Corrections Corporation of America (NYSE: CXW) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 48 cents per share. At a price of $32.77 as of 9:33 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.9%. The average volume for Corrections Corporation of America has been 861,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Corrections Corporation of America has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the real estate industry. Shares are down 7.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. Corrections Corporation of America, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates privatized correctional and detention facilities in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.56. TheStreet Ratings rates Corrections Corporation of America as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Corrections Corporation of America Ratings Report now.
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