Genus plc (LON: GNS) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms:
- 9/7/2017 – Genus plc had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. They now have a GBX 1,815 ($23.44) price target on the stock.
- 9/4/2017 – Genus plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt. They now have a GBX 2,600 ($33.58) price target on the stock.
- 9/4/2017 – Genus plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 1,950 ($25.18) price target on the stock.
- 8/24/2017 – Genus plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 1,950 ($25.18) price target on the stock.
Genus plc (GNS) opened at 1982.00 on Tuesday. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1.21 billion. Genus plc has a 12 month low of GBX 1,652.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 2,113.00. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,807.72 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 1,799.74.
Genus plc (LON:GNS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, September 4th. The company reported $0.54 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.11. Genus plc had a net margin of 3.96% and a return on equity of 4.17%. On average, equities analysts forecast that Genus plc will post $64.47 earnings per share for the current year.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 16th will be paid a GBX 16.20 ($0.21) dividend. This is a positive change from Genus plc’s previous dividend of $7.40. This represents a dividend yield of 0.83%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 16th.
Genus plc is an animal genetics company, which provides farmers with genetics that enable them to produce animal protein, in the form of meat and milk. The Company’s segments include Genus PIC, Genus ABS, Genus Asia, and Research and Development. The Genus PIC segment is engaged in porcine sales business, excluding Asia, and serves porcine customers in North America, Latin America and Europe.
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