SO - The Southern Company

NYSE - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
47.47
+0.40 (+0.86%)
As of 3:43PM EST. Market open.
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Previous Close47.07
Open47.07
Bid47.450 x 1100
Ask47.460 x 800
Day's Range46.98 - 47.53
52 Week Range42.38 - 49.43
Volume2,971,342
Avg. Volume6,081,308
Market Cap48.847B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.11
PE Ratio (TTM)19.81
EPS (TTM)2.397
Earnings DateFeb 19, 2019 - Feb 25, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield2.40 (5.10%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-11-16
1y Target Est46.38
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  • PR Newswire3 hours ago

    Southern Company Announces Pricing of Cash Tender Offers for Any and All of Certain Outstanding Debt Securities

    ATLANTA , Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Southern Company ("Southern Company") today announced that it has priced the previously announced cash tender offers (each, a "Tender Offer" ...

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    Market Realist5 hours ago

    Consolidated Edison: Higher Dividend for 45th Consecutive Year

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  • Utilities: What the Implied Volatility Trends Indicate
    Market Realist7 hours ago

    Utilities: What the Implied Volatility Trends Indicate

    Weekly Review: How Utilities Performed Last Week(Continued from Prior Part)Implied volatility On January 18, the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF’s (XLU) implied volatility was close to 15%—lower than its 15-day average volatility. At the same

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  • XLU: Where Utility Stocks Might Go from Here
    Market Realistyesterday

    XLU: Where Utility Stocks Might Go from Here

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  • Analyzing How Utilities Performed Last Week
    Market Realistyesterday

    Analyzing How Utilities Performed Last Week

    Weekly Review: How Utilities Performed Last WeekXLU lagged broader markets Last week, utilities started on a weak note. The Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU) fell marginally, while the S&P 500 rose almost 3% in the week ending January 18.

  • Markityesterday

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Southern Co.

    # Southern Co ### NYSE:SO View full report here! ## Summary * Perception of the company's creditworthiness is negative * ETFs holding this stock are seeing positive inflows but are weakening * Bearish sentiment is low * Economic output in this company's sector is contracting ## Bearish sentiment Short interest | Positive Short interest is low for SO with fewer than 5% of shares on loan. The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. ## Money flow ETF/Index ownership | Negative ETF activity is negative and may be weakening. The net inflows of $1.37 billion over the last one-month into ETFs that hold SO are among the lowest of the last year and appear to be slowing. ## Economic sentiment PMI by IHS Markit There is no PMI sector data available for this security. ## Credit worthiness Credit default swap | Negative The current level displays a negative indicator. SO credit default swap spreads are near their highest levels for the past 1 year, which indicates the market's more negative perception of the company's credit worthiness. Please send all inquiries related to the report to score@ihsmarkit.com. Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing. This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.

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  • Why Southern Co. (SO) Could Beat Earnings Estimates Again
    Zacks2 days ago

    Why Southern Co. (SO) Could Beat Earnings Estimates Again

    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.

  • Is Southern (SO) Outperforming Other Utilities Stocks This Year?
    Zacks2 days ago

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  • Is Southern Company a Buy?
    Motley Fool4 days ago

    Is Southern Company a Buy?

    The Vogtle fiasco aside, Southern Company looks like a compelling income stock for conservative dividend-focused investors.

  • Stay safe, warm and save money as temperatures drop
    PR Newswire5 days ago

    Stay safe, warm and save money as temperatures drop

    ATLANTA, Jan. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- As winter temperatures begin to drop, Georgia Power encourages customers to keep safety in mind and offers safety tips to help prevent electrical fires. The company reminds customers that making small changes today can deliver big savings throughout the winter and year-round.

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  • Southern Company: Analysts’ Views and Target Prices
    Market Realist5 days ago

    Southern Company: Analysts’ Views and Target Prices

    Analyzing Southern Company’s Key Indicators(Continued from Prior Part)Analysts’ recommendationsBased on analysts’ estimates, Southern Company (SO) stock has a median target price of $46.4, which indicates an estimated downside of 1% for the

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    GuruFocus.com6 days ago

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  • Comparing Southern Company’s Dividend Profile with Its Peers
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Comparing Southern Company’s Dividend Profile with Its Peers

    Analyzing Southern Company’s Key Indicators(Continued from Prior Part)Dividend profileSouthern Company (SO), the third-largest utility by market capitalization, is trading at a dividend yield of 5.1%—notably higher than broader utilities’

  • Southern Company announces quarterly dividend
    PR Newswire6 days ago

    Southern Company announces quarterly dividend

    ATLANTA , Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company today announced a regular quarterly dividend of 60 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable March 6, 2019 , to shareholders of record ...

  • Analyzing Southern Company’s Current Valuation
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Analyzing Southern Company’s Current Valuation

    Analyzing Southern Company’s Key Indicators(Continued from Prior Part)Valuation Southern Company (SO) stock is trading at a forward PE ratio of 15x based on analysts’ EPS for 2019. The company appears to be trading at a discounted valuation

  • What Do Southern Company’s Chart Indicators Suggest?
    Market Realist6 days ago

    What Do Southern Company’s Chart Indicators Suggest?

    Analyzing Southern Company’s Key IndicatorsWill Southern Company continue to rally?Southern Company (SO) stock took the support of ~$43.0 and rallied more than 10% in the last three weeks. Broader utilities (XLU) rose 2% during the same period.

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    Zacks6 days ago

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  • Southern Company Announces Cash Tender Offers for Any and All of Certain Outstanding Debt Securities
    PR Newswire7 days ago

    Southern Company Announces Cash Tender Offers for Any and All of Certain Outstanding Debt Securities

    ATLANTA , Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Southern Company ("Southern Company") today announced the commencement of cash tender offers (each, a "Tender Offer" and, together, the "Tender ...

  • GlobeNewswire7 days ago

    Consolidated Research: 2019 Summary Expectations for Southern, Exelon, PriceSmart, Five Prime Therapeutics, Digi International, and Voyager Therapeutics — Fundamental Analysis, Key Performance Indications

    NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2019 -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors,.

  • Southern Co. (SO) Outpaces Stock Market Gains: What You Should Know
    Zacks8 days ago

    Southern Co. (SO) Outpaces Stock Market Gains: What You Should Know

    In the latest trading session, Southern Co. (SO) closed at $46.79, marking a +1.36% move from the previous day.

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    American City Business Journals8 days ago

    Timing of federal case could add $1B to Atlantic Coast Pipeline costs

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