The Southern Company


$66.86 USD

-$0.39 (-0.58%)

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Industry, Sector & symbol

Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange
CEO Mr. Christopher C. Womack
Industry Utilities—Regulated Electric
Sector Utilities
Current Symbol SO
CUSIP 842587107
CIK 0000092122
Phone 404 506 5000
Currency USD
Employees 27819
Country US


Debt-to-Equity Ratio 2.02
Payout Ratio 0.76
Current Ratio 0.77
Quick Ratio 0.35
Cash Ratio 0.06

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales $25.25B
Price / Sales 2.89
Cash Flow -1.41
Price / Cash Flow -47.31
Price / Book 2.32

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast $74.00
High Stock Price Forecast $82.00
Low Stock Price Forecast $63.00
Forecast Upside/Downside -9.65%
Consensus Rating Strong Buy
Rating Score(0-5) 5
Research Coverage 11 Analysts


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year) $3.62
Trailing P/E Ratio 18.36
PEG Ratio 3.42
P/E Growth 3.42
Net Income $3.98B
Net Margin 15.75%
Pretax Margin 17.21%
Return on Equity 12.83%
Return on Assets 2.85%

Financials Score

AltmanZ Score 0.85
Piotroski Score 6.00
Working Capital -3.04B
Total Assets 139.33B
Ebit 6.33B
Market Cap 72.95B
Total Liabilities 104.11B

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About The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) Stock

The Southern Company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. It operates through Gas Distribution Operations, Gas Pipeline Investments, Wholesale Gas Services, and Gas Marketing Services segments. The company also develops, constructs, acquires, owns, and manages power generation assets, including renewable energy projects and sells electricity in the wholesale market; and distributes natural gas in Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, and Tennessee, as well as provides gas marketing services, wholesale gas services, and gas pipeline investments operations. In addition, it owns and/or operates 30 hydroelectric generating stations, 24 fossil fuel generating stations, three nuclear generating stations, 13 combined cycle/cogeneration statio ... ns, 45 solar facilities, 15 wind facilities, one fuel cell facility, and four battery storage facility; and constructs, operates, and maintains 76,289 miles of natural gas pipelines and 14 storage facilities with total capacity of 157 Bcf to provide natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The company serves approximately 8.7 million electric and gas utility customers. Further, the company offers digital wireless communications and fiber optics services. The Southern Company was incorporated in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current The Southern Company (SO) stock price?

The Southern Company(NYSE:SO) stock price is $66.86 in the last trading session. During the trading session, SO stock reached the peak price of $75.8 while $61.56 was the lowest point it dropped to. The percentage change in SO stock occurred in the recent session was --0.58% while the dollar amount for the price change in SO stock was -$-0.39.

SO's industry and sector of operation?

The NYSE listed SO is part of Utilities—Regulated Electric industry that operates in the broader Utilities sector.

Who are the executives of SO?

Mr. Martin Bernard Davis | Chief Information Officer & Executive Vice President
Mr. Christopher C. Womack | Chief Executive Officer, President & Chairman
Mr. Sterling A. Spainhour Jr. | EVice President & Chief Legal Officer
Ms. Sloane N. Drake | Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer
Mr. Stanley W. Connally Jr. | Executive Vice President

How many employees does SO have?

Number of SO employees currently stands at 27819. SO operates from 30 Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard, N.W., Atlanta, GA 30308, US.

Link for SO official website?

Official Website of SO is:

How do I contact SO?

SO could be contacted at phone #404 506 5000 and can also be accessed through its website. SO operates from 30 Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard, N.W., Atlanta, GA 30308, US.

How many shares of SO are traded daily?

The average number of SO shares traded daily for last 3 months was 4.67M.

What is the market cap of SO currently?

The market value of SO currently stands at $72.95B with its latest stock price at $66.86