As any reader of this is probably aware, shares in Southern Co (NYQ:SO) are currently trading close to a 52 week high, with the share price up by around 4.26% to $70.9 over the past week. On a one-month basis, the Southern Co price has...
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The Southern Company is a holding company that owns all of the outstanding common stock of three traditional electric operating companies, Southern Power Company, and Southern Company Gas. The traditional electric operating companies, such as Alabama Power, Georgia Power, and Mississippi Power are each operating public utility companies providing electric service to retail customers in three Southeastern states in addition to wholesale customers in the Southeast. The Southern Power Company develops, constructs, acquires, owns, and manages power generation assets, including renewable energy projects, and sells electricity at market-based rates in the wholesale market. The Southern Company Gas is an energy services holding company whose primary business is the distribution of natural gas in four states, such as Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, and Tennessee through the natural gas distribution utilities. The Southern Company Gas is also involved in several other businesses.
- Thomas Fanning CHM (64)
- Daniel Tucker CFO (51)
- Mark Crosswhite CEX (58)
- Kimberly Greene CEX (54)
- Stephen Kuczynski CEX (58)
- Anthony Wilson CEX (56)
- Christopher Womack CEX (63)
- James Kerr EVP (56)
- Bryan Anderson EVP (54)
- Stanley Connally EVP (51)
- Christopher Cummiskey EVP (46)
- Kristine Svinicki DRC
- Janaki Akella IND (60)
- Juanita Baranco IND (71)
- Henry Clark IND (71)
- Anthony Earley IND (71)
- David Grain IND (58)
- Colette Honorable IND (51)
- Donald James IND (72)
- John Johns IND (69)
- Dale Klein IND (58)
- Ernest Moniz IND (76)
- William Smith IND (67)
- E. Jenner Wood IND (69)
Upcoming Events for SO
Dividend For SOJE.N - 0.2625 USD
Dividend For SOJD.N - 0.3094 USD
Q2 2022 Southern Co Earnings Release
Q3 2022 Southern Co Earnings Release
As of Today at 13:21 UTC, shares in Southern Co are trading at $71.47. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.
Shares in Southern Co last closed at $71.47 and the price had moved by +15.95% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength the Southern Co share price has outperformed the S&P500 Index by +31.42% over the past year.
The overall consensus recommendation for Southern Co is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.
The Southern Co dividend yield is 3.69% based on the trailing twelve month period.
Last year, Southern Co paid a total dividend of $2.64, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 3.69%. We do not have any data on when Southern Co is to next pay dividends.
We do not have data on when Southern Co is to next pay dividends. The historic dividend yield on Southern Co shares is currently 3.69%.
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As of the previous close price of $71.47, shares in Southern Co had a market capitalisation of $75.94bn.
Here are the trading details for Southern Co:
- Country of listing: United States
- Exchange: NYQ
- Ticker Symbol: SO
Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum Southern Co is currently classified as a Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.
The analyst consensus target price for shares in Southern Co is $73.12. That is 2.31% above the last closing price of $71.47.
Analysts covering Southern Co currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of $3.56 for the next financial year.
An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Southern Co. Over the past six months, its share price has outperformed the S&P500 Index by +26.47%.
As of the last closing price of $71.47, shares in Southern Co were trading +5% higher than their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.
The Southern Co PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 19.44. The shares last closed at $71.47.
The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.
The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.
Southern Co's management team is headed by:
- Thomas Fanning - CHM
- Daniel Tucker - CFO
- Mark Crosswhite - CEX
- Kimberly Greene - CEX
- Stephen Kuczynski - CEX
- Anthony Wilson - CEX
- Christopher Womack - CEX
- James Kerr - EVP
- Bryan Anderson - EVP
- Stanley Connally - EVP
- Christopher Cummiskey - EVP
- Kristine Svinicki - DRC
- Janaki Akella - IND
- Juanita Baranco - IND
- Henry Clark - IND
- Anthony Earley - IND
- David Grain - IND
- Colette Honorable - IND
- Donald James - IND
- John Johns - IND
- Dale Klein - IND
- Ernest Moniz - IND
- William Smith - IND
- E. Jenner Wood - IND