Gentex Corporation ( GNTX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 04, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 18, 2017. Shareholders who purchased GNTX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that GNTX has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of GNTX was $19.96, representing a -2.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.39 and a 54.37% increase over the 52 week low of $12.93.
GNTX is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Honeywell International Inc. ( HON ) and Ingersoll-Rand plc (Ireland) ( IR ). GNTX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.2. Zacks Investment Research reports GNTX's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 11.57%, compared to an industry average of 9.7%.