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Genus Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 3,946
-4.00 (-0.10 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 3,946
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 3,525.26
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 3,946
Volume124,204 shs
Average Volume117,702 shs
Market Capitalization£2.58 billion
P/E Ratio63.75
Dividend Yield0.73%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.57 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Biotechnology



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£551.40 million
Cash FlowGBX 63.99 per share
Book ValueGBX 783.80 per share



Market Cap£2.58 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable
GBX 3,946
-4.00 (-0.10 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Genus (LON:GNS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Genus' stock price 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. Since then, GNS shares have increased by 13.7% and is now trading at GBX 3,946.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Genus?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Genus in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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How often does Genus pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Genus?

Genus announced a dividend on Tuesday, September 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 19th will be paid a dividend of GBX 19.70 per share on Friday, December 11th. This represents a yield of 0.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 19th. This is a boost from Genus's previous dividend of GBX 9.40. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
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What price target have analysts set for GNS?

5 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Genus' shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 3,200 to GBX 4,120. On average, they anticipate Genus' stock price to reach GBX 3,468.40 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.1%.
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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), Experian (EXPN), Glencore (GLEN), Tesco (TSCO), AstraZeneca (AZN), AutoZone (AZO), British American Tobacco Plc Ads (BATS), CalAmp (CAMP), Chewy (CHWY) and Cloudera (CLDR).

Who are Genus' key executives?

Genus' management team includes the following 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

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.

What is Genus' stock price today?

One share of GNS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 3,946.

How big of a company is Genus?

Genus has a market capitalization of £2.58 billion and generates £551.40 million in revenue each year. Genus employs 2,900 workers across the globe.

What is Genus' official website?

The official website for Genus is 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.

This page was last updated on 9/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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