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31.28
+2.48
+8.61%
Pre-Market :
31.42
+0.14
+0.45%

Open

30.99

Previous Close

28.80

Volume (Avg)

2.89M (918.26k)

Day's Range

30.01-31.33

52Wk Range

26.33-34.41

Market Cap.

4.57B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

0.64 (1.92%)

Beta

1.12

Shares Outstanding

146.21M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

16.86 (1.86)

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

    • 1.17B

    • Net Income

    • 222.93M

    • Market Cap.

    • 4.57B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 20.99

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 1.05

    • Beta

    • 1.12

    • Forward P/E

    • 15.27

    • Price/Sales

    • 3.54

    • Price/Book Value

    • 3.16

    • 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

        • 40.00

        • Credit Rating

        • -

        • Analysts

        • 3

        • EPS Estimate

        • 2.07

        • 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

              • 15.38

              • 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

                • 0.74

                • Price/Book Value

                • 2.79

                • 2.75

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 14.04

                • 10.59

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • -

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • 31.24

                    • Dividend Date

                    • 8/29/2014

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • 10/3/2014

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • -

                    • Last Split Date

                    • -

                    • 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

                      84.60%

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      32.19%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      48.85%

                      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)

                      •  

                        1,997,773

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.47

                      • 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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