Southern Co SO:NYSE

Last Price$69.74NYSE Closing Price as of 6:30PM ET 1/27/20

Today's Change+0.30(0.43%)
Bid (Size)$62.00 (2)
Ask (Size)$80.00 (1)
Day Low / High$69.34 - 70.07
Volume4.4 M

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Price: $69.74
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Volume: 4.4 M
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Analyst Actions: Citigroup Raises Southern Co.'s Price Target to $73 From $61, Maintains Neutral Rating
9:10AM ET 1/27/2020 MT Newswires

The Southern Co. (SO) has an average analyst rating of hold, with an average price target of $62. Price: 69.44, Change: +0.48, Percent Change: +0.70 ...

Analyst Actions: Morgan Stanley Lifts Price Target on Southern Co. to $60 From $58, Maintains Underweight Rating
10:42AM ET 1/22/2020 MT Newswires

The Southern Co. (SO) has an average rating among analysts of hold, with an average price target of $61. Price: 68.44, Change: +0.32, Percent Change: +0.47...

Consensus Forecast for Southern Co's Q4 Earnings Rise
3:00AM ET 1/22/2020 MT Newswires

Southern Co's (NYSE:SO, Recent Price: 68.12) Q4 forecasted earnings estimate for the period ending December 31, 2019 has been raised. This updated...

S&P 500 Posts 2.0% Weekly Gain to New Closing High as Q4 Earnings Kick Off, US-China Trade Deal Signed; Energy Weighs
4:34PM ET 1/17/2020 MT Newswires

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 2.0% this week to a fresh closing high as the Q4 earnings season got off to a strong start while the signing of the...

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9:00AM ET 1/27/2020 Seeking Alpha

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11:42AM ET 1/17/2020 Seeking Alpha

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12:23PM ET 1/12/2020 Seeking Alpha

Company Profile

Business DescriptionThe Southern Co. is a holding company, which engages in the sale of electricity. It operates through the following segments: Traditional Electric Operating Companies, Southern Power and Southern Company Gas. The Traditional Electric Operating Companies segment refers to vertically integrated utilities that own generation, transmission and distribution facilities, and supplies electric services in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. The Southern Power segment constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets such as renewable energy projects and sells electricity in the wholesale market. The Southern Company Gas segment distributes natural gas through natural gas distribution facilities in the states of Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, New Jersey, Florida, Tennessee, and Maryland. The company was founded on November 9, 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA. View company web site for more details
Address30 Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30308
Number of Employees29,192
Recent SEC Filing01/16/20204
Chairman, President & Chief Executive OfficerThomas A. Fanning
Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice PresidentAndrew W. Evans
Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice PresidentKenneth E. Coleman
Head-Research & DevelopmentMark Berry

Company Highlights

Price Open$69.41
Previous Close$69.44
52 Week Range$47.11 - 70.07
Market Capitalization$73.1 B
Shares Outstanding1.0 B
IndustryElectric Utilities
Current Dividend / Yield$0.62 / 3.57%
Dividend Ex-Date02/14/2020
Dividend Pay-Date03/06/2020
Dividend Yield 5 Year AverageN/A
Next Earnings Announcement02/19/2020

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View all fundamentalsFundamentals

Price / Earnings15.85
Earnings per Share$4.37
Beta vs. S&P 500N/A
Revenue$23.6 B
Net Profit Margin21.06%
Return on Equity17.21%

Analyst Ratings as of 01/15/2020

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