Genus plc (LON:GNS)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by equities researchers at Liberum Capital in a research note issued to investors on Monday.

A number of other brokerages also recently issued reports on GNS. HSBC restated a “buy” rating on shares of Genus plc in a research report on Tuesday, August 16th. Peel Hunt restated a “buy” rating on shares of Genus plc in a research report on Thursday, August 11th. Numis Securities Ltd restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,426 ($18.61) price target 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 analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,470 ($19.19).

Analyst Recommendations for Genus plc (LON:GNS)

Shares of Genus plc (LON:GNS) opened at 2016.00 on Monday. Genus plc has a 52 week low of GBX 1,281.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 2,056.00. The firm has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1,908.14 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1,680.75. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1.23 billion.

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

In other Genus plc news, insider Karim Bitar sold 1,648 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,945 ($25.39), for a total transaction of £32,053.60 ($41,839.97). Also, insider Lawson,Robert (Bob) purchased 1,356 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 8th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 1,972 ($25.74) per share, with a total value of £26,740.32 ($34,904.48).

About Genus plc

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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