(VIANEWS) – Shares of Geo Group (NYSE: GEO) rose by a staggering 23% in 10 sessions from $8.52 to $10.48 at 10:44 EST on Thursday, following the last session’s upward trend. NYSE is jumping 0.41% to $15,545.50, after two sequential sessions in a row of gains.

Geo Group’s last close was $10.48, 5.22% higher than 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

As for profitability, Geo Group has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.94.

PE Ratio

Geo Group has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 11.15. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $11.15 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 7.46%.

Growth Estimates Quarters

For the current quarter, the company expects a decline of 31.6% in growth and a rise of 19.2% the following.

Revenue growth

The year-on-year revenue growth was 4%. We now have 2.25B in the 12 trailing months.

Volatility

Geo Group’s intraday variation average for the week and quarter ended last week at 2.96% and 3.18% respectively.

Geo Group had the highest average volatility amplitudes of 3.28%, 2.79% and 2.64% respectively.

Sales Growth

Geo Group saw a 4.9% increase in sales for the current quarter, and 8.3% in the previous.

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