Geo Group Inc (The) Company Profile (NYSE:GEO)

About Geo Group Inc (The) (NYSE:GEO)

Geo Group Inc (The) logoThe GEO Group, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT) specializing in the ownership, leasing and management of correctional, detention and re-entry facilities and the provision of community-based services and youth services in the United States, Australia, South Africa, the United Kingdom and Canada. As of December 31, 2013, its worldwide operations included the management and/or ownership of approximately 77,000 beds at 98 correctional, detention and community based facilities, including idle faclities and projects under development, and also included the provision of monitoring of more than 70,000 offenders in a community-based environment on behalf of approximately 900 federal, state and local correctional agencies located in all 50 states. The Company operates in four segments: United States Corrections and Detention segment, segment; International Services segment and Facility Construction and Design segment.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: REIT - Healthcare Facilities
  • Sub-Industry: Specialized REITs
  • Symbol: NYSE:GEO
  • CUSIP: 36159R10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $3.21739 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 122,168,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $26.73
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $29.81
  • 52 Week Range: $15.07 - $34.32
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.25
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.89
  • P/E Growth: 1.38
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.25 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.41
  • Book Value: $10.04 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.59
  • Annual Dividend: $1.88
  • Dividend Yield: 7.3%
  • EBIDTA: $390.97 million
  • Net Margins: 7.32%
  • Return on Equity: 15.84%
  • Return on Assets: 4.38%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.95%
  • Current Ratio: 1.24%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.24%
  • Average Volume: 749,073 shs.
  • Beta: 1.53
  • Short Ratio: 2.09

Frequently Asked Questions for Geo Group Inc (The) (NYSE:GEO)

What is Geo Group Inc (The)'s stock symbol?

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

How often does Geo Group Inc (The) pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Geo Group Inc (The)?

Geo Group Inc (The) announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 10th. Investors of record on Friday, July 21st will be given a dividend of $0.47 per share on Friday, July 28th. This represents a $1.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, July 19th. View Geo Group Inc (The)'s Dividend History.

How were Geo Group Inc (The)'s earnings last quarter?

Geo Group Inc (The) (NYSE:GEO) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August, 7th. The company reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.15. The firm earned $570.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $584.69 million. Geo Group Inc (The) had a return on equity of 15.84% and a net margin of 7.32%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.21 earnings per share. View Geo Group Inc (The)'s Earnings History.

When will Geo Group Inc (The) make its next earnings announcement?

Geo Group Inc (The) is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Geo Group Inc (The).

What guidance has Geo Group Inc (The) issued on next quarter's earnings?

Geo Group Inc (The) updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Monday, August, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.63-0.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.52. The company issued revenue guidance of $557-562 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $572.88 million.Geo Group Inc (The) also updated its Q3 guidance to $0.61-0.63 EPS.

Where is Geo Group Inc (The)'s stock going? Where will Geo Group Inc (The)'s stock price be in 2017?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Geo Group Inc (The)'s shares. Their forecasts range from $31.33 to $35.00. On average, they anticipate Geo Group Inc (The)'s stock price to reach $33.78 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Geo Group Inc (The).

Who are some of Geo Group Inc (The)'s key competitors?

Who owns Geo Group Inc (The) stock?

Geo Group Inc (The)'s stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (18.18%), BlackRock Inc. (11.04%), Daiwa Securities Group Inc. (3.57%), State Street Corp (3.27%), Northern Trust Corp (2.78%) and Prudential Financial Inc. (2.76%). Company insiders that own Geo Group Inc (The) stock include Ann M Schlarb, Anne N Foreman, Christopher C Wheeler, David J Venturella, George C Zoley, J David Donahue, Norman A Carlson, Richard H Glanton and Shayn P March. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Geo Group Inc (The).

Who sold Geo Group Inc (The) stock? Who is selling Geo Group Inc (The) stock?

Geo Group Inc (The)'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including River Road Asset Management LLC, Capital Growth Management LP, Hodges Capital Management Inc., AXA, Century Capital Management LLC, LSV Asset Management, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC and GSA Capital Partners LLP. Company insiders that have sold Geo Group Inc (The) stock in the last year include Anne N Foreman, Christopher C Wheeler, J David Donahue, Norman A Carlson, Richard H Glanton and Shayn P March. View Insider Buying and Selling for Geo Group Inc (The).

Who bought Geo Group Inc (The) stock? Who is buying Geo Group Inc (The) stock?

Geo Group Inc (The)'s stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., BlackRock Inc., Daiwa Securities Group Inc., Artemis Investment Management LLP, State Street Corp, Prudential Financial Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Northern Trust Corp. Company insiders that have bought Geo Group Inc (The) stock in the last two years include Ann M Schlarb and David J Venturella. View Insider Buying and Selling for Geo Group Inc (The).

How do I buy Geo Group Inc (The) stock?

Shares of Geo Group Inc (The) can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Geo Group Inc (The)'s stock price today?

One share of Geo Group Inc (The) stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.03.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Geo Group Inc (The) (NYSE GEO)
Community Ranking:  3.2 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  198 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  115 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  313
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Geo Group Inc (The) and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Geo Group Inc (The) (NYSE:GEO) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $33.78 (29.76% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Geo Group Inc (The) (NYSE:GEO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/7/2017Canaccord GenuitySet Price TargetBuy$35.00HighView Rating Details
7/14/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoInitiated CoverageOverweight -> Overweight$35.00HighView Rating Details
2/22/2017Deutsche Bank AGInitiated CoverageHold$31.33N/AView Rating Details
11/22/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
9/1/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$25.33 -> $21.33N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Geo Group Inc (The) (NYSE:GEO)
Earnings by Quarter for Geo Group Inc (The) (NYSE:GEO)
Earnings History by Quarter for Geo Group Inc (The) (NYSE GEO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/7/2017Q2 2017$0.47$0.32$584.69 million$570.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2017Q1 2017$0.33$0.37$550.79 million$550.61 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/22/2017Q416$0.55$0.66$556.58 million$566.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316$0.75$0.59$567.16 million$554.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q216$0.71$0.73$547.23 million$548.35 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.83$0.84$537.49 million$510.19 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/17/2016Q415$0.87$0.97$513.79 million$500.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.87$0.90$479.18 million$469.07 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$0.73$0.78$448.94 million$445.95 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.72$0.72$440.91 million$427.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2015Q414$0.81$0.81$434.50 million$427.74 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.82$0.84$413.14 million$457.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q214$0.77$0.72$404.57 million$412.84 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q114$0.58$0.39$389.92 million$393.14 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2014Q413$0.39$0.38$380.64 million$383.55 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313$0.43$0.45$382.08 million$379.84 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q2 2013$0.44$0.44$381.18 million$381.65 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2013Q1 2013$0.38$0.38$378.50 million$377.03 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/21/2013Q4 2012$0.41$0.44$414.70 million$378.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2012Q312$0.42$0.42$413.08 million$411.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2012$0.40$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2012$0.30$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2012$0.40$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$0.40$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$0.39$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2011$0.34$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2011$0.39$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Geo Group Inc (The) (NYSE:GEO)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.11
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.86
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.71$0.71$0.71
Q2 20171$0.46$0.46$0.46
Q3 20171$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q4 20171$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q1 20181$0.44$0.44$0.44
Q2 20181$0.45$0.45$0.45
Q3 20181$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q4 20181$0.50$0.50$0.50
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Geo Group Inc (The) (NYSE:GEO)
Most Recent Dividend:7/28/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.88
Dividend Yield:7.22%
Dividend Growth:8.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:131.16% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
97.92% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
93.07% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Geo Group Inc (The) (NYSE:GEO)

Dividend History by Quarter for Geo Group Inc (The) (NYSE GEO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Geo Group Inc (The) (NYSE:GEO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 93.82%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Geo Group Inc (The) (NYSE:GEO)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Geo Group Inc (The) (NYSE:GEO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Geo Group Inc (The) (NYSE:GEO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/17/2017Norman A CarlsonDirectorSell10,000$25.77$257,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2017Anne N. ForemanDirectorSell17,340$26.67$462,457.80View SEC Filing  
6/9/2017Shayn P MarchVPSell22,542$32.96$742,984.32View SEC Filing  
6/5/2017Richard H. GlantonDirectorSell937$30.47$28,550.39View SEC Filing  
5/23/2017Richard H. GlantonDirectorSell3,187$29.87$95,195.69View SEC Filing  
3/3/2017J David DonahueSVPSell3,013$46.51$140,134.63View SEC Filing  
2/24/2017Norman A. CarlsonDirectorSell5,000$48.38$241,900.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2016Christopher C. WheelerDirectorSell1,000$34.00$34,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2016Ann M SchlarbSVPBuy1,500$19.51$29,265.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Richard H. GlantonDirectorSell625$32.42$20,262.50View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Richard H GlantonDirectorSell1,440$33.12$47,692.80View SEC Filing  
5/3/2016George C ZoleyCEOSell9,297$32.32$300,479.04View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016J David DonahueSVPSell2,750$32.00$88,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/22/2016David J. VenturellaSVPBuy100$27.63$2,763.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2015Christopher C. WheelerDirectorSell2,500$28.23$70,575.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2015Anne N. ForemanDirectorSell9,817$29.12$285,871.04View SEC Filing  
8/12/2015Thomas M WierdsmaSVPSell7,499$33.91$254,291.09View SEC Filing  
6/8/2015Norman A CarlsonDirectorSell12,138$36.43$442,187.34View SEC Filing  
3/3/2015Christopher C WheelerDirectorSell1,850$43.54$80,549.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Stephen V FullerSVPSell5,000$44.00$220,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2014Anne N ForemanDirectorSell7,765$36.96$286,994.40View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014Jorge A DominicisSVPSell5,578$37.33$208,226.74View SEC Filing  
5/23/2014John HurleyInsiderSell11,140$34.18$380,765.20View SEC Filing  
5/20/2014George ZoleyCEOBuy11,600$33.07$383,612.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2014Jorge DominicisSVPSell11,560$33.66$389,109.60View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014Christopher WheelerDirectorSell3,000$34.01$102,030.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2014George ZoleyCEOBuy46,901$33.79$1,584,784.79View SEC Filing  
9/12/2013John HurleyInsiderSell19,679$32.55$640,551.45View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013Anne N ForemanDirectorSell9,363$32.05$300,084.15View SEC Filing  
8/20/2013Jorge DominicisSVPSell3,222$33.00$106,326.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2013Norman CarlsonDirectorSell1,000$32.36$32,360.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013Brian EvansCFOSell3,222$33.11$106,680.42View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013George ZoleyCEOSell16,110$33.34$537,107.40View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013Richard GlantonDirectorSell1,440$32.80$47,232.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013Thomas WierdsmaSVPSell2,036$33.11$67,411.96View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Geo Group Inc (The) (NYSE:GEO)
Latest Headlines for Geo Group Inc (The) (NYSE:GEO)
DateHeadline logoFor-Profit Prison Company Sued For Underpaying Immigrant Detainee Workers - HuffPost - September 20 at 8:48 PM logo$555.99 Million in Sales Expected for Geo Group Inc (The) (GEO) This Quarter - September 20 at 2:50 AM logoGeo Group Inc (The) (GEO) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - September 17 at 8:40 AM logoTerror Incident In London, Geo Political Tensions To Influence Wall Street - September 16 at 12:40 AM logo Brokerages Expect Geo Group Inc (The) (GEO) to Announce $0.47 EPS - August 31 at 12:30 PM logoGeo Group REIT Clears Technical Benchmark, Hitting 80-Plus RS Rating - August 31 at 3:53 AM logoIBD Rating Upgrades: Geo Group REIT Shows Improved Relative Price Strength - August 29 at 7:28 PM logoWhy the Boardroom Doesn't Need Ivy League Degrees - - August 26 at 6:16 PM logoThe GEO Group, Inc. : GEO-US: Dividend Analysis : July 21st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 25, 2017 - August 26 at 2:36 AM logoGeo Group Inc (The) (GEO) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - August 23 at 8:37 AM logoGeo Group Inc (The) (GEO) Upgraded to Strong-Buy at ValuEngine - August 18 at 11:28 PM logoGeo Group Inc (The) (GEO) Director Norman A. Carlson Sells 10,000 Shares - August 18 at 8:08 PM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Geo Group Inc (The) (GEO) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $555.70 Million - August 14 at 2:44 AM logoGeo Group Inc (The) (GEO) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.48 Per Share - August 13 at 12:06 AM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Geo Group Inc. - August 12 at 6:11 PM logoIHS Markit Score downgrades Geo Group Inc to 32 out of 100, ranking positively in two out of three available IHS Markit categories. - August 11 at 7:25 PM logoGeo Group Inc (The) (GEO) Director Anne N. Foreman Sells 17,340 Shares - August 11 at 4:20 PM logoGeo Group Inc - August 10 at 11:23 PM logoIHS Markit Score upgrades Geo Group Inc to 40 out of 100, ranking positively in two out of four IHS Markit categories. - August 10 at 11:23 PM logoGeo Group Inc (The) (NYSE:GEO) Forecasted to Post FY2018 Earnings of $1.86 Per Share - August 10 at 1:40 PM logoGeo Group Inc (The) (NYSE:GEO) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research - August 9 at 10:26 PM logoQ3 2017 Earnings Forecast for Geo Group Inc (The) Issued By SunTrust Banks (GEO) - August 9 at 8:08 AM
News IconBRIEF-Geo Group reports Q2 adjusted FFO per share $0.61 - August 8 at 2:22 AM logoThe GEO Group Inc. Reports 2% Drop In Q2 Bottom Line - August 8 at 2:22 AM logoEdited Transcript of GEO earnings conference call or presentation 7-Aug-17 3:00pm GMT - August 8 at 2:21 AM logoGEO Group Issues Q3, Q4 Forecast; Updates FY17 View - Quick Facts - August 7 at 9:18 PM logoGeo Group Inc (The) (NYSE:GEO) PT Set at $35.00 by Canaccord Genuity - August 7 at 6:20 PM logoGEO Group Issues Q3, Q4 Forecast; Updates FY17 View - Quick Facts - Nasdaq - August 7 at 4:17 PM logoThe GEO Group Inc. Q2 Profit Drops 2% - Nasdaq - August 7 at 4:17 PM logoInvestor Network: GEO Group Inc to Host Earnings Call - August 7 at 4:17 PM logoThe GEO Group Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results - August 7 at 4:17 PM logoGeo Group reports 2Q results - August 7 at 4:17 PM logoGeo Group Inc (The) (NYSE:GEO) Updates Q4 Earnings Guidance - August 7 at 9:12 AM logoGeo Group Inc (The) (GEO) Issues Q3 Earnings Guidance - August 7 at 8:50 AM logoGeo Group Inc (The) (GEO) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results - August 7 at 8:50 AM logoGeo Group Inc (The) (GEO) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub - August 5 at 8:02 PM logoGeo Group Inc (The) (GEO) Set to Announce Earnings on Monday - August 3 at 10:58 AM logoThe GEO Group Announces Date for Second Quarter 2017 Earnings ... - Business Wire (press release) - August 2 at 12:34 AM logoThe GEO Group Announces Date for Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call - August 1 at 7:34 PM logoGeo Group Inc (The) (GEO) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - July 29 at 8:38 AM logo4 Reasons Private Prisons Could Still Prosper, With Or Without Jeff Sessions As AG - Benzinga - July 27 at 7:33 PM logoGeo Group Inc (The) (NYSE:GEO) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $584.76 Million - July 27 at 11:17 AM logo Brokerages Expect The GEO Group Inc (NYSE:GEO) to Announce $0.47 EPS - July 25 at 8:21 PM logoGeo Group Inc (GEO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 19, 2017 - Nasdaq - July 20 at 5:47 AM logoSA startup developing new wearable device for the masses - July 19 at 7:42 PM logoDividend Coverage: This Private Prison Operator has a Dividend Yield of 6.49%; Will Trade Ex-Dividend on July 19, 2017 - July 18 at 8:30 PM logoThe GEO Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : GEO-US : July 18, 2017 - July 18 at 8:30 PM logoGeo Group Inc (The) (GEO) Now Covered by Analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co - July 16 at 12:02 AM logoBRIEF-The Geo Group declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.47 per share - July 10 at 6:56 PM logoGeo Group Inc (The) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.47 (GEO) - July 10 at 9:35 AM



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