Genus (LON:GNS) Stock Price Passes Above Two Hundred Day Moving Average of $2,650.91

Shares of Genus plc (LON:GNSGet Rating) crossed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Tuesday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of GBX 2,650.91 ($32.03) and traded as high as GBX 2,796 ($33.78). Genus shares last traded at GBX 2,746 ($33.18), with a volume of 98,786 shares traded.

Genus Stock Performance

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 39.12, a current ratio of 1.70 and a quick ratio of 1.08. The firm has a market capitalization of ¬£1.85 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 4,548.39. The firm’s fifty day moving average is GBX 2,637.65 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 2,651.85.

Genus Increases Dividend

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 9th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 17th will be issued a dividend of GBX 21.70 ($0.26) per share. This is a boost from Genus’s previous dividend of $10.30. This represents a dividend yield of 0.9%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 17th. Genus’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 51.61%.

Insider Buying and Selling

In related news, insider Stephen Wilson sold 8,348 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 2,921 ($35.29), for a total transaction of ¬£243,845.08 ($294,641.23).

About Genus

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Genus plc operates as an animal genetics company in North America, Latin America, the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the Middle East, Russia, Africa, and Asia. The company operates through three segments: Genus PIC, Genus ABS, and Genus Research and Development. It sells sows, boars, and semen to breed pigs with various characteristics for pork production under the PIC brand.

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