                  • Capital World Investors

                  •  

                    5,154,567

                  • 0.00%

                  • 3.53

                  • Atlanta Capital Management Company,LLC

                  •  

                    4,895,393

                  • +0.36%

                  • 3.36

                  • Riverbridge Partners LLC

                  •  

                    4,507,617

                  • +2.91%

                  • 3.09

                  • Burgundy Asset Management Ltd.

                  •  

                    4,459,816

                  • +44.05%

                  • 3.06

                  • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                  •  

                    4,342,452

                  • -0.04%

                  • 2.98

                  • Fidelity Management and Research Company

                  •  

                    4,035,332

                  • -15.05%

                  • 2.77

                  • State Street Corp

                  •  

                    3,959,628

                  • +0.89%

                  • 2.71

                  • Waddell & Reed Investment Management Co

                  •  

                    3,937,069

                  • +1.96%

                  • 2.70

                  • Royce & Associates, LLC

                  •  

                    3,077,008

                  • +36.57%

                  • 2.11

                  Company Profile

                  Sector

                  Consumer Cyclical

                  Industry

                  Car Parts

                  Type

                  Cyclical

                  Style

                  Mid Core

                  Gentex Corp was organized as a Michigan company in 1974. The Company designs and manufactures automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and electronics for the automotive industry, dimmable aircraft windows for the aviation industry, and co...moremmercial smoke alarms and signaling devices for the fire protection industry. The Company’s business segment involves designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing interior and exterior auto-dimming automotive rearview mirrors that utilize proprietary electrochromic technology to dim in proportion to the amount of headlight glare from trailing vehicle headlamps. The Company ships its product to all of the major automotive producing regions worldwide, which it supports with numerous sales, engineering and distribution locations worldwide. The Company is a supplier of...more automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and electronics to the automotive industry, dimmable aircraft windows for aviation markets, and fire protection products to the fire protection market. Automotive applications are the largest business segment for the Company, consisting of interior and exterior electrochromic automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and automotive electronics. The Company manufactures interior electrochromic automatic-dimming rearview mirrors that darken to reduce glare and improve visibility for the driver. In North America, Europe and Asia, the Company markets its products primarily through a direct sales force through its sales and engineering offices located in, Germany, UK, Sweden, France, Japan, Korea and China, as well as its' headquarters in Michigan. The Company manufactures photoelectric smoke detectors and alarms, photoelectric smoke detectors and visual signaling alarms, photoelectric smoke detectors and electrochemical carbon monoxide alarms, electrochemical carbon monoxide detectors and alarms, audible and visual signaling alarms, and bells and speakers for use in fire detection systems in office buildings, hotels, and other commercial establishments, as well as residential applications. The Company’s fire protection products are sold directly to fire protection and security product distributors under the Company’s brand name, to electrical wholesale houses, and to original equipment manufacturers of fire protection systems under both the Company’s brand name and private labels. The fire protection products industry is highly competitive in terms of both the smoke detectors and signaling appliance markets. It offers variable dimmable windows to the aircraft manufacturers. The Company owns 21 U.S. trademarks and 421 U.S. patents, 388 of which relate to electrochromic technology, automotive rearview mirrors, microphones, displays, cameras and/or sensor technology.lessless

                  Key People

                  Fred Bauer

                  CEO/Chairman of the Board/Director

                  Mr. Steve Downing

                  CFO/Vice President, Divisional/Treasurer

                  Mr. Kevin Nash

                  Chief Accounting Officer/Vice President, Divisional

                  Mr. Joseph Matthews

                  Vice President, Divisional

                  Paul V. Flynn

                  Vice President, Divisional

                  • Gentex Corp

                  • 600 North Centennial Street

                  • Zeeland, MI 49464

                  • USA.Map

                  • Phone: +1 616 772-1800

                  • Fax: +1 616 772-7348

                  • gentex.com

                  Incorporated

                  1974

                  Employees

                  3,801

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