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Gentex, Whole Foods and Reynolds Shares Could be Heading Higher

Gentex rose eight percent last week after the rearview mirror-maker beat Street estimates and there could be higher share prices further on up the road.

Shares of Gentex (GNTX) - Get Gentex Corporation Report popped almost eight percent last week after the rearview mirror-maker beat Wall Street estimates on the top and bottom lines. David Bechtel, portfolio manager at Barrrow Street Capital, said investors need not look back because there will be higher share prices further on up the road. Reynolds American (RAI) is another one of Bechtel's favorite stocks. The cigarette-seller's shares are up 13 percent year. Reynolds reports second quarter earnings on Tuesday before the opening bell. Wall Street analyst consensus is for the company to earn 61 cents per share on revenue of $3.26 billion. Whole Foods (WFM) shares have been flat thus far in 2016, nevertheless, Bechtel is bullish that the company will see a second half surge. Whole Foods reports second quarter earnings on Tuesday after the close. Finally, Bechtel is a fan of Brown Forman (BF.B) , which has seen its shares drop three percent thus far in 2016. Brown-Forman is the maker of Jack Daniels and he said the iconic whiskey brand is 'spearheading international growth with 50 percent of sales and growth coming from overseas.'

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