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QQQ   344.57
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DOW   34,168.09
QQQ   344.57
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QQQ   344.57

Genus Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 3,658
-50.00 (-1.35%)
(As of 01/27/2022 10:56 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
9,883 shs
Average Volume
89,800 shs
Market Capitalization
£2.41 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Genus

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.


Genus (LON:GNS) Reaches New 12-Month Low at $3,632.00
January 25, 2022 |  americanbankingnews.com
Genus (LON:GNS) Reaches New 52-Week Low at $4,006.00
January 19, 2022 |  americanbankingnews.com
Genus (LON:GNS) Reaches New 52-Week Low at $4,192.00
January 13, 2022 |  americanbankingnews.com
Genus : Director/PDMR Shareholding
September 20, 2021 |  markets.businessinsider.com
Genus Share News (GNS)
September 15, 2021 |  lse.co.uk
Genus plc Reports Preliminary Results for the...
September 10, 2021 |  benzinga.com
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August 4, 2021 |  proactiveinvestors.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£574.30 million
Cash Flow
GBX 61.87 per share
Book Value
GBX 764.40 per share


Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
£2.41 billion
Not Optionable

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/10 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

2.11 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 4.7Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Genus (LON:GNS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Genus a buy right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Genus in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Genus stock.
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How has Genus' stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Genus' stock was trading at GBX 3,472 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, GNS shares have increased by 5.4% and is now trading at GBX 3,658.
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When is Genus' next earnings date?

Genus is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 24th 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Genus

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

Genus declared a dividend on Thursday, September 9th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 18th will be paid a dividend of GBX 21.70 per share on Friday, December 10th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.37%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 18th. This is a positive change from Genus's previous dividend of GBX 10.30. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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Is Genus a good dividend stock?

Genus pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.30 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.89%. The dividend payout ratio of Genus is 0.42%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
View Genus' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for GNS?

5 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Genus' shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 5,500 to GBX 5,740. On average, they anticipate Genus' share price to reach GBX 5,548 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 51.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Genus' key executives?

Genus' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Stephen Wilson, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 61, Pay $1.57M)
  • Ms. Alison Henriksen, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 54, 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 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 (BATS), Cronos Group (CRON), Dairy Crest Group (DCG), Debenhams (DEB), Diageo (DGE) and Experian (EXPN).

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.
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What is Genus' stock price today?

One share of GNS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 3,658.

How much money does Genus make?

Genus has a market capitalization of £2.41 billion and generates £574.30 million in revenue each year.

How many employees does Genus have?

Genus employs 3,100 workers across the globe.

What is Genus' official website?

The official website for Genus is www.genusplc.com.

Where are Genus' headquarters?

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 1/27/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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