Genus plc Company Profile (LON:GNS)

About Genus plc (LON:GNS)

Genus plc logoGenus plc is an animal genetics company, which provides farmers with genetics that enable them to produce animal protein, in the form of meat and milk. The Company's segments include Genus PIC, Genus ABS, Genus Asia, and Research and Development. The Genus PIC segment is engaged in porcine sales business, excluding Asia, and serves porcine customers in North America, Latin America and Europe. The Genus ABS segment is engaged in bovine sales business, excluding Asia, and serves dairy and beef customers in North America, Latin America and Europe. The Genus Asia segment is engaged in porcine and bovine business in Asia, and serves porcine, dairy and beef customers in Asian markets. In the porcine market, it sells boars and sows. In the dairy and beef markets, its primary product is bull semen. The Company offers embryos through its subsidiary, In Vitro Brasil S.A. Its porcine business has a network of over 600 breeding herds in approximately 40 countries.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Industry: Biotechnology & Medical Research
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:GNS
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £1.36 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 60,987,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,041.11
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,858.50
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,652 - GBX 2,267
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 42.09
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £459.1 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.96
  • Book Value: GBX 6.55 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.41
  • Dividend Yield: 1.2%
  • EBITDA: ($18,100,000.00)
  • Net Margins: 10.76%
  • Return on Equity: 12.33%
  • Return on Assets: 6.32%
  • Average Volume: 45,787 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Genus plc (LON:GNS)

What is Genus plc's stock symbol?

Genus plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "GNS."

How often does Genus plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Genus plc?

Genus plc announced a dividend on Thursday, September 7th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 16th will be given a dividend of GBX 16.20 per share on Friday, December 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 0.83%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 16th. This is a positive change from Genus plc's previous dividend of $7.40. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Genus plc's Dividend History.

Where is Genus plc's stock going? Where will Genus plc's stock price be in 2017?

5 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Genus plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 1,815 to GBX 2,600. On average, they expect Genus plc's stock price to reach GBX 2,171.67 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Genus plc.

Who are some of Genus plc's key competitors?

Who are Genus plc's key executives?

Genus plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Karim Bitar, Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Stephen Wilson, Group Finance Director, Executive Director
  • Jonathan Lightner, Chief Scientific Officer and Head of Genus R&D
  • Dan Hartley, Group General Counsel & Company Secretary
  • Catherine Janet Glickman, Group Human Resources Director
  • Bill Christianson, Chief Operating Officer - Genus PIC
  • Saskia Korink Romani, Chief Operating Officer - Genus ABS
  • Jerry Thompson, Chief Operating Officer - Genus Asia
  • Robert A. Lawson, Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Lysanne Gray, Non-Executive Director

How do I buy Genus plc stock?

Shares of Genus plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Genus plc's stock price today?

One share of Genus plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2,231.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Genus plc (LON GNS)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  171 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  167 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  338
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Genus plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Genus plc (LON:GNS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,171.67
Consensus Price Target History for Genus plc (LON:GNS)
Price Target History for Genus plc (LON:GNS)
Analysts' Ratings History for Genus plc (LON:GNS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/9/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,600View Rating Details
10/9/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,100View Rating Details
9/7/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,815View Rating Details
4/3/2017N+1 SingerReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/23/2017Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
8/16/2016HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/17/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Genus plc (LON:GNS)
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Earnings Estimates for Genus plc (LON:GNS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $64.47 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Genus plc (LON GNS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
9/7/2017GBX 16.200.83%11/16/201711/16/201712/1/2017
2/23/2017GBX 7.400.43%3/2/20173/2/20173/31/2017
9/8/2016GBX 14.700.77%11/17/201611/17/201612/2/2016
2/23/2016GBX 6.700.46%3/3/20163/3/20163/30/2016
9/8/2015GBX 13.400.99%11/19/201511/19/201512/4/2015
9/3/2014GBX 12.201.06%11/20/201411/20/201412/5/2014
2/25/2014GBX 5.500.46%3/5/20143/5/20143/28/2014
9/3/2013GBX 11.100.89%11/20/201311/20/201312/6/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Genus plc (LON:GNS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Genus plc (LON:GNS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Genus plc (LON:GNS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/27/2016Karim BitarInsiderSell1,648GBX 1,945£32,053.60
9/8/2016Lawson,Robert (Bob)InsiderBuy1,356GBX 1,972£26,740.32
3/30/2016Glickman ,CatherineInsiderBuy1,994GBX 1,519£30,288.86
3/9/2016Broek,Lykele van derInsiderBuy3,750GBX 1,458£54,675
2/29/2016Wilson,StephenInsiderSell4,750GBX 1,410£66,975
12/8/2015Bitar,KarimInsiderSell9,102GBX 1,455£132,434.10
3/12/2015Dan HartleyInsiderSell6,826GBX 1,334.50£91,092.97
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Genus plc (LON:GNS)
Latest Headlines for Genus plc (LON:GNS)
DateHeadline logoGenus plc's (GNS) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt - October 9 at 6:55 AM logoGenus plc's (GNS) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital - September 24 at 9:08 PM logoGenus plc (GNS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - September 23 at 12:54 PM logoDirector/PDMR Shareholding - Replacement - September 23 at 12:38 AM logoGenus plc (GNS) Rating Lowered to Hold at Liberum Capital - September 17 at 5:52 PM logoGenus plc (GNS) Given Hold Rating at Numis Securities Ltd - September 10 at 10:50 AM logoEdited Transcript of GNS.L earnings conference call or presentation 7-Sep-17 8:00am GMT - September 8 at 12:21 AM logoGenus Plc FY Pretax Profit Declines; Revenue Up 18% - Quick Facts - September 7 at 5:09 AM logoPeel Hunt Reaffirms Buy Rating for Genus plc (GNS) - September 4 at 10:38 AM logoLiberum Capital Reiterates Buy Rating for Genus plc (GNS) - September 4 at 9:22 AM logoGenus plc (GNS) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - August 29 at 12:36 PM logoGenus plc (GNS) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Monday - August 28 at 1:46 AM logoGenus plc (GNS) Receives Buy Rating from Liberum Capital - August 27 at 3:04 PM logoGenus plc (GNS) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - August 4 at 12:44 PM logoGenus plc (GNS) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - July 10 at 12:48 PM logoGenus plc (LON:GNS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum Capital - July 3 at 1:33 PM logoGenus To Launch Sexed Semen In US, Other Key Markets - Quick Facts - April 4 at 3:46 AM logoGenus To Acquire Hermitage Genetic Assets, Enters Into Strategic Partnership - February 23 at 5:29 PM logoWhy I’d buy Tristel plc and avoid Genus plc after HY results - February 23 at 5:29 PM logoGenus FY Profit Rises; Sees Perform In Line With Market View - September 8 at 9:06 AM logoPreliminary Q4 2016 Genus PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open - September 8 at 9:06 AM logoGenus Announces Final Jury Verdicts In Anti-trust Litigation Against Inguran - August 15 at 5:28 PM logoGenus Announces Jury Verdicts In Anti-trust Litigation Against Inguran - August 13 at 5:07 PM logoGenus expands gene editing drive from pigs to cattle - July 27 at 5:41 AM logoGenus and Caribou Biosciences Announce Exclusive Collaboration for Leading CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing Technology in Livestock Species - May 18 at 3:00 AM


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Genus plc (GNS) Chart for Tuesday, October, 17, 2017

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