Market Momentum: Geo Group, Inc. (GEO) Registers a -0.60 Decrease, Closing at 14.97

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Geo Group, Inc. (NYSE: GEO) closed the day trading at $14.97 down -0.60% from the previous closing price of $15.06. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.60 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.64 million shares were traded. GEO stock price reached its highest trading level at $15.095 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $14.86.


For a better understanding of GEO, let’s look at its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 16.13 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 9.63. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.42 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.37.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, Northland Capital on October 02, 2023, initiated with a Outperform rating and assigned the stock a target price of $14.

On November 29, 2022, Wedbush Upgraded its rating to Outperform which previously was Neutral and also upped its target price recommendation from $10 to $14.

On June 08, 2021, Wedbush started tracking the stock assigning a Neutral rating and target price of $7.Wedbush initiated its Neutral rating on June 08, 2021, with a $7 target price.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on May 21 ’24 when KERNAN SCOTT MICHAEL sold 5,300 shares for $13.62 per share. The transaction valued at 72,173 led to the insider holds 23,936 shares of the business.

March Shayn P. sold 2,500 shares of GEO for $37,500 on Apr 05 ’24. The EVP, Acting CFO & Treasurer now owns 67,830 shares after completing the transaction at $15.00 per share. On Mar 14 ’24, another insider, ZOLEY GEORGE C, who serves as the Executive Chairman of the company, bought 50,000 shares for $12.48 each. As a result, the insider paid 624,025 and bolstered with 3,700,904 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, GEO now has a Market Capitalization of 2052776320 and an Enterprise Value of 3729912576. As of this moment, Geo’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 22.17, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 11.66. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 1.48. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.85 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.45. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 1.547 whereas that against EBITDA is 8.016.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, GEO has reached a high of $16.31, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $6.94. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 7.59%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 27.11%.

Shares Statistics:

Over the past 3-months, GEO traded about 2.38M shares per day on average, while over the past 10 days, GEO traded about 2749920 shares per day. A total of 136.31M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 129.41M. Insiders hold about 5.06% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 77.83% stake in the company. Shares short for GEO as of 1718323200 were 10575411 with a Short Ratio of 4.45, compared to 1715731200 on 10269561. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 10575411 and a Short% of Float of 10.95.

Dividends & Splits

The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 11.18.

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