Genus (LON:GNS) had its price objective boosted by Peel Hunt from GBX 2,800 ($36.59) to GBX 3,200 ($41.81) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. They currently have a buy rating on the stock.

A number of other equities research analysts have also issued reports on GNS. HSBC initiated coverage on shares of Genus in a report on Tuesday, February 12th. They set a buy rating and a GBX 2,650 ($34.63) target price on the stock. Liberum Capital reiterated a hold rating and set a GBX 2,400 ($31.36) target price on shares of Genus in a report on Thursday, February 28th.

Genus stock opened at GBX 2,836 ($37.06) on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of $1.83 billion and a P/E ratio of -262.59. Genus has a 52 week low of GBX 2,090 ($27.31) and a 52 week high of GBX 2,998 ($39.17). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 22.58, a current ratio of 2.08 and a quick ratio of 1.32.

Genus Company Profile

Genus plc operates as an animal genetics company in North America, Latin America, rest of Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. The company operates through three segments: Genus PIC, Genus ABS, and 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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