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Genus plc (GNS.L) Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 4,560
+68.00 (+1.51 %)
(As of 01/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 4,560
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 4,196.22
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 4,560
Volume89,662 shs
Average Volume87,310 shs
Market Capitalization£2.98 billion
P/E Ratio73.67
Dividend Yield0.67%
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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Overall MarketRank

0.97 out of 5 stars

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

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Biotechnology



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£551.40 million
Cash FlowGBX 67.26 per share
Book ValueGBX 783.70 per share



Market Cap£2.98 billion
Next Earnings Date2/25/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable
GBX 4,560
+68.00 (+1.51 %)
(As of 01/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Genus plc (GNS.L) (LON:GNS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Genus plc (GNS.L)'s stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Genus plc (GNS.L)'s stock was trading at GBX 3,472 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, GNS stock has increased by 31.3% and is now trading at GBX 4,560.
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Is Genus plc (GNS.L) a buy right now?

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Genus plc (GNS.L) in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Genus plc (GNS.L) stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Genus plc (GNS.L)?

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When is Genus plc (GNS.L)'s next earnings date?

Genus plc (GNS.L) is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 25th 2021.
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How often does Genus plc (GNS.L) pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Genus plc (GNS.L)?

Genus plc (GNS.L) declared a dividend on Tuesday, September 8th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 19th will be paid a dividend of GBX 19.70 per share on Friday, December 11th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 19th. This is a positive change from Genus plc (GNS.L)'s previous dividend of GBX 9.40. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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Is Genus plc (GNS.L) a good dividend stock?

Genus plc (GNS.L) pays an annual dividend of GBX 29 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.67%. The dividend payout ratio of Genus plc (GNS.L) is 46.85%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for GNS?

3 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Genus plc (GNS.L)'s stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 3,550 to GBX 4,760. On average, they anticipate Genus plc (GNS.L)'s stock price to reach GBX 4,155 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.9%.
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Who are Genus plc (GNS.L)'s key executives?

Genus plc (GNS.L)'s management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Stephen Wilson, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 60, Pay $1.57M)
  • Ms. Alison Henriksen, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 53, 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

What is Genus plc (GNS.L)'s stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of Genus plc (GNS.L)?

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 plc (GNS.L)'s stock price today?

One share of GNS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 4,560.

How big of a company is Genus plc (GNS.L)?

Genus plc (GNS.L) has a market capitalization of £2.98 billion and generates £551.40 million in revenue each year. Genus plc (GNS.L) employs 3,100 workers across the globe.

What is Genus plc (GNS.L)'s official website?

The official website for Genus plc (GNS.L) is www.genusplc.com.

How can I contact Genus plc (GNS.L)?

Genus plc (GNS.L)'s 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 1/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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