The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE:GEO) has a beta value of 1.05 and has seen 1,187,574 shares traded in the last trading session. The company, currently valued at $1.43 Billion, closed the last trade at $11.77 per share which meant it lost $0 on the day or -0.51% during that session. The GEO stock price is -78.08% off its 52-week high price of $20.96 and 15.46% above the 52-week low of $9.95. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 2.15 Million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 1.88 Million shares.

The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE:GEO) trade information

Despite being -0.51% in the red today, the stock has traded in the green over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Thursday, Jul 02 when the GEO stock price touched $12.13- or saw a rise of 2.97%. Year-to-date, The GEO Group, Inc. shares have moved -29.14%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change 2.79%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE:GEO) have changed -6.59%. Short interest in the company has seen 2.26 Million shares shorted with days to cover at 1.2.

The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO) estimates and forecasts

1 analysts offering their estimates for the company have set an average revenue estimate of $613.97 Million for the current quarter. 1 have an estimated revenue figure of $631.58 Million for the next quarter concluding in September 01, 2019. Year-ago sales stood $583.51 Million for this quarter, and analysts expect sales will grow by 5.2% for the current quarter.

If we evaluate the company’s growth over the last 5-year and for the next 5-year period, we find that annual earnings growth was +1.1% over the past 5 years. Earnings growth for 2020 is a modest +16% while over the next 5 years, the company’s earnings are expected to increase by 15%.

GEO Dividends

The GEO Group, Inc. is expected to release its next earnings report between July 28 and August 03 this year, and investors are excited at the prospect of better dividends despite the company’s debt issue. The forward dividend is 1.92 at a share yield of 16.31%. The company’s dividend yield has gone up over the past 12 months, with a 5 Year Average Dividend Yield of 9.01%.