Today’s top gainers include the company Southern Company (NYSE:SO) which is in the industry Electric Utilities, gaining 0.90% today. In the last week its performance is -0.09%, and 7.46% for the past quarter. Currently, Southern Company, SO has a target price of 50.4, so today’s gain of 0.90% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.36%.
Southern Company (NYSE:SO), has a market cap of 49869.63, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.03%, and institutional ownership is 49.70%.
At the current price of 53.61, it has a dividend yield of 4.18%, and its target price is 50.4. This is with a profit margin of 13.60%, and total debt/equity of 1.43. Southern Company (NYSE:SO) has a P/E of 20.92, as well as a forward P/E of 18.06.
With a current EPS of 2.56, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 4.14%,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 3.25%.
Performance for the year is 29.45%. Since its IPO date on 12/31/1981, the total performance to date is 17.16%.
Volume today for Southern Company (NYSE:SO), is 8228300, while its average volume is 5538.28. Whilst the total gain today was 0.90%, it did have a day high of -1.61%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.40%, and 1.41% for the month. The 52-week low for Southern Company, SO has been 32.71%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.61%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is 6.30%, and its return on assets is 3.10%. Southern Company (NYSE:SO) has an operating margin of 24.70%. With a sales growth of -5.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Southern Company, SO is in the sector Utilities, its long-term debt/equity is 1.25, and has a current ratio of 0.7 and 0.5 for quick ratio.
So what is the value of Southern Company? Well its PEG is 6.45, and the P/S is 2.89, along with a P/B of 2.36. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 66.14.