Geo Group Inc (The) (New) (GEO) Jumps 5.3% on February 17

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Geo Group Inc (The) (New) (GEO) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Wednesday February 17 as the stock popped 5.3% to $29.12, representing a gain of $1.465 per share. Some 727,154 shares traded hands on 5,729 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 522,146 shares out of a total float of 74.66 million. The stock opened at $28.06 and traded with an intraday range of $30.20 to $27.76.

After today's gains, Geo Group Inc (The) (New) reached a market cap of $2.17 billion. Geo Group Inc (The) (New) has had a trading range between $45.25 and $25.52 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $27.36 and a 200-day SMA of $30.60.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 15.3.

The GEO Group Inc is engaged in ownership, leasing and management of correctional, detention and re-entry facilities, and the provision of community based services and youth services in the United States, Australia, South Africa, and United Kingdom.

Geo Group Inc (The) (New) is based out of Boca Raton, FL and has some 17,479 employees. Its CEO is George C. Zoley.

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The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It's maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

Russell's indices differ from traditional indices like the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or S&P 500, whose members are selected by committee, because they base membership entirely on an objective, rules based methodology. The 3,000 largest companies by market cap make up the Russell 3000, with the 2,000 smaller companies making up the Russell 2000. It's a simple approach that gives a broad, unbiased look at the small-cap market as a whole.

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