Can Geo Group, Inc.’s (GEO) hike of 1.94% in a week be considered a lucky break?

On Friday, Geo Group, Inc. (NYSE: GEO) trading session started at the price of On Friday, that was 11.56% up from the session before settling in for the closing price of $14.50. A 52-week range for GEO has been $6.94 – $12.42.

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A company in the Industrials sector has jumped its sales by 0.62% annually for the last half of the decade. When this article was written, the company’s average yearly earnings per share was at -40.54%. With a float of $119.53 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $124.06 million.

In an organization with Jan 22 2021 employees, it is important to assess its efficiency.

Geo Group, Inc. (GEO) Insider and Institutional Ownership

Also, it is sometimes useful to examine the sentiment of large-scale investors toward Geo Group, Inc. stocks. The insider ownership of Geo Group, Inc. is 5.23%, while institutional ownership is 73.13%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Dec 13, was worth 20,400. In this transaction VP of Finance and Treasurer of this company sold 2,000 shares at a rate of $10.20, taking the stock ownership to the 62,758 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Jun 12, when Company’s Director sold 4,800 for $7.50, making the entire transaction worth $36,013. This insider now owns 17,896 shares in total.

Geo Group, Inc. (GEO) Latest Financial update

Going through the last 3-months fiscal report unveiled on the 9/29/2023, it has been observed that the corporation posted $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) during the time that was better than consensus figure (set at $0.19) by $0. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.24 per share during the current fiscal year.

According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around -40.54% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 15.00% during the next five years compared to -0.76% drop over the previous five years of trading.

Geo Group, Inc. (NYSE: GEO) Trading Performance Indicators

You can see what Geo Group, Inc. (GEO) is doing with its current performance indicators. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 0.60. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 12.47.

For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 0.83, a number that is poised to hit 0.17 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 1.09 in one year’s time.

Technical Analysis of Geo Group, Inc. (GEO)

Let’s dig in a bit further. During the last 5-days, its volume was 3.57 million. That was better than the volume of 2.53 million it reported in year-ago period. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 60.75%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 0.47.

During the past 100 days, Geo Group, Inc.’s (GEO) raw stochastic average was set at 85.37%, which indicates a significant increase from 42.21% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 43.87% in the past 14 days, which was higher than the 37.38% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.

At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $10.89, while its 200-day Moving Average is $8.64. However, in the short run, Geo Group, Inc.’s stock first resistance to watch stands at $12.07. Second resistance stands at $12.57. The third major resistance level sits at $12.91. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $11.23, it is likely to go to the next support level at $10.89. The third support level lies at $10.39 if the price breaches the second support level.

Geo Group, Inc. (NYSE: GEO) Key Stats

There are 126,127K outstanding shares of the company, which has a market capitalization of 1.46 billion. As of now, sales total 2,377 M while income totals 171,810 K. Its latest quarter income was 602,790 K while its last quarter net income were 24,520 K.