SOURCE: Gentex Corporation

Gentex Corporation

August 18, 2010 08:24 ET

Gentex Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

ZEELAND, MI--(Marketwire - August 18, 2010) -  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 October 15, 2010, to shareholders of record of the common stock at the close of business on October 6, 2010.

About the Company

Founded in 1974, Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX) is the leading supplier of automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and camera-based active safety systems to the global automotive industry, and provides smoke alarms and signaling devices to the North American fire protection market. Based in Zeeland, Michigan, the international 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 interior mirrors are sold with advanced electronic features, and more than 97 percent of the Company's revenues are derived from the sale of auto-dimming mirrors to nearly every major automaker in the world.

Contact Information

  • CONTACT:
    Connie Hamblin
    616/772-1800