(NASDAQ:GNTX) Stake Boosted by Twin Capital Management Inc

Marco Green
February 24, 2018

Messner & Smith Theme Value Investment Management Ltd bought 38,585 shares as the company's stock declined 8.68% while stock markets rallied. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 34,062 shares in the company, valued at approximately $797,050.80. The stock decreased 0.04% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $23.2.

To stick with focus on profitability valuation, Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) also listed in significant eye catching mover, GNTX attains returns on investment ratio of 16.60%, which suggests it's viable on security that has lesser ROI. It has outperformed by 2.93% the S&P500. Hendershot Investments Inc acquired 22,290 shares as Gentex Corp (GNTX)'s stock declined 8.68%. The auto parts company reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.01.

The ETF decreased 1.20% or $0.233 during the last trading session, reaching $19.137. About 193,585 shares traded. Performance Food Group Company (NYSE:PFGC) has risen 14.23% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.32, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. Moreover, Sprott Inc. has 0.06% invested in the company for 11,145 shares. 127 funds opened positions while 657 raised stakes. Horan Advsrs Limited Liability Co owns 403 shares for 0.24% of their portfolio. Huntington Bancshares invested in 0% or 368 shares. The original version of this report can be read at https://www.equitiesfocus.com/2018/02/23/american-international-group-inc-grows-holdings-in-gentex-co-gntx.html. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 915 shares. Deutsche Savings Bank Ag owns 434,037 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Greenleaf Trust holds 2,495 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Bridgeway Mgmt Inc has invested 0.01% in Hallador Energy Company (NASDAQ:HNRG). (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 300 shares. Bank Of New York Mellon Corp, a New York-based fund reported 54,106 shares. Timber Hill Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 0.02% or 10,137 shares. Pacad Inv Limited owns 18,800 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Federated Pa reported 1,225 shares. (NASDAQ:AMZN) or 10,000 shares. Numeric Investors Ltd Co has 518,584 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Fairpointe Capital LLC lifted its position in shares of Gentex by 1.6% in the fourth quarter.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of GNTX. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 94% are positive. FBR Capital has "Outperform" rating and $9 target. FBR Capital maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $12 target in Wednesday, November 23 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained ePlus inc. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, July 19 by FBR Capital. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 12 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The company has market cap of $5.06 million. The firm has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Tuesday, March 29. The firm has "Outperform" rating by FBR Capital given on Friday, October 21. (NASDAQ:AMZN) rating on Friday, February 3. BMO Capital Markets' price target indicates a potential upside of 19.30% from the stock's previous close.

Since September 27, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 selling transactions for $2.88 million activity. $3.24 million worth of Amazon.com, Inc. Another trade for 47,000 shares valued at $1.11 million was sold by Hoekstra Peter. Fmr Ltd Liability has invested 0% in Hallador Energy Company (NASDAQ:HNRG). $3.35M worth of stock was sold by ALBERG TOM A on Thursday, February 15. GOODE GARY F had sold 12,000 shares worth $280,968 on Monday, January 29.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.32, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. Craig Hallum downgraded the shares of GNTX in report on Monday, July 24 to "Hold" rating. 41 funds opened positions while 137 raised stakes. Metropolitan Life Insur Communication reported 276,836 shares. Thompson Siegel Walmsley Lc reported 1,802 shares. National Bank & Trust holds 0.04% in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) or 16,198 shares. Walleye Trading Ltd holds 71,976 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Chemical Bancorporation invested 0.04% in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX). 20,517 were accumulated by Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Com. Sei Invs invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX). Acadian Asset Mgmt Lc owns 755,218 shares or 0.02% of their U.S. portfolio. Ngam Lp owns 134,065 shares. King Luther Capital Mgmt, a Texas-based fund reported 357,775 shares. Fairpointe Capital LLC now owns 6,173,495 shares of the auto parts company's stock worth $129,335,000 after buying an additional 95,139 shares during the last quarter.

Among 7 analysts covering Gentex Corp (NASDAQ:GNTX), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. They set a "buy" rating and a $25.00 target price for the company. 26,000 shares valued at $611,341 were sold by MULDER JOHN A on Monday, January 29. On Monday, January 29 the stock rating was maintained by Craig Hallum with "Hold". The stock has "Neutral" rating by Susquehanna on Monday, December 19.

Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX) last issued its earnings results on Friday, January 26th. On Friday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with "Buy".

What to Expect From Gentex Corporation (GNTX) in Coming 5 Years? . Robert W. Baird downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Tuesday, January 23 report.

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our FREE daily email newsletter.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

Discuss This Article