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Gentex Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

Gentex Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend 
ZEELAND, MI -- (Marketwired) -- 12/09/13 --  Gentex Corporation
(NASDAQ: GNTX), the Zeeland, Michigan-based manufacturer of
automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and camera-based lighting-assist
and driver-assist systems for the automotive industry, commercial
fire protection products and dimmable aircraft windows, today
announced that its Board of Directors recently declared a quarterly
cash dividend of $0.14 (14 cents) per share that will be payable
January 17, 2014, to shareholders of record of the common stock at
the close of business on January 6, 2014.  
Safe Harbor for Forward-Looking Statements
 This new release contains
forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor
provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
The statements contained in this communication that are not purely
historical are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements
give the Company's current expectations or forecasts of future
events. These forward-looking statements generally can be identified
by the use of words such as "anticipate", "believe", "could",
"estimate", "expect", "forecast", "goal", "hope", "may", "plan",
"project", "will", and variations of such words and similar
expressions. Such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties
that are often difficult to predict and beyond the Company's control,
and could cause the Company's results to differ materially from those
described. These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation,
changes in general industry or regional market conditions; changes in
consumer and customer preferences for our products; our ability to be
awarded new business; continued uncertainty in pricing negotiations
with customers; loss of business from increased competition; customer
bankruptcies or divestiture of customer brands; fluctuation in
vehicle production schedules; changes in product mix; raw material
shortages; higher raw material, fuel, energy and other costs;
unfavorable fluctuations in currencies or interest rates in the
regions in which we operate; costs or difficulties related to the
integration of any new or acquired technologies and businesses;
changes in regulatory conditions; warranty and recall claims and
other litigation and customer reactions thereto; possible adverse
results of pending or future litigation or infringement claims;
negative impact of any governmental investigations and associated
litigations including securities litigations relating to the conduct
of our business; integration of the newly acquired HomeLink business
operations; retention of the newly acquired customers of the HomeLink
business; and expansion of product offerings including those
incorporating HomeLink technology. Readers are cautioned not to place
undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only
as of the date they are made. The Company undertakes no obligation to
publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a
result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as
required by law or the rules of the Nasdaq Global Select Market.
Accordingly, any forward-looking statement should be read in
conjunction with the additional information about risks and
uncertainties identified under the heading "Risk Factors" in the
Company's latest Form 10-K and Form 10-Q filed with the SEC. 
About The Company
 Founded in 1974, Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX)
is a supplier of automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and electronics
to the automotive industry, dimmable aircraft windows for aviation
markets, and fire protection products to the fire protection market.
Visit the Company's web site at www.gentex.com. 
CONTACT: 
Gentex Marketing 
(616) 772-1590 x5117