Geo Group Inc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 15, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on
August 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GEO stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that GEO has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $34.53, the dividend yield is 5.79%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GEO was $34.53,
representing a -12.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.35 and
a 36.48% increase over the 52 week low of $25.30.
GEO is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. (
) and Public Storage (
). GEO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.38.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to GEO through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GEO as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P
- Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth ETF (
- Vanguard Scottsdale Funds Vanguard Russell 2000 Value ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is VIOG with an increase of
14.04% over the last 100 days. PSCF has the highest percent
weighting of GEO at 1.88%.