(VIANEWS) – Shares of Geo Group (NYSE: GEO) fell by a staggering 23.42% in 10 sessions from $12.04 to $9.22 at 11:55 EST on Friday, following the last session’s upward trend. NYSE is sliding 1.49% to $15,352.43, following the last session’s upward trend.
Geo Group’s last close was $9.25, 25.64% below its 52-week high of $12.44.
About Geo Group
The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE: GEO) is a leading diversified government service provider, specializing in design, financing, development, and support services for secure facilities, processing centers, and community reentry centers in the United States, Australia, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. GEO's diversified services include enhanced in-custody rehabilitation and post-release support through the award-winning GEO Continuum of Care, secure transportation, electronic monitoring, community-based programs, and correctional health and mental health care. GEO's worldwide operations include the ownership and/or delivery of support services for 102 facilities totaling approximately 82,000 beds, including idle facilities and projects under development, with a workforce of up to approximately 18,000 employees.
Earnings Per Share
As for profitability, Geo Group has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.94.
Geo Group has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 9.8. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $9.8 for every dollar of annual earnings.
The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 7.55%.
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