Genus plc (LON:GNS) insider Stephen Wilson sold 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 5,615 ($73.36), for a total value of £1,123,000 ($1,467,206.69).
GNS stock opened at GBX 5,655 ($73.88) on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of £3.72 billion and a P/E ratio of 76.83. The firm’s fifty day moving average is GBX 5,644.18 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 5,256.40. Genus plc has a 52 week low of GBX 3,702 ($48.37) and a 52 week high of GBX 6,310 ($82.44). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 28.59, a quick ratio of 1.26 and a current ratio of 1.86.
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 10th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 18th will be given a dividend of GBX 21.70 ($0.28) per share. This represents a yield of 0.37%. This is a positive change from Genus’s previous dividend of $10.30. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 18th. Genus’s dividend payout ratio is presently 0.40%.
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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