(VIANEWS) – The NYSE ended the session with Geo Group jumping 16.37% to $11.90 on Tuesday, following the last session’s downward trend. NYSE jumped 0.36% to $15,425.02, following the last session’s downward trend on what was a somewhat positive trend trading session today.

Geo Group’s last close was $10.23, 2.71% above its 52-week high of $9.96.

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

Geo Group’s trailing twelve-month EPS is $0.94.

PE Ratio

Geo Group’s trailing 12-month price-earnings ratio is 12.66. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $12.66 per dollar in annual earnings.

For the 12 trailing months, the company’s return-on-equity, which is a measure of the business’ profitability relative to shareholders’ equity, was 7.46%.

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