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Geo Group Inc (GEO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 12, 2015

Geo Group Inc ( GEO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 12, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.62 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 27, 2015. Shareholders who purchased GEO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.77% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of GEO was $42.82, representing a -4.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.74 and a 38.4% increase over the 52 week low of $30.94.

GEO is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. ( MAA ). GEO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.85. Zacks Investment Research reports GEO's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.19%, compared to an industry average of 9.4%.

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:

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Financials Portfolio ( PSCF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCF with an increase of 5.86% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GEO at 2.02%.

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


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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