Southern/SO

$71.96

1.96%
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About Southern

The Southern Company is an energy provider. The Company owns three traditional electric operating companies, Southern Power Company and Southern Company Gas. The traditional electric operating companies - 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 - Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, and Tennessee - through the natural gas distribution utilities. Southern Company Gas is also involved in several other businesses that are complementary to the distribution of natural gas.

Ticker

SO

Sector

Utilities

Trading on

NYSE

Industry

Electric Utilities

CEO

Christopher Womack

Employees

28,100

Headquarters

Atlanta, United States

Southern Metrics

BasicAdvanced
$76.41B
Market cap
19.25
P/E ratio
$3.63
EPS
0.49
Beta
$2.78
Dividend rate
4.01%
Dividend yield
$76.41B
0.49216
$75.80
$61.56
4.78M
$2.78
0.775
0.526
181.943
197.176
76.31%
2.48%
2.81%
12.86%
3.25%
19.255
3.026
2.44
2.948
3.91%
3.98%
4.01%
-13.75%
10.82%
7.42%
7.33%
3.06%

What the Analysts think about Southern

Analyst Ratings

Majority rating from 21 analysts.
Buy

Price Targets

Average projection from 17 analysts.
4.46% upside
High $82.00
Low $66.00
$71.96
Current price
$75.17
Average price target

Southern Financial Performance

Income StatementBalance sheetCash Flow

Income Statement

Revenues and expenses
14.14% profit margin
QuarterlyAnnual
Q4 23
QoQ growth
Revenue
$6.05B
-13.4%
Net income
$855M
-39.87%
Profit margin
14.14%
-30.58%

Southern Earnings Performance

Earnings per share (EPS)

Company profitability
Beat by 6.48%
QuarterlyAnnual
Q1 23
Q2 23
Q3 23
Q4 23
Q1 24
Actual
$0.79
$0.79
$1.42
$0.64
-
Expected
$0.71
$0.75
$1.32
$0.60
$0.90
Surprise
11.56%
5.85%
7.37%
6.48%
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FAQs

What’s the current market cap for Southern stock?

Southern (SO) has a market cap of $77.25B as of April 21, 2024.

What is the P/E ratio for Southern stock?

The price to earnings (P/E) ratio for Southern (SO) stock is 19.47 as of April 21, 2024.

Does Southern stock pay dividends?

Yes, the Southern (SO) stock pays dividends to shareholders. As of April 21, 2024, the dividend rate is $2.78 and the yield is 3.97%. Southern has a payout ratio of 76.31% on a trailing twelve-month basis.

When is the next Southern dividend payment date?

The next Southern (SO) dividend payment date is unconfirmed.

What is the beta indicator for Southern?

Southern (SO) has a beta rating of 0.49. This means that it is less volatile than the market, on average. A beta of 1 would indicate the stock moves in-line with the market, while a beta of 0.5 would mean it moves half as much as the market.

What is the Southern stock price target?

The target price for Southern (SO) stock is $75.17, which is 4.19% above the current price of $72.15. This is an average based on projections from 17 analysts, and represents their view of what the stock price could be in 12 or 18 months. This should not be seen as investment advice - Lightyear does not carry out investment research.

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