Gentex (GNTX) Coverage Initiated at Longbow Research

Fdx Advisors Inc sold 12,297 shares as the company's stock rose 2.59% with the market. (NASDAQ:HAS) rating on Monday, June 6. The stock decreased 2.11% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $21.32. The institutional investor held 74,600 shares of the natural gas distribution company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.60M, up from 64,600 at the end of the previous reported quarter. It has outperformed by 10.09% the S&P500.

Rk Asset Management Llc decreased Gentex Corp (GNTX) stake by 9.31% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Optimum Investment Advisors sold 5,023 shares as the company's stock declined 9.40% while stock markets rallied. Systematic Financial Management Lp who had been investing in Gentex Corp. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $6.17B market cap company. The stock increased 1.88% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $21.72. Based on an average trading volume of 1,720,965 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is now 9.2 days. Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) has risen 19.63% since January 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.93% the S&P500. $157,582 worth of stock was sold by Downing Steven R on Wednesday, September 27. About 327,961 shares traded. The company had a trading volume of 1,506,848 shares. RICHMOND TIMOTHY J. had sold 87,040 shares worth $8.57 million.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.03, from 0.79 in 2017Q2. Similarly, investors look up the share price over 12 month periods. Birch Hill Investment Advsr Ltd Liability owns 2.19M shares for 3.78% of their portfolio. About 3.45M shares traded. Investors of record on Friday, January 5th will be issued a dividend of $0.10 per share.

The Price to book ratio is the current share price of a company divided by the book value per share. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno reported 26,749 shares stake. (NYSE:MO). Donaldson Ltd holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:BBY) for 57,787 shares. (NYSE:C). Smith Moore holds 6,746 shares or 0.14% of its portfolio. 55,388 were reported by Proshare Advisors Ltd Liability Com. Hgk Asset Mgmt reported 12,221 shares. Aqr Cap Mngmt Limited Com accumulated 52,760 shares or 0% of the stock. Zwj Invest Counsel Inc reported 11,500 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. (NYSE:MO). Foundry Prns Limited Liability invested 0.4% of its portfolio in Altria Group, Inc.

The ERP5 Rank is an investment tool that analysts use to discover undervalued companies. (NYSE:ABBV) to report earnings on January, 26. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.32 earnings per share. sell-side analysts expect that Gentex will post 1.27 EPS for the current year. GNTX's profit will be $90.84 million for 16.97 P/E if the $0.32 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.78 actual EPS reported by Best Buy Co., Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 153.85% EPS growth. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 6 of analysts who cover GNTX having a buy-equivalent rating. The stock of Citigroup Inc. As per Thursday, March 24, the company rating was initiated by UBS. (NYSE:ABBV) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, July 28 by Cowen & Co. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Wednesday, January 27 by Robert W. Baird. The company was maintained on Monday, October 23 by Robert W. Baird. Enterprise Value is calculated by taking the market capitalization plus debt, minority interest and preferred shares, minus total cash and cash equivalents. As per Monday, November 13, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, July 19, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. raised its stake in shares of Gentex by 7.5% during the second quarter.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.35 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.24, from 1.34 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 35 investors sold GNTX shares while 109 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 137 raised stakes.

Deutsche Retail Bank Ag holds 434,037 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio.

There are 452 institutional holders with active positions, accounting for 231.97 million shares in total. The Return on Assets for Gentex Corporation (NasdaqGS:GNTX) is 0.161665. Its down 0.15, from 1 in 2017Q2.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Gentex Co". Highstreet Asset Management holds 0.17% of its portfolio in AbbVie Inc. Smith Graham Investment Advsrs Lp has 0.5% invested in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) for 241,150 shares. 161,857 are owned by Arizona State Retirement Sys. Busey Tru Company has invested 0.42% in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX). Comm State Bank reported 0.04% stake. Price T Rowe Assocs Md reported 147,856 shares. Valley Natl Advisers holds 75 shares. Lsv Asset has invested 0% in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX). Norris Perne French Llp Mi stated it has 0.06% in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX). It also reduced its holding in Cvs Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 33,909 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 2.46M shares, and cut its stake in Oracle Corp (NYSE:ORCL).

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $4.39 million activity. About 704,793 shares traded. 239,400 shares were sold by BAUER FRED, worth $4.15M. ValuEngine upgraded Gentex from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, December 27th. Therefore 71% are positive. Gentex Corporation had a net margin of 20.70% and a return on equity of 19.05%. The company was downgraded on Monday, July 24 by Craig Hallum. Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) has risen 19.63% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of GNTX in report on Friday, October 20 with "Buy" rating. The stock of Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, January 2 by FBR Capital. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Thursday, August 24 by Robert W. Baird. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, August 23 report. Citigroup initiated the shares of MO in report on Tuesday, September 13 with "Buy" rating. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Wednesday, July 19 with "Buy". The company has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $22.56.

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