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

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$22.31 -0.06 (-0.27 %)
(As of 11/20/2018 11:08 AM ET)
Previous Close$22.37
Today's Range$22.26 - $22.50
52-Week Range$19.05 - $28.06
Volume8,443 shs
Average Volume658,696 shs
Market Capitalization$2.74 billion
P/E Ratio8.82
Dividend Yield8.36%
Beta1.22
The 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
Current SymbolNYSE:GEO
Previous Symbol
CUSIP36159R10
Phone561-893-0101

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.21
Current Ratio0.85
Quick Ratio0.85

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio8.82
Forward P/E Ratio11.38
P/E Growth1.92

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.26 billion
Price / Sales1.20
Cash Flow$2.4872 per share
Price / Cash8.97
Book Value$9.66 per share
Price / Book2.31

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.55
Net Income$146.24 million
Net Margins6.43%
Return on Equity14.63%
Return on Assets3.91%

Miscellaneous

Employees18,512
Outstanding Shares121,800,000
Market Cap$2.74 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 Monday, October 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 26th will be given a dividend of $0.47 per share on Friday, November 2nd. This represents a $1.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.40%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 25th. 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 approved a stock buyback plan on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were The GEO Group's earnings last quarter?

The GEO Group Inc (NYSE:GEO) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 7th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.19. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $583.53 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $588.32 million. The GEO Group had a return on equity of 14.63% and a net margin of 6.43%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 3.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.63 earnings per share. 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 Wednesday, February 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for The GEO Group.

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

The GEO Group updated its fourth quarter 2018 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $587-592 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $595.28 million.The GEO Group also updated its Q4 guidance to $0.65-0.67 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for GEO?

1 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for The GEO Group's stock. Their predictions 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 43.0% 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.

Has The GEO Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about GEO stock have been trending negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. The GEO Group earned a news sentiment score of -2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

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)

Who are The GEO Group's major shareholders?

The GEO Group's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.98%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.05%), Prudential Financial Inc. (2.95%), Artemis Investment Management LLP (2.75%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.54%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (1.76%). Company insiders that own The GEO Group stock include Anne N Foreman, Christopher C Wheeler, David J Venturella, George C Zoley, 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., Eagle Asset Management Inc., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, River Road Asset Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc. and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have sold The GEO Group company stock in the last year include Anne N Foreman, 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Growth Management LP, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Nordea Investment Management AB, BlackRock Inc., Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., Russell Investments Group Ltd. and American Century Companies Inc.. 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 $22.37.

How big of a company is The GEO Group?

The GEO Group has a market capitalization of $2.74 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.

What is The GEO Group's official website?

The official website for The GEO Group is http://www.geogroup.com.

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:  367 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  239 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  606
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 11/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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