Genius Brands International Inc. [NASDAQ: GNUS] jumped around 0.11 points on Friday, while shares priced at $1.76 at the close of the session, up 6.67%. The company report on July 6, 2021 that Genius Brands Appoints Kerry Phelan as EVP & General Manager of Global Franchise Management to Drive Brand Development in the Retail Marketplace Worldwide.
Former Consumer Products & Retail Executive at DreamWorks Animation and Pixar Built Global Campaigns for Multi-Billion Dollar Brands, Including the Star Wars and Cars Franchises.
Continuing its mission to bring quality children’s content and branded products to screens and shelves around the world, 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 the appointment of Kerry Phelan, a 30-year consumer branding executive, to the newly created position of Executive Vice President & General Manager of Global Franchise Management. Phelan will report to both Andy Heyward, Chairman & CEO, and Harold Chizick, President of Global Content Sales, Marketing & Consumer Products.
Genius Brands International Inc. stock is now 27.54% up from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. GNUS Stock saw the intraday high of $1.77 and lowest of $1.65 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 3.12, which means current price is +33.33% above from all time high which was touched on 03/24/21.
Compared to the average trading volume of 12.23M shares, GNUS reached a trading volume of 6086202 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about Genius Brands International Inc. [GNUS]?
The Average True Range (ATR) for Genius Brands International Inc. is set at 0.12, with the Price to Sales ratio for GNUS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 155.09. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.89, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.51.
How has GNUS stock performed recently?
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 -1.12. With this latest performance, GNUS shares dropped by -17.37% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 23.08% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -26.67% 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 46.02, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 44.39, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 47.52 for Genius Brands International Inc. [GNUS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 1.7618, while it was recorded at 1.7120 for the last single week of trading, and 1.6500 for the last 200 days.
Genius Brands International Inc. [GNUS]: Deeper insight into the 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 -720.44 and a Gross Margin at -0.86. Genius Brands International Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -16182.48.
Return on Total Capital for GNUS is now -25.26, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -581.72. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -626.22, with Return on Assets sitting at -491.00. 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 3.07. Additionally, GNUS Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 2.98, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 2.73. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 2.64, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 2.57.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Genius Brands International Inc. [GNUS] managed to generate an average of -$14,345,350 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 0.85 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.03.Genius Brands International Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Current Ratio set at 10.40.
Insider trade positions for Genius Brands International Inc. [GNUS]
There are presently around $68 million, or 18.10% of GNUS stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of GNUS stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 12,809,472, which is approximately 266.225% of the company’s market cap and around 4.85% of the total institutional ownership; SUSQUEHANNA INTERNATIONAL GROUP, LLP, holding 6,454,118 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $11.36 million in GNUS stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $10.02 million in GNUS stock with ownership of nearly 24.894% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Genius Brands International Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 63 institutional holders increased their position in Genius Brands International Inc. [NASDAQ:GNUS] by around 22,280,236 shares. Additionally, 23 investors decreased positions by around 875,854 shares, while 16 investors held positions by with 15,678,711 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 38,834,801 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. GNUS stock had 25 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,344,799 shares, while 15 institutional investors sold positions of 643,792 shares during the same period.