NYSE:GEO - The GEO Group Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$26.48 +0.42 (+1.61 %)
(As of 06/24/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$26.48
Today's Range$25.99 - $26.59
52-Week Range$19.05 - $31.04
Volume1.13 million shs
Average Volume638,110 shs
Market Capitalization$3.21 billion
P/E Ratio10.38
Dividend Yield7.21%
Beta1.3
The GEO Group logoThe 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. GEO's worldwide operations include the ownership and/or management of 141 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

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.29
Current Ratio1.54
Quick Ratio1.54

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio10.38
Forward P/E Ratio13.58
P/E Growth2.23

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.26 billion
Price / Sales1.44
Cash Flow$2.5486 per share
Price / Cash10.39
Book Value$9.66 per share
Price / Book2.74

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.55
Net Income$146.24 million
Net Margins6.18%
Return on Equity13.63%
Return on Assets3.81%

Miscellaneous

Employees18,512
Outstanding Shares123,020,000

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 11th. Stockholders of record on Monday, April 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.47 per share on Thursday, May 3rd. This represents a $1.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, April 20th. View The GEO Group's Dividend History.

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

The GEO Group announced that its board has approved a stock repurchase program on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were The GEO Group's earnings last quarter?

The GEO Group Inc (NYSE:GEO) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 26th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.01. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $565 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $559.86 million. The GEO Group had a return on equity of 13.63% and a net margin of 6.18%. The firm's revenue was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.35 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 Monday, August, 6th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for The GEO Group.

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

The GEO Group updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.45-2.53 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.47. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.28 billion.The GEO Group also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.59-0.61 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for GEO?

3 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for The GEO Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $35.00. On average, they expect The GEO Group's stock price to reach $34.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for The GEO Group.

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)

Has The GEO Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about GEO stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. The GEO Group earned a news impact score of 0.06 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.75 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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 BlackRock Inc. (11.67%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (4.53%), Daiwa Securities Group Inc. (3.33%), Prudential Financial Inc. (2.92%), Northern Trust Corp (2.80%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (2.41%). Company insiders that own The GEO Group stock include Ann M Schlarb, Anne N Foreman, Christopher C Wheeler, 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 Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Barings LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Eagle Asset Management Inc., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Daiwa Securities Group Inc., River Road Asset Management LLC and Prudential Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have sold The GEO Group company stock in the last year include Anne N Foreman, Christopher C Wheeler, John J Bulfin, Norman A Carlson, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Global X Management Co. LLC, Denver Investment Advisors LLC, Alpine Woods Capital Investors LLC, Intrinsic Edge Capital Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., BlackRock Inc., Epoch Investment Partners Inc. and Ranger Global Real Estate Advisors 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, 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 $26.48.

How big of a company is The GEO Group?

The GEO Group has a market capitalization of $3.21 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.

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 (GEO)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  275 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  188 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  463
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 6/24/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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