Gentex (GNTX) dividend stock





  • Yield

     2.05%
  • Dividend

     0.4
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     7.7%
  • Dividend increased

     5 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     32%
  • Dividend pay date

     7/19/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     7/3/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     N/A yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     + 7.9%
  • Dividend payback
    period
      yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     9.8
  • Tweed factor

     -5.7
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
7.9%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
-17.5%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
-23.1%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
-16.4%
Price change from 52 week high   
-11.9%
Price change from 50 days average   
9.0%
Price change from 200 days average   
1.7%
Price info
Change
0.09 (0.46%)


Last price
19.48 USD


Day range
19.33 - 19.49


Year range
16.06 - 22.12

Financial health
Current ratio
7.51


Debt/equity ratio
13.71


Cash
556.10M


Debt
236.07M


Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
15.46


Price/book (P/B)
2.76


Forward price/earning (P/E)
14.01


Price/sales (P/S)
3.17


PEG
1.17


Market cap
5.56B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
0.1950,0.2130,0.2200
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
6.2%
0.4300,0.2200,0.2400
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-25.3%
10 year history
0.1950,0.2130,0.2200,0.2200,0.2350,0.2550,0.2750,0.3000,0.3300,0.3400
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
6.4%
0.4300,0.2200,0.2400,0.4900,0.5700,0.5900,0.7800,0.9800,1.0800,1.0800
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
10.8%
2.8000,2.5000,2.6600,3.1400,3.4100,3.9200,4.3100,5.0700,5.7400,5.9600
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
8.8%
47.1000,97.7000,93.7000,45.0000,41.9000,44.4000,41.0000,30.5000,32.6000,31.2000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
-4.5%
287.0000,282.0000,275.0000,281.0000,289.0000,288.0000,289.0000,294.0000,296.0000,296.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
0.3%
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Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   Monro Muffler Brake 13 yrs1.38%12.0%
Canada   Exco Technologies 11 yrs2.66%20.5%
USA   Autoliv 8 yrs1.92%6.0%
USA   Miller Industries 8 yrs2.69%7.2%
USA   Douglas Dynamics 8 yrs2.52%3.1%
USA   Johnson Controls 7 yrs2.51%12.6%
USA   STRATTEC Security 7 yrs1.31%21.1%
Company profile
Empoloyees
4,196


Sector


Website


Founded
1974


Industry


SEC filings




Gentex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets 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 worldwide. The compa...
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Address:
600 North Centennial Street, Zeeland, MI, 49464

Phone:
+1 616 772-1800
The dividend of Gentex is 0.4 USD and based on a stock price of 19.48, the yield is 2.05%. Since 2012they have raised their dividend each year, that is 5 years in a row. An earnings per share of 1.26 and a dividend of 0.4 gives Gentex a payout ratio of 32%. The company has a dividend payback period of years. They have increased their dividend by 7.7% on average in the last 5 years. 7/3/2017 is the ex-dividend date for Gentex, while 7/19/2017 is the dividend pay date. 4,196 people work for them (a US company) and it has been founded back in 1974. They are in the consumer goods sector and the auto parts industry. 2.1 out of 5 stars is our rating for it's dividend.






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