Quarterly Financial Watch for Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX)


Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

Gentex Corporation (GNTX) reported sales (ttm) of 1.75 Billion, whereas, 10 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 452.33 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 459 million and lower end at 443.04 million while the year ago reported sale was 463.76 million.

10 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter, analysts estimated mean sale target of 455.58 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 465.9 million and 443 million respectively.

Gentex Corporation (GNTX) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Jul 21 BMO, whereas, 11 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.31. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.33 and lower end at 0.28 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.33.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.32 reported by 11 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Sep2017). The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.32 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.35 and 0.3 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.34. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 2 analysts is at 13%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 15 and 11.

Valuation Ratios of Gentex Corporation (GNTX) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Gentex Corporation (GNTX). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

Gentex Corporation (GNTX) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 13.91 while the company’s industry has 23.17 P/E and the sector P/E is 19.84. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 21.34 and low P/E is 14.89, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 135.89 and 33.88 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 12.02 for the industry and 13.21 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, GNTX has Beta of 1.16 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 1.18 and 1.31 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of GNTX stands at 2.87 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 2.5. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 10.89, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 14.16 and 477022.34 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of Gentex Corporation (GNTX) stands at 10.4 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 7.88 and 3.96 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 15.91 and 1.42.

Gentex Corporation (GNTX) Trading Statistics:

The company declined -1.6% and closed its last trading session at $17.55. The market capitalization of the company is at $4.91 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $22.12 on 03/17/17 and 52-week Low of $16.06 on 11/09/16. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 1.81% and Monthly Volatility of 2.36%. The Beta for the company stands at 1.16 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 0.41.