Both these names can deliver more right than wrong: The GEO Group Inc. (GEO) and MPLX LP (MPLX)

On Sep 03, FOREMAN ANNE N, Director sold 8,000 shares of The GEO Group Inc. (NYSE: GEO), with the average selling price of the stock being $17.24 per share. The total amount realized from this sold $137,934. A document was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to notify the public about the sold of the shares.

In addition to that, SVP, Chief Financial Officer – EVANS BRIAN exercised an option an extra 3,468 shares of this stock in a transaction that took place a day before, on Aug 22, with a share exercised an option at an average of $12.15 and a total of $42,136 was realized from this transaction. After the transaction, the SVP, Chief Financial Officer – EVANS BRIAN was left with 90,710 shares of the company’s stock, which is currently worth around $1102126.5.

The recent price movement of GEO means that it is now down by -42.32% from its 52-week high and 0.58% up against its 52-week low prices. Over the past one week, the price volatility of GEO stands at 2.29% while the volatility over the past one month is 2.76%. The beta score for this stock is 1.06. A beta score below 1 means that the stock has a low volatility while above 1 signifies that a stock is highly volatile at that particular moment, a data that traders use to keep tabs on their investments.

The company on 11/05/2019 published its latest quarterly earnings, with the report showing that the company recorded 0.31 earnings per share (EPS) during that period. This report was below the expectations of analysts of 0.33 by -0.02. The revenue by the firm was 613.97M for the quarter.

The shares of The GEO Group Inc. (GEO) dropped by -2.26%, leading to a loss of -$0.32 per share, and saw GEO end the trading session at $13.86 on Friday 11/29/19. GEO started the trading session at $14.18, before reaching a daily high of $14.22. It wasn’t able to sustain that growth though and soon jumped to hit a daily low of $13.86.

The trading volume on Friday stood at 558769, which was below the stock’s 3-month average volume of 987.85K shares, out of a total 117.92M shares. As the price of the stock dipped, the market valuation of the company dropped to 1.72 billion.

The shares of MPLX LP (NYSE: MPLX) went down by -0.63% by the end of the recent trading session. This movement saw its price plunge to close at $23.65, which was lower than the previous closing price of $23.80. Over the past one week, the price of MPLX has jumped by 1.03%, while it has recorded a loss of -10.25% over the past one month. Its three-month performance saw MPLX lose -15.26% while its six-month performance saw it drop by -23.64%. The situation is different though over the past one year, as the stock price went down by -28.83%, while its year-to-date (YTD) price performance slipped by -21.95%. The stock price has gone up by +4.65% compared to its 90-day low, while it is down -22.54% compared to its 90-day high price.

Let’s take a look at its short, medium and long-term indicators. Composite Indicators shows that Trendspotter rated the stock as a Sell. In the short-term, the stock has a 20-day average volume of 3,459,905 shares, with the short-term indicators averagely rating the stock as a 100% Sell. A look at its medium-term indicators reveals that it has a 50-Day average volume of 2,854,186 shares and the indicators have an average rating of 100% Sell. The last indicators, the long-term see MPLX stock with a 100-Day average volume of 2,842,331 shares, giving it an average rating of 100% Sell. A look at the general picture of all short, medium and long-term indicators leaves MPLX with an average rating of 100% Sell.

Several brokerage firms sent out their reports MPLX stock not long ago. In its report sent out on September 03, 2019, Jefferies lowered its ratings on MPLX to a Buy. In an earlier report on August 19, 2019, Barclays Resumed the stock to a Overweight. BofA/Merrill meanwhile in its report on August 19, 2019 Reiterated its rating of the stock to “Buy”.

In related news to the company’s stock, around 33.00% shares are being held by institutional investors. In a recent SEC filing, the company revealed that 393 institutions currently hold the MPLX stock. In the last quarter, a 347,125,221 MPLX shares were in the possession of institutions.