Genus plc (LON:GNS)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by stock analysts at Liberum Capital in a report released on Monday.
Other research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Peel Hunt restated a “buy” rating on shares of Genus plc in a report on Thursday, September 8th. HSBC restated a “buy” rating on shares of Genus plc in a report on Tuesday, August 16th. N+1 Singer upgraded shares of Genus plc to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 20th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,426 ($18.61) price target on shares of Genus plc in a report on Friday, June 24th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,470 ($19.19).
Shares of Genus plc (LON:GNS) opened at 2027.24 on Monday. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 1.23 billion. Genus plc has a 52 week low of GBX 1,281.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 2,113.00. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 1,911.76 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1,684.58.
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, November 17th will be paid a GBX 14.70 ($0.19) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 17th. This is a positive change from Genus plc’s previous dividend of $6.70. This represents a yield of 0.77%.
In related news, insider Karim Bitar sold 1,648 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,945 ($25.39), for a total value of £32,053.60 ($41,839.97). Also, insider Lawson,Robert (Bob) acquired 1,356 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 8th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,972 ($25.74) per share, with a total value of £26,740.32 ($34,904.48).
About Genus plc
Genus plc is a United Kingdom-based animal genetics company. The Company provides farmers with genetics that enable them to produce animal protein, in the form of meat and milk. The Company’s segments are Genus PIC, Genus ABS and Genus Asia. The Genus PIC segment serves porcine customers in North America, Latin America and Europe.
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