Gentex profit rises on mirror sales


CHICAGO, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Auto parts maker Gentex Corp. said on Tuesday its quarterly earnings rose on higher sales of rear-view mirrors that dim automatically to cut headlight glare. Zeeland, Michigan-based Gentex, which also makes smoke detectors, said fourth-quarter net income rose to $29.1 million, or 37 cents per share, from $24.1 million, or 31 cents a share, a year ago. Analysts had expected earnings of 35 cents a share, with estimates ranging from 34 cents to 37 cents, ...

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