Insider Selling: Genus plc (LON:GNS) Insider Sells £210,306.98 in Stock
Genus plc (LON:GNS) insider Dan Hartley sold 7,267 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 2,894 ($37.82), for a total value of £210,306.98 ($274,803.32).
GNS opened at GBX 2,990 ($39.07) on Monday. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 2,660.80 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 2,525.72. Genus plc has a 12-month low of GBX 2,090 ($27.31) and a 12-month high of GBX 2,950 ($38.55). The company has a current ratio of 2.01, a quick ratio of 1.19 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 21.92. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.95 billion and a P/E ratio of 251.26.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 7th will be issued a GBX 18.80 ($0.25) dividend. This is a boost from Genus’s previous dividend of $8.90. This represents a dividend yield of 0.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 7th. Genus’s dividend payout ratio is presently 2.35%.
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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