Last $29.60 USD
Change Today +0.03 / 0.10%
Volume 364.1K
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Munich
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gentex corp (GNTX) Snapshot

Open
$29.62
Previous Close
$29.57
Day High
$29.68
Day Low
$29.42
52 Week High
01/21/14 - $34.41
52 Week Low
07/25/13 - $21.29
Market Cap
4.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
846.1K
EPS TTM
$1.70
Shares Outstanding
145.9M
EX-Date
07/3/14
P/E TM
17.4x
Dividend
$0.64
Dividend Yield
1.96%
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gentex corp (GNTX) Details

Gentex Corporation is engaged in designing, developing, manufacturing, and marketing automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and electronics for the automotive industry; variable dimmable aircraft windows for the aviation industry; and commercial smoke alarms and signaling devices for the fire protection industry worldwide. The company offers automotive products, including interior and exterior electrochromic automatic-dimming rearview mirrors; automotive electronics; and interior and exterior non-automatic-dimming rearview mirrors with electronic features for automotive passenger cars, light trucks, pick-up trucks, sport utility vehicles, and vans for original equipment manufacturers, tier one automotive mirror manufacturers, and various aftermarket and accessory customers. It also provides 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 in residential applications. The company sells its fire protection products directly and through manufacturer representative organizations to fire protection and security product distributors, and electrical wholesale houses, as well as to the original equipment manufacturers of fire protection systems. Gentex Corporation was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan.

3,801 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/26/14
Founded in 1974

gentex corp (GNTX) Top Compensated Officers

Founder, Executive Chairman and Chief Executi...
Total Annual Compensation: $583.3K
Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Fi...
Total Annual Compensation: $230.9K
Vice President of Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $248.7K
Senior Vice President, Secretary and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $429.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

gentex corp (GNTX) Key Developments

Gentex Corp. Announces Executive Changes

On June 16, 2014, Mr. Bruce Los, Senior Vice President of Gentex Corporation notified the company of his intention to retire from the Company effective July 25, 2014. As of June 16, 2014, Mr. Los is no longer an executive officer of the Company for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Also, effective as of June 16, 2014, Mr. Kevin Nash, the company's Chief Accounting Officer and Vice President of Accounting, was appointed as an executive officer of the company for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

Gentex Corp. Approves the Amendment of Restatement of Articles of Incorporation

Gentex Corp. at its annual general meeting held on May 15, 2014, approved the proposal to amend the Restated Articles of Incorporation to increase the authorized shares of common stock.

Gentex Corporation Approves Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on July 18, 2014

Gentex Corporation announced that its Board Of Directors approved a 14% increase in its quarterly cash dividend rate from $0.14 (14 cents) to $0.16 (16 cents) per share. The Board subsequently declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per share that will be payable on July 18, 2014, to shareholders of record of the common stock at the close of business on July 8, 2014.

 

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