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Southern Co Earnings & Revenue

SO past earnings growth

How has SO's earnings growth performed historically?
Company
-34.88%
Industry
-11.82%
Market
38.16%
SO's earnings have grown slower (2.56% per year) than the US Utilities - Regulated Electric industry average (2.66%)
Performance
SO's earnings have grown slower (2.56% per year) than the US market average (19.7%)
Performance
SO's earnings growth is slowing down - its growth over the last year (-34.88%) is below its 5-year compound annual rate (2.56%)
Performance

SO past revenue growth

How has SO's revenue growth performed historically?
Company
-4.87%
Industry
-2.51%
Market
20.21%
SO's revenue has grown faster (3.1% per year) than the US Utilities - Regulated Electric industry average (2.07%)
Performance
SO's revenue has grown slower (3.1% per year) than the US market average (18.53%)
Performance
SO's revenue growth is slowing down - its growth over the last year (-4.87%) is below its 5-year compound annual rate (3.1%)
Performance

SO earnings and revenue history

Current Revenue
$20.4B
Current Earnings
$3.1B
Current Profit Margin
15.3%
SO's has not demonstrated consistent long-term earnings growth over the past 10 years (24.47%)
Performance

SO Return on equity

Current Company
10%
Current Industry
7.5%
Current Market
49.8%
SO's Return on Equity (10%) shows a company that is not efficient at transforming shareholder equity into returns
Performance

SO Return on assets

Current Company
2.6%
Current Industry
2.2%
Current Market
5.4%
SO is generating higher Return on Assets (2.6%) than the US Utilities - Regulated Electric industry average (2.27%)
Performance

SO Return on capital employed

Current Company
4.82%
Current Industry
4.2%
SO has gotten more efficient at generating Return on Capital (4.82%) compared to 3 years ago (2.79%)
Performance

SO earnings dates

Next earnings date
Apr 28, 2021

Southern Earnings & Revenue FAQ

What were SO's earnings last quarter?

On Feb 18, 2021, Southern (NYSE: SO) reported Q4 2020 earnings per share (EPS) of $0.37, up 9.76% year over year. Total Southern earnings for the quarter were $387.00 million. In the same quarter last year, Southern's earnings per share (EPS) was $0.41.

What was SO's earnings growth in the past year?

As of Q2 2021, Southern's earnings has grown -34.88% year over year. This is 23.06 percentage points lower than the US Utilities - Regulated Electric industry earnings growth rate of -11.82%. Southern's earnings in the past year totalled $3.12 billion.

What is SO's earnings date?

Southern's earnings date is Apr 28, 2021. Add SO to your watchlist to be reminded of SO's next earnings announcement.

What was SO's revenue last quarter?

On Feb 18, 2021, Southern (NYSE: SO) reported Q4 2020 revenue of $5.12 billion up 4.13% year over year. In the same quarter last year, Southern's revenue was $4.91 billion.

What was SO's revenue growth in the past year?

As of Q2 2021, Southern's revenue has grown -4.87% year over year. This is 2.37 percentage points lower than the US Utilities - Regulated Electric industry revenue growth rate of -2.51%. Southern's revenue in the past year totalled $20.38 billion.
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