Gentex Corporation (GNTX) EPS Estimated At $0.40

April 19, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.36, from 1.24 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 26 investors sold Gentex Corporation shares while 144 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 98 raised stakes. 219.42 million shares or 2.26% less from 224.48 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Bnp Paribas Asset Mgmt Sa reported 0.04% in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX). Moreover, Putnam Ltd has 0.01% invested in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) for 109,200 shares. Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas holds 97,779 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Koch Inc owns 25,103 shares. Bb&T has 0.01% invested in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX). Mngmt Corporation Va holds 2.88% of its portfolio in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) for 505,743 shares. Gabelli Funds Lc holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) for 245,000 shares. Systematic Fincl Mngmt Lp has invested 0.12% in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX). Keybank Natl Association Oh invested in 20,307 shares or 0% of the stock. Wealthtrust owns 1,071 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Buckhead Capital Mgmt owns 0.6% invested in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) for 134,411 shares. Raymond James Financial Advisors reported 104,050 shares stake. Thomas Story Son Ltd, Illinois-based fund reported 15,596 shares. Leuthold Gru Ltd Llc reported 161,584 shares. Hsbc Public Ltd Liability holds 233,094 shares.

Since January 29, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 selling transactions for $24.73 million activity. $23,860 worth of stock was sold by Matthews Joseph E IV on Thursday, March 1. $611,341 worth of Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) was sold by MULDER JOHN A. BAUER FRED sold $22.07 million worth of Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) on Friday, March 9. Shares for $280,776 were sold by Wallace James H on Tuesday, January 30. Nash Kevin C sold $184,282 worth of stock. $1.11 million worth of Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) shares were sold by Hoekstra Peter.

Analysts expect Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) to report $0.40 EPS on April, 20 before the open.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 21.21 % from last quarter’s $0.33 EPS. GNTX’s profit would be $109.44M giving it 15.11 P/E if the $0.40 EPS is correct. After having $0.33 EPS previously, Gentex Corporation’s analysts see 21.21 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.37% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $24.17. About 2.05 million shares traded. Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) has risen 8.07% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.48% the S&P500.

Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Gentex has $29.0 highest and $21 lowest target. $24.50’s average target is 1.37% above currents $24.17 stock price. Gentex had 12 analyst reports since October 20, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Buy” on Tuesday, March 27. The stock of Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 2 by FBR Capital. FBR Capital maintained the shares of GNTX in report on Monday, March 12 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Craig Hallum on Monday, January 29 with “Hold”. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $21.0 target in Friday, October 20 report. Susquehanna maintained the shares of GNTX in report on Wednesday, March 14 with “Hold” rating. On Monday, November 13 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Thursday, January 11 with “Buy”. Robert W. Baird downgraded Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) on Tuesday, January 23 to “Hold” rating. The stock of Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 22 by FBR Capital.

Gentex Corporation designs, develops, makes, and markets 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 worldwide. The company has market cap of $6.61 billion. It 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 has a 17.14 P/E ratio. The firm also provides photoelectric smoke detectors and alarms, audible and visual signaling alarms, photoelectric smoke detectors and electrochemical carbon monoxide alarms, electrochemical carbon monoxide detectors and alarms, and bells and speakers for use in fire detection systems in office buildings, hotels, and other commercial and residential establishments.

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