Genius Brands International, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNUS) in recent session today was buoying at a rise of 2.8% from its closing price on previous day.

Taking a look at stock we notice that its last check on previous day was $1.43 and 5Y monthly beta was reading 2.19 with its price kept floating in the range of $1.4000 and $1.5200 on the day. Company’s P/E ratio for the trailing 12 months is 0. Considering stock’s 52-week price range provides that GNUS hit a high price of $11.73 and saw its price falling to a low level of $0.05 during that period. Over a period of past 1-month, stock came adding 36.19% in its value.

In contrast, when we review GNUS stock’s current outlook then short term indicators are assigning it an average of 50% Buy, while medium term indicators are categorizing the stock at an average of Hold. Long term indicators are suggesting an average of Hold for it.

According to ratings assigned by 1 analysts at the scale of 1 to 5 with 1.00 representing a strong buy and 5.00 suggesting a strong sell; none of them are recommending Genius Brands International, Inc. (GNUS) as a Hold, while 1 are in view that stock is a Buy. Recommendation by None analysts for the stock is an Outperform while number of those analysts who rated the stock as Underperform is none, whereas none of them are considering the stock as a Sell. When taken as whole, stock gets a rating of Buy and that encourages the investors to exploit the opportunity and build their stake up in the company.

Digging deeper we become aware of the PEG ratio of the GNUS stock which is currently positioned at 0. It further provides that stock’s current price level is 16.88% away from its 20-day simple moving average and is 17.22% off its SMA50. Its relative strength index (RSI) for 14-periods is oscillating at 60.89 while volatility remained at 9.34% over the past week which changes to 11.19% when measuring it over the past month. Beta is valued at 2.19, while measure of average true range or ATR is currently at 0.12. In predicting price targets of as low as $4.5 and as high as $4.5, analysts are in agreement on assigning the stock over the next 12 months average price target of $4.5. Stock’s current price level is 206.12% above from estimated low price target while it is 206.12% below the estimated high; and even if the GNUS’s share succeeded to reach the median price of $4.5, then the outlook of +206.12% could come to the excitement of the investors.

In comparing Genius Brands International, Inc. (GNUS)’s stock with other industry players reveals that stock’s latest price change of +2.8% and that of +72.29% over the past 12 months is in better position with that of Reynolds Consumer Products Inc (REYN) which saw its stock price raised by 0.85% in the recent trading and went through a decline of 0% in past 12-month trading. Industry’s another major player Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc (SPB) has jumped 0.79% up in latest trading session, but over the past year has faced a rise of 29.71%, while Central Garden (CENT) is also up 2.8% however its price remained floating in the green at 72.29% over the same period. Genius Brands International, Inc. has a P/E ratio of 0 against that of Reynolds Consumer Products Inc’s 24.25 while Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc is showing 0 for the same. On the other hand, the S&P 500 Index was up 0.58% in the early deals while the Dow Jones Industrial was dealing higher at 0.92%.

Having a second look at Genius Brands International, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNUS) provides that stock’s average daily trading volume for 3 months was 25.78 Million, while it jumped to 37.04 Million when we calculate an average volume for past 10 days. Number of outstanding shares of the stock currently stood at 219.03 Million.

Data compiled by Thomson Reuters highlights that percentage of outstanding shares held by the insiders is 29.12% while it is 19.9% for the institutional holders. The figures also indicate that as of September 29, 2020, number of stock’s short shares was 28140000 which implies a short ratio of 1.06. This shows up a 12.85% of Short Interest in company’s outstanding shares on the day. In September the standing of shares short improved as it was 21.24 Million in the previous month. Addition of +424.39% by stock’s current price to its year-to-date value in today’s trading is likely to be increasing investors’ interest in the stock as it is hinting an extended uptrend.