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Genus plc (LON:GNS) announced a dividend on Wednesday, September 3rd, AnalystRatings.Net reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 20th will be paid a dividend of GBX 12.20 ($0.20) per share on Friday, December 5th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.06%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 20th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

GNS has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Numis Securities Ltd reiterated an “add” rating on shares of Genus plc in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a GBX 1,290 ($21.41) price target on the stock. On the ratings front, analysts at N+1 Singer reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Genus plc in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a GBX 1,000 ($16.59) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Genus plc in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a GBX 1,400 ($23.23) price target on the stock. One equities 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. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 1,312.86 ($21.79).

Genus plc (LON:GNS) traded up 0.79% on Wednesday, hitting GBX 1144.00. The stock had a trading volume of 74,400 shares. Genus plc has a 52 week low of GBX 924.50 and a 52 week high of GBX 1453.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1074. and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1071.. The company’s market cap is £692.1 million.

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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