Today’s top gainers include the company Southern Company (NYSE:SO) which is in the industry Electric Utilities, gaining -1.56% today. In the last week its performance is -1.75%, and 4.96% for the past quarter. Currently, Southern Company, SO has a target price of 53.06, so today’s gain of -1.56% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.08%.
Southern Company (NYSE:SO), has a market cap of 50755.95, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.03%, and institutional ownership is 50.20%.
At the current price of 51.05, it has a dividend yield of 4.39%, and its target price is 53.06. This is with a profit margin of 16.10%, and total debt/equity of 1.79. Southern Company (NYSE:SO) has a P/E of 20.28, as well as a forward P/E of 17.19.
With a current EPS of 2.52, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 3.74%,Southern Company (NYSE:SO) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 1.90%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 3.16%.
Performance for the year is 21.62%. Since its IPO date on 12/31/1981, the total performance to date is 12.76%.
Volume today for Southern Company (NYSE:SO), is 6109530, while its average volume is 5517.16. Whilst the total gain today was -1.56%, it did have a day high of -5.57%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.23%, and 1.20% for the month. The 52-week low for Southern Company, SO has been 27.73%, while the 52-week-high has reached -5.57%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is 6.30%, and its return on assets is 3.50%. Southern Company (NYSE:SO) has an operating margin of 30.30%. With a sales growth of 2.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Southern Company, SO is in the sector Utilities, its long-term debt/equity is 1.61, and has a current ratio of 1.8 and 1.5 for quick ratio.
So what is the value of Southern Company? Well its PEG is 6.42, and the P/S is 2.91, along with a P/B of 2.17. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 26.76.