Genus plc (LON:GNS) insider Karim Bitar sold 1,648 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,945 ($25.39), for a total transaction of £32,053.60 ($41,839.97).
Genus plc (LON:GNS) opened at 2016.00 on Tuesday. The company’s market cap is GBX 1.23 billion. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1,908.14 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1,680.75. Genus plc has a 12 month low of GBX 1,281.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 2,056.00.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 17th will be given a dividend of GBX 14.70 ($0.19) per share. This is an increase from Genus plc’s previous dividend of $6.70. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 17th. This represents a yield of 0.77%.
Several research analysts have recently issued reports on GNS shares. Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Genus plc in a research note on Thursday, September 8th. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Genus plc in a research note on Monday, September 5th. HSBC reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Genus plc in a research note on Tuesday, August 16th. Numis Securities Ltd restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,426 ($18.61) price objective on shares of Genus plc in a research report on Friday, June 24th. Finally, N+1 Singer upgraded shares of Genus plc to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 20th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Genus plc has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,470 ($19.19).
Genus plc Company Profile
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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