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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Gentex Corporation (Nasdaq: GNTX) is tomorrow, April 3, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $24.60 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.1%. The average volume for Gentex has been 754,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Gentex has a market cap of $4.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are down 17.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Gentex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets electro-optical products for the automotive, commercial building, and aircraft industries primarily in the United States, Germany, and Japan. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.4, below the average automotive industry P/E ratio of 27.4 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.