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The GEO Group Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:GEO)

$14.50
-0.14 (-0.96 %)
(As of 11/20/2019 03:46 AM ET)
Today's Range
$14.47
Now: $14.50
$14.80
50-Day Range
$14.49
MA: $15.49
$17.41
52-Week Range
$14.45
Now: $14.50
$24.03
Volume703,461 shs
Average Volume819,176 shs
Market Capitalization$1.76 billion
P/E Ratio5.87
Dividend Yield13.11%
Beta1.1
The GEO Group, Inc (NYSE: GEO) is the first fully integrated equity real estate investment trust 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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustrySpecialized REITs
SectorFinance
CUSIP36159R10
Phone561-893-0101

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.33 billion
Cash Flow$2.31 per share
Book Value$8.54 per share

Profitability

Net Income$145.09 million

Miscellaneous

Employees22,000
Market Cap$1.76 billion
Next Earnings Date2/13/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.48 per share on Friday, November 1st. This represents a $1.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 13.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 24th. View The GEO Group's Dividend History.

How will The GEO Group's stock buyback program work?

The GEO Group announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase plan on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were The GEO Group's earnings last quarter?

The GEO Group Inc (NYSE:GEO) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 30th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.13. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $610.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $601.83 million. The GEO Group had a net margin of 6.59% and a return on equity of 17.23%. The GEO Group's revenue was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.57 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 Thursday, February 13th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for The GEO Group.

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

The GEO Group updated its Q earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 5th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.66-0.68 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $629-634 million.

What price target have analysts set for GEO?

2 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for The GEO Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $26.00. On average, they anticipate The GEO Group's share price to reach $25.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 75.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for The GEO Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for The GEO Group?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The GEO Group in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for The GEO Group.

Has The GEO Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about GEO stock has been trending extremely negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. The GEO Group earned a news impact score of -5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for The GEO Group.

Are investors shorting The GEO Group?

The GEO Group saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 4,050,000 shares, an increase of 18.8% from the September 15th total of 3,410,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 954,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.2 days. Approximately 3.4% of the shares of the company are sold short. View The GEO Group's Current Options Chain.

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), Corecivic (CXW), Altria Group (MO), Ares Capital (ARCC), Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI), New Residential Investment (NRZ), Occidental Petroleum (OXY), Oxford Lane Capital (OXLC), Iron Mountain (IRM) and WP Carey (WPC).

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 69)
  • Mr. Brian R. Evans, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 51)
  • Mr. J. David Donahue, Sr. VP and Pres of U.S. Corrections, Detention & International Operations (Age 59)
  • Dr. Ann M. Schlarb Ph.D., Sr. VP & Pres of GEO Care (Age 54)
  • Mr. Ronald A. Brack, Exec. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 57)

Who are The GEO Group's major shareholders?

The GEO Group's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Artemis Investment Management LLP (4.25%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (1.66%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.30%), Symons Capital Management Inc. (0.23%), Foundry Partners LLC (0.21%) and Mackay Shields LLC (0.20%). Company insiders that own The GEO Group stock include Anne N Foreman, Brian Evans, Christopher C Wheeler, David J Venturella, George C Zoley, John J Bulfin, Richard H Glanton and Shayn P March. View Institutional Ownership Trends for The GEO Group.

Which major investors are selling The GEO Group stock?

GEO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Dupont Capital Management Corp, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Strs Ohio, Symons Capital Management Inc., Artemis Investment Management LLP, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Pacer Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold The GEO Group company stock in the last year include Anne N Foreman, Brian Evans, Christopher C Wheeler and Richard H Glanton. View Insider Buying and Selling for The GEO Group.

Which major investors are buying The GEO Group stock?

GEO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., ARP Americas LP, Hancock Whitney Corp, SG Americas Securities LLC, Foundry Partners LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Mackay Shields LLC and Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is The GEO Group's stock price today?

One share of GEO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.50.

How big of a company is The GEO Group?

The GEO Group has a market capitalization of $1.76 billion and generates $2.33 billion in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $145.09 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.47 on an earnings per share basis. The GEO Group employs 22,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About The GEO Group.

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:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  431 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  312 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  743
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 11/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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