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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.03
GEO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
64% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. GEO: 0.03 )
GEO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 222
Current: 0.03

0.02
222
Equity to Asset 0.35
GEO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. GEO: 0.35 )
GEO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.82
Current: 0.35

0.17
0.82
Interest Coverage 2.23
GEO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
63% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.09 vs. GEO: 2.23 )
GEO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 42.8
Current: 2.23

0.34
42.8
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.47
M-Score: -2.59
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 12.19
GEO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.76 vs. GEO: 12.19 )
GEO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 12.76
Current: 12.19

1.3
12.76
Net-margin (%) 7.56
GEO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. GEO: 7.56 )
GEO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 9.11
Current: 7.56

1.14
9.11
ROE (%) 11.25
GEO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.11 vs. GEO: 11.25 )
GEO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 5.15   Max: 47.6
Current: 11.25

5.15
47.6
ROA (%) 3.98
GEO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. GEO: 3.98 )
GEO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 11.34
Current: 3.98

1.1
11.34
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.98
GEO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.95 vs. GEO: 9.98 )
GEO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 41.67
Current: 9.98

2.5
41.67
Revenue Growth (%) 2.20
GEO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. GEO: 2.20 )
GEO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -3   Max: 47.5
Current: 2.2

-3
47.5
EBITDA Growth (%) 7.80
GEO's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. GEO: 7.80 )
GEO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 59
Current: 7.8

0.5
59
EPS Growth (%) 13.90
GEO's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. GEO: 13.90 )
GEO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -11.1   Max: 84.3
Current: 13.9

-11.1
84.3
» GEO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

GEO Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 12,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,037,719 sh (+150.35%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,040,131 sh (-9.37%)
Steven Cohen 22,696 sh (-96.69%)
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Q2 2013

GEO Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 73,399 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,331,719 sh (+28.33%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 631,677 sh (-39.27%)
Steven Cohen 6,333 sh (-72.1%)
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Q3 2013

GEO Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 10,200 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 848,292 sh (+34.29%)
Steven Cohen 7,043 sh (+11.21%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jim Simons 988,519 sh (-25.77%)
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Q4 2013

GEO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 13,709 sh (+94.65%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,337,328 sh (+57.65%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 359,227 sh (-63.66%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with GEO

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
David Dreman 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.25%$27.03 - $32 $ 33.1117%0
David Dreman 2012-09-30 Reduce -77.18%0.64%$22.3 - $27.86 $ 33.1132%358431
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 20.70
GEO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
53% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.90 vs. GEO: 20.70 )
GEO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5   Max: 45.7
Current: 20.7

5
45.7
P/B 2.30
GEO's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. GEO: 2.30 )
GEO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 3.88
Current: 2.3

1.01
3.88
P/S 1.60
GEO's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. GEO: 1.60 )
GEO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 1.65
Current: 1.6

0.32
1.65
PFCF 31.90
GEO's PFCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.03 vs. GEO: 31.90 )
GEO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.77   Max: 243.36
Current: 31.9

3.77
243.36
EV-to-EBIT 20.80
GEO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
56% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.03 vs. GEO: 20.80 )
GEO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.1   Max: 54.7
Current: 20.8

9.1
54.7
PEG 3.40
GEO's PEG is ranked lower than
64% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. GEO: 3.40 )
GEO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 15.54
Current: 3.4

0.13
15.54
Shiller P/E 22.10
GEO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
58% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.75 vs. GEO: 22.10 )
GEO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.43   Max: 48.69
Current: 22.1

13.43
48.69

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 6.40
GEO's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
96% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. GEO: 6.40 )
GEO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 6.46
Current: 6.4

0.71
6.46
Dividend Payout 1.25
GEO's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
71% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. GEO: 1.25 )
GEO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 1.27
Current: 1.25

0.18
1.27
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.40
GEO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
87% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. GEO: 6.40 )
GEO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 6.46
Current: 6.4

0.71
6.46
Share Buyback Rate -4.00
GEO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
67% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.10 vs. GEO: -4.00 )
GEO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 22.9   Max: -20
Current: -4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 6.50
GEO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
76% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. GEO: 6.50 )
GEO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 8.59
Current: 6.5

1.23
8.59
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.30
GEO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
54% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. GEO: 2.30 )
GEO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.93   Max: 13.59
Current: 2.3

1.93
13.59
Price/Median PS Value 1.70
GEO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. GEO: 1.70 )
GEO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 3.55
Current: 1.7

0.32
3.55
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.00
GEO's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. GEO: 3.00 )
GEO' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 3.23
Current: 3

0.29
3.23
Price/Graham Number 2.40
GEO's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
70% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. GEO: 2.40 )
GEO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 4.29
Current: 2.4

0.71
4.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.80
GEO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
52% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. GEO: 4.80 )
GEO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 11
Current: 4.8

1.8
11
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 7.82
GEO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
78% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. GEO: 7.82 )
GEO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 47.8
Current: 7.82

0.7
47.8

Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Security & Protection Services
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Traded in other countries:G3O.Germany
Geo Group, Inc., was founded in 1984 as a division of The Wackenhut Corporation, or TWC, and was incorporated in the State of Florida in 1988. The Company is a provider of government-outsourced services specializing in the management of correctional, detention and mental health facilities in the United States, Australia, South Africa, the United Kingdom and Canada. It operates a range of correctional and detention facilities including maximum, medium and minimum-security prisons, immigration detention centers, minimum-security detention centers and mental health facilities. The Company also provides transportation services for offender and detainee populations as contracted. It's correctional and detention management services involve the provision of security, administrative, rehabilitation, education, health and food services, mainly at adult male correctional and detention facilities. The Company also develops new facilities based on contract awards, using its project development expertise and experience to design, construct and finance. As of December 31, 2012, 73,000 beds at 100 correctional, detention and residential facilities, including idle facilities, and also included the provision of monitoring services, tracking approximately 70,000 offenders on behalf of approximately 900 federal, state and local correctional agencies located in all 50 states. The Company conducts its business through four segments: U.S. Corrections & Detention segment - encompasses its U.S.-based privatized corrections and detention business; GEO Community Services segment - conducts its services in the U.S., consists of its community based services business, its youth services business and electronic monitoring and supervision service; International Services segment - consists of privatized corrections and detention operations in South Africa, Australia and the United Kingdom; Facility Construction & Design segment mainly contracts with various states, local and federal agencies for the design and construction of facilities for which the company generally have been, or expect to be, awarded management contracts. The Company competes directly with the public sector, where governmental agencies responsible for the operation of correctional, detention, youth services, community based services and re-entry facilities are often seeking to retain projects that might otherwise be privatized.

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