GNTX:NGS-Gentex Corporation

EQUITY | Autos | Nasdaq Global Select

Last Closing Price

USD 22.83

Change

-0.11 (-0.48)%

Market Cap

USD 6.48B

Volume

1.37M

Yahoo Analyst Target

USD 20.70 (-9.33%)

STA Analyst Target

USD 24.17 (5.85%)
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About

Gentex Corp 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.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Autos)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (Nasdaq Global Select)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 8.97% 81% B- 80% B-
Dividend Return 0.48% 100% A+ 48% F
Total Return 9.45% 81% B- 81% B-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 11.26% 40% F 59% F
Dividend Return 1.90% 80% B- 46% F
Total Return 13.16% 40% F 59% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 134.88% 92% A- 76% C
Dividend Return 17.18% 75% C 68% D+
Total Return 152.06% 88% B+ 77% C+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 13.87% 43% F 63% D
Dividend Return 16.06% 50% F 64% D
Total Return 2.19% 67% D+ 56% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 18.53% 97% A+ 69% D+
Risk Adjusted Return 86.64% 93% A 78% C+
Market Capitalization 5.27B 88% B+ 91% A-

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Autos)
Ratio vs. Market
(Nasdaq Global Select)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 15.00 47% F 38% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.25 41% F 35% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 3.57 38% F 35% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 18.56 42% F 30% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 18.45% 81% B- 84% B
Return on Invested Capital 25.42% 75% C 90% A-
Return on Assets 15.52% 94% A 95% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 3.00% 90% A- 84% B

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

What to not like:
Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

GNTX:NGS-Gentex Corporation

EQUITY | Autos | Nasdaq Global Select

Last Closing Price

USD 22.83

Change

-0.11 (-0.48)%

Market Cap

USD 6.48B

Volume

1.37M

Yahoo Analyst Target

USD 20.70 (-9.33%)

STA Analyst Target

USD 24.17 (5.85%)
Yahoo Analyst Rating

Verdict

STA Analyst Rating

Verdict

STA Verdict

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Values as of: 2018-02-16