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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Southern Company (NYSE:SO) from Utilities

Today’s top gainers include the company Southern Company (NYSE:SO) which is in the industry Electric Utilities, gaining -0.43% today. In the last week its performance is -0.19%, and 6.20% for the past quarter. Currently, Southern Company, SO has a target price of 52.63, so today’s gain of -0.43% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.30%.

Southern Company (NYSE:SO), has a market cap of 49669.51, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.03%, and institutional ownership is 49.50%.

At the current price of 52.93, it has a dividend yield of 4.21%, and its target price is 52.63. This is with a profit margin of *TBA, and total debt/equity of *TBA. Southern Company (NYSE:SO) has a P/E of 20.74, as well as a forward P/E of 17.89.

With a current EPS of 2.56, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 4.17%,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 24.79%. Since its IPO date on 12/31/1981, the total performance to date is 16.17%.

Volume today for Southern Company (NYSE:SO), is 1884271, while its average volume is 5613.41. Whilst the total gain today was -0.43%, it did have a day high of -3.13%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.93%, and 1.18% for the month. The 52-week low for Southern Company, SO has been 31.03%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.13%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 6.30%, and its return on assets is *TBA. Southern Company (NYSE:SO) has an operating margin of 25.40%. With a sales growth of 2.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Southern Company, SO is in the sector Utilities, its long-term debt/equity is *TBA, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Southern Company? Well its PEG is 6.57, and the P/S is 2.88, along with a P/B of 2.35. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of *TBA.

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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