Genus plc (GNS) Upgraded to “Hold” at N+1 Singer

N+1 Singer upgraded shares of Genus plc (LON:GNS) to a hold rating in a report released on Tuesday morning.

Analyst Recommendations for Genus plc (LON:GNS)

A number of other equities analysts have also weighed in on GNS. Liberum Capital reissued a hold rating and issued a GBX 1,500 ($19.58) price objective on shares of Genus plc in a research report on Monday, May 23rd. Numis Securities Ltd restated a hold rating and issued a GBX 1,426 ($18.61) target price on shares of Genus plc in a report on Friday, June 24th. HSBC restated a buy rating on shares of Genus plc in a report on Thursday, August 4th. Finally, Peel Hunt restated a buy rating on shares of Genus plc in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Genus plc currently has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 1,582.50 ($20.66).

Shares of Genus plc (LON:GNS) opened at 1927.00 on Tuesday. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 1.17 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 1,898.97 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1,656.40. Genus plc has a one year low of GBX 1,281.00 and a one year high of GBX 2,056.00.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 17th will be paid a dividend of GBX 14.70 ($0.19) per share. This is an increase from Genus plc’s previous dividend of $6.70. This represents a yield of 0.77%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 17th.

In other Genus plc news, insider Lawson,Robert (Bob) acquired 1,356 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 8th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 1,972 ($25.74) per share, for a total transaction 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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