Gentex Corporation ( GNTX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 05, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.085 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 16, 2015. Shareholders who purchased GNTX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -46.88% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $15.57, the dividend yield is 2.18%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GNTX was $15.57, representing a -18.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.06 and a 18.26% increase over the 52 week low of $13.17.
GNTX is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Honeywell International Inc. ( HON ) and Delphi Automotive plc ( DLPH ). GNTX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1. Zacks Investment Research reports GNTX's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 6.25%, compared to an industry average of 5.6%.