Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Genius Brands International (NASDAQ:GNUS) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report released on Thursday morning.

According to Zacks, “Genius Brands International, Inc. is a multimedia content and brand management company. It provides entertaining and enriching content and products for toddlers to Tweens. The Company’s portfolio includes Baby Genius, Secret Lab, Kid Genius, Mighty 7, Stan Lee Comics and Secret Millionaires Club, Llama Llama and a tween adventure series, Space Pop. Genius Brands International, Inc. is headquartered in Beverly Hills, USA. “

GNUS has been the subject of a number of other reports. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Genius Brands International from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Saturday, June 2nd. Westpark Capital reiterated a buy rating and set a $6.00 price target on shares of Genius Brands International in a report on Tuesday, August 21st.

NASDAQ:GNUS opened at $2.10 on Thursday. Genius Brands International has a 52 week low of $2.01 and a 52 week high of $4.37. The company has a quick ratio of 1.89, a current ratio of 1.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15.

Genius Brands International (NASDAQ:GNUS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 14th. The company reported ($0.26) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.14) by ($0.12). Genius Brands International had a negative net margin of 113.05% and a negative return on equity of 41.93%. The firm had revenue of $0.08 million for the quarter. equities research analysts expect that Genius Brands International will post -0.51 EPS for the current year.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Genius Brands International stock. Anson Funds Management LP boosted its position in shares of Genius Brands International Inc (NASDAQ:GNUS) by 13.5% in the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 529,960 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 62,876 shares during the quarter. Genius Brands International makes up about 1.0% of Anson Funds Management LP’s holdings, making the stock its 14th biggest holding. Anson Funds Management LP owned about 6.46% of Genius Brands International worth $1,400,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. 13.30% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Genius Brands International Company Profile

Genius Brands International, Inc, a content and brand management company, creates and licenses animated multimedia content for toddlers to tweens worldwide. The company offers Thomas Edison's Secret Lab, a STEM-based comedy adventure series; Baby Genius, a catalogue of songs, music videos, and toys, which feature classic nursery rhymes, learning songs, classical music, holiday favorites, and others for toddlers; and Warren Buffet's Secret Millionaire's Club, an animated series for kids.

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