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Genius Brands International, Inc is an entertainment business based in the US. Genius Brands International shares (GNUS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Genius Brands International employs 19 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.9 million.

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Genius Brands International share price

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Genius Brands International shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$1.6
52-week rangeUSD$0.18 - USD$7.35
50-day moving average USD$1.3951
200-day moving average USD$1.6596
Wall St. target priceUSD$4.5
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.335

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Genius Brands International price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $1.6 from 2020-12-11

1 week (2021-01-08) 11.11%
1 month (2020-12-16) -5.33%
3 months (2020-10-15) 11.89%
6 months (2020-07-15) -30.13%
1 year (2020-01-15) 422.88%
2 years (2019-01-15) -35.48%
3 years (2018-01-12) 2.96
5 years (2016-01-15) 81.82%

Genius Brands International financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.9 million
Gross profit TTM USD$1.3 million
Return on assets TTM -10.46%
Return on equity TTM -1094.46%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $0.288
Market capitalisation USD$400 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Genius Brands International shares

There are currently 29.7 million Genius Brands International shares held short by investors – that's known as Genius Brands International's "short interest". This figure is 2.5% down from 30.5 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Genius Brands International shares can be evaluated.

Genius Brands International's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Genius Brands International's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Genius Brands International shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Genius Brands International shares traded daily (recently around 34.5 million). Genius Brands International's SIR currently stands at 0.86. In other words for every 100,000 Genius Brands International shares traded daily on the market, roughly 860 shares are currently held short.

However Genius Brands International's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Genius Brands International shares, or, against the total number of tradable Genius Brands International shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Genius Brands International's short interest could be expressed as 0.12% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Genius Brands International shares in existence, roughly 120 shares are currently held short) or 0.1226% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Genius Brands International shares, roughly 123 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Genius Brands International.

Find out more about how you can short Genius Brands International stock.

Genius Brands International share dividends

We're not expecting Genius Brands International to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Genius Brands International's shares ever split?

Genius Brands International's shares were split on a 1:3 basis on 9 November 2016. So if you had owned 3 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Genius Brands International shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 200% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Genius Brands International shares which in turn could have impacted Genius Brands International's share price.

Genius Brands International share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Genius Brands International's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.18 up to $7.35. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GNUS.US volatility(beta: 2.27)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Genius Brands International's is 2.2724. This would suggest that Genius Brands International's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Genius Brands International overview

Genius Brands International, Inc., a content and brand management company, creates and licenses multimedia content for toddlers to tweens worldwide. The company offers Rainbow Rangers, an animated series about the adventures of seven magical girls; Llama Llama, an animated series; SpacePop is a music and fashion driven animated property; Thomas Edison's Secret Lab, a STEM-based comedy adventure series; and Warren Buffet's Secret Millionaire's Club, an animated series for kids. It also develops animated series, such as Superhero Kindergarten and Baby Genius. In addition, the company acts as a licensing agent for Llama Llama. It serves various customers and partners, including broadcasters, consumer products licensees, manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers. The company was formerly known as Pacific Entertainment Corporation and changed its name to Genius Brands International, Inc. in October 2011. Genius Brands International, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Beverly Hills, California.

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