Genius Brands International Inc. [NASDAQ: GNUS] closed the trading session at $1.70 on 02/23/21. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $1.44, while the highest price level was $1.77. The company report on February 2, 2021 that Genius Brands International Completes Strategic Acquisition of ChizComm Ltd. and ChizComm Beacon Media.
Representing Over $100 Million Dollars in Annual Media Spend.
Genius Brands International, Inc. (“Genius Brands” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: GNUS), a global brand management company that creates and licenses multimedia entertainment content for children, announced it has completed the previously announced acquisition of ChizComm Ltd., a leading North American marketing and media agency, as well as ChizComm Beacon Media, its best-in-class media research, planning and buying division.
The stocks have a year to date performance of 23.19 percent and weekly performance of -18.27 percent. The stock has been moved at 41.67 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 8.28 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 42.86 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 31.43M shares, GNUS reached to a volume of 21784431 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Genius Brands International Inc. [GNUS]:
The Average True Range (ATR) for Genius Brands International Inc. is set at 0.26, with the Price to Sales ratio for GNUS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 266.83. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 5.86, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.17.
GNUS stock trade performance evaluation
Genius Brands International Inc. [GNUS] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -18.27. With this latest performance, GNUS shares gained by 8.28% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 41.67% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 488.24% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for GNUS stock in for the last two-week period is set at 45.58, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 39.39, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 48.35 for Genius Brands International Inc. [GNUS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 1.6972, while it was recorded at 1.8580 for the last single week of trading, and 1.7620 for the last 200 days.
Genius Brands International Inc. [GNUS]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Genius Brands International Inc. [GNUS] shares currently have an operating margin of -113.21 and a Gross Margin at +16.90. Genius Brands International Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -194.34.
Return on Total Capital for GNUS is now -37.61, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -74.64. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -104.72, with Return on Assets sitting at -42.51. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Genius Brands International Inc. [GNUS] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 106.02. Additionally, GNUS Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 51.46, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 32.75. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 73.31, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 35.58.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Genius Brands International Inc. [GNUS] managed to generate an average of -$574,062 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 1.88 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.22.Genius Brands International Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 7.80 and a Current Ratio set at 7.80.
Genius Brands International Inc. [GNUS]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $30 million, or 6.00% of GNUS stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of GNUS stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 4,557,486, which is approximately 57.463% of the company’s market cap and around 4.50% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 3,497,709 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $5.95 million in GNUS stocks shares; and SUSQUEHANNA INTERNATIONAL GROUP, LLP, currently with $4.36 million in GNUS stock with ownership of nearly 130.49% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Genius Brands International Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 46 institutional holders increased their position in Genius Brands International Inc. [NASDAQ:GNUS] by around 6,283,867 shares. Additionally, 27 investors decreased positions by around 2,112,873 shares, while 15 investors held positions by with 9,209,655 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 17,606,395 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. GNUS stock had 20 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,214,196 shares, while 11 institutional investors sold positions of 767,010 shares during the same period.