Southern Company (The) Company Profile (NYSE:SO)

About Southern Company (The)

Southern Company (The) logoThe Southern Company (Southern Company) is a holding company. The Company owns all of the stock of the traditional operating companies and Southern Power Company (Southern Power), and owns other direct and indirect subsidiaries. Southern Company's segments include the sale of electricity by four traditional operating companies, Southern Power and All Other. The traditional operating companies, including Alabama Power Company (Alabama Power), Georgia Power Company (Georgia Power), Gulf Power Company (Gulf Power) and Mississippi Power Company (Mississippi Power), are vertically integrated utilities providing electric service in over four Southeastern states. The Company has interests in the Southern Communications Services, Inc., Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., Southern Company Holdings, Inc. and other direct and indirect subsidiaries. Its subsidiary also includes PowerSecure International, Inc.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: SO
  • CUSIP: 84258710
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $47.80
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $48.84
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $49.98
  • 52-Week Range: $46.20 - $54.64
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.95
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.99
  • P/E Growth: 5.30
  • Market Cap: $46.84B
  • Outstanding Shares: 979,999,000
  • Beta: 0.05
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 14.14%
  • Return on Equity: 12.69%
  • Return on Assets: 3.25%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.62%
  • Current Ratio: 0.91%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.73%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $52.60 (10.04% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/25/2017Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageUnderperform$47.00View Rating Details
1/4/2017RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$54.00View Rating Details
12/15/2016Citigroup Inc.Initiated CoverageSell$44.00View Rating Details
9/26/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$52.00 -> $54.00View Rating Details
8/4/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/14/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutral$54.00View Rating Details
7/14/2016Barclays PLCUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$54.00 -> $62.00View Rating Details
7/12/2016MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$50.00 -> $52.00View Rating Details
6/15/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/14/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector Perform$52.00View Rating Details
5/13/2016Howard WeilInitiated CoverageSector Perform$52.00View Rating Details
4/28/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/19/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
1/26/2016Evercore ISIUpgradeSell -> HoldView Rating Details
1/14/2016MacquarieBoost Price Target$45.50 -> $47.00View Rating Details
1/13/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingUnderweightView Rating Details
10/2/2015Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingUnderperformView Rating Details
5/26/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform$49.00 -> $48.00View Rating Details
4/22/2015GuggenheimInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/20/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/22/2017Q416$0.35$4.63 billionN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2016Q316$1.17$1.28$3.41 billion$6.26 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q216$0.70$0.74$4.54 billion$4.45 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.53$0.58$4.25 billion$3.97 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/3/2016Q415$0.43$0.44$4.48 billion$3.61 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$1.16$1.17$5.73 billion$5.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$0.69$0.71$4.64 billion$4.34 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.58$0.56$4.41 billion$4.18 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2015Q414$0.38$0.38$3.73 billion$4.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$1.07$1.09$5.30 billion$5.34 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.66$0.68$4.32 billion$4.47 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q114$0.52$0.66$3.83 billion$4.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2014Q413$0.46$0.48$3.87 billion$3.93 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q413$1.11$1.08$5.37 billion$5.02 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.67$0.66$4.30 billion$4.25 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013$0.49$0.49$3.75 billion$3.90 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2013Q4 2012$0.40$0.30$4.58 billion$3.70 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2012Q312$1.13$1.11$5.97 billion$5.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.68$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$0.47$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2012$0.30$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$1.04$1.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.64$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$0.50$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2011$0.18$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.90 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.99 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.53$0.55$0.54
Q2 20161$0.70$0.70$0.70
Q3 20163$1.16$1.20$1.19
Q4 20163$0.25$0.31$0.29
Q1 20171$0.60$0.60$0.60
Q2 20171$0.76$0.76$0.76
Q3 20171$1.32$1.32$1.32
Q4 20171$0.28$0.28$0.28
Q1 20181$0.63$0.63$0.63
Q2 20181$0.80$0.80$0.80
Q3 20181$1.38$1.38$1.38
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO)
Annual Dividend:$2.24
Dividend Yield:4.69%
Dividend Growth:3.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:83.27% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
77.24% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
74.92% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:15 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/13/2017quarterly$0.564.51%2/16/20172/21/20173/6/2017
10/17/2016quarterly$0.564.38%11/17/201611/21/201612/6/2016
7/18/2016quarterly$0.564.18%8/11/20168/15/20169/6/2016
4/18/2016quarterly$0.564.39%5/12/20165/16/20166/6/2016
1/14/2016quarterly$0.544.6%2/11/20162/16/20163/7/2016
10/19/2015quarterly$0.544.72%11/12/201511/16/201512/4/2015
7/20/2015quarterly$0.545.02%8/13/20158/17/20159/5/2015
4/20/2015quarterly$0.545%5/14/20155/18/20156/6/2015
1/16/2015quarterly$0.534.07%2/12/20152/17/20153/6/2015
10/20/2014quarterly$0.534.47%10/30/201411/3/201412/6/2014
7/21/2014quarterly$0.534.68%7/31/20148/4/20149/6/2014
1/17/2014quarterly$0.514.87%1/30/20142/3/20143/6/2014
10/21/2013quarterly$0.514.8%10/31/201311/4/201312/6/2013
7/15/2013quarterly$0.514.49%8/1/20138/5/20139/6/2013
4/16/2013quarterly$0.514.22%5/2/20135/6/20136/6/2013
1/18/2013quarterly$0.494.47%1/31/20132/4/20133/6/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 51.57%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/9/2017William P BowersCEOSell70,680$48.88$3,454,838.40View SEC Filing  
8/2/2016Christopher C WomackEVPSell46,008$53.40$2,456,827.20View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Stan W ConnallyCEOSell14,392$53.75$773,570.00View SEC Filing  
7/28/2016Mark A CrosswhiteCEOSell167,273$53.30$8,915,650.90View SEC Filing  
7/5/2016Art P BeattieCFOSell123,207$54.12$6,667,962.84View SEC Filing  
7/5/2016Kimberly S GreeneCOOSell141,818$54.00$7,658,172.00View SEC Filing  
7/5/2016Mark LantripCEOSell35,884$54.00$1,937,736.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2016Ann P DaissInsiderSell7,000$53.28$372,960.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2016Art P BeattieCFOSell62,588$53.00$3,317,164.00View SEC Filing  
6/27/2016Ann P DaissInsiderSell7,000$52.28$365,960.00View SEC Filing  
6/27/2016Art P BeattieCFOSell62,587$52.00$3,254,524.00View SEC Filing  
5/4/2016Stephen E KuczynskiCEOSell62,729$51.43$3,226,152.47View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Stephen E KuczynskiCEOSell75,000$50.45$3,783,750.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2016Christopher C WomackEVPSell101,022$50.00$5,051,100.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2016Stephen E KuczynskiCEOSell182,225$49.77$9,069,338.25View SEC Filing  
3/31/2016Ann P DaissInsiderSell17,830$51.40$916,462.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016James Y Kerr IIVPBuy1,000$48.52$48,520.00View SEC Filing  
2/4/2016Christopher C. WomackEVPSell15,635$48.30$755,170.50View SEC Filing  
2/4/2016Mark A. CrosswhiteCEOSell63,926$47.90$3,062,055.40View SEC Filing  
2/3/2016Art P. BeattieCFOSell46,794$50.00$2,339,700.00View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016Art P. BeattieCFOSell46,795$49.00$2,292,955.00View SEC Filing  
1/19/2016Ann P. DaissinsiderSell8,907$47.78$425,576.46View SEC Filing  
1/19/2016Art P. BeattieCFOSell46,795$48.00$2,246,160.00View SEC Filing  
1/19/2016Mark LantripCEOSell35,647$48.00$1,711,056.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2015Stan W. ConnallyCEOSell8,521$44.70$380,888.70View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015Kimberly S. GreeneCOOSell6,111$44.84$274,017.24View SEC Filing  
10/29/2015Christopher C. WomackEVPSell59,321$44.66$2,649,275.86View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Mark A CrosswhiteCEOSell67,944$45.89$3,117,950.16View SEC Filing  
2/12/2015Christopher C WomackEVPSell84,482$46.60$3,936,861.20View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015Stephen E KuczynskiCEOSell150,000$48.02$7,203,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014G Edison HollandCEOSell26,260$48.00$1,260,480.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Mark LantripCEOSell95,789$47.06$4,507,830.34View SEC Filing  
10/30/2014Stan W ConnallyCEOSell16,164$46.17$746,291.88View SEC Filing  
10/14/2014G Edison HollandCEOSell26,260$47.00$1,234,220.00View SEC Filing  
10/13/2014G Edison HollandCEOSell26,260$46.00$1,207,960.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2014Thomas A FanningCEOSell1,049,185$44.50$46,688,732.50View SEC Filing  
8/29/2014Christopher C WomackEVPSell51,086$44.19$2,257,490.34View SEC Filing  
7/8/2014Art P BeattieCFOSell44,329$44.62$1,977,959.98View SEC Filing  
7/3/2014Art P BeattieCFOSell13,654$43.81$598,181.74View SEC Filing  
5/23/2014E Jenner Wood IIIDirectorBuy2,000$43.13$86,260.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2014Stan ConnallyCEOSell5,631$44.40$250,016.40View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014Mark CrosswhiteCEOSell22,460$45.15$1,014,069.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2014Ann DaissInsiderSell23,656$46.31$1,095,509.36View SEC Filing  
4/7/2014Ann DaissInsiderSell8,464$44.00$372,416.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013Christopher WomackEVPSell26,310$41.23$1,084,761.30View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013David J GrainDirectorBuy10,000$41.13$411,300.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2013Susan N StoryCEOSell67,687$45.36$3,070,282.32View SEC Filing  
3/6/2013W Ron HinsonInsiderSell11,197$45.54$509,911.38View SEC Filing  
3/4/2013Mark A CrosswhiteCOOSell42,884$44.74$1,918,630.16View SEC Filing  
11/16/2012E Jenner Wood IIIDirectorBuy1,000$42.30$42,300.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO)
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us.rd.yahoo.com - February 20 at 7:02 PM
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feeds.benzinga.com logoSO INVESTOR ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of a Class Action Involving The Southern Company and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 24, 2017 (NYSE:SO)
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What is Southern Company (The)'s stock symbol?

Southern Company (The) trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SO."

How often does Southern Company (The) pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Southern Company (The)?

Southern Company (The) declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 13th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 21st will be given a dividend of $0.56 per share on Monday, March 6th. This represents a $2.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 16th.

Where is Southern Company (The)'s stock going? Where will Southern Company (The)'s stock price be in 2017?

13 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Southern Company (The)'s stock. Their predictions range from $44.00 to $62.00. On average, they expect Southern Company (The)'s share price to reach $52.60 in the next year.

When will Southern Company (The) announce their earnings?

Southern Company (The) is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February, 22nd 2017.

Who owns Southern Company (The) stock?

Southern Company (The)'s stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (4.94%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.68%), Federated Investors Inc. PA (1.54%), FMR LLC (0.55%), Janus Capital Management LLC (0.49%) and AQR Capital Management LLC (0.28%). Company insiders that own Southern Company (The) stock include Ann P Daiss, Art P Beattie, Christopher C Womack, James Y Kerr II, Kimberly S Greene, Mark A Crosswhite, Mark Lantrip, Stan W Connally, Stephen E Kuczynski and William P Bowers.

Who sold Southern Company (The) stock? Who is selling Southern Company (The) stock?

Southern Company (The)'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Zimmer Partners LP, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Gideon Capital Advisors Inc., Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC and Baird Financial Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Southern Company (The) stock in the last year include Ann P Daiss, Art P Beattie, Christopher C Womack, Kimberly S Greene, Mark A Crosswhite, Mark Lantrip, Stan W Connally, Stephen E Kuczynski and William P Bowers.

Who bought Southern Company (The) stock? Who is buying Southern Company (The) stock?

Southern Company (The)'s stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., FMR LLC, Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Russell Investments Group Ltd., State Street Corp, Energy Income Partners LLC, Elkfork Partners LLC and AQR Capital Management LLC.

How do I buy Southern Company (The) stock?

Shares of Southern Company (The) can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Southern Company (The) stock cost?

One share of Southern Company (The) stock can currently be purchased for approximately $47.80.

Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO) Chart for Monday, February, 20, 2017


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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO)

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Earnings by Quarter for Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO)

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO)

Last Updated on 2/20/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff