Analyst Ratings for Gentex Corp. (GNTX)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Gentex Corp. (NASDAQ:GNTX) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. About 30 days ago, GNTX was issued an average rating of Overweight.

6 analysts declared GNTX a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 5 gave a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

GNTX was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 25, which equates to a potential upside of 46.54 percent. The minimum price target given was 10, implying potential capital losses of -41.38 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -4.59 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -4.59 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -2.3 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -2.67 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 5 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 6 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of GNTX to grow at a rate of -1.18 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of GNTX is -11.38.

GNTX has traded between a high of 22.12 and a low of 16.06 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 6.23 percent, and 22.88 percent lower than its 52-week high. GNTX has a price/earnings ratio of 13.43. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The GNTX value stock report compares GNTX to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of GNTX is $5.01 billion. GNTX's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.