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NYSE: SO
Southern Co Stock

$67.27-1.35 (-1.97%)
Updated Feb 3, 2023
SO Price
$67.27
Fair Value Price
N/A
Market Cap
$73.24B
52 Week Low
$58.85
52 Week High
$80.57
P/E
21.22x
P/B
2.06x
P/S
2.63x
PEG
1.78x
Dividend Yield
4.01%
Revenue
$28.00B
Earnings
$3.41B
Gross Margin
33.5%
Operating Margin
21.3%
Profit Margin
12.1%
Debt to Equity
2.77
Operating Cash Flow
$6B
Beta
0.67
Next Earnings
Feb 16, 2023
Ex-Dividend
Feb 17, 2023
Next Dividend
Mar 6, 2023

SO Overview

The Southern Company generates, transmits, and distributes electricity. It owns and manages power generation assets, including renewable energy projects and sells electricity in the wholesale market. It distributes natural gas in Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, and Tennessee, as well as providing gas marketing services, wholesale gas services, and gas pipeline investments operations. The company serves approximately 8.7 million electric and gas utility customers. It also offers digital wireless communications and fiber optics services. Southern Company was incorporated in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Zen Score

Industry Average (32)
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SO ($67.27) is trading above its intrinsic value of $33.49, according to an updated version of Benjamin Graham's Formula from Chapter 11 of "The Intelligent Investor"
Below Benjamin Graham Formula Value Valuation
SO is poor value based on its earnings relative to its share price (21.22x), compared to the US market average (15.09x)
P/E vs Market Valuation
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P/E vs Industry Valuation
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Valuation

SO price to earnings (PE)

For valuing profitable companies with steady earnings
Company
21.22x
Industry
23.57x
Market
15.09x
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P/E vs Industry Valuation
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P/E vs Market Valuation

SO price to book (PB)

For valuing companies that are loss-making or have lots of physical asset
Company
2.06x
Industry
1.7x
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P/B vs Industry Valuation

SO price to earnings growth (PEG)

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PEG Value Valuation

SO's financial health

Profit margin

Revenue
$8.4B
Net Income
$1.5B
Profit Margin
17.6%
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Interest Coverage Financials
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Profit Margin Growth Financials

Assets to liabilities

Assets
$134.0B
Liabilities
$98.3B
Debt to equity
2.77
SO's short-term liabilities ($12.80B) exceed... subscribe to Premium to read more.
Short-term Liabilities Financials
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Long-term Liabilities Financials
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Shrinking Debt Financials
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Healthy Debt to Equity Financials

Cash flow

Operating
$1.4B
Investing
-$2.5B
Financing
$1.3B
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Debt Coverage Financials

SO vs Regulated Electric Utility Stocks

TickerMarket Cap1d %P/EP/B
SO$73.24B-1.97%21.22x2.06x
DUK$77.45B-1.43%20.24x1.54x
AEP$47.33B-2.58%19.07x1.95x
PCG$38.34B-0.51%17.47x1.72x
XEL$37.20B-2.27%22.14x2.27x

Southern Co Stock FAQ

What is Southern Co's quote symbol?

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

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

(NYSE: SO) Southern Co's 52-week high was $80.57, and its 52-week low was $58.85. It is currently -16.51% from its 52-week high and 14.31% from its 52-week low.

How much is Southern Co stock worth today?

(NYSE: SO) Southern Co currently has 1,088,672,828 outstanding shares. With Southern Co stock trading at $67.27 per share, the total value of Southern Co stock (market capitalization) is $73.24B.

Southern Co stock was originally listed at a price of $25.88 in Dec 31, 1997. If you had invested in Southern Co stock at $25.88, your return over the last 25 years would have been 159.93%, for an annualized return of 3.89% (not including any dividends or dividend reinvestments).

How much is Southern Co's stock price per share?

(NYSE: SO) Southern Co stock price per share is $67.27 today (as of Feb 3, 2023).

What is Southern Co's Market Cap?

(NYSE: SO) Southern Co's market cap is $73.24B, as of Feb 6, 2023.

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

Southern Co's market cap is calculated by multiplying SO's current stock price of $67.27 by SO's total outstanding shares of 1,088,672,828.
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