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Southern Company’s Valuation Compared to Its Peers

Vincent Kruger
Southern Company’s Valuation Compared to Its Peers

Southern Company (SO) stock appears to be trading at a discount compared to its historical valuation and its peers. Southern Company is trading at a forward PE ratio of 15x based on the estimated EPS for 2019. Southern Company’s forward PE ratio is lower than its peers’ average forward PE ratio of 17x–18x. Southern Company’s five-year historical average PE ratio is also higher than its forward PE ratio.   Peers’ valuation