Genus (LON:GNS) Reaches New 1-Year Low at $4,192.00

Genus plc (LON:GNS)’s share price hit a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Thursday . The company traded as low as GBX 4,192 ($56.90) and last traded at GBX 4,224 ($57.34), with a volume of 41255 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at GBX 4,386 ($59.54).

Separately, Liberum Capital reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 5,740 ($77.92) price target on shares of Genus in a report on Tuesday, December 7th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat, Genus presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 5,534.29 ($75.12).

The company has a quick ratio of 1.04, a current ratio of 1.63 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 30.53. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 4,978.89 and its two-hundred day moving average is GBX 5,329.26. The company has a market capitalization of £2.71 billion and a P/E ratio of 57.25.

In related news, insider Iain Ferguson acquired 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 24th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 4,496 ($61.03) per share, for a total transaction of £44,960 ($61,028.91).

About Genus (LON:GNS)

Genus plc operates as an animal genetics company in North America, Latin America, the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the Middle East, Russia, 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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