Genus (LON:GNS) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt

Peel Hunt reiterated their buy rating on shares of Genus (LON:GNS) in a research report released on Monday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

A number of other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on shares of Genus in a research note on Wednesday, May 29th. They set a hold rating and a GBX 2,685 ($35.08) price objective on the stock. Liberum Capital restated a buy rating on shares of Genus in a research note on Friday, September 6th. Finally, Peel Hunt restated a buy rating and set a GBX 3,200 ($41.81) price objective on shares of Genus in a research note on Wednesday, September 11th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Genus presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 2,819.17 ($36.84).

Shares of LON GNS opened at GBX 2,916 ($38.10) on Monday. 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 firm’s 50-day simple moving average is GBX 2,647.60 and its 200 day simple moving average is GBX 2,518.90. The company has a quick ratio of 1.19, a current ratio of 2.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 21.92. The stock has a market cap of $1.90 billion and a P/E ratio of 245.04.

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 29th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 7th will be paid a dividend of GBX 18.80 ($0.25) per share. This is a boost from Genus’s previous dividend of $8.90. This represents a dividend yield of 0.68%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 7th. Genus’s payout ratio is currently 2.35%.

About Genus

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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