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S&P 500   4,967.23
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S&P 500   4,967.23
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Panama Papers trial's public portion comes to an unexpectedly speedy end

The GEO Group (GEO) Competitors

$14.57
-0.20 (-1.35%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

GEO vs. HNI, COUR, LSPD, RIOT, PAYO, NWTN, RAMP, CLBT, INTR, and FA

Should you be buying The GEO Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of The GEO Group include HNI (HNI), Coursera (COUR), Lightspeed Commerce (LSPD), Riot Platforms (RIOT), Payoneer Global (PAYO), NWTN (NWTN), LiveRamp (RAMP), Cellebrite DI (CLBT), Inter & Co, Inc. (INTR), and First Advantage (FA). These companies are all part of the "business services" sector.

The GEO Group vs.

The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO) and HNI (NYSE:HNI) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, earnings, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, media sentiment and community ranking.

The GEO Group presently has a consensus price target of $18.00, indicating a potential upside of 23.54%. HNI has a consensus price target of $45.00, indicating a potential upside of 6.79%. Given The GEO Group's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe The GEO Group is more favorable than HNI.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
The GEO Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
HNI
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

The GEO Group received 279 more outperform votes than HNI when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 72.68% of users gave The GEO Group an outperform vote while only 56.56% of users gave HNI an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
The GEO GroupOutperform Votes
516
72.68%
Underperform Votes
194
27.32%
HNIOutperform Votes
237
56.56%
Underperform Votes
182
43.44%

In the previous week, The GEO Group had 6 more articles in the media than HNI. MarketBeat recorded 10 mentions for The GEO Group and 4 mentions for HNI. HNI's average media sentiment score of 1.14 beat The GEO Group's score of 0.91 indicating that HNI is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
The GEO Group
4 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
HNI
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

76.1% of The GEO Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.3% of HNI shares are held by institutional investors. 5.3% of The GEO Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.4% of HNI shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

The GEO Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than HNI. The GEO Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than HNI, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The GEO Group$2.41B0.77$107.32M$0.7619.17
HNI$2.43B0.82$49.20M$1.0241.31

The GEO Group has a beta of 0.62, indicating that its share price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HNI has a beta of 0.86, indicating that its share price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500.

The GEO Group has a net margin of 4.72% compared to HNI's net margin of 2.03%. HNI's return on equity of 16.97% beat The GEO Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
The GEO Group4.72% 9.43% 3.18%
HNI 2.03%16.97%6.49%

Summary

The GEO Group beats HNI on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding GEO and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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GEO vs. The Competition

MetricThe GEO GroupGeneral building contractors IndustryBusiness SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$1.85B$8.30B$6.58B$17.19B
Dividend YieldN/A1.62%2.96%3.62%
P/E Ratio19.177.2714.0421.16
Price / Sales0.770.782,661.199.63
Price / Cash7.3011.4325.6517.06
Price / Book1.422.394.454.85
Net Income$107.32M$820.94M$135.71M$970.56M
7 Day Performance-5.20%-6.73%-3.03%-1.76%
1 Month Performance3.63%-6.30%-5.73%-3.82%
1 Year Performance83.73%23.50%6.77%100.03%

The GEO Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
HNI
HNI
3.933 of 5 stars
$41.26
-0.7%
$45.00
+9.1%
+58.2%$1.95B$2.43B40.458,200Short Interest ↓
Positive News
COUR
Coursera
2.942 of 5 stars
$11.98
-3.5%
$22.10
+84.6%
+15.5%$1.88B$635.76M-15.551,295Analyst Report
Insider Selling
LSPD
Lightspeed Commerce
3.1714 of 5 stars
$12.84
-0.6%
$19.03
+48.2%
-6.9%$1.97B$730.51M-9.513,000Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
RIOT
Riot Platforms
3.537 of 5 stars
$8.06
-6.0%
$18.96
+135.3%
-24.6%$2.04B$280.70M-29.85534Gap Down
PAYO
Payoneer Global
4.0719 of 5 stars
$4.82
+0.4%
$6.57
+36.3%
-15.0%$1.78B$831.10M20.082,167
NWTN
NWTN
0 of 5 stars
$7.25
+2.1%
N/A-36.5%$2.07BN/A0.00103News Coverage
Gap Down
RAMP
LiveRamp
3.672 of 5 stars
$32.14
-0.3%
$47.75
+48.6%
+36.1%$2.11B$596.58M-146.091,370Analyst Upgrade
CLBT
Cellebrite DI
3.5685 of 5 stars
$10.50
+1.2%
$12.30
+17.1%
+87.6%$2.16B$325.11M-24.421,008Analyst Report
Short Interest ↓
INTR
Inter & Co, Inc.
1.3682 of 5 stars
$4.97
-2.5%
$5.25
+5.6%
+217.7%$2.16B$1.22B33.134,030News Coverage
FA
First Advantage
1.1478 of 5 stars
$14.90
-1.7%
$18.00
+20.8%
+17.0%$2.16B$763.76M59.605,000News Coverage

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This page (NYSE:GEO) was last updated on 4/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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