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€22.58
Previous Close
€22.64
Day High
€22.64
Day Low
€22.58
52 Week High
01/29/14 - €25.14
52 Week Low
10/4/13 - €18.33
Market Cap
3.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
89.6
EPS TTM
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Shares Outstanding
146.2M
EX-Date
10/3/14
P/E TM
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Dividend
€0.64
Dividend Yield
1.87%
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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 (GTX) 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 (GTX) Key Developments

Gentex Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable October 17, 2014

Gentex Corporation announced that its Board of Directors recently declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per share that will be payable October 17, 2014, to shareholders of record of the common stock at the close of business on October 7, 2014.

Gentex Corp. Presents at 16th Annual Pacific Crest Global Technology Leadership Forum, Aug-11-2014 09:30 AM

Gentex Corp. Presents at 16th Annual Pacific Crest Global Technology Leadership Forum, Aug-11-2014 09:30 AM. Venue: The Sonnenalp Hotel, 20 Vail Road, Vail, CO 81657, United States.

Gentex Corp. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Financial Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Third Quarter and Full Year of 2014

Gentex Corp. reported unaudited consolidated financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter of 2014, the company's net sales were $338,436,964, up 18% compared with net sales of $286,973,898 in the second quarter of 2013. Net income was $76,726,746, up 47% compared with net income of $52,097,397 in the second quarter of 2013. Earnings per diluted share were $0.52, an increase of $0.16 or 44% compared with earnings per diluted share of $0.36 in the second quarter of 2013. Income from operations was $99,835,438 against $71,596,271 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $105,622,003 against $77,128,939 a year ago. Cash flow from operations was $44.4 million compared with $74.6 million in the second quarter of 2013. It was driven up by a $24.6 million increase in net income, but it was more than offset by changes in working capital. Capital expenditures were $13.8 million compared with $11.4 million in the second quarter of 2013. For the six months, the company reported net sales of $674,176,308 against $556,472,867 a year ago. Income from operations was $197,012,984 against $135,449,910 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $207,314,093 against $142,882,851 a year ago. Net income was $145,292,817 against 97,527,964 a year ago. Earnings per diluted share were $0.99 against $0.68 a year ago. Cash flow from operations were $142.1 million versus $172.3 million, also driven by increases in net income, but was more than asset by working capital changes. The company expects the effective tax rate to be approximately 30.5% - 31.5% for the third quarter of 2014. The company estimates that net sales in the third quarter of 2014 will increase approximately 15 - 20% compared to the third quarter of 2013, and estimates the gross profit margin in the third quarter of 2014 to be approximately 39.5 - 40%. The company also estimates that E, R&D expense for the third quarter of 2014 will increase 5 -10% compared with the third quarter of 2013. S, G&A expense is estimated to increase approximately 10% compared with the third quarter of 2013. The company continues to estimate that capital expenditures for calendar 2014 will be in the $75 million to $85 million range. The company continues to believe that depreciation and amortization for calendar year 2014 will be between $80 million and $85 million.

 

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