LON:GNS - Genus Stock Price, Price Target & More

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GBX 2,572 -8.00 (-0.31 %)
(As of 05/23/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 2,572
Today's RangeGBX 2,562 - GBX 2,600
52-Week RangeGBX 1,652 - GBX 2,597
Volume159,694 shs
Average Volume78,154 shs
Market Capitalization£1.43 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Genus (LON:GNS)

Genus logoGenus plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the application of quantitative genetics and biotechnology for animal breeding in the porcine and bovine sectors. It operates through three segments: Genus PIC, Genus ABS, and Research and Development. The company sells sows, boars, and semen under the PIC name to breed pigs with various characteristics for pork production. It also sells bull semen and embryos that are delivered through artificial insemination to breed diary and beef cattle with various characteristics for milk and beef production under the ABS name, as well as provides various in vitro fertilization services under the IVB name. The company serves pork, beef, and dairy farmers in North America, Latin America, rest of Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. 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
SymbolLON:GNS
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-1256-347100

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins4.44%
Return on Equity4.92%
Return on Assets2.69%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares61,530,000

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 Wednesday, February 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 8th will be paid a dividend of GBX 8.10 per share on Wednesday, April 4th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 8th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Genus' Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for GNS?

6 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Genus' stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,800 to GBX 2,600. On average, they expect Genus' share price to reach GBX 2,242.17 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Genus.

Who are some of Genus' key competitors?

Who are Genus' key executives?

Genus' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Karim Bitar, Chief Exec. Officer and Exec. Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Stephen Wilson, Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 58)
  • Dr. Jonathan Lightner Ph.D., Chief of R&D and Scientific Officer
  • Mr. Dan Hartley, Group Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.
  • Ms. Angelle R. Rosata SPHR, Group HR Director

Has Genus been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about GNS stock have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Genus earned a news sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 44.52 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

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 2,572.

How big of a company is Genus?

Genus has a market capitalization of £1.43 billion.

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 (GNS)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  224 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  206 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  430
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.

Analyst Ratings

Genus (LON:GNS) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
6 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Genus in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 2,242.17The high price target for GNS is GBX 2,600 and the low price target for GNS is GBX 1,800. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.332.332.332.33
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,242.17GBX 2,242.17GBX 2,270.60GBX 2,270.60

Genus (LON:GNS) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Genus (LON:GNS)

Genus (LON:GNS) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/22/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/3/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,600View Rating Details
3/1/2018Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,800View Rating Details
11/16/2017N+1 SingerReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/15/2017Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,353View Rating Details
9/7/2017Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,815View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2016 forward)

Earnings

Dividends

Genus (LON:GNS) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/28/2018GBX 8.100.37%3/8/20183/8/20184/4/2018
9/7/2017GBX 16.200.83%11/16/201711/16/201712/1/2017
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

Genus (LON GNS) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trading History for Genus (LON:GNS)

Genus (LON GNS) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
3/16/2018Karim BitarInsiderSell35,803GBX 2,330£834,209.90
12/28/2017Karim BitarInsiderSell32,292GBX 2,511£810,852.12
12/19/2017Stephen WilsonInsiderSell1,625GBX 2,552£41,470
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)

Headlines

Genus (LON GNS) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Genus (GNS) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum CapitalGenus' (GNS) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 11:11 AM
Genus plc (GNS) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by AnalystsGenus plc (GNS) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 11:34 AM
Genus (GNS) Earns Buy Rating from Liberum CapitalGenus (GNS) Earns Buy Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 8:00 PM
Genus plc (GNS) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by BrokeragesGenus plc (GNS) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 11:37 AM
Genus (GNS) Earns Hold Rating from Liberum CapitalGenus (GNS) Earns Hold Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 4:10 PM
Genus (GNS) Buy Rating Reiterated at Peel HuntGenus' (GNS) Buy Rating Reiterated at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 4:16 PM
Kepler Capital Markets Initiates Coverage on Genus (GNS)Kepler Capital Markets Initiates Coverage on Genus (GNS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 5:22 PM
Liberum Capital Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Genus (GNS)Liberum Capital Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Genus (GNS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 6:33 PM
Genus (GNS) Earns Buy Rating from Peel HuntGenus (GNS) Earns Buy Rating from Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 12:04 AM
Liberum Capital Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Genus (GNS)Liberum Capital Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Genus (GNS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 25 at 10:09 AM
Genus (GNS) Rating Reiterated by Peel HuntGenus (GNS) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 7:20 PM
Karim Bitar Sells 35,803 Shares of Genus plc (GNS) StockKarim Bitar Sells 35,803 Shares of Genus plc (GNS) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 19 at 7:21 AM
Genus plc (GNS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by BrokeragesGenus plc (GNS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 17 at 11:48 AM
Genus (GNS) Receives "Hold" Rating from Liberum CapitalGenus (GNS) Receives "Hold" Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 12 at 11:36 AM
Why Genus plc’s (LON:GNS) ROE Of 16.09% Does Not Tell The Whole StoryWhy Genus plc’s (LON:GNS) ROE Of 16.09% Does Not Tell The Whole Story
finance.yahoo.com - March 4 at 10:41 AM
Genus plc (GNS) Announces Dividend of GBX 8.10Genus plc (GNS) Announces Dividend of GBX 8.10
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 2:52 PM
Genus (GNS) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Berenberg BankGenus' (GNS) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Berenberg Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 7:48 PM
Genus H1 Profit Up, Lifts Dividend; Expects FY Reported Results To Be A HeadwindGenus H1 Profit Up, Lifts Dividend; Expects FY Reported Results To Be A Headwind
www.finanznachrichten.de - March 1 at 9:59 AM
Genus (GNS) Hold Rating Reiterated at Liberum CapitalGenus' (GNS) Hold Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 19 at 6:58 PM
Liberum Capital Reaffirms Hold Rating for Genus (GNS)Liberum Capital Reaffirms Hold Rating for Genus (GNS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 29 at 9:24 AM
Genus plc (GNS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by AnalystsGenus plc (GNS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 26 at 12:30 PM
Insider Selling: Genus plc (GNS) Insider Sells 32,292 Shares of StockInsider Selling: Genus plc (GNS) Insider Sells 32,292 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 1 at 3:22 AM
ETFs with exposure to Genus Plc : December 27, 2017ETFs with exposure to Genus Plc : December 27, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 28 at 11:27 AM
Stephen Wilson Sells 1,625 Shares of Genus plc (GNS) StockStephen Wilson Sells 1,625 Shares of Genus plc (GNS) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 22 at 8:34 AM
Genus plc (GNS) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by BrokeragesGenus plc (GNS) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 7 at 11:54 AM
ETFs with exposure to Genus Plc : November 27, 2017ETFs with exposure to Genus Plc : November 27, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 27 at 5:38 PM
Genus plc (GNS) Rating Reiterated by Peel HuntGenus plc (GNS) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 24 at 11:26 PM
Genus Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : GNS-GB : November 21, 2017Genus Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : GNS-GB : November 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 21 at 5:45 AM
Genus plc (GNS) Rating Reiterated by Kepler Capital MarketsGenus plc (GNS) Rating Reiterated by Kepler Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 20 at 12:58 AM
Genus plc (GNS) Rating Reiterated by Liberum CapitalGenus plc (GNS) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 18 at 10:52 PM
Genus plc (GNS) Rating Reiterated by N+1 SingerGenus plc (GNS) Rating Reiterated by N+1 Singer
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 18 at 9:34 PM
Additional Listing to Correct DiscrepancyAdditional Listing to Correct Discrepancy
www.lse.co.uk - November 18 at 6:23 PM
Genus 4-month Adj. Profit Up; Sees To Perform In Line With FY18 Growth ViewGenus 4-month Adj. Profit Up; Sees To Perform In Line With FY18 Growth View
www.rttnews.com - November 17 at 5:47 PM
Genus plc (GNS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from BrokeragesGenus plc (GNS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 12 at 11:40 AM
Genus plc (GNS) Plans Dividend of GBX 16.20Genus plc (GNS) Plans Dividend of GBX 16.20
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 11 at 9:50 AM
Genus plc (GNS) Lifted to "Buy" at N+1 SingerGenus plc (GNS) Lifted to "Buy" at N+1 Singer
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 30 at 12:02 PM
Genus Plc : Neutral outlook but great fundamentalsGenus Plc : Neutral outlook but great fundamentals
finance.yahoo.com - October 19 at 12:10 AM
Genus Plc :GNS-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : October 17, 2017Genus Plc :GNS-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : October 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 7:52 PM
Genus plcs (GNS) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Peel HuntGenus plc's (GNS) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 9 at 6:55 AM
Genus plcs (GNS) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum CapitalGenus plc's (GNS) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 24 at 9:08 PM
Genus plc (GNS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from AnalystsGenus plc (GNS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 23 at 12:54 PM
Director/PDMR Shareholding - ReplacementDirector/PDMR Shareholding - Replacement
www.lse.co.uk - September 23 at 12:38 AM
Genus plc (GNS) Rating Lowered to Hold at Liberum CapitalGenus plc (GNS) Rating Lowered to Hold at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 5:52 PM
Genus plc (GNS) Given Hold Rating at Numis Securities LtdGenus plc (GNS) Given Hold Rating at Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 10 at 10:50 AM
Edited Transcript of GNS.L earnings conference call or presentation 7-Sep-17 8:00am GMTEdited Transcript of GNS.L earnings conference call or presentation 7-Sep-17 8:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 12:21 AM
Genus Plc FY Pretax Profit Declines; Revenue Up 18% - Quick FactsGenus Plc FY Pretax Profit Declines; Revenue Up 18% - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - September 7 at 5:09 AM
Peel Hunt Reaffirms Buy Rating for Genus plc (GNS)Peel Hunt Reaffirms Buy Rating for Genus plc (GNS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 4 at 10:38 AM
Liberum Capital Reiterates Buy Rating for Genus plc (GNS)Liberum Capital Reiterates Buy Rating for Genus plc (GNS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 4 at 9:22 AM
Genus plc (GNS) to Release Quarterly Earnings on MondayGenus plc (GNS) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 28 at 1:46 AM
Genus plc (GNS) Receives Buy Rating from Liberum CapitalGenus plc (GNS) Receives Buy Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 27 at 3:04 PM

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