Southern Co is a regulated electric utility company located in Georgia, United States, which is part of the Utilities sector, and is traded under the ticker SO on the NYSE exchange.
Southern Co stock last closed at $67.90, up 0.94% from the previous day, and has increased 0.37% in one year. It has overperformed other stocks in the Utilities - Regulated Electric industry by 0.01 percentage points. Southern Co stock is currently +15.38% from its 52-week low of $58.85, and -15.73% from its 52-week high of $80.57.
At the moment, there are 1.09B SO shares outstanding. The market cap of SO is $73.92B. In the last 24 hours, 3M SO shares were traded.
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Out of 14 Equities analysts who give ratings on SO, the consensus analyst rating on Southern Co is a Hold
Please keep in mind that analyst ratings are not stock recommendations, nor are they investment advice.
Neil Kalton, a top 9% analyst from Wells Fargo maintains SO with a hold rating and lowers their SO price target from $77.00 to $73.00, on Jan 30, 2023.
Stephen Byrd, a top 4% analyst from Morgan Stanley maintains SO with a strong sell rating and raises their SO price target from $63.00 to $64.00, on Jan 23, 2023.
Nicholas Campanella, a top 25% analyst from Credit Suisse maintains SO with a sell rating and raises their SO price target from $62.00 to $70.00, on Jan 18, 2023.
Anthony Crowdell, a top 29% analyst from Mizuho maintains SO with a hold rating and lowers their SO price target from $73.00 to $72.00, on Jan 12, 2023.
James Thalacker, a bottom 17% analyst from BMO Capital maintains SO with a hold rating and raises their SO price target from $68.00 to $74.00, on Dec 16, 2022.
You can dig deeper into what analysts are forecasting on the Southern Co stock forecast page.
Last year, SO earnings were $3.40B. In the last 5 year, SO's earnings have grown by 43.55% per year. This was faster than the Utilities - Regulated Electric industry average of 5.08%.
Last year, SO revenue was $28.00B. During the past 5 year, SO's revenue has increased by 4.39% per year. This was faster than the Utilities - Regulated Electric industry average of 4.34%.
You can research SO's earnings and revenue performance here.
Over the past 12 months, executives and large shareholders at SO have sold more shares than they have bought.
Stephen E. Kuczynski, Pres. CEO Southern Nuclear of SO, was the latest SO insider to sell. They sold $1,032,038.70 worth of SO shares on Jan 10, 2023.
Research more about who owns SO stock here.
Southern Co pays a dividend of 3.98%, compared to the Utilities - Regulated Electric industry's average dividend yield of 3.58%. If you owned $1,000 of SO stock, you would have been paid $39.76 in the past year.
Southern Co dividend payments have consistently grown over the past decade and have remained stable.
Find more analysis about Southern Co dividend yield and history here.
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