Geo Group Inc (GEO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2014


Geo Group Inc ( GEO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.57 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 14, 2014. Shareholders who purchased GEO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.64% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of GEO was $33.24, representing a -15.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.35 and a 10.4% increase over the 52 week low of $30.11.

GEO is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). GEO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.61. Zacks Investment Research reports GEO's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -22.82%, compared to an industry average of 8.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GEO Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to GEO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GEO as a top-10 holding:

  • WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Growth Fund ( DGRS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DGRS with an increase of 4.68% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GEO at 1.27%.

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 , SPG , AMT , DGRS News News

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