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Genus

16:40 on 20/11/2017

Current Price 2200.00p | Bid 2195.00p | Ask 2200.00p | Change 0.36%

Company Overview

Genus plc is a world leader in applying science to animal breeding. It was formed in 1984 after the breakup of the Milk Marketing Board. Genus creates advances to animal breeding through biotechnology and sells added value products for livestock farming and food producers. Its non-genetically modified organism technology is applicable across all livestock species but is only commercialised by Genus in the bovine and porcine farming sectors. Genus' worldwide sales are made under the trade marks ABS (dairy and beef cattle) and PIC (pigs) and comprise semen and breeding animals with superior genetics to those animals currently in production. Genus' current products and services enable producers and farmers to enhance milk and meat quality and improve efficiency through the application of natural genetic selection. Customers' animals produce offspring with greater production efficiency, milk and meat output and quality and use these to supply the global dairy and meat supply chain of farmers, breeders, processors, distributors, retailers and consumers.

Stock Details

EPIC GNS
ISIN GB0002074580
Shares in Issue 61,016,768
Market cap £1,202.64m
Sector Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
Indices FTSE 250
FTSE 350
UK FTSE All Share
FTSE techMARK Focus Index
FTSE techMARK All Share

Financial Highlights Year Ended 30/06/2016

Turnover £388.30 million
Operating Profit £58.60 million
Dividend Yield 1.09
Dividend Per Share 21.40
Dividend Cover 4.36
P/E Ratio 24.30
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Key Personnel

John Worby Finance Director
Karim Bitar CEO

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Price Summary

Mid Price ? 2200.00p
Bid Price ? 2195.00p
Ask Price ? 2200.00p
Volume ? 46134
Change Today 8.00p
% Change Today 0.36%
Open 2233.60p
Previous Close 2200.00p
Intraday High 2233.60p
Intraday Low 2186.00p
52 Week High 2059.00p
52 Week Low 1281.00p

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