Peel Hunt restated their buy rating on shares of Genus (LON:GNS) in a research note released on Tuesday morning, Digital Look reports. Peel Hunt currently has a GBX 3,200 ($41.81) price target on the stock.
A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on GNS. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Genus in a research note on Friday, September 6th. Stifel Nicolaus assumed coverage on Genus in a research note on Wednesday, May 29th. They set a hold rating and a GBX 2,685 ($35.08) price target for the company. Finally, Peel Hunt reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 3,200 ($41.81) price target on shares of Genus in a research note on Thursday, August 22nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 2,819.17 ($36.84).
GNS opened at GBX 2,882 ($37.66) on Tuesday. Genus has a fifty-two week low of GBX 2,090 ($27.31) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 2,950 ($38.55). The business has a 50-day moving average of GBX 2,615.60 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 2,501.11. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 21.92, a current ratio of 2.01 and a quick ratio of 1.19. The company has a market capitalization of $1.87 billion and a PE ratio of 242.18.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 7th will be paid a dividend of GBX 18.80 ($0.25) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 7th. This is an increase from Genus’s previous dividend of $8.90. This represents a dividend yield of 0.68%. Genus’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 2.35%.
Genus Company Profile
Genus plc operates as an animal genetics company in North America, Latin America, rest of Europe, the Middle East, 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.
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