LON:GNS - Genus Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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GBX 2,422 +4.00 (+0.17 %)
(As of 03/21/2019 06:00 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 2,418
Today's RangeGBX 2,398 - GBX 2,440
52-Week RangeGBX 2,090 - GBX 2,998
Volume114,112 shs
Average Volume78,154 shs
Market Capitalization£1.56 billion
P/E Ratio-224.26
Dividend Yield1.23%
BetaN/A
Genus plc operates as an animal genetics company in North America, Latin America, rest of Europe, the Middle East, 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, which are delivered through artificial insemination to breed dairy and beef cattle 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; and agricultural and agri-food consultancy services. Genus plc was incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in Basingstoke, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Biotechnology
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+44-1256-347100

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£470.50 million
Cash FlowGBX 41.56 per share
Book ValueGBX 789.10 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap£1.56 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

Genus (LON:GNS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Genus' stock symbol?

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

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

Genus announced a dividend on Thursday, February 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 7th will be paid a dividend of GBX 8.90 per share on Thursday, April 4th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.41%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 7th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Genus' Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for GNS?

4 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Genus' shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 2,500 to GBX 2,700. On average, they expect Genus' share price to reach GBX 2,607.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Genus.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Genus?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Genus in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Genus.

Has Genus been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about GNS stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Genus earned a media sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Genus' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Genus own?

Who are Genus' key executives?

Genus' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Karim Bitar, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Stephen Wilson, Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 59)
  • Dr. Jonathan Lightner, Chief of R&D and Scientific Officer
  • Mr. Dan Hartley, Group Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.
  • Ms. Angelle R. Rosata, Group HR Director

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.

What is Genus' stock price today?

One share of GNS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2,432.

How big of a company is Genus?

Genus has a market capitalization of £1.57 billion and generates £470.50 million in revenue each year.

What is Genus' official website?

The official website for Genus is http://www.genusplc.com/.

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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Genus (LON GNS)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  280 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  254 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  534
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Genus and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GNS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GNS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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