Gentex Corporation (GNTX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					           Gentex Corporation (GNTX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                        Review
        Reference Code: GDASD19677FSA                                                                                         Publication Date: OCT 2012

          600 North Centennial Street                        Phone              +1 616 7721800                  Revenue          1,023.8 (million USD)
          Zeeland, MI                                        Fax                +1 616 7727348                  Net Profit       164.67 (million USD)
          49464                                              Website            www.gentex.com                  Employees        3,481
          United States                                      Exchange           GNTX [NASDAQ]                   Industry         Aerospace and Defense

       Company Overview
       Gentex Corporation (Gentex) is a safety equipment provider that designs, develops, manufactures and markets integrated military
       life support systems, along with aerospace and defense products. The company offers a wide range of specialized products
       including patient isolation unit (PIU), respiratory systems, microphones, communication systems, aircrew helmets, electro
       acoustics, specialized textiles and military chemical protective equipment. All the products that the company offers are classified
       into Automatic-Dimming Rearview Mirrors, Non-Automatic-Dimming Rearview Mirrors and fire protection products. It also offers
       services such as training courses and after sales customer services.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Gentex Corporation, SWOT Analysis
         Fred Bauer                          Chairman                                 Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Gary Goode                          Director
                                                                                      Improvement in Sales                   Overdependence on Few
         Arlyn Lanting                       Director                                                                        Customers
                                                                                      Product Offerings
         John Mulder                         Director
         Mark Newton                         Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                          Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Focus on Innovation                    Global Economic Scenario
       Share Data
                                                                                      New Products                           Intense Competition
         Gentex Corporation
        Share Price (USD) as on 26-Oct-                                16.77
        2012                                                                         Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
        EPS (USD)                                                        1.14
        Market Cap (million USD)                                       2,455
        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                 2,079
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     145
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance




       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Gentex Corporation - Key Facts ......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Gentex Corporation - Key Employees ................................................................................................................................................ 5
       Gentex Corporation - Major Products and Services ........................................................................................................................... 6
       Gentex Corporation - History .............................................................................................................................................................. 8
       Gentex Corporation - Company Statement ...................................................................................................................................... 10
       Gentex Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................ 11
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 11
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 11
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 13
       Gentex Corporation - Business Description...................................................................................................................................... 13
       Gentex Corporation - SWOT Analysis .............................................................................................................................................. 14
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 14
          Gentex Corporation - Strengths .................................................................................................................................................... 14
             Strength - Improvement in Sales ............................................................................................................................................... 14
             Strength - Product Offerings...................................................................................................................................................... 14
             Strength - Well Established Player ............................................................................................................................................ 14
          Gentex Corporation - Weaknesses ............................................................................................................................................... 14
             Weakness - Overdependence on Few Customers .................................................................................................................... 14
          Gentex Corporation - Opportunities .............................................................................................................................................. 15
             Opportunity - Focus on Innovation ............................................................................................................................................ 15
             Opportunity - New Products ...................................................................................................................................................... 15
          Gentex Corporation - Threats ....................................................................................................................................................... 15
             Threat - Global Economic Scenario........................................................................................................................................... 15
             Threat - Intense Competition ..................................................................................................................................................... 15
       Gentex Corporation - Key Competitors............................................................................................................................................. 16
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 17
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios.............................................................
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Gentex Corporation (Gentex) is a safety equipment provider that designs, develops, manufactures and markets integrated military life support systems, along with aerospace and defense products. The company offers a wide range of specialized products including patient isolation unit (PIU), respiratory systems, microphones, communication systems, aircrew helmets, electro acoustics, specialized textiles and military chemical protective equipment. All the products that the company offers are classified into Automatic-Dimming Rearview Mirrors, Non-Automatic-Dimming Rearview Mirrors and fire protection products. It also offers services such as training courses and after sales customer services.
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