Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX) will announce its earnings results before the market opens on Friday, January 26th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.32 per share for the quarter.

Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 20th. The auto parts company reported $0.31 EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.31. The firm had revenue of $438.63 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $452.42 million. Gentex had a net margin of 20.80% and a return on equity of 18.45%. The business’s revenue was up 2.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.32 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect Gentex to post $1 EPS for the current fiscal year and $1 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Gentex (GNTX) opened at $22.81 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $6,472.98, a P/E ratio of 18.10, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.65 and a beta of 1.21. Gentex has a one year low of $16.59 and a one year high of $23.14.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, January 17th. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 5th were paid a dividend of $0.10 per share. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.75%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, January 4th. Gentex’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 31.75%.

Several research analysts have commented on GNTX shares. Robert W. Baird decreased their price target on shares of Gentex from $22.00 to $21.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Gentex from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 17th. BidaskClub raised shares of Gentex from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 22nd. FBR & Co reissued a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 price target on shares of Gentex in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. Finally, Longbow Research started coverage on shares of Gentex in a research note on Friday, January 5th. They set a “buy” rating and a $25.00 price target on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $22.69.

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Gentex Company Profile

Gentex Corporation designs and manufactures automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and electronics for the automotive industry, dimmable aircraft windows for the aviation industry, and commercial smoke alarms and signaling devices for the fire protection industry. The Company’s business segment involves designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing interior and exterior automatic-dimming automotive rearview mirrors that utilize electrochromic technology to dim in proportion to the amount of headlight glare from trailing vehicle headlamps.

Earnings History for Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX)

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