This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Gentex Management Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Stocks in this article: GNTX

Gentex Corporation (GNTX)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 19, 2012 10:30 a.m. ET


Steve Dykman – VP, Finance and CFO

Mark Newton - SVP


David Leiker - Robert W. Baird

Steve Dyer - Craig-Hallum Capital Group

John Murphy - Bank of America, Merrill Lynch

Adam Brooks - Sidoti & Company, LLC

Brett Hoselton - KeyBanc Capital Markets

David Ling - Wells Fargo Securities

Greg Halter - LJR Great Lakes Review

H. Peter Nesvold - Jefferies & Company, Inc.



Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to the Gentex first quarter 2012 financial results conference call. Just a reminder, today's conference is being recorded. I would now like to turn the meeting over to Mr. Steve Dykman, Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Please go ahead, Mr. Dykman.

Steve Dykman

Good morning and welcome to our first quarter 2012 conference call. I will be coordinating the call this morning as Connie Hamblin is out sick with bronchitis. Joining me on the call this morning is, in Connie’s absence, is Mark Newton, our Senior Vice President.

I will first cover a few housekeeping items and then I will make some remarks with respect to our first quarter financial results.

This call is being broadcast live on the Internet via an icon on the homepage of Gentex Corporation's website at The auto playback of the conference call is available on the website as well. All contents of Gentex Corporation's conference calls are the property of Gentex Corporation and may not be copied, published, reproduced, rebroadcast, retransmitted or otherwise redistributed without the express written consent of Gentex Corporation. Gentex Corporation alone holds such rights.

1 of 3

Select the service that is right for you!

Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!


DOW 18,030.21 +6.04 0.03%
S&P 500 2,081.88 -0.29 -0.01%
NASDAQ 4,773.4720 +8.0480 0.17%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs