The GEO Group Inc (GEO) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

The GEO Group Inc (NYSE:GEO) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. The GEO Group Inc is a healthcare facility real estate investment trust. It is engaged in ownership, leasing and management of correctional, detention and re-entry facilities, and the provision of community based services. The GEO Group Inc has a market cap of $2.83 billion; its shares were traded at around $23.25 with a P/E ratio of 19.22 and P/S ratio of 1.23. The dividend yield of The GEO Group Inc stocks is 8.11%. The GEO Group Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 6.80% over the past ten years. GuruFocus rated The GEO Group Inc the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

For the last quarter The GEO Group Inc reported a revenue of $0.60 million, compared with the revenue of $569.0 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $2.33 million, a decrease of 99.9% from the previous year. For the last five years The GEO Group Inc had an average revenue decline of 59.2% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $1.2 for the year, a decline of 0.8% from the previous year. Over the last five years The GEO Group Inc had an EPS growth rate of 1% a year. The The GEO Group Inc had a decent operating margin of 11.37%, compared with the operating margin of 10.97% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of The GEO Group Inc is 12.19%. The profitability rank of the company is 7 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, The GEO Group Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $0.03 million, compared with $81.4 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $2.42 million, compared with $2.6 billion in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is 1.8, which is not a favorable level. The GEO Group Inc has a financial strength rank of 6 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $23.25, The GEO Group Inc is traded at close to its historical median P/S valuation band of $23.67. The P/S ratio of the stock is 1.23, while the historical median P/S ratio is 1.25. The intrinsic value of the stock is $16.09 a share, according to GuruFocus DCF Calculator. The stock gained 18.70% during the past 12 months.

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