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

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GBX 2,290 -6.00 (-0.26 %)
(As of 04/26/2019 06:32 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 2,296
Today's RangeGBX 2,288 - GBX 2,312
52-Week RangeGBX 2,090 - GBX 2,998
Volume8,620 shs
Average Volume78,154 shs
Market Capitalization£1.48 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.18%
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 39.97 per share
Book ValueGBX 789.10 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees2,900
Market Cap£1.48 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. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 7th will be given a dividend of GBX 8.90 per share on Thursday, April 4th. This represents a 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 12-month target prices for Genus' shares. Their predictions range from GBX 2,500 to GBX 2,700. On average, they anticipate Genus' share price to reach GBX 2,607.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.9% 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?

Press coverage about GNS stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Genus earned a news sentiment score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

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 Plc Ads (BATS), Dairy Crest Group (DCG), Debenhams (DEB), Diageo (DGE), Experian (EXPN) and Ferguson (FERG).

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 2,290.

How big of a company is Genus?

Genus has a market capitalization of £1.48 billion and generates £470.50 million in revenue each year. Genus employs 2,900 workers across the globe.

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:  287 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  258 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  545
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 4/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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