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

$17.65
+0.21 (+1.20 %)
(As of 08/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$17.35
Now: $17.65
$17.84
50-Day Range
$16.50
MA: $18.49
$21.01
52-Week Range
$16.33
Now: $17.65
$25.84
Volume607,700 shs
Average Volume1.09 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.14 billion
P/E Ratio7.15
Dividend Yield11.01%
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$2.3285 per share
Book Value$8.42 per share

Profitability

Net Income$145.09 million

Miscellaneous

Employees22,000
Market Cap$2.14 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 9th. Investors 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 yield of 10.88%. The ex-dividend date 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 of Directors has initiated a stock buyback 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 purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually an indication 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 30th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.13. The real estate investment trust earned $610.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 quarterly revenue was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $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 issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 30th. The company provided 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 12 month 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 year. This suggests a possible upside of 44.5% 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 coverage about GEO stock has been trending negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. The GEO Group earned a media sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for The GEO Group.

Are investors shorting The GEO Group?

The GEO Group saw a increase in short interest in 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 days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.6 days. Currently, 2.9% of the company's stock are short sold. 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (14.94%), BlackRock Inc. (11.91%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (7.12%), Artemis Investment Management LLP (4.27%), Prudential Financial Inc. (3.59%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.91%). 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, Prudential Financial Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Capital Advisors Inc. OK and Royal Bank of Canada. 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 $17.65.

How big of a company is The GEO Group?

The GEO Group has a market capitalization of $2.14 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 8/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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