Geo Group (NYSE: GEO) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 50 cents per share. At a price of $38.72 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.2%. The average volume for Geo Group has been 945,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Geo Group has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the diversified services industry. Shares are up 37.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. The GEO Group, Inc. provides government-outsourced services specializing in the management of correctional, detention, and re-entry facilities, and the provision of community based services and youth services in the United States, Australia, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.55. TheStreet Ratings rates Geo Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, notable return on equity and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Geo Group Ratings Report now.
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