What’s Real Worth Of Gentex Corporation (GNTX), Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD)

Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) shares were trading higher by 0.32 percent ($0.06) at $18.73 a piece in Monday’s session. It had closed the previous session at $18.67. GNTX trades with a P/S ratio of 3.07. This is higher than the industry’s 2.34 but lower compared with the wider sector’s 3160.44. A low price-to-sales ratio, typically less than 1.0, is considered a good value. Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 13.61 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 14.88. Shares of GNTX have uptrended 8.39% in the past three months, while the S&P 500 has moved 2.03% in that time. Gentex Corporation (GNTX) has a market cap of $5.39 billion and over the last 12 months, Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) has gone stronger by 8.96%. During the last 52 weeks, the (NASDAQ:GNTX) price has been as high as $22.12 and as low as $16.59. Gentex Corporation earnings have risen with an annualized rate of 15.9% over the last 5 years.

Gentex Corporation (Mean Target Price: $19.3)

The average 1-year price target for Gentex Corporation (GNTX) — averaging the work of different analysts — reveals a mean PT of $19.3/share. That’s a potential 3.04 increase relative to where Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) has been trading recently. The current price is seen ranging between $18.55 and $18.94. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $10. And then on the other side of the spectrum one analyst entrenched in the bullish camp has a target as high as $25.

Gentex Corporation (GNTX) Consensus Recommendation

The collective rating of 2.6 for Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) also leans strongly towards the neutral end of the spectrum. Of the 11 analysts surveyed by Reuters that track GNTX 4 of them rate its stock a hold. The other 7, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy Gentex Corporation versus those who think you should sell it. A 5 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while2 believe that investors should either steer clear of GNTX or, if they already own its stock, sell it.

Is Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:STLD) Cheap From Peers?

Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD) pulled off a 0.32 percent gain and now trades for $37.35. STLD comes in with a P/S ratio of 0.98 that’s below 1, potentially implying that it could be cheap relative to the overall sector (3.25) and its peers (0.88). Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 12.7 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 17.2. During the last 52 weeks, the price has been as high as $40.17 and as low as $31.28. Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:STLD) earnings have declined with a quarterly rate of % over the last 5 years. Shares of STLD have sank % in the past three monthswhile the has gained 1.9% in that time.

Steel Dynamics, Inc. (Price Objective: $40.62)

Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:STLD) has a market cap of $8.95 billion and over the last 12 months, STLD has risen by 15.71%. The average 1-year price target for (STLD) reveals an average price target of $40.62 per share. That’s a potential 8.76 gain from where (NASDAQ:STLD) has been trading recently. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $23. And then on the other side of the spectrum one analyst entrenched in the bullish camp has a target as high as $46.

Analyst Thoughts About Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:STLD)

The consensus recommendation — averaging the work of 13 analysts — of 2.1 for Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD) points to moderate case. Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track Steel Dynamics, Inc. 4 of them rate its stock a hold. The other 9 are split, though not evenly, between analysts who think you should buy its stock versus those who think you should sell it. A 9 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 0 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NASDAQ:STLD) or, if they already own its stock, sell it.