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NYSE:GEO

The GEO Group (GEO) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$11.86
-0.06 (-0.50%)
(As of 01:09 PM ET)
Today's Range
$11.64
$12.05
50-Day Range
$10.44
$12.23
52-Week Range
$6.94
$12.48
Volume
1.21 million shs
Average Volume
2.75 million shs
Market Capitalization
$1.50 billion
P/E Ratio
15.61
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$14.00

The GEO Group MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
17.4% Upside
$14.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
19.34% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.54mentions of The GEO Group in the last 14 days
Based on 21 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$20,400 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
26.73%
From $1.01 to $1.28 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.79 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

131st out of 314 stocks

General Building Contractors - Residential Buildings Industry

3rd out of 3 stocks


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About The GEO Group Stock (NYSE:GEO)

The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE: GEO) is a leading diversified government service provider, specializing in design, financing, development, and support services for secure facilities, processing centers, and community reentry centers in the United States, Australia, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. GEO's diversified services include enhanced in-custody rehabilitation and post-release support through the award-winning GEO Continuum of Care, secure transportation, electronic monitoring, community-based programs, and correctional health and mental health care. GEO's worldwide operations include the ownership and/or delivery of support services for 100 facilities totaling approximately 81,000 beds, including idle facilities and projects under development, with a workforce of up to approximately 18,000 employees.

GEO Stock Price History

GEO Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/15/2024
Today
2/22/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/23/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
General building contractors - residential buildings
Sub-Industry
Specialized REITs
CUSIP
36159R10
Employees
15,800
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$14.00
High Stock Price Target
$14.00
Low Stock Price Target
$14.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+17.5%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$113.99 million
Pretax Margin
6.09%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.41 billion
Cash Flow
$1.92 per share
Book Value
$10.28 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
119,442,000
Market Cap
$1.50 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.58

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Key Executives

  • Dr. George C. Zoley Ph.D. (Age 74)
    Founder & Executive Chairman of the Board
    Comp: $3.25M
  • Mr. Brian R. Evans (Age 56)
    Chief Executive Officer
    Comp: $1.77M
  • Mr. James H. Black (Age 60)
    SVP, President of Secure Services & President of U.S. Corrections, Detention and International Ops
    Comp: $1.33M
  • Mr. Jose Gordo J.D. (Age 50)
    Advisor
    Comp: $2.97M
  • Mr. Wayne H. Calabrese (Age 73)
    President & COO
    Comp: $6.47M
  • Mr. Shayn P. March (Age 58)
    Acting CFO, Executive VP of Finance & Treasurer
  • Mr. Ronald A. Brack (Age 62)
    Executive VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller
  • Jose Rosario
    Executive VP, Chief Information Officer & Chief Information Security Officer
  • Mr. Joe Negron (Age 62)
    Senior VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
    Comp: $931.92k
  • Daniel H. Ragsdale
    Executive Vice President of Contract Compliance














GEO Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell The GEO Group stock right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The GEO Group in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" GEO shares.
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What is The GEO Group's stock price target for 2024?

2 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for The GEO Group's shares. Their GEO share price targets range from $14.00 to $14.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $14.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have GEO shares performed in 2024?

The GEO Group's stock was trading at $10.83 at the beginning of the year. Since then, GEO stock has increased by 10.2% and is now trading at $11.93.
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Are investors shorting The GEO Group?

The GEO Group saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 23,120,000 shares, an increase of 7.8% from the January 15th total of 21,450,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,570,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 9.0 days. Currently, 19.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is The GEO Group's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 23rd 2024.
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How were The GEO Group's earnings last quarter?

The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE:GEO) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 15th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.11. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $608.28 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $597.47 million. The GEO Group had a net margin of 4.72% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.42%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.58 EPS.

What ETFs hold The GEO Group's stock?

ETFs with the largest weight of The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO) stock in their portfolio include Invesco S&P SmallCap Value with Momentum ETF (XSVM).First Trust Small Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (FYT).

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

The GEO Group updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Friday, February, 16th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.4 billion-$2.4 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.5 billion.

What is George C. Zoley's approval rating as The GEO Group's CEO?

214 employees have rated The GEO Group Chief Executive Officer George C. Zoley on Glassdoor.com. George C. Zoley has an approval rating of 63% among the company's employees. This puts George C. Zoley in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of The GEO Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other The GEO Group investors own include AT&T (T), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Energy Transfer (ET), CoreCivic (CXW), Iron Mountain (IRM), Altria Group (MO), AGNC Investment (AGNC), Annaly Capital Management (NLY), Verizon Communications (VZ) and AbbVie (ABBV).

Who are The GEO Group's major shareholders?

The GEO Group's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.76%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (3.84%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (2.39%), River Road Asset Management LLC (2.36%), Harber Asset Management LLC (1.51%) and Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P. (0.00%). Insiders that own company stock include George C Zoley, James H Black, James H Black, Scott Michael Kernan and Shayn P March.
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How do I buy shares of The GEO Group?

Shares of GEO stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:GEO) was last updated on 2/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff