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:
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  • Symbol: LON:GNS
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
  • Market Cap: £1.13 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 60,900,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,792.26
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,795.69
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,323 - GBX 2,113
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.456758
  • P/E Growth: 0.000000
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £422.1 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.69
  • Book Value: GBX 6.56 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.84
  • EBIDTA: ($29,600,000.00)
  • Average Volume: 69,804 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, February 23rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 2nd will be paid a dividend of GBX 7.40 per share on Friday, March 31st. This represents a dividend yield of 0.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 2nd. 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?

6 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Genus plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,426 to GBX 1,426. On average, they anticipate Genus plc's stock price to reach GBX 1,426 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

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 1,863.60.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Genus plc (LON GNS)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  129 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  129 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  258
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) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,426

Analysts' Ratings History for Genus plc (LON:GNS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/2/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/4/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/3/2017N+1 SingerReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/3/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/23/2017Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
8/16/2016HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/29/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Genus plc (LON:GNS)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by


Earnings Estimates for Genus plc (LON:GNS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $64.470001 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Genus plc (LON GNS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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 (GNS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - May 19 at 12:54 PM logoGenus Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:GNS) : May 11, 2017 - May 11 at 11:07 PM logoGenus Plc : Fairly valued, but may deserve another look - May 9 at 5:20 PM logoGenus Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : GNS-GB : May 9, 2017 - May 9 at 12:26 PM logoGenus plc (GNS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - April 24 at 3:16 PM logoGenus Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : GNS-GB : April 11, 2017 - April 11 at 12:15 PM logoLiberum Capital Reaffirms Buy Rating for Genus plc (GNS) - April 9 at 8:38 AM logoPeel Hunt Reiterates Buy Rating for Genus plc (GNS) - April 9 at 8:38 AM logoGenus To Launch Sexed Semen In US, Other Key Markets - Quick Facts - April 4 at 3:46 AM logoGenus plc's (GNS) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at N+1 Singer - April 3 at 6:52 AM logoGenus plc (GNS) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts - March 29 at 2:49 PM logoGenus plc (GNS) Now Covered by Berenberg Bank - March 23 at 11:21 PM 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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This page was last updated on 5/29/2017 by Staff