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NYSE:GEOThe GEO Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

$11.09
+0.20 (+1.84 %)
(As of 08/11/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$11.02
Now: $11.09
$11.47
50-Day Range
$10.60
MA: $11.28
$12.19
52-Week Range
$9.95
Now: $11.09
$18.64
Volume1.66 million shs
Average Volume1.74 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.35 billion
P/E Ratio9.02
Dividend Yield17.63%
Beta1
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: 3.3Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

3.37 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.48 billion
Cash Flow$2.83 per share
Book Value$8.21 per share

Profitability

Net Income$166.60 million

Miscellaneous

Employees22,000
Market Cap$1.35 billion
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$11.09
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(As of 08/11/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has The GEO Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (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 (WHO). Since then, GEO stock has decreased by 16.7% and is now trading at $11.09.
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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) released its earnings results on Thursday, August, 6th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate 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. Investors 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 17.31%. 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 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for The GEO Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate The GEO Group's share price to reach $15.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 35.3% from the stock's current price.
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Has The GEO Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about GEO stock have trended very negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. The GEO Group earned a daily sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
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Are investors shorting The GEO Group?

The GEO Group saw a decline in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,660,000 shares, a decline of 7.0% from the July 15th total of 2,860,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,940,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.4 days. Currently, 2.3% of the company's stock 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), Altria Group (MO), ANNALY CAP MGMT/SH (NLY), AbbVie (ABBV), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Main Street Capital (MAIN).

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Russell Investments Group Ltd. (1.17%), LSV Asset Management (0.71%), Mutual of America Capital Management LLC (0.41%), Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.37%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.31%) and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.23%). 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 institutional investors are selling The GEO Group stock?

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

GEO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, LSV Asset Management, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, QV Investors Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, Hodges Capital Management Inc., Swiss National Bank, and Cedar Capital LLC. 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 $11.09.

How big of a company is The GEO Group?

The GEO Group has a market capitalization of $1.35 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 8/12/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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