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The Southern Company (SO)

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59.66+0.62 (+1.05%)
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Trading Information

Stock Price History

Beta (5Y Monthly) 0.39
52-Week Change 3N/A
S&P500 52-Week Change 3N/A
52 Week High 371.10
52 Week Low 341.96
50-Day Moving Average 360.45
200-Day Moving Average 357.03

Share Statistics

Avg Vol (3 month) 33.71M
Avg Vol (10 day) 34.34M
Shares Outstanding 51.06B
Float 1.05B
% Held by Insiders 10.13%
% Held by Institutions 159.83%
Shares Short (Dec 30, 2020) 48.79M
Short Ratio (Dec 30, 2020) 42.63
Short % of Float (Dec 30, 2020) 40.83%
Short % of Shares Outstanding (Dec 30, 2020) 40.83%
Shares Short (prior month Nov 29, 2020) 48.85M

Dividends & Splits

Forward Annual Dividend Rate 42.56
Forward Annual Dividend Yield 44.29%
Trailing Annual Dividend Rate 32.52
Trailing Annual Dividend Yield 34.27%
5 Year Average Dividend Yield 44.56
Payout Ratio 484.56%
Dividend Date 3Dec 06, 2020
Ex-Dividend Date 4Nov 12, 2020
Last Split Factor 210000:6109
Last Split Date 3Apr 02, 2001

Financial Highlights

Fiscal Year

Fiscal Year Ends Dec 30, 2019
Most Recent Quarter (mrq)Sep 29, 2020


Profit Margin 15.73%
Operating Margin (ttm)25.55%

Management Effectiveness

Return on Assets (ttm)2.68%
Return on Equity (ttm)9.68%

Income Statement

Revenue (ttm)20.17B
Revenue Per Share (ttm)19.08
Quarterly Revenue Growth (yoy)-6.30%
Gross Profit (ttm)9.63B
Net Income Avi to Common (ttm)3.17B
Diluted EPS (ttm)2.99
Quarterly Earnings Growth (yoy)-4.90%

Balance Sheet

Total Cash (mrq)3.38B
Total Cash Per Share (mrq)3.2
Total Debt (mrq)51.93B
Total Debt/Equity (mrq)158.38
Current Ratio (mrq)0.90
Book Value Per Share (mrq)26.78

Cash Flow Statement

Operating Cash Flow (ttm)6.12B
Levered Free Cash Flow (ttm)-1.42B