Geo Group Inc (GEO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2013

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Geo Group Inc ( GEO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GEO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of GEO was $33, representing a -0.84% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.28 and a 95.27% increase over the 52 week low of $16.90.

GEO is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Paychex, Inc. ( PAYX ) and ADT Corporation ( ADT ). GEO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.17. Zacks Investment Research reports GEO's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -1.57%, compared to an industry average of 2.5%.


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 ( PSCI )
  • Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Value ETF ( VIOV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCI with an increase of 13.82% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GEO at 2.48%.



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: ADT , GEO , PAYX , PSCI , VIOV

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