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The GEO Group Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:GEO)

$15.83
+0.15 (+0.96 %)
(As of 10/15/2019 01:14 PM ET)
Today's Range
$15.72
Now: $15.83
$15.99
50-Day Range
$14.81
MA: $17.00
$18.37
52-Week Range
$14.68
Now: $15.83
$25.10
Volume17,347 shs
Average Volume1.11 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.92 billion
P/E Ratio6.40
Dividend Yield12.54%
Beta1.12
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$2.38 per share
Book Value$8.54 per share

Profitability

Net Income$145.09 million

Miscellaneous

Employees22,000
Market Cap$1.92 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 Monday, October 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, October 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.48 per share on Friday, November 1st. This represents a $1.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 12.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 24th. 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 approved a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were The GEO Group's earnings last quarter?

The GEO Group Inc (NYSE:GEO) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 30th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate 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 net margin of 6.45% and a return on equity of 16.23%. The firm's revenue was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous 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 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 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for The GEO Group's shares. Their predictions range from $25.00 to $26.00. On average, they anticipate The GEO Group's stock price to reach $25.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 61.1% 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?

News articles about GEO stock have trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing 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 media sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for The GEO Group.

Are investors shorting The GEO Group?

The GEO Group saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,410,000 shares, an increase of 16.4% from the August 30th total of 2,930,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 995,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.4 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), Ares Capital (ARCC), WP Carey (WPC), Occidental Petroleum (OXY), New Residential Investment (NRZ), Kinder Morgan (KMI) and Enterprise Products Partners (EPD).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Artemis Investment Management LLP (4.25%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.04%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%), M&R Capital Management Inc. (0.02%) and Penbrook Management LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own The GEO Group stock include Anne N Foreman, Brian Evans, 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 Artemis Investment Management LLP, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Pacer Advisors Inc., M&R Capital Management Inc. and Penbrook Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold The GEO Group company stock in the last year include Anne N Foreman, Brian Evans, Christopher C Wheeler and Richard H Glanton. 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, 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 $15.83.

How big of a company is The GEO Group?

The GEO Group has a market capitalization of $1.92 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:  424 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  302 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  726
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 10/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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