Geo Group Inc (GEO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 25, 2018

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Geo Group Inc ( GEO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 25, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.47 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 02, 2018. Shareholders who purchased GEO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that GEO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $24.73, the dividend yield is 7.6%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GEO was $24.73, representing a -11.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.06 and a 29.82% increase over the 52 week low of $19.05.

GEO is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). GEO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.21. Zacks Investment Research reports GEO's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -23.53%, compared to an industry average of 1.3%.

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:

  • Invesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT ETF ( KBWY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWY with an decrease of -8.43% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GEO at 3.87%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: GEO , AMT , SPG , KBWY

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