Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Genius Brands International Inc (GNUS) to Post -$0.14 EPS

Equities research analysts expect Genius Brands International Inc (NASDAQ:GNUS) to announce earnings of ($0.14) per share for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Zero analysts have provided estimates for Genius Brands International’s earnings. Genius Brands International reported earnings of ($0.22) per share during the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 36.4%. The company is scheduled to announce its next earnings report on Monday, August 13th.

On average, analysts expect that Genius Brands International will report full year earnings of ($0.07) per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.42) to $0.28. For the next year, analysts anticipate that the business will post earnings of $0.05 per share. Zacks’ earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that follow Genius Brands International.

Genius Brands International (NASDAQ:GNUS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 15th. The company reported ($0.18) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.12) by ($0.06). Genius Brands International had a negative net margin of 92.64% and a negative return on equity of 37.11%. The company had revenue of $0.09 million during the quarter.

GNUS has been the subject of a number of research reports. Westpark Capital reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $7.00 price target on shares of Genius Brands International in a report on Wednesday, April 4th. ValuEngine raised shares of Genius Brands International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, June 2nd.

Genius Brands International traded up $0.06, reaching $3.01, during mid-day trading on Friday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The company had a trading volume of 70,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 36,935. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17, a current ratio of 2.08 and a quick ratio of 2.08. Genius Brands International has a 52 week low of $2.01 and a 52 week high of $4.37.

A hedge fund recently bought a new stake in Genius Brands International stock. Anson Funds Management LP acquired a new position in shares of Genius Brands International Inc (NASDAQ:GNUS) in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 467,084 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,270,000. Genius Brands International accounts for about 0.9% of Anson Funds Management LP’s portfolio, making the stock its 20th largest holding. Anson Funds Management LP owned approximately 5.70% of Genius Brands International as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 16.71% of the company’s stock.

About Genius Brands International

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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