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Gentex: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

ZEELAND, Mich. (AP) _ Gentex Corp. (GNTX) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $104.3 million.

The Zeeland, Michigan-based company said it had profit of 40 cents per share.

The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 39 cents per share.

The maker of automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and other products posted revenue of $468.6 million in the period, also surpassing Street forecasts. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $462.9 million.

Gentex shares have climbed slightly more than 9 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has declined slightly in the last 12 months.

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