Genus plc (LON:GNS) was upgraded by research analysts at N+1 Singer to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday.

GNS has been the subject of a number of other reports. Peel Hunt reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Genus plc in a report on Thursday, September 8th. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,426 ($18.61) price target on shares of Genus plc in a report on Friday, June 24th. HSBC reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Genus plc in a report on Tuesday, August 16th. Finally, Liberum Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Genus plc in a report on Monday, September 5th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,470 ($19.19).

Analyst Recommendations for Genus plc (LON:GNS)

Shares of Genus plc (LON:GNS) opened at 1995.00 on Tuesday. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1.21 billion. Genus plc has a 52-week low of GBX 1,281.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 2,056.00. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 1,887.70 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 1,648.72.

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The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 2nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 17th will be given a GBX 14.70 ($0.19) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 17th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.77%. This is an increase from Genus plc’s previous dividend of $6.70.

In other Genus plc news, insider Lawson,Robert (Bob) acquired 1,356 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 8th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 1,972 ($25.74) per share, with a total value of £26,740.32 ($34,904.48).

About Genus plc

Genus plc is a United Kingdom-based animal genetics company. The Company provides farmers with genetics that enable them to produce animal protein, in the form of meat and milk. The Company’s segments are Genus PIC, Genus ABS and Genus Asia. The Genus PIC segment serves porcine customers in North America, Latin America and Europe.

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