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MA: $9.65
$11.69
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$8.00
Now: $9.39
$18.42
Volume2.88 million shs
Average Volume2.00 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.14 billion
P/E Ratio8.03
Dividend Yield14.39%
Beta0.93

Competitors

The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO) Vs. AMT, PSA, WELL, WY, VTR, and HCP

Should you be buying GEO stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "specialized reits" are considered alternatives and competitors to The GEO Group, including American Tower (AMT), Public Storage (PSA), Welltower (WELL), Weyerhaeuser (WY), Ventas (VTR), and HCP (HCP).

American Tower (NYSE:AMT) and The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, dividends and valuation.

Risk and Volatility

American Tower has a beta of 0.31, meaning that its share price is 69% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The GEO Group has a beta of 0.93, meaning that its share price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for American Tower and The GEO Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
American Tower021102.85
The GEO Group00103.00

American Tower currently has a consensus price target of $278.3636, indicating a potential upside of 21.60%. The GEO Group has a consensus price target of $15.00, indicating a potential upside of 59.74%. Given The GEO Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe The GEO Group is more favorable than American Tower.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares American Tower and The GEO Group's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
American Tower$7.58 billion13.41$1.89 billion$7.7329.61
The GEO Group$2.48 billion0.46$166.60 million$2.753.41

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

Insider & Institutional Ownership

79.9% of American Tower shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 72.7% of The GEO Group shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of American Tower shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.7% of The GEO Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

American Tower pays an annual dividend of $4.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. The GEO Group pays an annual dividend of $1.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 14.5%. American Tower pays out 59.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The GEO Group pays out 49.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. American Tower has raised its dividend for 8 consecutive years. The GEO Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Profitability

This table compares American Tower and The GEO Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
American Tower24.08%42.42%4.53%
The GEO Group5.81%16.58%3.74%

Summary

American Tower beats The GEO Group on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) and The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, dividends and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Public Storage and The GEO Group's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Public Storage$2.85 billion13.46$1.52 billion$10.7520.38
The GEO Group$2.48 billion0.46$166.60 million$2.753.41

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Public Storage and The GEO Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Public Storage45201.82
The GEO Group00103.00

Public Storage currently has a consensus price target of $214.30, indicating a potential downside of 2.20%. The GEO Group has a consensus price target of $15.00, indicating a potential upside of 59.74%. Given The GEO Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe The GEO Group is more favorable than Public Storage.

Dividends

Public Storage pays an annual dividend of $8.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. The GEO Group pays an annual dividend of $1.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 14.5%. Public Storage pays out 74.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The GEO Group pays out 49.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Public Storage has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. The GEO Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

79.0% of Public Storage shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 72.7% of The GEO Group shares are held by institutional investors. 13.8% of Public Storage shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.7% of The GEO Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Public Storage and The GEO Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Public Storage48.65%28.12%11.90%
The GEO Group5.81%16.58%3.74%

Risk and Volatility

Public Storage has a beta of 0.13, meaning that its share price is 87% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The GEO Group has a beta of 0.93, meaning that its share price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Public Storage beats The GEO Group on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Welltower (NYSE:WELL) and The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, valuation, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Welltower and The GEO Group's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Welltower$5.12 billion5.19$1.23 billion$4.1615.31
The GEO Group$2.48 billion0.46$166.60 million$2.753.41

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Welltower and The GEO Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Welltower114402.16
The GEO Group00103.00

Welltower currently has a consensus price target of $55.50, indicating a potential downside of 12.85%. The GEO Group has a consensus price target of $15.00, indicating a potential upside of 59.74%. Given The GEO Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe The GEO Group is more favorable than Welltower.

Dividends

Welltower pays an annual dividend of $2.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.8%. The GEO Group pays an annual dividend of $1.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 14.5%. Welltower pays out 58.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The GEO Group pays out 49.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Welltower has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. The GEO Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

89.2% of Welltower shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 72.7% of The GEO Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Welltower shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.7% of The GEO Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Welltower and The GEO Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Welltower26.20%8.64%4.39%
The GEO Group5.81%16.58%3.74%

Volatility and Risk

Welltower has a beta of 0.87, suggesting that its stock price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The GEO Group has a beta of 0.93, suggesting that its stock price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Welltower beats The GEO Group on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Weyerhaeuser (NYSE:WY) and The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO) are both construction companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, valuation, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Weyerhaeuser and The GEO Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Weyerhaeuser$6.55 billion3.32$-76,000,000.00$0.3974.64
The GEO Group$2.48 billion0.46$166.60 million$2.753.41

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Weyerhaeuser and The GEO Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Weyerhaeuser04402.50
The GEO Group00103.00

Weyerhaeuser currently has a consensus price target of $30.00, indicating a potential upside of 3.06%. The GEO Group has a consensus price target of $15.00, indicating a potential upside of 59.74%. Given The GEO Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe The GEO Group is more favorable than Weyerhaeuser.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

77.5% of Weyerhaeuser shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 72.7% of The GEO Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Weyerhaeuser shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.7% of The GEO Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Weyerhaeuser and The GEO Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Weyerhaeuser4.67%3.59%1.78%
The GEO Group5.81%16.58%3.74%

Risk and Volatility

Weyerhaeuser has a beta of 1.96, indicating that its share price is 96% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The GEO Group has a beta of 0.93, indicating that its share price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

The GEO Group beats Weyerhaeuser on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ventas (NYSE:VTR) and The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, valuation, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Volatility and Risk

Ventas has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The GEO Group has a beta of 0.93, suggesting that its stock price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Ventas and The GEO Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ventas410201.88
The GEO Group00103.00

Ventas currently has a consensus price target of $40.6667, indicating a potential downside of 16.65%. The GEO Group has a consensus price target of $15.00, indicating a potential upside of 59.74%. Given The GEO Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe The GEO Group is more favorable than Ventas.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Ventas and The GEO Group's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ventas$3.87 billion4.72$433.02 million$3.8512.67
The GEO Group$2.48 billion0.46$166.60 million$2.753.41

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

Institutional & Insider Ownership

90.5% of Ventas shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 72.7% of The GEO Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.2% of Ventas shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.7% of The GEO Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Ventas and The GEO Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ventas10.49%3.88%1.64%
The GEO Group5.81%16.58%3.74%

Dividends

Ventas pays an annual dividend of $1.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. The GEO Group pays an annual dividend of $1.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 14.5%. Ventas pays out 46.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The GEO Group pays out 49.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Ventas has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Ventas beats The GEO Group on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO) and HCP (NYSE:HCP) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, dividends and earnings.

Volatility and Risk

The GEO Group has a beta of 0.93, indicating that its share price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HCP has a beta of 0.22, indicating that its share price is 78% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for The GEO Group and HCP, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The GEO Group00103.00
HCP0000N/A

The GEO Group presently has a consensus target price of $15.00, indicating a potential upside of 59.74%. Given The GEO Group's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe The GEO Group is more favorable than HCP.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares The GEO Group and HCP's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The GEO Group$2.48 billion0.46$166.60 million$2.753.41
HCP$1.85 billion8.13$1.06 billion$1.8216.80

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

Institutional & Insider Ownership

72.7% of The GEO Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.8% of HCP shares are held by institutional investors. 2.7% of The GEO Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of HCP shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares The GEO Group and HCP's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The GEO Group5.81%16.58%3.74%
HCP43.66%12.78%6.24%

Dividends

The GEO Group pays an annual dividend of $1.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 14.5%. HCP pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.8%. The GEO Group pays out 49.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. HCP pays out 81.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. The GEO Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

The GEO Group beats HCP on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.


The GEO Group Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
American Tower logo
AMT
American Tower
2.6$228.91-1.6%$101.68 billion$7.58 billion54.12
Public Storage logo
PSA
Public Storage
1.7$219.13-2.1%$38.31 billion$2.85 billion31.30
Welltower logo
WELL
Welltower
2.1$63.68-1.3%$26.57 billion$5.12 billion20.09
Weyerhaeuser logo
WY
Weyerhaeuser
1.1$29.11-1.2%$21.73 billion$6.55 billion71.00
Ventas logo
VTR
Ventas
1.6$48.79-0.1%$18.28 billion$3.87 billion44.35
HCP logo
HCP
HCP
1.4$30.57-0.1%$15.01 billion$1.85 billion16.80
Extra Space Storage logo
EXR
Extra Space Storage
1.8$110.89-1.6%$14.33 billion$1.31 billion32.91
Medical Properties Trust logo
MPW
Medical Properties Trust
1.7$19.42-0.1%$10.41 billion$854.20 million22.32
Host Hotels & Resorts logo
HST
Host Hotels & Resorts
1.3$14.71-3.8%$10.38 billion$5.47 billion122.58Analyst Report
Omega Healthcare Investors logo
OHI
Omega Healthcare Investors
1.7$34.75-1.0%$7.89 billion$928.83 million50.36
CubeSmart logo
CUBE
CubeSmart
1.5$32.24-2.9%$6.30 billion$643.91 million37.49
Life Storage logo
LSI
Life Storage
1.6$108.20-2.1%$5.26 billion$574.74 million33.09Increase in Short Interest
Healthcare Realty Trust logo
HR
Healthcare Realty Trust
1.6$30.26-1.1%$4.12 billion$470.30 million35.60Decrease in Short Interest
Rayonier logo
RYN
Rayonier
1.5$27.84-0.6%$3.80 billion$711.60 million84.36
Ryman Hospitality Properties logo
RHP
Ryman Hospitality Properties
1.3$63.07-3.6%$3.47 billion$1.60 billion-23.10Analyst Report
Sabra Health Care REIT logo
SBRA
Sabra Health Care REIT
1.8$16.65-1.4%$3.45 billion$661.74 million26.43
PotlatchDeltic logo
PCH
PotlatchDeltic
1.2$45.10-0.3%$3.02 billion$827.10 million173.47
National Health Investors logo
NHI
National Health Investors
2.0$64.81-0.1%$2.90 billion$318.08 million15.14
EPR Properties logo
EPR
EPR Properties
1.6$37.70-13.9%$2.81 billion$651.97 million-28.13
Pebblebrook Hotel Trust logo
PEB
Pebblebrook Hotel Trust
1.4$19.75-6.2%$2.59 billion$1.61 billion-35.91Decrease in Short Interest
Sunstone Hotel Investors logo
SHO
Sunstone Hotel Investors
1.1$10.58-2.4%$2.28 billion$1.12 billion-10.58Analyst Downgrade
RLJ Lodging Trust logo
RLJ
RLJ Lodging Trust
1.3$12.47-4.0%$2.06 billion$1.57 billion-19.79Analyst Downgrade
Service Properties Trust logo
SVC
Service Properties Trust
1.6$12.16-5.1%$2.00 billion$2.32 billion-43.43
DiamondRock Hospitality logo
DRH
DiamondRock Hospitality
1.6$7.52-4.4%$1.50 billion$938.09 million-27.85
LTC Properties logo
LTC
LTC Properties
1.7$37.47-0.8%$1.47 billion$185.30 million16.51
Diversified Healthcare Trust logo
DHC
Diversified Healthcare Trust
1.7$4.74-2.3%$1.13 billion$1.04 billion-6.40
Summit Hotel Properties logo
INN
Summit Hotel Properties
1.6$8.75-5.7%$924.95 million$549.35 million-8.58Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
CoreCivic logo
CXW
CoreCivic
2.1$7.09-4.1%$848.21 million$1.98 billion6.95
Universal Health Realty Income Trust logo
UHT
Universal Health Realty Income Trust
1.8$60.45-1.4%$832.46 million$77.16 million42.27Heavy News Reporting
Chatham Lodging Trust logo
CLDT
Chatham Lodging Trust
1.6$11.21-4.0%$526.56 million$328.33 million-7.05
Hersha Hospitality Trust logo
HT
Hersha Hospitality Trust
1.3$8.00-9.6%$310.74 million$529.96 million-2.76
Ashford Hospitality Trust logo
AHT
Ashford Hospitality Trust
1.2$3.66-9.3%$53.54 million$1.50 billion-0.08High Trading Volume
Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
This page was last updated on 11/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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