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Genus (LON:GNS)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at Nplus1 Brewin in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, Analyst Ratings News reports. They currently have a GBX 1,255 ($20.87) price target on the stock. Nplus1 Brewin’s target price would suggest a potential upside of 12.15% from the company’s current price.

GNS has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at N+1 Singer reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Genus in a research note on Tuesday. They now have a GBX 1,255 ($20.87) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Panmure Gordon reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Genus in a research note on Wednesday, February 19th. They now have a GBX 1,210 ($20.12) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Genus in a research note on Friday, January 10th. They now have a GBX 1,550 ($25.78) price target on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,401.29 ($23.30).

Genus (LON:GNS) traded down 6.59% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 1119.00. 275,202 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Genus has a 52-week low of GBX 1112.6801 and a 52-week high of GBX 1609.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1307. and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1323.. The company’s market cap is £676.4 million.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, March 28th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 5th will be paid a dividend of GBX 5.50 ($0.09) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.46%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 5th.

Genus plc is a United Kingdom-based company. The Company is engaged in applying quantitative genetics and biotechnology to animal breeding in the bovine and porcine sectors.

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