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How has Southern Company:(NYSE:SO) performed recently?

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 49856.38. It is in the Electric Utilities industry and sector Utilities, with a current P/E of 20.82, a forward P/E of 17.95 and EPS of 2.56. At a stock price of 53.17 (-0.36%) it has a dividend yield of 4.20%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 1.90%, more recently this last year it has grown by 18.90%. The next year growth is going to be about 4.17% and more long-term 3.16% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 1.40%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 0.00% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 2.70%.

For performance, Southern Company the past week has seen a gain of -2.00%. For the last month performance for Southern Company is -0.87%. While the last quarter is 6.85% and half year, 9.94%. Finally for the year, performance is 24.29%.

The 52-week high for Southern Company, is at -2.69%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 31.62%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.33% and 10.18% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.17%, and for the month it is 1.19%. Southern Company, has a target price of 52.63.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is *TBA, and for total debt/equity Southern Company has *TBA. The gross margin is 70.40%, while operating margin is 25.40%, the profit margin is *TBA. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 0.03%, with instituitional ownership at 49.50%. Southern Company has a payout ratio of *TBA. With the total shares outstanding coming to 934.34. The shares float is 934.34, with the float short at 2.31%, with short ratio coming to 3.83.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Southern Company, get *TBA, with its returns on investment at 6.30%. Return on equity is *TBA. So will the investors see the target price of 52.63, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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