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Southern Co Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for SO

Based on 12 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Southern Co.
Min Forecast
$66.00-14.47%
Avg Forecast
$76.00-1.52%
Max Forecast
$90.00+16.63%

Should I buy or sell SO stock?

Based on 12 analysts offering ratings for Southern Co.
Buy
Strong Buy
3 analysts 25%
Buy
3 analysts 25%
Hold
5 analysts 41.67%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
1 analysts 8.33%

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SO stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-05-15
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-05-03
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-04-23
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-04-22
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-04-15
UBS
Top 14%
87
HoldDowngrades$76.00-1.52%2024-04-04
Mizuho
Top 13%
88
Strong BuyMaintains$76.00-1.52%2024-04-02
BMO Capital
Top 10%
91
BuyReiterates$76.00-1.52%2024-04-01
RBC Capital
Top 14%
87
BuyReiterates$80.00+3.67%2024-02-21
Barclays
Top 10%
91
HoldMaintains$67.00-13.18%2024-01-17

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Forecast return on equity

Is SO forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
N/A
Industry
N/A
Market
27.87%

Forecast return on assets

Is SO forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
N/A
Industry
N/A

SO revenue forecast

What is SO's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$27.2B+6.87%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$28.0B+10.22%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$28.8B+13.13%
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Forecast High Revenue Growth Forecast

SO earnings growth forecast

How is SO forecast to perform vs Utilities - Regulated Electric companies and vs the US market?
Company
6.75%
Industry
9.15%
Market
18.11%
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Market Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Savings Rate Forecast

SO revenue growth forecast

How is SO forecast to perform vs Utilities - Regulated Electric companies and vs the US market?
Company
4.22%
Industry
4.14%
Market
10.15%
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Market Forecast

SO vs Regulated Electric Utility Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
SO$77.17$76.00-1.52%Buy
DUK$101.79$103.70+1.88%Buy
NGG$61.72N/AN/A
PCG$18.38$21.00+14.25%Strong Buy
AEP$89.28$87.36-2.15%Hold

Southern Co Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Southern Co Stock a good buy in 2024, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 12 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: SO) stock is to Buy SO stock.

Out of 12 analysts, 3 (25%) are recommending SO as a Strong Buy, 3 (25%) are recommending SO as a Buy, 5 (41.67%) are recommending SO as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending SO as a Sell, and 1 (8.33%) are recommending SO as a Strong Sell.

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What is SO's revenue growth forecast for 2024-2026?

(NYSE: SO) Southern Co's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 4.22% is forecast to beat the US Utilities - Regulated Electric industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 4.14%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 10.15%.

Southern Co's revenue in 2024 is $25,419,000,000.On average, 5 Wall Street analysts forecast SO's revenue for 2024 to be $29,701,927,474,406, with the lowest SO revenue forecast at $28,864,262,478,178, and the highest SO revenue forecast at $31,625,928,806,731. On average, 5 Wall Street analysts forecast SO's revenue for 2025 to be $30,633,382,188,732, with the lowest SO revenue forecast at $29,607,704,759,569, and the highest SO revenue forecast at $32,548,999,129,637.

In 2026, SO is forecast to generate $31,443,164,819,129 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $30,125,912,196,355 and the highest revenue forecast at $33,232,609,134,234.

What is SO's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2024-2027?

(NYSE: SO) forecast ROA is N/A, which is lower than the forecast US Utilities - Regulated Electric industry average of N/A.

What is SO's Price Target?

According to 12 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year SO price target, the average SO price target is $76.00, with the highest SO stock price forecast at $90.00 and the lowest SO stock price forecast at $66.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Southern Co's share price could fall to $76.00 by May 15, 2025. The average Southern Co stock price prediction forecasts a potential downside of 1.52% from the current SO share price of $77.17.

What is SO's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2024-2027?

(NYSE: SO) forecast ROE is N/A, which is considered weak.
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