Geo Group Inc (GEO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 15, 2013

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Geo Group Inc ( GEO ) 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. ( SPG ) and Public Storage ( PSA ). 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 dates, visit the GEO Dividend History page.

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 Smal ( PSCF )
  • Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth ETF ( VIOG )
  • Vanguard Scottsdale Funds Vanguard Russell 2000 Value ETF ( VTWV ).

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%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: GEO , PSA , PSCF , SPG , VIOG , VTWV

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