Genius Brands International Inc (OTCMKTS:GNUS) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday.

According to Zacks, “Genius Brands International, Inc. is a multimedia content and brand management company. It provides entertaining and enriching content and products for toddlers to Tweens. The Company’s portfolio includes Baby Genius, Secret Lab, Kid Genius, Mighty 7, Stan Lee Comics and Secret Millionaires Club, Llama Llama and a tween adventure series, Space Pop. Genius Brands International, Inc. is headquartered in Beverly Hills, USA. “

Separately, Chardan Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $8.00 price target (down from $10.50) on shares of Genius Brands International in a research report on Wednesday, May 17th.

Shares of Genius Brands International (OTCMKTS GNUS) traded down 6.01% on Tuesday, hitting $3.13. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 16,891 shares. The company has a 50 day moving average of $3.76 and a 200 day moving average of $4.44. Genius Brands International has a 1-year low of $2.81 and a 1-year high of $8.00.

Genius Brands International (OTCMKTS:GNUS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 16th. The company reported ($0.26) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.27) by $0.01. The business had revenue of $0.20 million for the quarter. Genius Brands International had a negative return on equity of 46.89% and a negative net margin of 664.46%. Equities research analysts expect that Genius Brands International will post ($0.51) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Genius Brands International Company Profile

Genius Brands International, Inc is a content and brand management company. The Company provides entertaining and enriching content and products with a purpose for toddlers to tweens. The Company produces original content and licenses the rights to that content to a range of partners. Its licensees include companies to which the audio-visual rights are licensed for exhibition in various formats, such as Pay Television, Free or Broadcast Television, video-on-demand (VOD), subscription on demand (SVOD) and digital video discs/compact discs (DVDs/CDs), and companies that develop and distribute products based on its content within different product categories, such as toys, electronics, publishing, home goods, stationary and gifts.

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