Movers and SHAKERS
The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO)
CEO Zoley Buys Shares
With over 94,000 beds owned, leased or managed across its business lines and serving over 260,000 people daily, GEO is a leading provider of mission critical real estate to its governmental partners. The Company is the first fully integrated equity REIT specializing in the design, financing, development, and operation of secure facilities, processing centers, and community reentry centers in the U.S., Australia, South Africa, and the U.K.
Joe Gomes, Senior Research Analyst, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.
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CEO Zoley Adds to His Already Large Holdings. On June 15th, GEO CEO George Zoley reported the open market purchase of 166,644 GEO shares at an average cost of $6.75 per share for a total investment of $1.12 million. Following the transactions, Mr. Zoley directly owned 3 million GEO common shares, held an additional 518,752 shares through restricted stock, and indirectly owned 104,850 shares held in trust. We view the recent purchases as confirmation of Mr. Zoley's belief that GEO shares remain undervalued at the current share price.
Meme Stock Creating Volatility. Given its large short position, some 52% of the float as of May 28th, GEO shares have attracted the interest of the Reddit crowd. This has resulted in large price swings, with the shares briefly touching $11 on 6/9 after closing at $6.11 on 6/8 before retreating back to $6.62 on 6/15. We continue to expect more-than-normal volatility until the Reddit crowd moves onto ...
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