Genus Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 4,883
-99.00 (-1.99 %)
(As of 06/24/2021 04:27 PM ET)
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Volume36,814 shs
Average Volume97,792 shs
Market Capitalization£3.19 billion
P/E Ratio66.35
Dividend Yield0.60%
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About Genus

Genus plc operates as an animal genetics company in North America, Latin America, the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the Middle East, Russia, Africa, and Asia. The company operates through three segments: Genus PIC, Genus ABS, and Research and Development. It sells sows, boars, and semen to breed pigs with various characteristics for pork production under the PIC brand. The company also sells bull semen and embryos to breed calves with various characteristics for milk and beef production under the ABS, Genus, and Bovec brands. In addition, it offers semen sexing, in vitro fertilization, reproductive, and other technical services to farmers. Genus plc has a strategic porcine collaboration with Beijing Capital Agribusiness Co. Ltd to research, develop, register, and market porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus resistant pigs. The company was incorporated in 1994 and is based in Basingstoke, the United Kingdom.


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Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Genus (LON:GNS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Genus a buy right now?

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Genus in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Genus stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Genus?

Wall Street analysts have given Genus a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Genus wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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When is Genus' next earnings date?

Genus is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, September 6th 2021.
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How has Genus' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Genus' stock was trading at GBX 3,472 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, GNS shares have increased by 40.6% and is now trading at GBX 4,883.
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How often does Genus pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Genus?

Genus declared a dividend on Thursday, February 25th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 4th will be given a dividend of GBX 10.30 per share on Thursday, April 1st. This represents a yield of 2.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 4th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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Is Genus a good dividend stock?

Genus pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.29 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.60%. The dividend payout ratio of Genus is 0.40%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for GNS?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Genus' shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 5,500 to GBX 5,630. On average, they expect Genus' stock price to reach GBX 5,543.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Genus' key executives?

Genus' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Stephen Wilson, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 61, Pay $1.57M)
  • Ms. Alison Henriksen, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 54, Pay $721.22k)
  • Dr. William Christianson, Chief Operating Officer
  • Dr. Elena Rice, Head of R&D and Chief Scientific Officer
  • Mr. Dan Hartley, Group Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.
  • Ms. Angelle R. Rosata, Group HR Director
  • Mr. Jerry Thompson, Chief Operating Officer of Genus ABS Beef
  • Dr. Nate Zwald, Chief Operating Officer of Genus ABS Dairy
  • Ms. Janet Duane, Group Financial Controller

Who are some of Genus' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Genus own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Genus investors own include Clinigen Group (CLIN), Glencore (GLEN), Tesco (TSCO), AstraZeneca (AZN), British American Tobacco (BATS), Cronos Group (CRON), Dairy Crest Group (DCG), Debenhams (DEB), Diageo (DGE) and Experian (EXPN).

What is Genus' stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of Genus?

Shares of GNS 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.
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What is Genus' stock price today?

One share of GNS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 4,883.

How much money does Genus make?

Genus has a market capitalization of £3.19 billion and generates £566.40 million in revenue each year.

How many employees does Genus have?

Genus employs 3,100 workers across the globe.

What is Genus' official website?

The official website for Genus is www.genusplc.com.

Where are Genus' headquarters?

Genus is headquartered at Matrix House, Basing View, BASINGSTOKE, RG21 4DZ, United Kingdom.

How can I contact Genus?

Genus' mailing address is Matrix House, Basing View, BASINGSTOKE, RG21 4DZ, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-1256-347100.

This page was last updated on 6/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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