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The GEO Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.28 (+2.62 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $10.98
50-Day Range
MA: $11.03
52-Week Range
Now: $10.98
Volume1.18 million shs
Average Volume1.65 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.33 billion
P/E Ratio8.93
Dividend Yield17.94%
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. GEO's worldwide operations include the ownership and/or management of 135 facilities totaling approximately 96,000 beds, including projects under development, with a growing workforce of approximately 23,000 professionals.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.61 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustrySpecialized REITs



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.48 billion
Cash Flow$2.66 per share
Book Value$8.21 per share


Net Income$166.60 million


Market Cap$1.33 billion
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
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The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has The GEO Group's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

The GEO Group's stock was trading at $13.31 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, GEO stock has decreased by 17.5% and is now trading at $10.98.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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."
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When is The GEO Group's next earnings date?

The GEO Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were The GEO Group's earnings last quarter?

The GEO Group Inc (NYSE:GEO) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 6th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.52 by $0.16. The GEO Group had a return on equity of 17.13% and a net margin of 5.96%.
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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 7th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 17th will be given a dividend of $0.48 per share on Friday, July 24th. This represents a $1.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 17.49%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 16th.
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What guidance has The GEO Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

The GEO Group updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 2.29-2.33 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.34-2.34 billion.

What price target have analysts set for GEO?

1 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for The GEO Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate The GEO Group's stock price to reach $15.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 36.6% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting The GEO Group?

The GEO Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,290,000 shares, an increase of 19.5% from the August 31st total of 3,590,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,700,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.5 days. Currently, 3.7% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Corecivic (CXW), Iron Mountain (IRM), AGNC Investment (AGNC), ANNALY CAP MGMT/SH (NLY), Altria Group (MO), Verizon Communications (VZ) and AbbVie (ABBV).

Who are The GEO Group's key executives?

The GEO Group's management team includes the following 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)

What is The GEO Group's stock symbol?

The GEO Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GEO."

Who are The GEO Group's major shareholders?

The GEO Group's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (15.82%), Prudential Financial Inc. (2.35%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.82%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.69%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (1.17%) and Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.16%). Company insiders that own The GEO Group stock include Anne N Foreman, Brian Evans, Christopher C Wheeler, David J Venturella, George C Zoley and Richard H Glanton.
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Which major investors are selling The GEO Group stock?

GEO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Hancock Whitney Corp, Amalgamated Bank, Dupont Capital Management Corp, and ARP Americas LP. Company insiders that have sold The GEO Group company stock in the last year include Anne N Foreman, and Richard H Glanton.
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Which major investors are buying The GEO Group stock?

GEO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, LSV Asset Management, Barclays PLC, Prudential Financial Inc., MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, and QV Investors Inc.. Company insiders that have bought The GEO Group stock in the last two years include Brian Evans, David J Venturella, and George C Zoley.
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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 $10.98.

How big of a company is The GEO Group?

The GEO Group has a market capitalization of $1.33 billion and generates $2.48 billion in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $166.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.75 on an earnings per share basis. The GEO Group employs 22,000 workers across the globe.

What is The GEO Group's official website?

The official website for The GEO Group is www.geogroup.com.

How can I contact The GEO Group?

The GEO Group's mailing address is 4955 TECHNOLOGY WAY, BOCA RATON FL, 33431. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 561-893-0101 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 9/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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