Gentex Corporation (GNTX)

28.90 1.40%
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Pros
Company’s profitability is improving
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Buy analyst rating
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Cons
Revenue growth lower than the industry and sector averages
Forward P/E ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward P/B ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward P/S ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward PEG ratio high relative to industry peers
High short share of float
High short interest

Pros

  1. GNTX profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 1.96 percentage points. See GNTX profitability chart.
  2. GNTX forward dividend yield is 1.62%, higher than the industry (0.96%) and sector (0.64%) forward dividend yields. See GNTX forward dividend chart.
  3. GNTX average analyst rating is Buy. See GNTX analyst rating chart.
  4. GNTX average analyst price target ($32.67) is above its current price ($28.20). See GNTX price target chart.

Cons

  1. GNTX quarterly revenue growth was -3.20%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (5.72% and 12.62%, respectively). See GNTX revenue growth chart.
  2. GNTX forward P/E ratio is 14.25, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See GNTX forward P/E ratio chart.
  3. GNTX Price/Book ratio is 3.54, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See GNTX forward Price/Book ratio chart.
  4. GNTX Price/Sales ratio is 3.89, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See GNTX forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  5. GNTX PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 1.07, which is high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See GNTX PEG chart.
  6. GNTX short share of float is 3.06%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See GNTX short share of float chart.
  7. GNTX short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 5.6. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See GNTX short interest ratio chart.