The GEO Group Company Profile (NYSE:GEO)

About The GEO Group

The GEO Group 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
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: GEO
  • CUSIP: 36159R10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $45.14
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $39.16
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $30.32
  • 52-Week Range: $16.26 - $46.18
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.40
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.63
  • P/E Growth: 1.60
  • Market Cap: $3.34B
  • Outstanding Shares: 74,082,000
  • Beta: 1.22
  • Net Margins: 6.78%
  • Return on Equity: 14.70%
  • Return on Assets: 4.02%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.48%
  • Current Ratio: 1.76%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.76%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $37.50 (18.76% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/13/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/22/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
9/1/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$38.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details
8/4/2015MLV & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$43.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/22/2017Q416$0.55$556.58 millionN/AView 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$0.80$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$0.79$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$0.85$404.57 million$412.84 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q114$0.34$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 The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.88 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.04 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q4 20161$0.75$0.75$0.75
Q1 20171$0.67$0.67$0.67
Q2 20171$0.68$0.68$0.68
Q3 20171$0.72$0.72$0.72
Q4 20171$0.75$0.75$0.75
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO)
Annual Dividend:$2.60
Dividend Yield:5.63%
Dividend Growth:8.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:134.72% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
138.30% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
127.45% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 88.16%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


Latest Headlines for The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO)
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News IconGeo Group Inc (The) (NYSE:GEO) EPS Projection Set At $0.79 - Transcript Daily (NYSE:GEO) - February 12 at 5:19 PM
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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 17th will be given a dividend of $0.70 per share on Monday, February 27th. This represents a $2.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 15th. This is a positive change from The GEO Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.65.

Where is The GEO Group's stock going? Where will The GEO Group's stock price be in 2017?

3 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for The GEO Group's shares. Their predictions range from $32.00 to $43.00. On average, they anticipate The GEO Group's share price to reach $37.50 in the next year.

When will The GEO Group announce their earnings?

The GEO Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February, 22nd 2017.

Who owns The GEO Group stock?

The GEO Group's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (6.24%), Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (4.80%), State Street Corp (2.33%), FMR LLC (2.16%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (2.00%) and Artemis Investment Management LLP (1.19%). Company insiders that own The GEO Group 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, Stephen V Fuller and Thomas M Wierdsma.

Who sold The GEO Group stock? Who is selling The GEO Group stock?

The GEO Group's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Denver Investment Advisors LLC, Hodges Capital Management Inc., Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Guardian Capital LP, Guggenheim Capital LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC and Century Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold The GEO Group stock in the last year include Christopher C Wheeler, George C Zoley, J David Donahue and Richard H Glanton.

Who bought The GEO Group stock? Who is buying The GEO Group stock?

The GEO Group's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Artemis Investment Management LLP, State Street Corp, BlueMar Capital Management LLC, A.R.T. Advisors LLC, AMG Funds LLC and Harbor Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought The GEO Group stock in the last two years include Ann M Schlarb and David J Venturella.

How do I buy The GEO Group stock?

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

How much does a share of The GEO Group stock cost?

One share of The GEO Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $46.16.

The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO) Chart for Wednesday, February, 22, 2017

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO)

Last Updated on 2/22/2017 by Staff