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

$16.91
-0.51 (-2.93 %)
(As of 08/23/2019 01:57 PM ET)
Today's Range
$16.87
Now: $16.91
$17.47
50-Day Range
$16.50
MA: $18.12
$20.90
52-Week Range
$16.33
Now: $16.91
$25.84
Volume19,054 shs
Average Volume969,451 shs
Market Capitalization$2.05 billion
P/E Ratio6.85
Dividend Yield11.00%
Beta1.13
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$2.2309 per share
Book Value$8.42 per share

Profitability

Net Income$145.09 million

Miscellaneous

Employees22,000
Market Cap$2.05 billion
Next Earnings Date11/6/2019 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 9th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.48 per share on Friday, July 26th. This represents a $1.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 11.35%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 18th. 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 program on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were The GEO Group's earnings last quarter?

The GEO Group Inc (NYSE:GEO) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 30th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates 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 return on equity of 16.23% and a net margin of 6.45%. The GEO Group's revenue was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm 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 Wednesday, November 6th 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 FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.69-2.73 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of Approx $2.47 billion.

What price target have analysts set for GEO?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for The GEO Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect The GEO Group's share price to reach $25.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 50.8% 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?

Media headlines about GEO stock have trended positive on Friday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. The GEO Group earned a coverage optimism score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for The GEO Group.

Are investors shorting The GEO Group?

The GEO Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,386,100 shares, an increase of 21.7% from the June 30th total of 2,782,500 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 945,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.6 days. Approximately 2.9% of the company's shares 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), Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI), WP Carey (WPC), Ares Capital (ARCC), Occidental Petroleum (OXY), Iron Mountain (IRM), Kinder Morgan (KMI) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (14.94%), BlackRock Inc. (11.91%), BlackRock Inc. (11.91%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (7.12%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (7.12%) and Artemis Investment Management LLP (4.27%). Company insiders that own The GEO Group stock include Anne N Foreman, 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 Northern Trust Corp, WINTON GROUP Ltd, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bank of America Corp DE, Invesco Ltd., Wells Fargo & Company MN, AXA and BlackRock Inc.. Company insiders that have sold The GEO Group company stock in the last year include Christopher C Wheeler, David J Venturella 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Capital Advisors Inc. OK. 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 $16.91.

How big of a company is The GEO Group?

The GEO Group has a market capitalization of $2.05 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:  418 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  293 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  711
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 8/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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