A World-Leading Business. Pioneering animal genetic improvement to help nourish the world. Genus is a world leader in applying science to animal breeding creating advances through biotechnology and selling added value products for livestock farming and food producers. Genus Breeding - Genus's bovine business, Genus ABS (BOVEC in france), is the largest cattle breeding business in the world. Genus operates wholly owned bovine businesses in thirteen countries worldwide and also has representatives in around 60 other countries. More than 190 world leading beef and dairy animals of the main commercial breeds are in production in our studs. The breeding selection programme tests approximately 400 dairy bulls per year in a rolling five year programme which includes creating and measuring the output of 40,000 daughters. Genus is unique amongst its competitors in that it operates a global insemination service through a network of employees and self-employed exclusive agents who operate under the “ABS” trademark. PIC - Genus PIC is the international leader in providing genetically superior pig breeding stock and technical support for maximising genetic potential to commercial pork producers. PIC combines quantitative sciences with leading edge biotechnology. Operating for over 40 years, PIC's success is attributed to its thorough concentration and significant investment in aspects of genetics, technology and health.
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Basingstoke, GB
Size (employees)
2,535 (est)+2%
Genus was founded in 1933 and is headquartered in Basingstoke, GB
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Genus Office Locations

Genus has an office in Basingstoke
Basingstoke, GB (HQ)
Matrix House Basing View Basing View
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Genus Financials and Metrics

Genus Financials

Genus's revenue was reported to be £388.30 m in FY, 2016 which is a 2.6% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

388.3 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

50.3 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

1.4 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (30-Jun-2016)

34 m
Genus's current market capitalization is £1.4 b.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


345.3 m372.2 m398.5 m388.3 m

Revenue growth, %


Pre tax profit

38.2 m57.8 m60.9 m

Net Income

28.9 m40.5 m50.3 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


22.8 m21.3 m34 m

Accounts Receivable

63.4 m64.4 m65 m

Current Assets

173.8 m180 m216.1 m


276.1 m330.6 m370.4 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

32.3 m34.8 m30 m

Cash From Financing Activities

13 m(13.8 m)500 k

Income Taxes Paid

(9.3 m)(17.3 m)(10.6 m)
GBPY, 2016


162.7 k

Financial Leverage

2 x
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Genus News and Updates

UK AI company Genus AI raises $1 million in seed funding

Genus AI, an artificial intelligence company based in London, has raised $1 million in seed funding led by Picus Capital with participation from several angel investors: Andy Chung of AngelList, Charlie Songhurst, and GoCardless founder Matt Robinson. The Genus AI is a platform for businesses that u…
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