NYSE:GEO

The GEO Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

$5.67
-0.10 (-1.73 %)
(As of 04/9/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$5.64
Now: $5.67
$5.90
50-Day Range
$5.77
MA: $7.68
$8.24
52-Week Range
$5.64
Now: $5.67
$15.45
Volume7.09 million shs
Average Volume5.31 million shs
Market Capitalization$687.81 million
P/E Ratio4.85
Dividend Yield17.33%
Beta0.89
The GEO Group (NYSE: GEO) is the first fully integrated equity real estate investment trust specializing in the design, financing, development, and operation of secure facilities, processing centers, and community reentry centers in the United States, Australia, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. GEO is a leading provider of enhanced in-custody rehabilitation, post-release support, electronic monitoring, and community-based programs. GEO's worldwide operations include the ownership and/or management of 123 facilities totaling approximately 93,000 beds, including projects under development, with a workforce of approximately 23,000 professionals.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustrySpecialized REITs
SectorFinance
CUSIP36159R10
Phone561-893-0101
Employees20,430
Year FoundedN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.48 billion
Cash Flow$1.76 per share
Book Value$8.21 per share

Profitability

Net Income$166.60 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$687.81 million
Next Earnings Date4/29/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Headlines

GEO Group - Too Much Pessimism Provides Opportunity
April 11, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO) Trading Down 7.4%
April 8, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO) Sets New 52-Week Low at $6.33
April 7, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
A Look Into GEO Group's Debt
April 7, 2021 |  benzinga.com
Biden Order Hits Private U.S. Prisons’ Credit Ratings
March 24, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Why The GEO Group Stock Plunged 19.5% in February
March 3, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Michael Burry Goes on a Buying Spree in Q4
February 22, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.86 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

1st out of 1,944 stocks

Real Estate Investment Trusts Industry

1st out of 274 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$5.67
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(As of 04/9/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is The GEO Group a buy right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The GEO Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" The GEO Group stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than The GEO Group?

Wall Street analysts have given The GEO Group a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but The GEO Group wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting The GEO Group?

The GEO Group saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 26th, there was short interest totaling 33,040,000 shares, an increase of 37.4% from the February 11th total of 24,050,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,550,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 7.3 days. Approximately 28.5% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is The GEO Group's next earnings date?

The GEO Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 29th 2021.
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How were The GEO Group's earnings last quarter?

The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE:GEO) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 16th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.07. The GEO Group had a net margin of 5.81% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.58%. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.28 EPS.
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How has The GEO Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

The GEO Group's stock was trading at $13.31 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, GEO stock has decreased by 57.4% and is now trading at $5.67.
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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 Friday, January 15th. Investors of record on Monday, January 25th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Monday, February 1st. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 17.64%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, January 22nd.
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Is The GEO Group a good dividend stock?

The GEO Group pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 17.33%. GEO has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of The GEO Group is 36.36%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, The GEO Group will have a dividend payout ratio of 40.32% next year. This indicates that The GEO Group will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has The GEO Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

The GEO Group updated its first quarter 2021 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 16th. The company provided EPS guidance of 0.48-0.50 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $579-584 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $598.97 million.

What price target have analysts set for GEO?

1 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for The GEO Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate The GEO Group's stock price to reach $15.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 164.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are The GEO Group's key executives?

The GEO Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. George C. Zoley Ph.D., Founder, Chairman & CEO (Age 71, Pay $3.12M)
  • Mr. Brian R. Evans, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 53, Pay $1.15M)
  • Mr. David J. Venturella, Sr. VP of Client Relations (Age 54, Pay $745.89k)
  • Dr. Ann M. Schlarb Ph.D., Sr. VP & Pres of GEO Care (Age 56, Pay $807.84k)
  • Mr. J. David Donahue, Consultant (Age 61, Pay $1.02M)
  • Mr. Ronald A. Brack, Exec. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 59)
  • Jose Rosario, Exec. VP, Chief Information Officer & Chief Information Security Officer
  • Mr. Pablo E. Paez, Exec. VP of Corp. Relations (Age 39)
  • Mr. Joe Negron, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 59)
  • Christopher D. Ryan, Exec. VP of HR

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

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

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

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).

What is The GEO Group's stock symbol?

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

Who are The GEO Group's major shareholders?

The GEO Group's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.36%) and Hodges Capital Management Inc. (0.12%). Company insiders that own The GEO Group stock include Anne N Foreman, Brian Evans, David J Venturella, George C Zoley and Richard H Glanton.
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Which institutional investors are selling The GEO Group stock?

GEO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hodges Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold The GEO Group company stock in the last year include Anne N Foreman, and Richard H Glanton.
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Which institutional investors are buying The GEO Group stock?

GEO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pacer Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have bought The GEO Group stock in the last two years include Brian Evans, David J Venturella, and George C Zoley.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is The GEO Group's stock price today?

One share of GEO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.67.

How much money does The GEO Group make?

The GEO Group has a market capitalization of $687.81 million and generates $2.48 billion in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $166.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.75 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does The GEO Group have?

The GEO Group employs 20,430 workers across the globe.

What is The GEO Group's official website?

The official website for The GEO Group is www.geogroup.com.

Where are The GEO Group's headquarters?

The GEO Group is headquartered at 4955 TECHNOLOGY WAY, BOCA RATON FL, 33431.

How can I contact The GEO Group?

The GEO Group's mailing address is 4955 TECHNOLOGY WAY, BOCA RATON FL, 33431. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 561-893-0101 or via email at [email protected]


This page was last updated on 4/11/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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