Gentex Corp (NASDAQ:GNTX)

CAPS Rating: 5 out of 5

Designs, develops, manufactures and markets proprietary products employing electro-optic technology: automatic-dimming rearview automotive mirrors and fire protection products.

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Member Avatar 1badbeerad (40.93) Submitted: 9/7/2014 1:31:37 PM : Outperform Start Price: $29.11 GNTX Score: -0.06

Nice supplier.

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Member Avatar billyford1317 (41.37) Submitted: 7/25/2014 5:03:19 PM : Outperform Start Price: $29.24 GNTX Score: -2.18

Compared to 2013 pertinent comparable balance sheet stats GTNX have progressed significantly in every category.

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Member Avatar TMFbuild (37.62) Submitted: 7/8/2014 3:21:27 PM : Outperform Start Price: $29.78 GNTX Score: -4.69

- No debt
- Cash rich
- Good scope of growth in auto dimming mirror segment
- The penetration is low
- Scope in replacement industry (a cushion during recession)
- ROIC is high (above 15%)
- Dividend has been raised in past 5 years

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Member Avatar Placencia10 (< 20) Submitted: 6/20/2014 9:30:21 PM : Outperform Start Price: $28.85 GNTX Score: -1.72

With the cross diversity this manufacturer is supplying in the automotive industry and little to no competition in it's niche, it's bound to be a winner.

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Member Avatar TerryFool (< 20) Submitted: 5/5/2014 11:07:57 AM : Outperform Start Price: $28.80 GNTX Score: -6.43

GNTX LONG TERM BUY 5YR REV 18% 5YR EPS 38% TP 33

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Member Avatar BSGROZIER (< 20) Submitted: 3/31/2014 12:33:01 PM : Outperform Start Price: $29.73 GNTX Score: -10.93

NHTSA to require rear-view cameras on all vehicles. Gentex leads with their in-mirror rearview camera display for the segment of cars without in-dash displays. I believe this will prove to be a cost-effective options for most automative manufacturers to meet the NHTSA requirements. http://usat.ly/1ggL19q

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Member Avatar StewpotDrew (29.51) Submitted: 3/26/2014 4:56:53 AM : Outperform Start Price: $30.43 GNTX Score: -11.88

niche

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Member Avatar chris293 (83.07) Submitted: 10/30/2013 1:50:05 AM : Outperform Start Price: $29.87 GNTX Score: -15.94

Good car sales means good mirror sales

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Member Avatar allyismydog (< 20) Submitted: 10/18/2013 11:02:03 AM : Outperform Start Price: $25.94 GNTX Score: -3.47

recent purchase of homelink from Johnson Controls & growing inclusion of auto dimming mirrors in cars as a safety feature should help to make this stock thrive in the years to come

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Member Avatar SnowBawl (< 20) Submitted: 10/17/2013 3:01:29 PM : Outperform Start Price: $25.88 GNTX Score: -3.87

TSA Goodboy.

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Member Avatar LadyDragon007 (< 20) Submitted: 8/9/2013 5:01:24 PM : Outperform Start Price: $22.49 GNTX Score: +10.14

Everyone needs mirrors for their car.

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Member Avatar joryko (98.77) Submitted: 11/20/2012 11:53:50 PM : Outperform Start Price: $15.85 GNTX Score: +35.82

Gentex:
-Near monopoly on auto-dimming mirrors (88% market share)
-No debt and a Profit Margin at 15%
-New cars in America may be required to have Rear Camera Display Mirrors (Gentex RCD's) by Dec. 2012
-SmartBeam headlamps and auto-dimming windows for planes are new growth runways
-30% penetration rate for auto-dimming mirrors in N. America and 10% in Asia. More room for growth.

5+ years

Blog here:

http://beta.fool.com/joryko/2012/11/01/gentex-swot-analysis-no-dim-future/15451/

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Member Avatar BuffettJunior1 (97.61) Submitted: 10/19/2012 12:26:58 AM : Outperform Start Price: $16.78 GNTX Score: +35.43

This is a truly wonderful business selling at a fair price. The company has a dominant 88% market share, which means that the company has a huge "economic moat," which should protect it for a long time. The company has a perfect balance sheet ($560 million in cash) and zero debt. It’s also consistently profitable - delivering double-digit profit margins and return on capital for over a decade. The company should grow at about 10% to 12% per annum over the next decade, which makes it a bargain at today's price of just over $17 per share. Also, a near-term catalyst that should drive the shares higher is the Kids Transformation Safety Act of 2007. It will require all new vehicles less than 10,000 lbs. in the United States to have a backup camera-based system by September 2014. There have been some delays in getting this Act passed; however, the final rule is currently expected by December 31, 2012. Investors wanting to profit from this need to start buying share soon.

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Member Avatar BoomerBull (78.73) Submitted: 7/24/2012 2:33:52 PM : Outperform Start Price: $14.62 GNTX Score: +48.44

It's way oversold for the modest miss in earnings. It will come back big time in time.

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Member Avatar dettigfan222 (< 20) Submitted: 7/15/2012 1:46:47 PM : Outperform Start Price: $20.40 GNTX Score: -5.80

No debt, auto in US picking up

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Member Avatar JTBoomer (79.75) Submitted: 6/14/2012 11:59:36 AM : Outperform Start Price: $19.46 GNTX Score: -1.51

Morninstar 5 star rating with fair val estimate of 34

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Member Avatar 50151tech (85.13) Submitted: 10/30/2011 3:55:14 PM : Outperform Start Price: $28.51 GNTX Score: -56.22

solid company with a good product. demand for their tech products will increase as the economy recovers.

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Member Avatar Dynablob (< 20) Submitted: 3/5/2011 1:31:45 PM : Outperform Start Price: $27.11 GNTX Score: -44.13

Auto demand will accellerate over the next few years, and company's mirrors will be used to meet new safety standards.

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Member Avatar daddybyday (24.28) Submitted: 11/8/2010 4:34:10 PM : Outperform Start Price: $20.38 GNTX Score: -20.92

SMA Crossover Experiment

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Member Avatar EvilPhD (33.31) Submitted: 6/17/2010 8:09:54 AM : Outperform Start Price: $18.08 GNTX Score: -18.16

All over high tech in all sectors in the auto industry. True innovator. One sector goes down, the other goes up. Very well balanced company.

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