NYSE:GEO - The GEO Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$24.97 -0.42 (-1.65 %)
(As of 09/20/2018 09:02 AM ET)
Previous Close$25.39
Today's Range$24.8850 - $25.43
52-Week Range$19.05 - $28.06
Volume457,382 shs
Average Volume490,887 shs
Market Capitalization$3.09 billion
P/E Ratio9.79
Dividend Yield7.40%
Beta1.2
The GEO Group logoThe GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE: GEO) is the first fully integrated equity real estate investment trust ("REIT") specializing in the design, financing, development, and operation of correctional, detention, and community reentry facilities around the globe. GEO is the world's leading provider of diversified correctional, detention, community reentry, and electronic monitoring services to government agencies worldwide with operations in the United States, Australia, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. GEO's worldwide operations include the ownership and/or management of 139 facilities totaling approximately 96,000 beds, including projects under development, with a growing workforce of approximately 23,000 professionals.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustrySpecialized REITs
SectorFinance
SymbolNYSE:GEO
CUSIP36159R10
Phone561-893-0101

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.42
Current Ratio1.46
Quick Ratio1.46

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio9.79
Forward P/E Ratio12.81
P/E Growth2.17

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.26 billion
Price / Sales1.34
Cash Flow$2.4674 per share
Price / Cash10.12
Book Value$9.66 per share
Price / Book2.58

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.55
Net Income$146.24 million
Net Margins6.45%
Return on Equity13.90%
Return on Assets3.80%

Miscellaneous

Employees18,512
Outstanding Shares121,780,000
Market Cap$3.09 billion

The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO) Frequently Asked Questions

What is The GEO Group's stock symbol?

The GEO Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GEO."

How often does The GEO Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The GEO Group?

The GEO Group announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 10th. Investors of record on Friday, July 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.47 per share on Friday, July 27th. This represents a $1.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.53%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 19th. View The GEO Group's Dividend History.

How will The GEO Group's stock buyback program work?

The GEO Group declared that its board has authorized a stock buyback program on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were The GEO Group's earnings last quarter?

The GEO Group Inc (NYSE:GEO) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.15. The real estate investment trust earned $583.51 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $573.70 million. The GEO Group had a return on equity of 13.90% and a net margin of 6.45%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 1.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.61 EPS. View The GEO Group's Earnings History.

When is The GEO Group's next earnings date?

The GEO Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for The GEO Group.

What guidance has The GEO Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

The GEO Group issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.47-2.51 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.95. The company issued revenue guidance of ~$2.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.30 billion.The GEO Group also updated its Q3 guidance to $0.65-0.67 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for GEO?

1 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for The GEO Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $32.00. On average, they expect The GEO Group's share price to reach $32.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 28.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for The GEO Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for The GEO Group?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The GEO Group in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for The GEO Group.

Who are some of The GEO Group's key competitors?

Who are The GEO Group's key executives?

The GEO Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. George C. Zoley Ph.D., Founder, Chairman & CEO (Age 68)
  • Mr. Brian R. Evans, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Mr. John J. Bulfin, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 64)
  • Mr. J. David Donahue, Sr. VP, Pres of U.S. Corrections & Detention and International Operations (Age 58)
  • Mr. Thomas M. Wierdsma, Consultant (Age 67)

Has The GEO Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about GEO stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. The GEO Group earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for The GEO Group.

Who are The GEO Group's major shareholders?

The GEO Group's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.58%), Northern Trust Corp (2.84%), Daiwa Securities Group Inc. (2.29%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.24%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.27%) and Epoch Investment Partners Inc. (1.47%). Company insiders that own The GEO Group stock include Anne N Foreman, Christopher C Wheeler, David J Venturella, J David Donahue, John J Bulfin, Norman A Carlson, Richard H Glanton and Shayn P March. View Institutional Ownership Trends for The GEO Group.

Which institutional investors are selling The GEO Group stock?

GEO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Daiwa Securities Group Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., BlackRock Inc., Hodges Capital Management Inc., Cbre Clarion Securities LLC, Sei Investments Co., River Road Asset Management LLC and Eagle Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold The GEO Group company stock in the last year include Anne N Foreman, Christopher C Wheeler, David J Venturella, John J Bulfin, Richard H Glanton and Shayn P March. View Insider Buying and Selling for The GEO Group.

Which institutional investors are buying The GEO Group stock?

GEO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Intrinsic Edge Capital Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Macquarie Group Ltd., Wells Fargo & Company MN and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for The GEO Group.

How do I buy shares of The GEO Group?

Shares of GEO can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is The GEO Group's stock price today?

One share of GEO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.97.

How big of a company is The GEO Group?

The GEO Group has a market capitalization of $3.09 billion and generates $2.26 billion in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $146.24 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.55 on an earnings per share basis. The GEO Group employs 18,512 workers across the globe.

How can I contact The GEO Group?

The GEO Group's mailing address is ONE PARK PLACE 621 NORTHWEST 53RD STREET SUITE 700, BOCA RATON FL, 33487. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 561-893-0101 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for The GEO Group (NYSE GEO)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  357 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  232 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  589
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about The GEO Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GEO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GEO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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