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NYSE: SO
Southern Co Stock

$66.05+0.60 (0.92%)
Updated May 6, 2021
SO Price
$66.05
Fair Value Price
N/A
Market Cap
$69.79B
52 Week Low
$50.40
52 Week High
$66.71
P/E
20.64x
P/B
2.11x
P/S
3.1x
PEG
3.27x
Dividend Yield
3.88%
Revenue
$21.27B
Earnings
$3.40B
Gross Margin
42.6%
Operating Margin
26.59%
Profit Margin
15.9%
Debt to Equity
2.78
Operating Cash Flow
$7B
Beta
0.71
Next Earnings
N/A
Ex-Dividend
May 14, 2021
Next Dividend
Jun 7, 2021

Zen Score

High
Medium
Low
41
Industry average

Reasons for this score

SO ($66.05) is trading below its intrinsic value of $126.68, according to Benjamin Graham's Formula from Chapter 11 of "The Intelligent Investor"
Valuation
SO is good value based on its earnings relative to its share price (20.64x), compared to the US market average 27.98x)
Valuation
SO is good value based on its earnings relative to its share price (20.64x), compared to the US Utilities - Regulated Electric industry average (24.63x)
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SO price to earnings (PE)

For valuing profitable companies with steady earnings
Company
20.64x
Industry
24.63x
Market
27.98x
SO is good value based on its earnings relative to its share price (20.64x), compared to the US market average 27.98x)
Valuation
SO is good value based on its earnings relative to its share price (20.64x), compared to the US Utilities - Regulated Electric industry average (24.63x)
Valuation

SO price to book (PB)

For valuing companies that are loss-making or have lots of physical asset
Company
2.11x
Industry
1.68x
Market
0.6x
SO is poor value based on its book value relative to its share price (2.11x), compared to the US market average (0.6x)
Valuation
SO is poor value based on its book value relative to its share price (2.11x), compared to the US Utilities - Regulated Electric industry average (1.68x)
Valuation

SO price to earnings growth (PEG)

For valuing profitable companies with growth potential
SO is poor value relative to its rate of earnings growth, measured by PEG ratio (3.27x)
Valuation

SO's financial health

Profit margin

Revenue
$5.9B
Net Income
$1.1B
Profit Margin
19.2%
SO's cash and short-term investments ($1.77B) can cover SO's cash burn for the next year ($453.00M), even accounting for increasing cash burn (53.79%)
Financials
SO's profit margin has decreased (-0.9%) in the last year from (16.8%) to (15.9%)
Financials

Assets to liabilities

Assets
$125.4B
Liabilities
$92.0B
Debt to equity
1.61
SO's short-term liabilities ($11.59B) exceed its short-term assets ($9.47B)
Financials
SO's long-term liabilities ($80.45B) exceed its short-term assets ($9.47B)
Financials
SO's debt has increased relative to shareholder equity (2.78), over the past 5 years ago (2.71)
Financials
SO's debt to equity ratio (2.78) is considered high
Financials

Cash flow

Operating
$1.2B
Investing
-$2.2B
Financing
$1.7B
SO's cash and short-term investments ($1.77B) can cover SO's cash burn ($453.00M) for at least 1 year
Financials

Southern Stock FAQ

What is Southern's quote symbol?

(NYSE: SO) Southern trades on the NYSE under the ticker symbol SO. Southern stock quotes can also be displayed as NYSE: SO.

What is the 52 week high and low for Southern (NYSE: SO)?

(NYSE: SO) Southern's 52-week high was $66.71, and its 52-week low was $50.40. It is currently -0.99% from its 52-week high and 31.05% from its 52-week low.

How much is Southern stock worth today?

(NYSE: SO) Southern currently has 1,056,609,660 outstanding shares. With Southern stock trading at $66.05 per share, the total value of Southern stock (market capitalization) is $69.79B.

Southern stock was originally listed at a price of $25.88 in Dec 31, 1997. If you had invested in Southern stock at $25.88, your return over the last 23 years would have been 155.22%, for an annualized return of 4.16%.

How much is Southern's stock price per share?

(NYSE: SO) Southern stock price per share is $66.05 today (as of May 6, 2021).

What is Southern's Market Cap?

(NYSE: SO) Southern's market cap is $69.79B, as of May 9, 2021.

Market cap (market capitalization) is the total market value of a publicly traded company's outstanding shares.

Southern's market cap is calculated by multiplying SO's current stock price of $66.05 by SO's total outstanding shares of 1,056,609,660.
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