GNUS - Genius Brands International, Inc.

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
0.2993
-0.0152 (-4.83%)
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Previous Close0.3145
Open0.3100
Bid0.2850 x 1000
Ask0.3500 x 900
Day's Range0.2920 - 0.3249
52 Week Range0.2400 - 2.7920
Volume251,869
Avg. Volume259,366
Market Cap4.909M
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.12
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
EPS (TTM)-1.4660
Earnings DateNov 15, 2019
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend DateN/A
1y Target Est4.50
  • GlobeNewswire

    Genius Brands International Reports 563% Increase in Revenue to $3.5 Million for the Third Quarter of 2019

    Genius Brands International, Inc. (“Genius Brands”) (GNUS), a global brand management company that creates and licenses multimedia entertainment content for children, today provided a business update and reported financial results for the third quarter of 2019. Alibaba, China’s largest company,  will co-produce Stan Lee's Superhero Kindergarten with us, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, as well as distribute, promote, and oversee licensing of consumer products and merchandising in China.

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    Is Genius Brands International, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:GNUS) CEO Paid Enough Relative To Peers?

    Andy Heyward has been the CEO of Genius Brands International, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNUS) since 2013. This analysis aims first...

  • GlobeNewswire

    Genius Brands International Appoints Jamie Buono-Sikorski to Vice President of Marketing

    Genius Brands International, Inc. “Genius Brands” (GNUS) continues to build an industry leading executive team to service its growing worldwide business with the appointment of Jamie Buono-Sikorski to Vice President of Marketing. In her new position, Buono-Sikorski will be responsible for driving brand awareness across all the Company’s properties. Genius Brands’ IP catalog includes the preschool brands, Rainbow Rangers, season two currently airing on Nick Jr. with a consumer products retail launch this fall and holiday, and Llama Llama, starring Jennifer Garner, with season two debuting on Netflix in November and upcoming product line debut at retail.

  • GlobeNewswire

    Genius Brands International Issues Shareholder Letter

    Genius Brands International “Genius Brands” (GNUS) the global brand management company that creates and licenses multimedia entertainment content for children, released a letter to shareholders from Chairman & CEO Andy Heyward. The complete letter follows and to view in browser, please visit Genius Brands International. The Company also provided a teaser video showcasing the upcoming Stan Lee's Superhero Kindergarten, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, which is available here.

  • GlobeNewswire

    Genius Brands International and Alibaba Partner to Co-Produce the New Animated Children’s Series, Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten, Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger

    Genius Brands International “Genius Brands” (GNUS) announced today it has formed a strategic co-production partnership with Alibaba Group’s (BABA) video streaming platform, Youku, to co-produce the all-new children’s animated series, Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Genius Brands and Alibaba’s Youku will co-produce 52 x 11 episodes of the comedy, action-adventure series, which will be available to Chinese audiences on Youku.

  • GlobeNewswire

    Genius Brands International Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Upcoming Development and Recent Milestones

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 11, 2019 -- Genius Brands International, Inc. (“Genius Brands” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: GNUS), a global brand management company that creates and.

  • GlobeNewswire

    Genius Brands International’s Llama Llama Gains Significant Traction in Q4

    Genius Brands International, Inc. “Genius Brands” (GNUS) announces today multiple market milestones for its popular preschool brand, Llama Llama, based on the bestselling book franchise by Anna Dewdney. From July – September 2019, Llama Llama was featured on over 80M Kellogg’s cereal boxes in a promotion initiated by Penguin Young Readers.  All of the 120 Llama Llama titles placed in the top 15% of redemptions. From NCircle Entertainment, the Llama Llama Red Pajama and Llama Llama Best Summer Ever! DVDs, are available at Walmart, Target and online.  A third DVD, Merry Christmas Llama Llama will debut at mass retail and online for holiday season 2019.

  • GlobeNewswire

    Walmart Leads Halloween Retail Program for Genius Brands International’s Rainbow Rangers With In-Store Exclusive Nationwide

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 08, 2019 -- Led by Walmart (NYSE:WMT), Genius Brands International, Inc. (“Genius Brands”) (NASDAQ: GNUS), a global brand management company that.

  • Nickelodeon Triples Daily Broadcast of Genius Brands International’s Popular Preschool Series, Rainbow Rangers
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    Nickelodeon Triples Daily Broadcast of Genius Brands International’s Popular Preschool Series, Rainbow Rangers

    All-New Episodes of the Hit Animated-Adventure Series to Premiere Each Sunday on Nick Jr. Beginning October 6 Genius Brands International's Animated Preschool Series Rainbow Rangers Nickelodeon’s Nick Jr. will now broadcast Rainbow Rangers Monday – Friday, 3x per day, and on the weekends with a new episode premiering each Sunday. The rescue-based preschool series follows the adventures of seven girls who are Earth’s first responders, protecting people, animals, resources, and the natural beauty of our world.BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As a result of the strong performance of Rainbow Rangers on Nick Jr. in the U.S., Genius Brands International “Genius Brands” (Nasdaq: GNUS) announced today that Nickelodeon, a Viacom Inc. company (Nasdaq: VIA, VIAB), has significantly increased the broadcasting of the Company’s original preschool series by tripling the daily broadcast. Effective immediately, Nick Jr. will now go to airing Rainbow Rangers Monday – Friday, 3x per day, and on the weekends with a new episode premiering each Sunday. Since premiering on Nick Jr. in November 2018, the series has consistently achieved high ratings with its target demo of Girls 2 – 5-years-old.“The increased broadcast run commitment in the premium 10 weeks leading up to Christmas underscores the success of the series. The exposure of Rainbow Rangers is now essentially tripled,” said Andy Heyward, Chairman & CEO, Genius Brands. “As products are now rolling out into the marketplace, this huge increase in daily exposure will grow the awareness and appetite for the 375 SKUs of Rainbow Rangers’ licensed products beginning to be introduced now,” said Lloyd Mintz, SVP, Global Consumer Products, Genius Brands. “The licensed categories include toys, books, apparel, footwear, sleepwear, bedding, school supplies, party goods, costumes, novelty, vitamins, bathing suits, bicycles, among others.”Heyward adds, “We are thrilled with the commitment that Nickelodeon continues to make to Rainbow Rangers by providing more opportunities for young audiences to watch throughout the week this special series that not only delivers fun, adventure and entertainment but important positive messaging of empowerment and diversity.”In the international market, Rainbow Rangers season one debuted this summer across Latin America on Nickelodeon LatAm, and in its first major European territory, Italy, on Cartoonito. Genius Brands is currently in negotiations with a number of other leading broadcasters around the world, which will be announced in the coming days, as well as global licensing agents.Rainbow Rangers is a rescue-based series that follows the adventures of seven girls who are Earth’s first responders, protecting people, animals, resources, and the natural beauty of our world. The series boasts a unique and highly-accomplished team of creators from the animated motion picture and television worlds, including Rob Minkoff (Disney’s The Lion King director), Shane Morris (Disney’s Frozen co-writer), Tim Mansfield, and New York Times Bestselling author and Emmy Award-nominated writer Elise Allen (Dinosaur Train, Lion Guard, Barbie specials),  who serves as head writer and co-creator.  Multiple Emmy Award-winning director Michael Maliani directs the series, and Genius Brands' Chairman and CEO and multiple Emmy Award-winning producer, Andy Heyward, serves as executive producer.About Genius Brands International Headquartered in Beverly Hills, Genius Brands International, Inc. (Nasdaq: GNUS) is a leading global kids media company developing, producing, marketing and licensing branded children’s entertainment properties and consumer products for media and retail distribution. The Company’s “content with a purpose” brand portfolio, which is led by award-winning creators and producers, includes preschool properties Rainbow Rangers for Nick Jr. and Llama Llama for Netflix; award-winning toddler brand, Baby Genius; adventure comedy STEM series, Thomas Edison's Secret Lab; and financial literacy and entrepreneurship series, Warren Buffett's Secret Millionaires Club. The Company’s content catalog also includes the animated series, Stan Lee's Cosmic Crusaders, created with Stan Lee's Pow! Entertainment. Seeing the need to provide kids and parents with a safe viewing environment that offers premium enriching and engaging programming, Genius Brands launched the Genius Brands Network – comprised of Kid Genius Cartoon Channel and Baby Genius TV, as well as an exclusive Kid Genius Cartoons Plus subscription channel on Amazon Prime.The Network channels are available in approximately 80 million U.S. households via a variety of distribution platforms, including cable with Comcast and Cox, OTT including Amazon Fire, DISH TV/Sling, set-top box, internet, and mobile. Through licensing agreements with category leading partners, characters from the Company’s properties also appear on a wide range of consumer products for retail. For additional information, please visit www.gnusbrands.com Forward Looking Statements: Certain statements in this press release constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Words such as "may," "might," "will," "should," "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "estimate," "continue," "predict," "forecast," "project," "plan," "intend" or similar expressions, or statements regarding intent, belief, or current expectations, are forward-looking statements. While the Company believes these forward-looking statements are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on any such forward-looking statements, which are based on information available to us on the date of this release. These forward looking statements are based upon current estimates and assumptions and are subject to various risks and uncertainties, including without limitation those set forth in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), not limited to Risk Factors relating to its patent business contained therein. Thus, actual results could be materially different. The Company expressly disclaims any obligation to update or alter statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.GENIUS BRANDS MEDIA CONTACT: Michelle Orsi/Carol Holdsworth                                               Three.Sixty Marketing & Communications              310-418-6430; michelle@360-comm.comFOR INVESTOR RELATIONS: Crescendo Communications, LLC Tel: 212-671-1020 GNUS@crescendo-ir.comA photo accompanying this announcement is available at https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/a9341827-e757-4cb8-813a-3092a4d6f64e

  • GlobeNewswire

    Genius Brands International Chairman and CEO Andy Heyward Purchases 1,000,000 Common Shares at $0.76 Per Share in a Private Placement

    In addition, in September 2019, the Company received approximately $719,000 in gross proceeds from the cash exercise of 945,894 warrants held by an existing investor. Pursuant to an Agreement entered into between Genius and the investor, the investor agreed to immediately exercise all of the warrants for cash at an exercise price of $0.76.

  • GlobeNewswire

    Genius Brands Announces Debt Reduction

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 26, 2019 -- Genius Brands International, Inc. (“Genius Brands” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: GNUS), a global brand management company that creates and.

  • GlobeNewswire

    Genius Brands International Achieves Five-Fold Increase in Revenue for the Second Quarter of 2019

    Genius Brands International, Inc. (“Genius Brands”) (GNUS), today provided a business update and reported financial results for the second quarter of 2019. Andy Heyward, Chairman & CEO of Genius Brands, commented, “We are pleased to report a significant increase in revenue for the second quarter of 2019, due in large part to the traction we are gaining with both Rainbow Rangers and Llama Llama—both of which have been picked up for a second season on Nick Jr. and Netflix respectively.  We are now transitioning into the next phase of our growth, which includes product merchandising around these two hit series.

  • GlobeNewswire

    Genius Brands International Launches “Kid Genius Plus!” on Dish; Now Available to Approximately 70% of All U.S. Television Households

    DISH Joins a Network Distribution Roster Reaching 80 Million U.S. Households Via Sling TV, Amazon, , July 30, 2019 -- Genius Brands International, Inc. “Genius Brands”.

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    Stan Lee's Superhero Kindergarten Introduced to Enthusiastic Crowd at Comic-Con International: San Diego

    Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, was introduced to a standing room only audience last Thursday at this year’s International Comic-Con: San Diego. The action-adventure comedy animated series produced by Genius Brands International “Genius Brands” (GNUS) and Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment in association with Schwarzenegger’s Oak Productions will be 52, 11-minute animated episodes for global distribution.

  • GlobeNewswire

    Genius Brands International, Inc. Enters Next Significant Phase of Growth With Launch of Branded Merchandise at Retail for Rainbow Rangers and Llama Llama

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 15, 2019 -- Genius Brands International, Inc. (“Genius Brands”) (NASDAQ: GNUS), the global brand management company that creates and licenses.

  • Is Genius Brands International, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:GNUS) Balance Sheet A Threat To Its Future?
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    Is Genius Brands International, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:GNUS) Balance Sheet A Threat To Its Future?

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    Genius Brands International Appoints Industry Content Sales Veteran, Caroline Tyre, to SVP of International Distribution & Head of the Genius Brands Network

    Genius Brands International “Genius Brands” (GNUS) consolidates the management of its rapidly expanding distribution business with the appointment of content sales and acquisitions veteran, Caroline Tyre to oversee global content sales as SVP of international distribution.

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    Genius Brands Network and Tankee On-Demand Entertainment Platform Forge Cross-Content Partnership

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 25, 2019 -- Genius Brands International, Inc. “Genius Brands” (NASDAQ: GNUS), the global brand management company that creates and licenses.

  • ACCESSWIRE

    Genius Brands International to Present at the 9th Annual LD Micro Invitational Conference

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA / ACCESSWIRE / June 3, 2019 / Genius Brands International , Inc. "Genius Brands" (NASDAQ: GNUS), today announced that executive management will be presenting at the 9th Annual ...

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger to Star in and Executive Produce Genius Brands International’s New Animated Children’s Series, Superhero Kindergarten, Created by Legendary Stan Lee

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  Genius Brands International “Genius Brands” (GNUS) announced today the launch of an all-new comedy, action-adventure animated series for children, Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten, starring the iconic star, Arnold Schwarzenegger (The Terminator franchise, Twins, Kindergarten Cop, Total Recall, Predator). Created by the legendary Stan Lee as his last project, the series is a co-production between Genius Brands, Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment, and Schwarzenegger’s Oak Productions.

  • GlobeNewswire

    Genius Brands International Achieves Thirteen-Fold Increase in Revenue to $1.2 Million for The First Quarter of 2019

    Genius Brands International, Inc. (GNUS), today provided a business update and reported financial results for the first quarter of 2019. Andy Heyward, Chairman & CEO of Genius Brands, commented, “We are pleased to report our strategy is working, as illustrated by a dramatic increase in revenue in the first quarter of 2019.  As a result, we remain on track to achieve or exceed our revenue target of $6.4 million in 2019.

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    Genius Brands Network Launches on Sling TV Streaming Service

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 13, 2019 -- Genius Brands International, Inc. “Genius Brands” (NASDAQ: GNUS), the global brand management company that creates and licenses.