Genius Group Ltd (AMEX: GNS) stock fell -1.41% on Monday to $0.70 against a previous-day closing price of $0.71. With 0.81 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained lighter than its average volume of 6.66 million shares. During the session, the Education & Training Services company that operates in wider Consumer Defensive sector, reached to the highest price of $0.7180 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $0.6800. The 52-week range on GNS shows that it touched its highest point at $7.99 and its lowest point at $0.30 during that stretch. Beta for the stock currently stands at 14.47.
Price Performance and Earnings:
Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of GNS was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 14.75%, but this was down by -17.65% over a month. Three-month performance dropped to -42.62% while six-month performance fell -19.08%. The stock gained 42.86% in the past year, while it has gained 111.93% so far this year.
Float and Shares Shorts:
At present, 27.71 million GNS shares are outstanding with a float of 16.26 million shares on hand for trading. On Oct 30, 2023, short shares totaled 1.98 million, which was 2.69% higher than short shares on Sep 28, 2023. In addition to Mr. Roger James Hamilton as the firm’s Founder, Chairman & CEO, Mr. Suraj Naik serves as its CTO & Director.
Through their ownership of 1.10% of GNS’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have minority control over the company. Other institutions hold 5.46% of GNS, in contrast to 0.02% held by mutual funds. As the largest shareholder in GNS with 3.68% of the stake, Susquehanna Financial Group LLLP holds 1,019,462 shares worth 1,019,462. A second-largest stockholder of GNS, Osaic Wealth, Inc., holds 154,375 shares, controlling over 0.56% of the firm’s shares. Group One Trading LP is the third largest shareholder in GNS, holding 123,961 shares or 0.45% stake. With a 0.02% stake in GNS, the Orobal Gestión, SICAV SA is the largest stakeholder. A total of 5,000 shares are owned by the mutual fund manager.
Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for GNS since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential. With GNS analysts setting a high price target of $5.00 and a low target of $5.00, the average target price over the next 12 months is $5.00. Based on these targets, GNS could surge 614.29% to reach the target high and rise by 614.29% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a growth of 614.29% from current levels.