As of Wednesday, Genius Brands International Inc.’s (NASDAQ:GNUS) stock closed at $0.83, up from $0.80 the previous day. While Genius Brands International Inc. has overperformed by 3.36%, investors are advised to look at stock chart patterns for technical insight. Within its last year performance, GNUS fell by -46.79%, with highs and lows ranging from $2.32 to $0.51, whereas the simple moving average fell by -13.30% in the last 200 days.
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On December 15, 2021, Dawson James started tracking Genius Brands International Inc. (NASDAQ: GNUS) recommending Buy.
Analysis of Genius Brands International Inc. (GNUS)
Further, the quarter-over-quarter increase in sales is 27.30%, showing a positive trend in the upcoming months.
One of the most important indicators of Genius Brands International Inc.’s future performance is equity, which can be evaluated using several well-rounded types of analysis and research techniques. Taking into account the quick ratio of the company, currently set at 2.40, you can see that the company can cover any debts it may have, which can easily be seen in the annual report of the company.
For any stock, average volume can also provide valuable insight into volatility, and GNUS is recording 4.51M average volume. On a monthly basis, the volatility of the stock is set at 5.36%, whereas on a weekly basis, it is put at 7.81%, with a gain of 16.51% over the past seven days. Furthermore, long-term investors anticipate a median target price of $5.00, showing growth from the present price of $0.83, which can serve as yet another indication of whether GNUS is worth investing in or should be passed over.
How Do You Analyze Genius Brands International Inc. Shares?
Along with the fundamentals, it is also important to consider how many employees own shares of the company. This is because the values should be in line with investors’ expectations. As such, the current holdings of company stock inside the company are set at 4.86%. This can enable you to see the extent to which executives own the company’s stock. As opposed to executive stock, institutional ownership accounts for 23.00% of the company’s shares, contributing to an indication of company value, since large shareholders may signify strength within the organization.
Are institutional investors increasing their holdings in GNUS shares?
The recent increase in stakes in GNUS appears to be a result of several institutional investors and hedge funds increasing their positions. BlackRock Fund Advisors’s position in GNUS has decreased by -2.44% in the first quarter. The company now owns 17,617,008 shares of the stock, with a value of $13.34 million, following the sale of -441,257 additional shares during the last quarter. The Vanguard Group, Inc. made another increased to its shares in GNUS during the first quarter, upping its stake by 10.17%. During the last quarter, the company picked up 1,370,735 additional shares for a total stake of worth $11.24 million, bringing number of shares owned by the company to 14,853,428.
During the first quarter, SSgA Funds Management, Inc. added a 177,161 position in GNUS. Geode Capital Management LLC purchased an additional 0.2 million shares in the last quarter, increasing its holdings by 4.14%, now holding 4.94 million shares worth $3.74 million. At the end of the first quarter, Susquehanna Financial Group LLLP decreased its GNUS holdings by -10.84% and now holds 3.57 million GNUS shares valued at $2.71 million with the lessened -0.43 million shares during the period. GNUS shares are owned by institutional investors to the tune of 23.00% at present.