The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE:GEO) went down by -8.26% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $24.03 and move down -98.43%, while GEO stocks collected -10.87% of loss with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 04/30/20 that The GEO Group Reports First Quarter 2020 Results

The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE:GEO) Worth an Investment?

The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE: GEO) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 10.43 times of increase in earnings at the present.

GEO Market Performance

GEO stocks went down by -10.02% for the week, with the monthly jump of 27.41% and a quarterly performance of -4.35%, while its annual performance rate touched -44.09%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -4.42% for GEO stocks with the simple moving average of -17.66% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE:GEO)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for GEO stocks, with JP Morgan repeating the rating for GEO shares by setting it to “Neutral”. The predicted price for GEO socks in the upcoming period according to JP Morgan is $26 based on the research report published on February 15, 2019.

JP Morgan, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see GEO stock at the price of $35. The rating they have provided for GEO stocks is “Overweight” according to the report published on July 14, 2017.

Canaccord Genuity gave “Buy” rating to GEO stocks, setting the target price at $50 in the report published on March 8, 2017.

GEO Stocks -1.97% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought GEO to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, The GEO Group, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -49.60% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 5.98%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 7.86%, while the shares surge at the distance of +12.83% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +1.76% upper at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, GEO went down by -10.87%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -29.25% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $12.74. In addition, The GEO Group, Inc. saw -20.53% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.

GEO Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO), starting from GLANTON RICHARD H, who sold 2,100 shares at the price of $14.65 back on Jun 08. After this action, Rushing now owns 5,015 shares of The GEO Group, Inc., valued at $30,767 with the latest closing price.

ZOLEY GEORGE C, the Chairman & CEO of The GEO Group, Inc., bought 4,850 shares at the value of $10.37 during a trade that took place back on May 14, which means that ZOLEY GEORGE C is holding 52,450 shares at the value of $50,279 based on the most recent closing price.

GEO Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +6.03 for the present operating margin and +19.63 for gross margin. The net margin for The GEO Group, Inc. stands at +6.72. Total capital return value is set at 3.90, while invested capital returns managed to touch 4.58. Equity return holds the value 15.20%, with 3.50% for asset returns.

Based on The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO), the company’s capital structure generated 287.73 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 74.21. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 66.43 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 1.99 and long-term debt to capital is 282.67.

The value for Enterprise to Sales is 1.93 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.60. The receivables turnover for The GEO Group, Inc. is 3.03 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.58.