SO - The Southern Company

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
52.23
+0.39 (+0.75%)
At close: 4:01PM EDT

52.23 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 6:08PM EDT

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Previous Close51.84
Open51.88
Bid52.32 x 1800
Ask52.33 x 900
Day's Range51.84 - 52.37
52 Week Range42.42 - 52.98
Volume2,602,895
Avg. Volume4,743,562
Market Cap54.363B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.30
PE Ratio (TTM)24.07
EPS (TTM)N/A
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield2.40 (4.64%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-05-17
1y Target EstN/A
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  • Southern Co. (SO) Expected to Beat Earnings Estimates: Should You Buy?
    Zacks8 hours ago

    Southern Co. (SO) Expected to Beat Earnings Estimates: Should You Buy?

    Southern Co. (SO) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

  • Top Utilities’ Stock Price Targets Get Bumped Up
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    Top Utilities’ Stock Price Targets Get Bumped Up

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  • How Top Utility Stocks Are Currently Valued
    Market Realistyesterday

    How Top Utility Stocks Are Currently Valued

    Analyzing Utilities’ Charts, Valuation, Price Targets, and More(Continued from Prior Part)Utilities beat the S&P 500Utility stocks have not been just an effective hedge lately, but have outperformed broader markets. Over the past year,

  • Can Southern Co. (SO) Keep the Earnings Surprise Streak Alive?
    Zacksyesterday

    Can Southern Co. (SO) Keep the Earnings Surprise Streak Alive?

    Southern Co. (SO) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.

  • Comparing the Biggest Utility Stocks’ Yields
    Market Realistyesterday

    Comparing the Biggest Utility Stocks’ Yields

    Analyzing Utilities’ Charts, Valuation, Price Targets, and More(Continued from Prior Part)Dividend yields Dominion Energy’s dividend yield (D) of 4.9% leads among top utilities. The yield is higher than its five-year average, ~230 basis

  • Analyzing Top Utilities’ Chart Indicators
    Market Realistyesterday

    Analyzing Top Utilities’ Chart Indicators

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  • Utilities’ Ups and Downs Last Week
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    Utilities’ Ups and Downs Last Week

    Analyzing Utilities’ Charts, Valuation, Price Targets, and MoreUtility stocks fallUtility stocks continued to underperform broader markets last week. The Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU) fell 1.6% while broader markets closed flat.

  • 3 Things to Watch When NextEra Energy Reports Q1 Results
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    3 Things to Watch When NextEra Energy Reports Q1 Results

    The clean-energy-focused utility expects to unveil its first-quarter results on Tuesday morning.

  • Georgia Power elevates executive to fill C-Suite opening
    American City Business Journals5 days ago

    Georgia Power elevates executive to fill C-Suite opening

    The Georgia Power board elected a replacement for executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, effective immediately.

  • CenterPoint Energy hires Georgia Power CFO as its new CFO
    American City Business Journals5 days ago

    CenterPoint Energy hires Georgia Power CFO as its new CFO

    Houston-based CenterPoint Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNP) has found its next executive vice president and CFO.  Xia Liu steps into the roles on April 22, according to a press release. Liu has been with The Southern Co. (NYSE: SO), based in Atlanta, and its subsidiaries for the past 20 years, per the release. Most recently, she served as executive vice president, CFO and treasurer of Georgia Power Co. in Atlanta.

  • Utilities and Broader Markets: Comparing the Implied Volatility
    Market Realist7 days ago

    Utilities and Broader Markets: Comparing the Implied Volatility

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  • Southern Company: Analyst Views’ and Target Prices
    Market Realist7 days ago

    Southern Company: Analyst Views’ and Target Prices

    Southern Company: Analyzing Its Dividends(Continued from Prior Part)Analysts’ target prices Among the 18 analysts tracking Southern Company, 11 recommended a “hold,” two recommended a “buy,” one recommended a “strong sell,” and four

  • Southern Company’s Valuation and Recent Performance
    Market Realist8 days ago

    Southern Company’s Valuation and Recent Performance

    Southern Company: Analyzing Its Dividends(Continued from Prior Part)Total returns Southern Company’s (SO) superior yield and long dividend history wane when it comes to total returns. Southern Company has drastically lagged its peers in terms of

  • Southern Company’s Chart Indicators and Short Interest
    Market Realist8 days ago

    Southern Company’s Chart Indicators and Short Interest

    Southern Company: Analyzing Its Dividends(Continued from Prior Part)Chart indicatorsSouthern Company (SO) stock has shown an impressive rally in the last few months. The stock hit a new 52-week high of $52.8 on April 15. Southern Company has risen

  • XLU: Where Utility Stocks Might Go from Here
    Market Realist8 days ago

    XLU: Where Utility Stocks Might Go from Here

    How Are Utility Stocks Placed for the Future?(Continued from Prior Part)Moving averagesUtility stocks (VPU) seemed to have slowed down after hitting multiyear highs last month. The Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU), the representative of top

  • Southern Company: Analyzing Its Dividends
    Market Realist8 days ago

    Southern Company: Analyzing Its Dividends

    Southern Company: Analyzing Its DividendsSouthern Company’s dividendSouthern Company (SO) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.62 per share, which implies an annualized dividend of $2.48 per share. The dividend increased 3.3% compared to its

  • How Utility Stocks Are Placed for the Future
    Market Realist8 days ago

    How Utility Stocks Are Placed for the Future

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  • Factors That Make Southern Company an Enticing Stock Now
    Zacks8 days ago

    Factors That Make Southern Company an Enticing Stock Now

    Southern Company (SO) is riding high on its strategic strides, splendid earnings surprise record and impressive dividend payouts.

  • How Did The Southern Company's (NYSE:SO) 7.8% ROE Fare Against The Industry?
    Simply Wall St.9 days ago

    How Did The Southern Company's (NYSE:SO) 7.8% ROE Fare Against The Industry?

    One of the best investments we can make is in our own knowledge and skill set. With that in mind, this article will work through how we can use Return On Equity (ROE) to better understand a business. To keep the lesson grounded in...

  • Southern Co. (SO) Stock Moves 0.68%: What You Should Know
    Zacks13 days ago

    Southern Co. (SO) Stock Moves 0.68%: What You Should Know

    In the latest trading session, Southern Co. (SO) closed at $52.12, marking a +0.68% move from the previous day.

  • Comparing Sempra Energy’s Dividend Profile with Its Peers
    Market Realist13 days ago

    Comparing Sempra Energy’s Dividend Profile with Its Peers

    How's Sempra Energy Placed Compared to Its Peers?(Continued from Prior Part)Dividend yieldCurrently, Sempra Energy (SRE) stock offers a dividend yield of 3%, which is in line with the industry average. The company’s five-year historical average

  • Analysts’ Target Prices for Top Utility Stocks
    Market Realist15 days ago

    Analysts’ Target Prices for Top Utility Stocks

    Why Did Utilities Fall for the Second Consecutive Week?(Continued from Prior Part)Analysts’ target prices Let’s take a look at the target prices for the top utility gainers in 2019. Southern Company (SO) stock offers an estimated downside of

  • XLU: Comparing Utility Stocks’ Implied Volatility Levels
    Market Realist15 days ago

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  • Analyzing Utility Stocks’ Current Valuation
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  • American City Business Journals15 days ago

    Southern Co. CEO pays $5.3M for nearly 3-acre lakeside Buckhead estate (Photos)

    Thomas Fanning bought 1325 Monte Carlo Drive in Atlanta's prestigious 30327 ZIP code on March 29, according to property records.