Peel Hunt reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Genus (LON:GNS) in a report published on Thursday morning, Digital Look reports. Peel Hunt currently has a GBX 3,200 ($41.81) price objective on the stock.
Several other 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 target on the stock. Liberum Capital reiterated a buy rating on shares of Genus in a research note on Friday, May 17th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 2,819.17 ($36.84).
Shares of Genus stock opened at GBX 2,586 ($33.79) on Thursday. The company’s fifty day simple moving average is GBX 2,601.40 and its 200-day simple moving average is GBX 2,473.98. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.68 billion and a PE ratio of -239.44. Genus has a 1-year low of GBX 2,090 ($27.31) and a 1-year high of GBX 2,950 ($38.55). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 22.58, a current ratio of 2.08 and a quick ratio of 1.32.
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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