What Makes Genius Brands International Inc. (NASDAQ: GNUS) One Of The Best Momentum Picks?

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Genius Brands International Inc. (NASDAQ:GNUS) shares, rose in value on Thursday, January 06, with the stock price up by 1.43% to the previous day’s close as strong demand from buyers drove the stock to $1.07.

Actively observing the price movement in the recent trading, the stock is buoying the session at $1.05, falling within a range of $1.04 and $1.12. The value of beta (5-year monthly) is 1.79. Referring to stock’s 52-week performance, its high was $3.12, and the low was $1.04. On the whole, GNUS has fluctuated by -11.76% over the past month.

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With the market capitalization of Genius Brands International Inc. currently standing at about $328.10 million, investors are eagerly awaiting this quarter’s results, scheduled for Nov 15, 2021. As a result, investors might want to see an improvement in the stock’s price before the company announces its earnings report. Analysts are projecting the company’s earnings per share (EPS) to be $0, which is expected to increase to $0 for fiscal year -$0.35 and then to about -$0.12 by fiscal year 2022.

Analysts have estimated the company’s revenue for the quarter at $1.87 million, with a low estimate of $1.87 million and a high estimate of $1.87 million.

Revisions could be a useful indicator to get insight on short-term price movement; so for the company, there were no upward and no downward review(s) in last seven days. We see that GNUS’s technical picture suggests that short-term indicators denote the stock is a 100% Sell on average. However, medium term indicators have put the stock in the category of 100% Sell while long term indicators on average have been pointing out that it is a 100% Sell.

The stock’s technical analysis shows that the PEG ratio is about 0, with the price of GNUS currently trading nearly -7.23% and -16.09% away from the simple moving averages for 20 and 50 days respectively. The Relative Strength Index (RSI, 14) currently indicates a reading of 40.22, while the 7-day volatility ratio is showing 7.59% which for the 30-day chart, stands at 5.93%. Furthermore, Genius Brands International Inc. (GNUS)’s beta value is 1.73, and its average true range (ATR) is 0.07.

A comparison of Genius Brands International Inc. (GNUS) with its peers suggests the former has fared considerably weaker in the market. GNUS showed an intraday change of 1.43% in today’s session so far, and over the past year, it shrunk by -22.22%%. In comparison, Ballantyne Strong Inc (BTN) has moved higher at 0.35% today and is up 43.15% over the past 12 months. Other than that, the overall performance of the S&P 500 during the today’s session so far shows that it gained 0.05%. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Slipped by -0.44%.

Data on historical trading for Genius Brands International Inc. (NASDAQ:GNUS) indicates that the trading volumes over the past 10 days have averaged 5.83 million and over the past 3 months, they’ve averaged 11.05 million. According to company’s latest data on outstanding shares, there are 300.32 million shares outstanding.

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Nearly 4.85% of Genius Brands International Inc.’s shares belong to company insiders and institutional investors own 24.90% of the company’s shares. The data on short interest also indicates that stock shorts accounted for 53.84 million shares as on Dec 14, 2021, resulting in a short ratio of 7.88. According to the data, the short interest in Genius Brands International Inc. (GNUS) stood at 17.76% of shares outstanding as of Dec 14, 2021; the number of short shares registered in Nov 14, 2021 reached 50.62 million. The stock has fallen by 0.00% since the beginning of the year, thereby showing the potential of a further growth. This could raise investors’ confidence to be optimistic about the GNUS stock heading into the next quarter.