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Current Price 2996.00p Bid 2994.00p Ask 2998.00p Change -2.16%
Last Updated: 16/10/2019 16:12. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Genus plc is a world-leading animal genetics company. It creates advances to animal breeding and genetic improvement by applying biotechnology and sells added value products for livestock farming and food producers. Its technology is applicable across livestock species and is currently commercialised by Genus in the dairy, beef and pork food production sectors. Genus worldwide sales are made in over seventy-five countries under the trademarks ABS (dairy and beef cattle) and PIC (pigs) and comprise semen, embryos and breeding animals with superior genetics to those animals currently in farms. Genus's customers' animals produce offspring with greater production efficiency, and quality, and use these to supply the global dairy and meat supply chains.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 30/06/2019

Turnover
£488.50m
Operating Profit
£8.70m
Dividend Yield
0.91
Dividend Per Share
27.70
Dividend Cover
0.45
P/E Ratio
246.94

Key Personnel

Karim Bitar
Chief Executive
Stephen David Wilson
Group Finance Director
Robert Arthur Lawson
Non-Executive Chairman
Lykele Jurrit van der Broek
Non-Executive Director
Lesley Mary Samuel Knox
Non-Executive Director
Lysanne Mary Gray
Non-Executive Director
Ian Charles
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
GNS
ISIN
GB0002074580
Shares in Issue
65,069,825
Market cap
£1,992.44m
Sector

Analyst Views (2)

Strong Buy
 
100.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
0.00%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
2996.00p
Bid Price
2994.00p
Ask Price
2998.00p
Volume
56593
Change Today
-66.00p
% Change Today
-2.16%
Open
3076.00p
Previous Close
3062.00p
Intraday High
3076.00p
Intraday Low
2976.00p
52 Week High
3110.00p
52 Week Low
2090.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Genus Intra-day Chart

Genus News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

Director Deals - Genus PLC (GNS) 20 Sep 2019 | 14:15 Director Deals - Genus PLC (GNS) 20 Sep 2019 | 14:15 Genus says ABS on hook to pay more royalties following ruling on damages related to patent infringements 11 Sep 2019 | 09:49 Genus says US court rules that ABS Global's sales of sexing semen technology infringed three patents 10 Sep 2019 | 09:00 UK stocks falter on political uncertainty 05 Sep 2019 | 09:33 Genus profit up 27% despite spread of African Swine Fever in China 05 Sep 2019 | 07:33 Genus promotes Stephen Wilson to CEO role 22 Aug 2019 | 07:58 Broker Forecast - Stifel issues a broker note on Genus PLC 29 May 2019 | 10:10 FTSE in recovery mode 16 May 2019 | 16:37 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Genus PLC 16 May 2019 | 14:40 UK stocks regain strength despite trade war and ex-dividend headwinds 16 May 2019 | 11:59 Genus CEO Karim Bitar to step down 25 Mar 2019 | 07:27 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Genus PLC 15 Mar 2019 | 10:40 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Genus PLC 05 Mar 2019 | 08:00 Genus swings to loss as African Swine Fever in China, asset writedowns weigh 28 Feb 2019 | 09:31 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Genus PLC 12 Feb 2019 | 11:40 Genus raises £68m through placing of shares 07 Dec 2018 | 08:23 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Genus PLC 07 Dec 2018 | 08:20 Broker Forecast - Kepler Cheuvreux issues a broker note on Genus PLC 06 Dec 2018 | 10:00 Genus profits hurt by weaker porcine business amid swine fever breakout in China 15 Nov 2018 | 09:12

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Jun 2019
30 Jun 2018
Tangible Assets
86.0
76.9
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
494.0
465.5
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
34.9
51.4
Total Non-Current Assets
614.9
593.8
Inventory
36.0
34.2
Trade & Receivables
98.0
91.0
Cash & Receivables
30.5
29.1
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
44.7
41.1
Total Assets
824.1
789.2

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Jun 2019
30 Jun 2018
Short Term Liabilities
104.2
125.3
Long Term Liabilities
217.6
244.8
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
321.8
370.1

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Jun 2019
30 Jun 2018
Net Assets
502.3
419.1

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Jun 2019
30 Jun 2018
Share Capital
6.5
6.2
Minority Interests
-1.3
2.5
Retained Earnings
282.2
275.2
Share Premium Account
179.0
112.8
Other Equity
35.9
22.4
Total Equity
502.3
419.1

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Jun 2019
30 Jun 2018
Cashflow from Operating Activities
33.4
43.2
Cashflow Before Financing
-12.7
22.4
Increase / Decrease in Cash
0.9
3.3

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Jun 2019
30 Jun 2018
Turnover
488.5
470.3
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
8.7
8.2
Pre-Tax Profit
9.9
7.8
Profit / Loss for the Year
6.7
41.6

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
07 Nov 2019
29 Nov 2019
H1 Dividend
07 Mar 2019
04 Apr 2019
H2 Dividend
15 Nov 2018
30 Nov 2018
H1 Dividend
08 Mar 2018
04 Apr 2018
H2 Dividend
16 Nov 2017
01 Dec 2017
H1 Dividend
02 Mar 2017
31 Mar 2017
H2 Dividend
17 Nov 2016
02 Dec 2016
H1 Dividend
03 Mar 2016
30 Mar 2016
H2 Dividend
19 Nov 2015
04 Dec 2015
H1 Dividend
05 Mar 2015
27 Mar 2015
H2 Dividend
20 Nov 2014
05 Dec 2014
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