Gentex Corp Dividend yield

 Price  32.66
 Dividend  0.48
 Earnings  1.43
 Cash-flow  1.45
 Book value  8.83
 Equity  8.51

Gentex Corp is part of Automobiles and Parts business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Gentex Corp is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Gentex Corp stock dividend

Gentex Corp paid a total dividend of 112 million USD last year, for a market value of 7,642 millions (Market Cap 7,635 millions). Gentex Corp dividend per share is 0.48 USD, and his stock market price 32.66 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Gentex Corp has a dividend yield of 1.47%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Consumer Goods industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Gentex Corp stocks dividend with other Automobiles and Parts companies or other of the high USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Gentex Corp

Gentex Corp Dividend Payout

About the ability of Gentex Corp to maintain his current dividend of USD 0.48 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.47%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Gentex Corp payout on ernings is currently 33.57%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 39.34% and 40.18% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Gentex Corpcan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Gentex Corp is USD 1.45 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 0.48, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Gentex Corp, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Goods industry and Automobiles and Parts sector companies.

Gentex Corp payout

Gentex Corp Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Gentex Corp's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Gentex Corp dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Automobiles and Parts stocks.

Gentex Corp stock dividend history

Gentex Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth Gentex Corp showed a return of -2.70% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -1.86% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 19.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Automobiles and Parts firms.

Gentex Corp stock and market return