Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX) started the day on April 21, 2022, with a price decrease of -0.56% at $28.60. During the day, the stock rose to $29.44 and sunk to $28.60 before settling in for the price of $28.76 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, GNTX posted a 52-week range of $27.06-$37.90.
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The Consumer Cyclical sector firm’s twelve-monthly sales growth has been 0.60% for the last half of the decade. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 4.70%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 6.80%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $236.52 million, simultaneously with a float of $235.89 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $6.73 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $29.09, while the 200-day Moving Average is $32.63.
It is quite necessary to find out the efficiency of the corporate organization, which has 4998 number of employees on its payroll. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +35.80, operating margin was +23.69 and Pretax Margin of +24.05.
Gentex Corporation (GNTX) Ownership Facts and Figures
Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are working with this stock of the Auto Parts Industry. Gentex Corporation’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.10%, in contrast to 89.60% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Mar 31, this organization’s Vice President of Sales sold 5,700 shares at the rate of 29.24, making the entire transaction reach 166,667 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 21,577. Preceding that transaction, on Mar 31, Company’s Chief Technology Officer sold 4,500 for 29.24, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 131,580. This particular insider is now the holder of 26,022 in total.
Gentex Corporation (GNTX) Earnings and Revenue Records
In the latest quarterly report released, which was put into the public domain on 9/29/2021, the organization reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the three months, lower than the consensus estimate (set at $0.37) by -$0.05. This company achieved a net margin of +20.52 while generating a return on equity of 18.21. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.44 per share during the current fiscal year.
Gentex Corporation’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 6.80% and is forecasted to reach 2.15 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 15.80% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 4.70% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Gentex Corporation (GNTX). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 3.10. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.71. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $18.94, and its Beta score is 0.96. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 3.89. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 27.87.
In the same vein, GNTX’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 1.51, a figure that is expected to reach 0.33 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 2.15 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Gentex Corporation (GNTX)
If we take a close look at the recent performances of Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX), its last 5-days Average volume was 0.97 million that shows plunge from its year to date volume of 1.19 million. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 81.62% While, its Average True Range was 0.71.
Raw Stochastic average of Gentex Corporation (GNTX) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 16.06%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 59.92% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 21.57% that was lower than 26.96% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.