The GEO Group, Inc. [GEO] took an upward turn with a change of 1.35%, trading at the price of $13.49 during the trading session on . The price movement in correlation with percentage of the mentioned increase can allow a valuable insight to investors. During the last trading session 1.98 million shares changed hands being bought and sold, while The GEO Group, Inc. shares have an average trading volume of 1.06M shares for that time period. GEO monthly volatility recorded 2.52%, in the meanwhile having share price volatility for the week set at 2.56%. PS value for GEO stocks is 0.66 with PB recorded at 1.60.

The GEO Group, Inc. [NYSE:GEO]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 13.28 to 24.03. This is compared to its latest closing price of $13.31.

Keep your eyes peeled for the soon-to-be-published financial results of this company, which are expected to be made public on Thu 13 Feb (In 67 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of The GEO Group, Inc. [GEO]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for The GEO Group, Inc. [GEO] sitting at +4.91 and its Gross Margin at +19.27, this company’s Net Margin is now 6.60%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 3.03, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 6.60%. Its Return on Equity is 12.96, and its Return on Assets is 3.42. These metrics show a mixed bag, which means that this investment’s attractiveness can be quickly increased or decreased in the short term, depending on future updates GEO financial performance.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, The GEO Group, Inc. [GEO] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of

264.18. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 72.54, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 64.72. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 1.76, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 232.27.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 17.85 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 7.03. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 1.75, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.54. The GEO Group, Inc. [GEO] has a Price to Book Ratio of 2.28, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 8.67 and P/E Ratio of 9.96. These metrics all suggest that The GEO Group, Inc. is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, The GEO Group, Inc. [GEO] earns $105,972 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 2.83 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.55.

The GEO Group, Inc. [GEO] has 119.66M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $1.61B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 13.28 to 24.03. At its current price, it has moved down by -43.86% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 1.58% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.06, which indicates that it is 2.56% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 35.95. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is The GEO Group, Inc. [GEO] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of The GEO Group, Inc. [GEO], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.