How to buy Geo Group stock
Learn how to easily invest in Geo Group stock.
Geo Group is a security & protection services business based in the US. Geo Group shares (GEO) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Geo Group employs 18,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.4 billion.
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Geo Group stock price (NYSE: GEO)Use our graph to track the performance of GEO stocks over time.
Geo Group shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$7.87|
|52-week range||$6.94 - $12.44|
|50-day moving average||$7.27|
|200-day moving average||$8.57|
|Wall St. target price||$13.75|
|Dividend yield||$0 (8.4%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.94|
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Geo Group price performance over time
|1 week (2023-09-21)||2.47%|
|1 month (2023-08-28)||12.11%|
|3 months (2023-06-28)||9.76%|
|6 months (2023-03-24)||N/A|
|1 year (2022-09-27)||6.64%|
|2 years (2021-09-28)||6.50%|
|3 years (2020-09-28)||10.8496|
|5 years (2018-09-28)||19.0031|
Is Geo Group stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Geo Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Geo Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Geo Group's P/E ratio
Geo Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 8x. In other words, Geo Group shares trade at around 8x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Geo Group's PEG ratio
Geo Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.8992. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Geo Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Geo Group's EBITDA
Geo Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $520.1 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Geo Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Geo Group financials
|Revenue TTM||$2.4 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||16.05%|
|Gross profit TTM||$713 million|
|Return on assets TTM||5.95%|
|Return on equity TTM||11.93%|
|Market Capitalization||$968.5 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Geo Group share dividends
We're not expecting Geo Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Geo Group's shares ever split?
Geo Group's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 24 April 2017. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Geo Group shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Geo Group shares which in turn could have impacted Geo Group's share price.
Geo Group share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Geo Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.94 up to $12.44. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Geo Group's is 0.6978. This would suggest that Geo Group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Geo Group overview
The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE: GEO) is a leading diversified government service provider, specializing in design, financing, development, and support services for secure facilities, processing centers, and community reentry centers in the United States, Australia, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. GEO's diversified services include enhanced in-custody rehabilitation and post-release support through the award-winning GEO Continuum of Care, secure transportation, electronic monitoring, community-based programs, and correctional health and mental health care. GEO's worldwide operations include the ownership and/or delivery of support services for 102 facilities totaling approximately 82,000 beds, including idle facilities and projects under development, with a workforce of up to approximately 18,000 employees. .
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Geo Group is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 5.023% of Geo Group shares are held by insiders and 76.865% by institutions. How many people work for Geo Group?
Latest data suggests 18,000 work at Geo Group. When does the fiscal year end for Geo Group?
Geo Group's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Geo Group based?
Geo Group's address is: 4955 Technology Way, Boca Raton, FL, United States, 33431 What is Geo Group's ISIN number?
Geo Group's international securities identification number is: US36162J1060 What is Geo Group's CUSIP number?
Geo Group's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 36162J106
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