$0.32 EPS Expected for Gentex Corporation (GNTX)

January 21, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

 $0.32 EPS Expected for Gentex Corporation (GNTX)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.32, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 35 investors sold Gentex Corporation shares while 109 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 137 raised stakes. 224.48 million shares or 0.88% less from 226.47 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Qci Asset Mngmt Ny has invested 0% in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX). Ls Advsr Ltd, a Michigan-based fund reported 25,972 shares. Birch Hill Invest Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 2.19 million shares. 169,590 are held by Wallace Capital Mngmt. Moreover, Wedge Capital L L P Nc has 0.19% invested in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) for 1.03 million shares. Johnson Counsel has 0.02% invested in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX). Ameriprise Finance reported 879,497 shares. Parkside Bancorp Trust owns 4,691 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Aviva Public Ltd Co owns 180,381 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Georgia-based Voya Investment Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.01% in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX). Kornitzer Capital Ks reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX). Weaver C Barksdale & invested 0.01% in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX). California-based Hollencrest Llc has invested 0.03% in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX). Hartford Inv Mngmt Company holds 0.01% or 15,600 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Advantus Capital Management Inc has 0.02% invested in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX).

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $4.39 million activity. BAUER FRED sold $4.15M worth of stock or 239,400 shares. 4,320 shares valued at $85,094 were sold by Nash Kevin C on Wednesday, September 27.

Analysts expect Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) to report $0.32 EPS on January, 26.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 3.23 % from last quarter’s $0.31 EPS. GNTX’s profit would be $90.85 million giving it 17.82 P/E if the $0.32 EPS is correct. After having $0.31 EPS previously, Gentex Corporation’s analysts see 3.23 % EPS growth. It closed at $22.81 lastly. It is down 19.63% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.93% the S&P500.

Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Gentex Corp (NASDAQ:GNTX), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Gentex Corp had 17 analyst reports since October 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, October 20. The stock of Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) earned “Buy” rating by FBR Capital on Thursday, January 11. Craig Hallum downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Monday, July 24 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, August 24 by Robert W. Baird. The stock of Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, December 19 by Susquehanna. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) rating on Thursday, October 12. KeyBanc Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $25.0 target. The stock of Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 19 by FBR Capital. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, November 13 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Friday, October 21 by FBR Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating by FBR Capital given on Tuesday, January 2.

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 $6.48 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 18.1 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.

More notable recent Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Gentex Takes Equity Stake in Yonomi to Help Bring Home Automation to the …” on January 08, 2018, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Gentex Corp (GNTX) Reports Long-Term Agreement with Fingerprint for In-Vehicle …” published on January 11, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “Gentex Announces First Customer for Its Newest Connected Car and Digital Rear …” on January 09, 2018. More interesting news about Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Gentex Corp (GNTX) Plans to Demonstrate New Connected Car, Biometrics and …” published on January 02, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Gentex Corporation Announces Retirement” with publication date: January 05, 2018.

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