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Genus plc (GNS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Genus plc (Genus) is a global animal breeding company. The company is involved in the application of quantitative genetics and biotechnology to animal breeding primarily in two sectors, namely, bovine and porcine. The primary activities of the company include supply of dairy and beef cattle semen under ABS trademark; supply of pigs and their semen under PIC trade mark; and other value added and technical support services. The key customers of the company include farmers, breeders, processors, distributors, retailers, and consumers. The company operates in over 40 countries and has its sales and distribution activities spread across 70 countries worldwide.

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Table Of Contents

Genus plc (GNS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
List of Figures 3
Section 1 - About the Company 4
Genus plc - Key Facts 4
Genus plc - Key Employees 5
Genus plc - Key Employee Biographies 6
Genus plc - Major Products and Services 7
Genus plc - History 8
Genus plc - Company Statement 9
Genus plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 11
Head Office 11
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 11
Section 2 - Company Analysis 13
Genus plc - Business Description 13
Genus plc - Corporate Strategy 14
Genus plc - SWOT Analysis 15
SWOT Analysis - Overview 15
Genus plc - Strengths 15
Strength - Widespread Geographical Presence 15
Strength - Research and Product Development 15
Strength - Strong Liquidity Ratio 15
Genus plc - Weaknesses 15
Weakness - Decreasing Profitability Ratios 15
Genus plc - Opportunities 16
Opportunity - Growing Demand for Meat Products 16
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 16
Opportunity - Market Opportunites 16
Genus plc - Threats 16
Threat - Outbreaks of Disease and Feed Contamination 16
Threat - Competitive Landscape 16
Threat - Foreign Exchange Risk 17
Genus plc - Key Competitors 18
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 19
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 19
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 19
Performance Chart 21
Financial Performance 21
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 23
Section 4 - Appendix 24
Methodology 24
Ratio Definitions 24
About GlobalData 28
Contact Us 28
Disclaimer 28

List of Tables

Genus plc, Key Facts 4
Genus plc, Key Employees 5
Genus plc, Key Employee Biographies 6
Genus plc, Major Products and Services 7
Genus plc, History 8
Genus plc, Other Locations 11
Genus plc, Subsidiaries 11
Genus plc, Key Competitors 18
Genus plc, Ratios based on current share price 19
Genus plc, Annual Ratios 19
Genus plc, Interim Ratios 22
Currency Codes 24
Capital Market Ratios 24
Equity Ratios 25
Profitability Ratios 25
Cost Ratios 26
Liquidity Ratios 26
Leverage Ratios 27
Efficiency Ratios 27

List of Figures

Genus plc, Performance Chart (2009 - 2013) 21
Genus plc, Ratio Charts 23

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