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NYSE:GEO

The GEO Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

$9.79
+0.40 (+4.26 %)
(As of 11/24/2020 12:37 PM ET)
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$9.26
Now: $9.79
$9.88
50-Day Range
$8.11
MA: $9.65
$11.69
52-Week Range
$8.00
Now: $9.79
$18.42
Volume98,768 shs
Average Volume2.00 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.19 billion
P/E Ratio8.37
Dividend Yield14.39%
Beta0.93
The GEO Group (NYSE: GEO) is the first fully integrated equity real estate investment trust specializing in the design, financing, development, and operation of secure facilities, processing centers, and community reentry centers in the United States, Australia, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. GEO is a leading provider of enhanced in-custody rehabilitation, post-release support, electronic monitoring, and community-based programs. GEO's worldwide operations include the ownership and/or management of 123 facilities totaling approximately 93,000 beds, including projects under development, with a 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: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.91 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustrySpecialized REITs
SectorFinance
CUSIP36159R10
Phone561-893-0101
Employees23,000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.48 billion
Cash Flow$3.05 per share
Book Value$7.68 per share

Profitability

Net Income$166.60 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$1.19 billion
Next Earnings Date2/10/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$9.79
+0.40 (+4.26 %)
(As of 11/24/2020 12:37 PM ET)
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The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has The GEO Group's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

The GEO Group's stock was trading at $13.31 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, GEO shares have decreased by 26.4% and is now trading at $9.80.
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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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than The GEO Group?

Wall Street analysts have given The GEO Group a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but The GEO Group wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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 Wednesday, February 10th 2021.
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How were The GEO Group's earnings last quarter?

The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE:GEO) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 29th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.23. The GEO Group had a return on equity of 16.58% and a net margin of 5.81%.
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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, October 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, October 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.34 per share on Friday, October 23rd. This represents a $1.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 13.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 15th.
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What guidance has The GEO Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

The GEO Group updated its fourth quarter 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 0.55-0.57 for the period.

What price target have analysts set for GEO?

1 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for The GEO Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $15.00. On average, they expect The GEO Group's share price to reach $15.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 53.1% 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 October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 10,070,000 shares, an increase of 90.4% from the October 15th total of 5,290,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,170,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.6 days. Approximately 8.6% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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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 (ET), CoreCivic (CXW), Iron Mountain (IRM), Altria Group (MO), AGNC Investment (AGNC), Annaly Capital Management (NLY), Verizon Communications (VZ) and AbbVie (ABBV).

Who are The GEO Group's key executives?

The GEO Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. George C. Zoley Ph.D., Founder, Chairman & CEO (Age 70, Pay $3.12M)
  • Mr. Brian R. Evans, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 52, Pay $1.15M)
  • Mr. David J. Venturella, Sr. VP of Client Relations (Age 53, Pay $745.89k)
  • Dr. Ann M. Schlarb Ph.D., Sr. VP & Pres of GEO Care (Age 55, Pay $807.84k)
  • Mr. J. David Donahue, Consultant (Age 60, Pay $1.02M)
  • Mr. Ronald A. Brack, Exec. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 58)
  • Jose Rosario, Exec. VP, Chief Information Officer & Chief Information Security Officer
  • Mr. Pablo E. Paez, Exec. VP of Corp. Relations (Age 38)
  • Mr. Joe Negron, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 58)
  • Christopher D. Ryan, Exec. VP of HR

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.88%), State Street Corp (3.13%), Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership (1.97%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.71%), Ranger Global Real Estate Advisors LLC (1.46%) and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can (1.41%). 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 BlackRock Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, State Street Corp, Morgan Stanley, Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio, Principal Financial Group Inc., ProShare Advisors LLC, and Paloma Partners Management Co. 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 institutional investors are buying The GEO Group stock?

GEO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., First Trust Advisors LP, Ranger Global Real Estate Advisors LLC, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., First Dallas Securities Inc., and Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership. 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 $9.80.

How big of a company is The GEO Group?

The GEO Group has a market capitalization of $1.19 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 23,000 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 11/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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