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

Southern Company (The) (SO)

Today's Latest Price: $54.01 USD

0.60 (-1.10%)

Updated Aug 3 8:04pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 61 in Utilities - Domestic

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SO Stock Summary

  • SO has a higher market value than 96.72% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $58,340,662,520.
  • Of note is the ratio of Southern Co's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 0.3% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For SO, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 93.94% 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, EXC, and TRP.
  • 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 $54.01 52-week high $71.10
Prev. close $54.61 52-week low $41.96
Day low $53.88 Volume 3,927,600
Day high $54.61 Avg. volume 5,485,475
50-day MA $54.92 Dividend yield 4.69%
200-day MA $59.50 Market Cap 57.09B

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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The Southern Company (SO) CEO Tom Fanning on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

The Southern Company (SO) Q2 2020 Results Conference Call July 30, 2020 01:00 PM ET Company Participants Scott Gammill - IR Director Tom Fanning - Chairman, President and CEO Drew Evans - CFO Conference Call Participants Julien Dumoulin-Smith - Bank of America Steve Fleishman - Wolfe Research Michael Weinstein -...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | July 31, 2020

The Southern Company 2020 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

The following slide deck was published by The Southern Company in conjunction with their 2020 Q2 earnings call....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | July 30, 2020

Southern Company reports second-quarter 2020 earnings

ATLANTA, July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company today reported second-quarter 2020 earnings of $612 million, or 58 cents per share, compared with $899 million, or 86 cents per share, in the second quarter of 2019. For the six months ended June 30, 2020, Southern Company reported…

PR Newswire | July 30, 2020

Hackers Are Targeting the Remote Workers Who Keep Your Lights On

(Bloomberg) -- In July alone, hackers took over the twitter accounts of U.S. politicians, stole terrabytes of coronavirus research and even infiltrated the U.K.’s Premier League soccer clubs. Can they cut off your electricity, too?They’re trying. With millions of Americans now working from home –- including the people who help keep the grid running -- cyberattacks targeting the power sector have surged. In many cases, hackers use phishing emails to gain access to the computers of remote workers, looking to disable company systems for a ransom. But security experts warn that about dozen state-sponsored actors are also trying to infiltrate these networks.The pandemic has created “a once in a lifetime opportunity to get access during a time of heightened remote access usage,” said Rob Lee,...

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Southern records coronavirus charge at Georgia Vogtle nuclear plant

Southern Co said on Thursday it recorded a $149 million pretax charge to income in the second quarter due to possible coronavirus-related increases in the cost of building two long-delayed reactors at its Vogtle nuclear plant in Georgia. Despite possible cost increases, Southern said it still plans to complete the reactors by their regulatory-approved November 2021 and November 2022 in-service dates. In April, Southern's Georgia Power unit reduced the workforce at the Vogtle construction site by about 20% as absenteeism from the coronavirus increased.

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

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SO Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 1.88%
6-mo -19.90%
1-year 0.66%
3-year 27.45%
5-year 51.26%
YTD -13.44%
2019 51.65%
2018 -3.75%
2017 2.42%
2016 9.92%
2015 -0.09%

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