Genus plc (LON:GNS) was upgraded by investment analysts at N+1 Singer to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Tuesday.

Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Genus plc in a report on Thursday, September 8th. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Genus plc in a report on Monday, September 5th. HSBC reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Genus plc in a report on Tuesday, August 16th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,426 ($18.61) price target on shares of Genus plc in a report on Friday, June 24th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,470 ($19.19).

Analyst Recommendations for Genus plc (LON:GNS)

Genus plc (LON:GNS) opened at 1984.00 on Tuesday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,892.46 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 1,651.91. Genus plc has a 12-month low of GBX 1,281.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 2,056.00. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 1.21 billion.

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

In related news, insider Lawson,Robert (Bob) acquired 1,356 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 8th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,972 ($25.74) per share, for a total transaction of £26,740.32 ($34,904.48).

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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