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Equities researchers at Numis Securities Ltd started coverage on shares of Genus plc (LON:GNS) in a research report issued on Thursday. The firm set an “add” rating and a GBX 1,290 ($21.56) price target on the stock. Numis Securities Ltd’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 12.66% from the stock’s previous close.

Shares of Genus plc (LON:GNS) opened at 1145.00 on Thursday. Genus plc has a 52 week low of GBX 924.50 and a 52 week high of GBX 1490.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1068.18 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1079.. The company’s market cap is £692.7 million.

GNS has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Genus plc in a research note on Monday, August 11th. They now have a GBX 1,400 ($23.40) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at N+1 Singer reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Genus plc in a research note on Friday, June 6th. They now have a GBX 1,000 ($16.72) price target on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Genus plc presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,312.86 ($21.95).

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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