Genius Brands International, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNUS) traded at $2.17 at last check on Tuesday, Jun 30, making a downturn move of -7.05% on its previous day’s price.

Looking at the stock we see that its previous close was $2.34 and the beta (5Y monthly) reads 2.38 with the day’s price range being $2.1600 – 2.3000. In terms of its 52-week price range, GNUS has a high of $11.73 and a low of $0.052. The company’s stock has gained about 14.15% over that past 30 days.

On the other hand, looking at the outlook for the GNUS stock, short term indicators assign the stock an average of 50% Buy, while medium term indicators assign it an average of 50% Buy. Long term indicators on average place the stock in the category of 100% Buy.

Based on estimates by 1 analysts where scores have ranged from 1.00 for a strong buy to 5.00 for a strong sell, none have rated the Genius Brands International, Inc. (GNUS) stock as a Hold, while 1 rate it as a Buy. None analysts rate it as outperform while none of them rated it as underperform, whereas none suggests the stock as a Sell. The stock has an overall rating of Buy and investors could take advantage and scoop up stock of the company.

Let’s briefly compare Genius (GNUS) stock to its peers. We find that today’s price change of -7.05% and +68.35% over the past 12 months for GNUS competes that of Central Garden (CENT), which has seen its stock price fall -0.76% in the latest trading session and is +34.36% over the last one year. Another of its peers Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc (SPB) has dropped -0.64% today, but is -15.08% down over the past year, while Central Garden & Pet (CENTA) is also down -7.05% yet its price remains in the green at 68.35% over the same period. Central has a P/E ratio of 23.59 compared to Genius’ 0 and Spectrum’s 0. In contrast to these companies, both the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial are today at 0.04% and 0.46%, respectively, in early deals.

Coming back to Genius Brands International, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNUS), we note that the average 3-month trading volume was 47.16 Million, while that of the preceding 10-day period stands at 42.54 Million. Current shares outstanding are 96.33 Million.

According to data from Thomson Reuters, insiders hold 29.12% of the company’s shares while institutions hold 19.9%. The data shows that short shares as of June 14, 2020, stood at 13.86 Million at a short ratio of 0.15. This represents a 14.39% Short interest in Shares outstanding on June 14, 2020. Shares short rose in June from the previous month at 3.07 Million. Investors should be excited about this stock as its upside potential is great, with today’s price pushing the stock +758.09% up in year-to-date price movement.