Geo Group, Inc. Shares Fall 0.2% Below Previous 52-Week Low - Market Mover

The shares fell 0.2% lower than its previous 52-week low of $5.68, with trading volume higher than its 30 day average

Apr 08, 2021 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Geo Group, Inc. Shares Fall 0.2% Below Previous 52-Week Low - Market Mover
Geo Group, Inc. shares closed 0.2% lower than its previous 52 week low, giving the company a market cap of $699M. The stock is currently down 32.9% year-to-date, down 47.1% over the past 12 months, and down 58.1% over the past five years. This week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.1%, and the S&P 500 rose 2.0%.

Trading Activity

  • Trading volume this week was 234.8% higher than the 20-day average.
  • Beta, a measure of the stock’s volatility relative to the overall market stands at 0.9.

Technical Indicators

  • The Relative Strength Index (RSI) on the stock was under 30, indicating it may be underbought.
  • MACD, a trend-following momentum indicator, indicates a downward trend.
  • The stock closed below its Bollinger band, indicating it may be oversold.

Fundamentals & Catalysts

  • Over the past 12 months the company generated $387 million in earnings before interest and taxes from $2 billion in revenue. It currently holds $283 million in cash and $411 million in debt.
  • Its forward price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 7.783783683470344 is higher than its current P/E ratio of 6.19, implying that analysts are expecting a decrease in earnings.
  • The company's price/earnings-to-growth ratio (PEG Ratio), a widely used indicator of a stock's true value while also factoring in expected earnings growth, currently stands at -0.24. A fairly valued company should have a PEG ratio of 1.0. When a company's PEG exceeds 1.0, it's considered overvalued while a stock with a PEG of less than 1.0 is considered undervalued.
  • The company's debt-to-equity ratio, which measures the extent to which it finances its operations through debt, currently stands at 4.88 which means it currently has $4.88 of debt for every $1 of equity. Generally speaking, a debt to equity ratio below 1.0 is seen as relatively safe, while ratios of 2.0 or higher would be considered risky. Some industries are known for having much higher debt to equity ratios than others.
  • The company's price-to-book ratio, which measures the market's valuation of a company relative to its book value, currently stands at 0.96. This means that the stock is trading at a discount of 1 times relative to the company's book value which reflects the total value of a company's assets that shareholders of that company would receive if the company were to be liquidated.
  • The company's price-to-sales ratio, which shows how much the market values every dollar of the company's sales, currently stands at 0.37.
  • The company's enterprise value-to-revenue multiple, which is often used to determine a company's valuation in the case of a potential acquisition, currently stands at 1.49.

P/E

6.19

EBITDA

$387M

P/Book

0.96

Mkt Cap

$699M

P/Sales

0.37

Revenue

$2B

EPS (TTM)

0.94

PEG Ratio

-0.24

EV/Revenue

1.49

Total Cash

$283M

Debt/Equity

4.88

Forward P/E

7.78

Current Debt

$411M

Gross Profit

$2B

Dividend Date

-

Earnings Date

2021-04-29

Profit Margin

0.05

Revenue/Share

19.37

Total Revenue

$2B

Enterprise Val

$3B

Put/Call Ratio

0.83

Revenue/Employee

106822.64

Market Comparative Performance

  • The company's share price is the same as the S&P 500 Index , lags it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
  • The company's share price is the same as the Dow Jones Industrial Average , lags it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
  • The company share price is the same as the performance of its peers in the Financials industry sector , lags it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5 year basis
NameDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %52-Week H %52-Week L %
Geo Group, Inc.-1.7-32.9-47.1-55.36.3
Dow Jones Industrial Average0.210.145.9-0.649.2
S&P 500 Index0.59.651.5-0.252.7
Financials0.115.449.1-0.363.6

Peer Group Comparative Performance

  • The company's stock price performance year-to-date lags the peer average by -443.7%
  • The company's stock price performance over the past 12 months lags the peer average by -192.0%
  • The company's price-to-earnings ratio, which relates a company's share price to its earnings per share, is -81.5% lower than the average peer.
NameMKT CAP (USD)P/EYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ52-Week H %52-Week L %
Geo Group, Inc.GEO6.2-32.9-47.1-55.36.3
Peer AvgN/A33.49.651.2-14.057.1
Cintas CorporationCTAS37.1-2.080.4
Ventas IncVTR46.812.989.6-4.6125.6
Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc - Class ABXMT33.616.664.6-1.877.0
CoreCivic IncCXW16.110.8-29.8-49.825.9

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