Southern Company (The) (SO): Price and Financial Metrics

Southern Company (The) (SO)

Today's Latest Price: $57.45 USD

0.76 (-1.31%)

Updated Oct 30 7:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 62 in Utilities - Domestic

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SO Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $61,483,846,413, Southern Co has a greater market value than 96.86% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Southern Co's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 0.35% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For SO, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 94.46% of US equities we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SO, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are DUK, D, AEP, SRE, and CCI.
  • SO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Southern Co's official web site, go to

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SO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $57.45 52-week high $71.10
Prev. close $58.21 52-week low $41.96
Day low $56.92 Volume 4,145,150
Day high $58.59 Avg. volume 5,019,163
50-day MA $55.24 Dividend yield 4.4%
200-day MA $57.17 Market Cap 60.67B

Southern Company (The) (SO) Company Bio

Southern Company is involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity through coal, nuclear, oil and gas, and hydro resources in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. The company was founded in 1945 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Southern Company Has Become Markedly Attractive Compared To The Broad Market

Southern Company (SO) has dramatically underperformed the broad market since the latter began to recover from the pandemic. During the last six months, Southern has shed 5% whereas the S&P 500 (SPY) has rallied 30%, close to its all-time highs. While the pandemic has taken its toll on the results...

Aristofanis Papadatos on Seeking Alpha | September 30, 2020

Southern Company: What A Difference A Year Makes

As I have indicated on many occasions in the nearly two years that I have been writing on Seeking Alpha, investing in stocks that provide essential goods and/or services to consumers is a wise investment strategy for fellow DGIers, and that has proven to be even more so the case...

Kody's Dividends on Seeking Alpha | September 29, 2020

Ameren Sets Net-Zero by 2050 Goal, Plots Major Wind and Solar Expansion in Midwest

Ameren has joined the ranks of U.S. utilities pledging to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, with a long-range plan that invests nearly $8 billion in renewable energy and accelerates some coal plant closures — although it will retain much of its coal fleet through 2040. Like other net-zero carbon goals , Ameren’s will rely on “further advancements in innovative, carbon-free technologies and constructive federal and state energy and economic policies” to reach its final goal, CEO Warner Baxter said in a Monday statement. Ameren joins a growing list of U.S. utilities committing to net-zero carbon by midcentury in states that haven’t yet set that goal as a mandate, although several are on the cusp of doing so. The list includes Duke Energy , Dominion Energy , Southern Company , Arizo...

Green Technology Media | September 28, 2020

Georgia Power crews scheduled to assist with Hurricane Sally recovery

ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As Hurricane Sally makes its way across Alabama, Georgia Power is ready to respond after receiving requests for assistance from Alabama Power, a Southern Company subsidiary. Due to the strength of the Southern Company system, personnel and key…

PR Newswire | September 16, 2020

Energy Policy Expert Colette Honorable to Join Southern Company Board of Directors

ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Southern Company today announced the election of Colette D. Honorable as an independent director, effective Oct. 1, 2020. Honorable will join the Business Security and Resiliency Committee, and the Finance Committee….

PR Newswire | September 16, 2020

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SO Price Returns

1-mo 5.96%
3-mo 6.44%
6-mo 8.09%
1-year -4.34%
3-year 26.69%
5-year 60.75%
YTD -6.84%
2019 51.65%
2018 -3.75%
2017 2.42%
2016 9.92%
2015 -0.09%

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