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Gentex (GNTX) Company Profile

Updated Jun 19, 2020
Gentex has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:Gentex Corporation
Short Name:Gentex
Trading Ticker Symbol:GNTX
Primary Exchange:NASDAQ
Headquarter City/Country:Michigan, MI
Primary Industry Sector:Capital Goods
Seconday Sub-sector:Auto Parts - OEM
Main Business Areas: Capital Goods, Auto Parts - OEM, Consumer Cyclical, Auto Parts, Consumer Discretionary
Dividend Payments:Dividend History
ETFs Holding:List of ETFs holding Gentex stock

Market and Trading Information for Gentex

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of Gentex as of writing:
Current Share Price:$27.08
Previous Year's Closing Price:$28.98
Percentage Price Change (YTD):-6.56%
Market Cap:$6.63 billion
52-week Price Range:$19.48 - $31.27
Dividend Per Share:$0.46
EPS (TTM):1.62
Price-Earnings (Trailing):16.76
Price-Earnings (Forward):16.02

Company Profile and Business Description for Gentex

Gentex Corporation, incorporated on January 11, 1974, 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. Within this business segment, the Company also designs, develops and manufactures various electronics that are features to the interior and exterior automotive rearview mirrors, as well as interior visors, overhead consoles, and other locations in the vehicle. The Company ships its products to all of the automotive producing regions across the world, which it supports with various sales, engineering and distribution locations across the world.

Automotive Products

The Company's Automotive applications consists of interior and exterior electrochromic automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and automotive electronics. The Company manufactures interior electrochromic automatic-dimming rearview mirrors that darken to reduce glare and manage visibility for the driver. These electronic interior mirrors can also include electronic features, such as compass, microphones, HomeLink, lighting assist and driver assist forward safety camera systems, various lighting systems, various telematics systems, integrated toll module (ITM) systems, and a range of displays. It also ships interior non-automatic-dimming rearview mirrors with features. It manufactures other automotive electronics products both inside and outside of the rearview mirror through HomeLink applications in the vehicle, including the rearview mirror, interior visor, overhead console, or center console. It produces rearview mirrors and electronics for automotive passenger cars, light trucks, pick-up trucks, sport utility vehicles, and vans for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) across the world, tier-one automotive mirror manufacturers across the world, and various aftermarket and accessory customers. It offers SmartBeam, HomeLink, frameless mirror designs, light-emitting diode (LED) map lamps, compass and temperature displays, telematics, ITM systems, biometric authentication systems (in development), hands free communication, as well as Rear Camera Display (RCD) interior mirrors and Full Display Mirror (FDM) interior mirrors, exterior turn signals, side blind zone indicators and various other exterior mirror features.

Other

The Company provides variably dimmable windows for the passenger compartment on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner Series of Aircraft. It manufactures photoelectric smoke detectors and alarms, 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 and residential establishments. Its fire protection products are sold directly to fire protection and security product distributors under the Company's brand name, to electrical wholesale houses, and to OEM of fire protection systems under both the Company's brand name and private labels. It markets its fire protection products primarily in North America, but also globally through regional sales managers and manufacturer representative organizations.

The Company competes with Magna International, YH America, Inc., BYD Auto Company, Murakami Kaimeido Company, Steelmate, Tokai Rika Company, Ningbo Kingband, Peak Power Automotive and Beijing Sincode.

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ETFs Holding Gentex Stock

As of March 2020, the following exchange-traded funds (ETF) hold the Gentex stocks in their respective portfolios. Below is a random list of only 10 ETFs in no particular order that have Gentex stock holding. There are a total of 124 ETFs in Fknol.com records which are holding Gentex stock in their portfolio. See Full List.

TickerNameShort DescriptionExpense
Ratio
No. of
Holdings
Dividend
Frequency
VAMOCambria Value and Momentum ETFThe Cambria Value and Momentum ETF is an actively managed portfolio of large-, mid- and small-cap US stocks selected by long-term value factors and midterm momentum factors. The managers have discretion to hedge up to 100% of the portfolio. ...Full Details0.65%99
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Quarterly
COWZPacer US Cash Cows 100 ETFThe Pacer US Cash Cows 100 ETF tracks an index of companies selected from the Russell 1000 Index and weighted accord to their free cash flow. ...Full Details0.49%101
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DGROiShares Core Dividend Growth ETFThe iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF tracks an index of US stocks that are selected by dividends, dividend growth and payout ratio, then weighted by dividend dollars. ...Full Details0.08%449
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DGRWWisdomTree US Dividend Growth FundThe WisdomTree U.S. Quality Dividend Growth ETF tracks the performance of the WisdomTree US Dividend Growth Index by investing in large- and midcap dividend-paying US common stocks with growth characteristics. ...Full Details0.28%276
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DIVBiShares US Dividend and Buyback ETFThe iShares US Dividend and Buyback ETF tracks an index of large-, mid-, and small-cap US stocks that have a history of dividend payments and/or share buybacks. ...Full Details0.25%354
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DTDWisdomTree US Total Dividend ETFThe WisdomTree U.S. Total Dividend Fund tracks an index of U.S. companies selected and weighted based on the dollar amount of dividends paid. ...Full Details0.28%864
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ESGVVanguard ESG US Stock ETFThe Vanguard ESG U.S. Stock ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of US companies screened for environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) criteria. ...Full Details0.12%988
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EXTWisdomTree US Total Earnings ETFThe WisdomTree U.S. Total Earnings Fund tracks an index selected and weighted by earnings over the past four quarters. ...Full Details0.28%1233
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FDISFidelity MSCI Consumer Discretionary Index ETFThe Fidelity MSCI Consumer Discretionary ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of stocks in the US consumer discretionary sector. ...Full Details0.08%337
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FLQLFranklin LibertyQ US Equity ETFThe Franklin LibertyQ U.S. Equity ETF tracks a multi-factor US large-cap index. Stocks are selected and weighted based on a combination of quality, value, momentum, and low-volatility factors. ...Full Details0.25%248
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See Full List of ETFs holding Gentex stock in their respective portfolios.

Peer / Competitor Companies of Auto Parts - OEM Sector

Along with Gentex Corporation, the following other peer (competitor) companies also exist within the same Auto Parts - OEM - Capital Goods sector whose company profile and dividend history is as follows:

▶ Allison Transmission (ALSN): Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc., incorporated on June 22, 2007, and its subsidiaries design and manufacture commercial and defense fully-automatic transmissions. The Company manufactures fully-automatic transmissions for medium-and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ American Axle and Manufacturing (AXL): American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AAM), incorporated on May 15, 1998, manufactures, engineers, designs and validates driveline and drivetrain systems and related components and chassis modules for light trucks, ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Apogee Enterprises (APOG): Apogee Enterprises, Inc. designs and develops glass and metal products and services in the United States, Canada, and Brazil. It operates through four segments: Architectural Framing Systems, Architec....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Aptiv PLC (APTV): Aptiv PLC, formerly Delphi Automotive PLC, incorporated on May 19, 2011, is a global technology company serving the automotive sector. The Company designs and manufactures vehicle components, and provides electrical and electronic and active safety technology solutions to the global automotive and commercial vehicle markets.....See

▶ Autoliv (ALV): Autoliv, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and supplies automotive safety systems to the automotive industry. The company offers passive safety systems, including modules and com....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ BorgWarner (BWA): BorgWarner Inc., incorporated on May 4, 1987, is engaged in providing technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles. The Companys segments include Engine and Drivetrain. The Engine segments products ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ China Automotive (CAAS): China Automotive Systems, Inc., (China Automotive), incorporated on June 23, 1999, is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiary, Great Genesis Holdings Limited (Genesis), owns interests in over eight ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Commercial Vehicle (CVGI): Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, engineers, produces, and sells a range of cab related products and systems in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific regio....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Cooper-Standard (CPS): Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc., incorporated on September 10, 2004, is a holding company. The Company designs, manufactures and sells sealing, fuel and brake delivery, fluid transfer and anti-vibration systems for use ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Dana (DAN): Dana Incorporated, formerly Dana Holding Corporation, incorporated on December 7, 2007, is a global provider of technology driveline, sealing and thermal-management products. The Company offers its products to vehicle manufacturers ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Delphi Automotive (DLPH): Delphi Automotive PLC, incorporated on May 19, 2011, is a global technology company serving the automotive sector. The Company designs and manufactures vehicle components, and provides electrical and electronic, powertrain ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Dorman Products (DORM): Dorman Products, Inc. (Dorman), incorporated on October 16, 1978, is a supplier of replacement parts and fasteners for passenger cars, light trucks and heavy duty trucks in the automotive aftermarket. ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Gentherm (THRM): Gentherm Incorporated (Gentherm), incorporated on March 23, 2005, is a global technology company engaged in the design, development, and manufacturing of thermal management technologies. The Company has two segments: Automotive ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Honeywell International (HON): Honeywell International Inc., incorporated on November 24, 1999, is a technology and manufacturing company. The Company operates through four segments: Aerospace, Home and Building Technologies, Performance Materials and Technologies, and ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Horizon Global (HZN): Horizon Global Corporation, incorporated on January 14, 2015, is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of a range of custom-engineered towing, trailering, cargo management and other products serving the automotive aftermarket, ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Icahn Enterprises (IEP): Icahn Enterprises L.P. (Icahn Enterprises), incorporated on February 17, 1987, is a holding company. The Companys segments include Investment, Automotive, Energy, Metals, Railcar, Gaming, Food Packaging, Mining, Real Estate and ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Ingersoll-Rand (IR): Ingersoll-Rand Public Limited Company, incorporated on April 1, 2009, provides products, services and solutions to improve the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings, transport and protect food ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Lear (LEA): Lear Corporation (Lear), incorporated on January 13, 1987, is a supplier to the global automotive industry. The Company is engaged in supplying seating, electrical distribution systems and electronic modules, as ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Lydall (LDL): Lydall, Inc., incorporated on August 26, 1987, designs and manufactures specialty engineered filtration media, industrial thermal insulating solutions, automotive thermal and acoustical barriers for filtration/separation and thermal/acoustical applications. The Companys ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Magna International (MGA): Magna International Inc. (Magna), incorporated on November 16, 1961, is a global automotive supplier. The Companys segments are North America, Europe, Asia, Rest of World, and Corporate and Other. The ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

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