Geo Group Inc (GEO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 16, 2013


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Geo Group Inc ( GEO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 16, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GEO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $38.71, the dividend yield is 5.17%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GEO was $38.71, representing a -1.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.35 and a 85.75% increase over the 52 week low of $20.84.

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 $2.27.

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 )
  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCF )
  • iShares Small Cap 600/BARRA Growth Index Fund ( IJT )
  • SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P SmallCap 600 G ( SLYG )
  • Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Value ETF ( VIOV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCI with an increase of 17.39% 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 Nasdaq, Inc.

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