Genus plc (LON:GNS) announced a dividend on Wednesday, February 28th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Investors of record on Thursday, March 8th will be paid a dividend of GBX 8.10 ($0.11) per share on Wednesday, April 4th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 8th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
Shares of Genus stock traded down GBX 22 ($0.30) during midday trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 2,330 ($32.19). The company had a trading volume of 51,663 shares, compared to its average volume of 78,154. Genus has a 1-year low of GBX 1,652 ($22.82) and a 1-year high of GBX 2,597 ($35.88). The firm has a market cap of $1,430.00 and a P/E ratio of 4,160.71.
GNS has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 2,100 ($29.01) price objective on shares of Genus in a research note on Monday, January 29th. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 2,600 ($35.92) price objective on shares of Genus in a research note on Thursday, February 1st. Finally, Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,800 ($24.87) price objective on shares of Genus in a research note on Thursday, March 1st. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Genus has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 2,242.17 ($30.98).
Genus Company Profile
Genus plc is an animal genetics company, which provides farmers with genetics that enable them to produce animal protein, in the form of meat and milk. The Company’s segments include Genus PIC, Genus ABS, Genus Asia, and Research and Development. The Genus PIC segment is engaged in porcine sales business, excluding Asia, and serves porcine customers in North America, Latin America and Europe.
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