SOURCE: Gentex Corporation

December 01, 2009 16:33 ET

Gentex Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

ZEELAND, MI--(Marketwire - December 1, 2009) - Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX), the Zeeland, Michigan-based manufacturer of automatic-dimming automotive rearview mirrors and commercial fire protection products, today announced that its Board of Directors recently declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.11 (11 cents) per share that will be payable January 20, 2010, to shareholders of record of the common stock at the close of business on January 7, 2010.

About the Company

Founded in 1974, Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX) is an international company that provides high-quality products to the worldwide automotive industry and North American fire protection market. Based in Zeeland, Michigan, the Company develops, manufactures and markets interior and exterior automatic-dimming automotive rearview mirrors that utilize proprietary electrochromic technology to dim in proportion to the amount of headlight glare from trailing vehicle headlamps. More than half of the Company's automatic-dimming interior mirrors are sold with advanced electronic features. Approximately 96 percent of the Company's net sales are derived from the sales of auto-dimming mirrors to nearly every major automaker in the world.

Contact Information

    Connie Hamblin
    EXCHANGE: Nasdaq Global Select Market