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SO - Southern Co-The Stock Price, Fair Value and News

68.71USD-0.87 (-1.25%)Delayed

Market Summary

SO
USD68.71-0.87
Delayed
-1.25%

SO Alerts

  • 1 major insider sales recently.

SO Stock Price

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SO Valuation

Market Cap

75.0B

Price/Earnings (Trailing)

24.1

Price/Sales (Trailing)

2.97

EV/EBITDA

11.41

Price/Free Cashflow

-48.61

SO Price/Sales (Trailing)

SO Profitability

EBT Margin

17.21%

Return on Equity

9.89%

Return on Assets

2.23%

Free Cashflow Yield

-2.06%

SO Fundamentals

SO Revenue

Revenue (TTM)

25.3B

Rev. Growth (Yr)

-14.22%

Rev. Growth (Qtr)

-13.4%

SO Earnings

Earnings (TTM)

3.1B

Earnings Growth (Yr)

166.26%

Earnings Growth (Qtr)

7.19%

Breaking Down SO Revenue

Last 7 days

-1.7%

Last 30 days

-1.8%

Last 90 days

-3.8%

Trailing 12 Months

-5.2%

How does SO drawdown profile look like?

SO Financial Health

Current Ratio

0.77

Debt/Equity

1.82

Debt/Cashflow

0.13

SO Investor Care

Dividend Yield

4.05%

Dividend/Share (TTM)

2.78

Shares Dilution (1Y)

0.19%

Diluted EPS (TTM)

3.62

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202329.1B27.7B26.3B25.3B
202223.9B25.9B28.0B29.3B
202121.3B21.8B22.5B23.1B
202021.0B20.5B20.2B20.4B
201922.5B22.0B21.8B21.4B
201823.6B23.8B23.8B23.5B
201721.7B22.6B22.6B23.0B
201617.3B17.4B18.3B19.9B
201518.3B17.9B17.7B17.5B
201417.8B18.1B18.4B18.5B
201316.8B16.9B16.9B17.1B
201217.2B16.9B16.5B16.5B
201117.3B17.6B17.7B17.7B
201016.2B16.6B17.2B17.5B
200917.1B16.8B16.0B15.7B
2008015.9B16.5B17.1B
200700015.4B
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Tracking the Latest Insider Buys and Sells of Southern Co-The

Filter Transactions
Datesorted ascendingNameBuy/Sell$ ValueAvg. Price# SharesTitle
Mar 11, 2024
kuczynski stephen e
sold
-344,600
68.92
-5,000
ceo, southern nuclear
Feb 16, 2024
thomas lizanne
acquired
46,501
66.43
700
-
Feb 16, 2024
cummiskey christopher
sold
-59,523
65.99
-902
evp & cccs officer
Feb 15, 2024
cummiskey christopher
sold
-872,332
67.18
-12,985
evp & cccs officer
Feb 13, 2024
greene kimberly s,
sold (taxes)
-98,497
67.51
-1,459
chairman, president & ceo, gpc
Feb 13, 2024
wilson anthony l
sold (taxes)
-47,864
67.51
-709
chairman, president & ceo, mpc
Feb 13, 2024
poroch david p.
acquired
-
-
464
comptroller
Feb 13, 2024
drake sloane n
sold (taxes)
-20,995
67.51
-311
evp, chro
Feb 13, 2024
kuczynski stephen e
sold (taxes)
-106,328
67.51
-1,575
ceo, southern nuclear
Feb 13, 2024
anderson bryan d
sold (taxes)
-54,750
67.51
-811
evp & pres. external affairs

1–10 of 50

Which funds bought or sold SO recently?

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Datesorted ascendingFund NameType% Chg$ Change$ Held% Portfolio
Apr 11, 2024
Radnor Capital Management, LLC
unchanged
-
7,000
323,000
0.06%
Apr 11, 2024
Pflug Koory, LLC
sold off
-100
-11,570
-
-%
Apr 11, 2024
Ballew Advisors, Inc
added
0.26
-2,451
454,728
0.31%
Apr 11, 2024
Cooper Financial Group
reduced
-0.12
6,586
307,906
0.05%
Apr 11, 2024
CITY HOLDING CO
added
2.18
201,296
4,618,490
0.69%
Apr 11, 2024
SignalPoint Asset Management, LLC
added
0.01
23,075
999,075
0.28%
Apr 11, 2024
City State Bank
unchanged
-
12,000
508,000
0.22%
Apr 11, 2024
Bangor Savings Bank
reduced
-2.17
719
832,973
0.09%
Apr 11, 2024
Trust Co
unchanged
-
1,771
78,412
0.01%
Apr 11, 2024
ROCKLAND TRUST CO
added
2.26
498,638
11,284,900
0.60%

1–10 of 49

Are Funds Buying or Selling SO?

Are funds buying SO calls or puts?
Calls
Puts
No. of funds holding Calls - Puts
Net Call Options
No. of funds that own SO
No. of Funds

Unveiling Southern Co-The's Major ShareHolders

Date FiledName of FilerPercent of ClassNo. of SharesForm Type
Feb 16, 2024
price t rowe associates inc /md/
2.7%
29,897,895
SC 13G/A
Feb 14, 2024
price t rowe associates inc /md/
2.7%
29,897,895
SC 13G
Feb 13, 2024
vanguard group inc
9.13%
99,606,095
SC 13G/A
Jan 29, 2024
state street corp
5.84%
63,785,573
SC 13G/A
Jan 26, 2024
blackrock inc.
7.1%
77,730,437
SC 13G/A
Feb 14, 2023
price t rowe associates inc /md/
5.5%
60,188,724
SC 13G
Feb 10, 2023
state street corp
5.99%
65,211,094
SC 13G/A
Feb 09, 2023
vanguard group inc
8.99%
97,914,225
SC 13G/A
Jan 31, 2023
blackrock inc.
7.4%
80,958,615
SC 13G/A
Feb 09, 2022
vanguard group inc
8.56%
90,764,249
SC 13G/A

Recent SEC filings of Southern Co-The

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Date Filed Form Type Document
Apr 12, 2024
ARS
ARS
Apr 12, 2024
DEF 14A
DEF 14A
Apr 12, 2024
DEFA14A
DEFA14A
Apr 05, 2024
4
Insider Trading
Apr 05, 2024
4
Insider Trading
Apr 05, 2024
4
Insider Trading
Apr 05, 2024
4
Insider Trading
Apr 05, 2024
4
Insider Trading
Apr 05, 2024
4
Insider Trading
Apr 05, 2024
4
Insider Trading

Peers (Alternatives to Southern Co-The)

NameMkt Capsorted ascendingRevenuePrice %, 1MReturns, 1YP/EP/SRev 1-YrInc 1-Yr
LARGE-CAP
42.6B
19.0B
-1.07% -12.62%
19.26
2.24
-3.35% -4.03%
22.7B
4.2B
-3.27% -23.29%
24.06
5.36
11.66% 15.12%
19.1B
7.5B
-0.90% -20.37%
16.51
2.55
-5.74% 7.23%
17.2B
3.9B
-1.94% -0.32%
18.58
4.35
-15.47% 16.09%
15.4B
28.8B
18.40% 105.88%
-76.13
0.53
-8.62% -116.54%
13.8B
8.3B
0.48% -11.71%
17.59
1.66
4.87% -10.78%
12.0B
12.7B
6.98% -33.05%
59.99
0.94
0.40% 141.39%
2.3B
670.6M
-1.85% -21.38%
26.01
3.38
-1.48% -2.88%
MID-CAP
8.2B
4.7B
1.08% -9.35%
15.79
1.74
8.59% 3.59%
3.4B
1.9B
1.00% -9.43%
13.59
1.79
19.68% 30.53%
2.7B
1.7B
-0.76% -23.20%
15.52
1.53
2.36% 10.31%
SMALL-CAP
389.8M
180.2M
-12.80% 41.46%
13.11
2.16
91.50% 388.02%
155.6M
2.0M
-11.11% -53.60%
-4.95
77.41
33.96% -26.84%
34.9M
436.8M
-0.37% -34.77%
2.33
0.08
-5.23% 97.61%
10.6M
-
4.72% -13.64%
-14.18
12.3
-88.45% 83.25%

Southern Co-The News

Latest updates
Yahoo Movies UK09 Apr 202403:05 pm
The Motley Fool3 months ago
The Motley Fool8 months ago

Southern Co-The Earnings Report: Key Takeaways & Analysis

Income Statement (Last 12 Months)
(In Millions)
Income Statement (Quarterly)
(In Millions)
(*) denotes actual numbers (not divided by Millions)
Description(%) Q/Q2023Q42023Q32023Q22023Q12022Q42022Q32022Q22022Q12021Q42021Q32021Q22021Q12020Q42020Q32020Q22020Q12019Q42019Q32019Q22019Q12018Q4
Revenue-13.4%6,0456,9805,7486,4807,0478,3787,2066,6485,7676,2385,1985,9105,1175,6204,6205,0184,9145,9955,0985,4125,337
Costs and Expenses44.8%7,0524,87030.005,2626,9096,1855,5515,2646,0984,5154,4904,3124,3883,7853,5623,7554,2243,9823,7561,7214,759
EBITDA Margin19.5%0.46*0.38*0.36*0.35*0.34*0.35*0.35*0.34*0.36*0.41*0.42*0.44*0.45*0.44*0.44*0.44*0.54*0.52*0.53*--
Interest Expenses-24.7%490651391652333589321515301533365519337494362490333474382462392
Income Taxes-98.7%4.0029798.0097.00-96.00414304173-283372-12.00190-50.002935.00145-74.003671451,36075.00
Earnings Before Taxes-53.8%8001,729921896-2341,9011,3931,164-5661,4823641,2973081,5766269863351,7121,0763,419121
EBT Margin36.4%0.17*0.13*0.13*0.14*0.14*0.14*0.13*0.10*0.11*0.15*0.16*0.18*0.17*0.17*0.18*0.20*0.31*0.29*0.29*--
Net Income7.2%1,5351,43285.0058.005771,48760842.002611,10136.003518231,2512982804091,34537.0027.00269
Net Income Margin50.3%0.12*0.08*0.08*0.08*0.08*0.07*0.06*0.06*0.07*0.10*0.11*0.11*0.12*0.08*0.08*0.08*0.08*0.07*0.07*--
Free Cashflow-507.3%-7211778.00-1,006-1,136-851193173-1,276339-44.00-436-681210311-666-1,238435-37.00--
Balance Sheet
(In Millions)
Balance Sheet
(In Millions)
(*) denotes actual numbers (not divided by Millions)
Description(%) Q/Q2023Q42023Q32023Q22023Q12022Q42022Q32022Q22022Q12021Q42021Q32021Q22021Q12020Q42020Q32020Q22020Q12019Q42019Q32019Q22019Q12018Q4
Assets0.7%139,331138,321137,116134,756134,891134,005130,769128,639127,534127,861125,907125,393122,935123,158119,731118,852118,700117,591114,867114,096116,914
  Current Assets-5.9%10,43211,08810,9799,55510,41610,3639,7819,2978,9659,6749,5519,4698,61710,5749,0699,4309,8179,9178,3528,7099,583
    Cash Equivalents-55.4%7481,6762,1231,0531,9172,0131,7351,6731,8292,1011,6171,8011,0683,3831,8852,1681,9782,9351,3861,3641,519
  Net PPE1.6%99,84498,25496,76795,63094,57093,52992,82291,79091,10890,85989,62389,03787,63486,39785,02983,96583,08081,71381,17481,63780,797
  Goodwill0%5,1615,1615,1615,1615,1615,2805,2805,2805,2805,2805,2805,2805,2805,2805,2805,2805,2805,2805,2825,2845,315
Liabilities1.1%104,106103,017102,468100,194100,35998,28797,51495,71994,96794,35192,87092,03490,41090,36787,47986,64586,65085,50983,44583,11887,584
  Current Liabilities1.9%13,46713,21413,24013,89315,72412,80111,48710,43410,92111,25911,66011,58612,07911,7509,3349,55312,54610,53410,9999,91914,286
  Short Term Borrowings34.1%2,3141,7261,6472,5542,6091,3982,5102,3301,4407071,4021,0926091711,1851,7102,0555421,3981,2512,915
  Long Term Debt2.2%57,21056,00355,13452,06050,65650,42751,20450,63350,12048,84347,82846,72745,07345,58145,13844,23541,79842,09839,68240,45740,736
Shareholder's Equity-10.9%31,44435,30434,64834,56230,40835,47633,01332,62932,27633,21932,74633,06832,23432,50031,96131,91631,75931,79131,13130,68729,039
  Retained Earnings-12,482---11,538---10,929---11,311---10,877---8,706
  Additional Paid-In Capital-13,775---13,673---11,950---11,834---11,734---11,094
Accumulated Depreciation1.4%37,72537,19936,50035,99035,29734,92235,20334,64534,07933,72333,24032,88732,39732,09931,47731,18030,76530,46930,69330,83431,038
Shares Outstanding0%1,0921,0921,0921,0911,0751,0821,0641,0631,0611,0601,0601,0601,0581,0581,0581,0571,0461,0431,044--
Minority Interest-3,781---4,124---4,402---4,262---4,254---4,316
Float---76,600---75,800---64,100---54,800---57,800--
Cashflow (Last 12 Months)
(In Millions)
Cashflow (Quarterly)
(In Millions)
Description(%) Q/Q2023Q42023Q32023Q22023Q12022Q42022Q32022Q22022Q12021Q42021Q32021Q22021Q12020Q42020Q32020Q22020Q12019Q42019Q32019Q22019Q12018Q4
Cashflow From Operations-36.2%1,8132,8402,0568441,2851,4381,9871,5921,0882,1771,6621,2421,4762,3731,9538949002,3681,7697441,361
Cashflow From Investing-21.1%-2,947-2,433-2,170-2,118-2,478-2,492-1,905-1,555-1,503-1,824-1,783-2,243-2,138-2,237-1,766-889-2,319-2,075-1,4522,454-2,260
Cashflow From Financing121.7%165-7611,1414541,2171,332-20.00-193143131-63.001,734-1,6531,362-4701854621,256-295-3,353527
  Dividend Payments-0.1%764765764742741741723702700700699678677676677655651650646623620

SO Income Statement

2023-12-31
Consolidated Statements of Income - Southern - USD ($)
shares in Millions, $ in Millions
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2023
Dec. 31, 2022
Dec. 31, 2021
Operating Revenues:   
Total operating revenues$ 25,253$ 29,279$ 23,113
Operating Expenses:   
Other operations and maintenance6,0936,5735,902
Depreciation and amortization4,5253,6633,565
Taxes other than income taxes1,4251,4111,290
Estimated loss on Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4(68)1831,692
Impairment charges02512
Total operating expenses19,42723,90919,415
Operating Income5,8265,3703,698
Other Income and (Expense):   
Allowance for equity funds used during construction268224190
Earnings from equity method investments14415176
Interest expense, net of amounts capitalized(2,446)(2,022)(1,837)
Other income (expense), net553500449
Total other income and (expense)(1,481)(1,147)(1,122)
Earnings Before Income Taxes4,3454,2232,576
Income taxes (benefit)496795267
Net Income3,8493,4282,309
Dividends on preferred stock of subsidiaries01115
Net loss attributable to noncontrolling interests(127)(107)(99)
Consolidated Net Income$ 3,976$ 3,524$ 2,393
Earnings per share —   
Basic (in dollars per share)$ 3.64$ 3.28$ 2.26
Diluted (in dollars per share)$ 3.62$ 3.26$ 2.24
Average number of shares of common stock outstanding — (in millions)   
Basic (in shares)1,0921,0751,061
Diluted (in shares)1,0981,0811,068
Retail electric revenues   
Operating Revenues:   
Total operating revenues$ 16,343$ 18,197$ 14,852
Wholesale electric revenues   
Operating Revenues:   
Total operating revenues2,4673,6412,455
Other electric revenues   
Operating Revenues:   
Total operating revenues792747718
Natural Gas   
Operating Revenues:   
Total operating revenues4,7025,9624,380
Other revenues   
Operating Revenues:   
Total operating revenues949732708
Operating Expenses:   
Cost of sales560396357
Fuel   
Operating Expenses:   
Cost of sales4,3656,8354,010
Purchased power   
Operating Expenses:   
Cost of sales8831,593978
Natural gas   
Operating Expenses:   
Cost of sales$ 1,644$ 3,004$ 1,619

SO Balance Sheet

2023-12-31
Consolidated Balance Sheets - Southern - USD ($)
$ in Millions
Dec. 31, 2023
Dec. 31, 2022
Current Assets:  
Cash and cash equivalents$ 748$ 1,917
Receivables —  
Customer accounts2,0302,128
Unbilled revenues7861,012
Under recovered fuel clause revenues69610
Other accounts and notes519637
Accumulated provision for uncollectible accounts(68)(71)
Materials and supplies1,9891,664
Fossil fuel for generation943575
Natural gas for sale420438
Prepaid expenses406347
Assets from risk management activities, net of collateral36115
Regulatory assets – asset retirement obligations274332
Natural gas cost under recovery0108
Other regulatory assets1,120860
Other current assets533344
Total current assets10,43210,416
Property, Plant, and Equipment:  
In service128,428117,529
Less: Accumulated depreciation37,72535,297
Plant in service, net of depreciation90,70382,232
Other utility plant, net499599
Nuclear fuel, at amortized cost858843
Construction work in progress7,78410,896
Total property, plant, and equipment99,84494,570
Other Property and Investments:  
Goodwill5,1615,161
Nuclear decommissioning trusts, at fair value2,4242,145
Equity investments in unconsolidated subsidiaries1,3681,443
Other intangible assets, net of amortization368406
Miscellaneous property and investments665602
Total other property and investments9,9869,757
Deferred Charges and Other Assets:  
Operating lease right-of-use assets, net of amortization1,4321,531
Deferred charges related to income taxes886866
Prepaid pension costs2,0792,290
Unamortized loss on reacquired debt220238
Deferred under recovered retail fuel clause revenues1,2612,056
Regulatory assets – asset retirement obligations, deferred5,4595,764
Other regulatory assets, deferred6,2645,918
Other deferred charges and assets1,4681,485
Total deferred charges and other assets19,06920,148
Total Assets139,331134,891
Current Liabilities:  
Securities due within one year2,4764,285
Notes payable2,3142,609
Accounts payable2,8983,525
Customer deposits503502
Accrued taxes —  
Accrued income taxes860
Other accrued taxes860764
Accrued interest652614
Accrued compensation1,1511,127
Asset retirement obligations744694
Liabilities from risk management activities, net of collateral294178
Operating lease obligations183197
Natural gas cost over recovery2140
Other regulatory liabilities141382
Other current liabilities1,029787
Total current liabilities13,46715,724
Long-Term Debt57,21050,656
Deferred Credits and Other Liabilities:  
Accumulated deferred income taxes10,99010,036
Deferred credits related to income taxes4,6745,235
Accumulated deferred ITCs2,0672,133
Employee benefit obligations1,1151,238
Operating lease obligations, deferred1,3071,388
Asset retirement obligations, deferred9,57310,146
Other cost of removal obligations1,9571,903
Other regulatory liabilities, deferred715733
Other deferred credits and liabilities1,0311,167
Total deferred credits and other liabilities33,42933,979
Total Liabilities104,106100,359
Common Stockholders' Equity:  
Common stock5,4235,417
Paid-in capital13,77513,673
Treasury, at cost(59)(53)
Retained earnings12,48211,538
Accumulated other comprehensive loss(177)(167)
Total common stockholders' equity31,44430,408
Noncontrolling Interests3,7814,124
Total stockholders' equity35,22534,532
Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity139,331134,891
Commitments and Contingent Matters
SO
The Southern Company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. It operates through three segments: Gas Distribution Operations, Gas Pipeline Investments, and Gas Marketing Services. The company also develops, constructs, acquires, owns, and manages power generation assets, including renewable energy projects and sells electricity in the wholesale market; and distributes natural gas in Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, and Tennessee, as well as provides gas marketing services, gas distribution operations, and gas pipeline investments operations. In addition, it constructs, operates, and maintains 77,591 miles of natural gas pipelines and 14 storage facilities with total capacity of 157 Bcf to provide natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers. It serves approximately 8.8 million electric and gas utility customers. Further, the company offers digital wireless communications and fiber optics services. The Southern Company was incorporated in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
 CEO
 WEBSITEsoutherncompany.com
 INDUSTRYUtilities Regulated Electric
 EMPLOYEES27423

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What is the market capital of Southern Co-The (SO)?

As of Fri Apr 12 2024, market cap of Southern Co-The is 74.96 Billion. The market capitalization is calculated by multiplying the stock price with the number of shares outstanding.

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You can check SO's fair value in chart for subscribers. The fair value of Southern Co-The is provided for various growth and macro-economic scenarios from very pessimiatic to very optimistic assumptions. These fair values are estimates from Grufity's Fair Value model based on company's past performance. However, past performance of Southern Co-The is no guarantee of future performance. These fairvalue estimates should only be used as one of the inputs in your stock analysis. We provide model's historical fair value estimates for SO so that you know how good or bad the model has been in the past so you can discard it if needed. There are others that provide fair values of stocks such as wallmine, finbox, gurufocus and finviz. Most provide point in time estimates. We provide a history of our models fair value estimates so that you can get a sense of it's usefulness. Otherwise this data point is of little use.

Is Southern Co-The a good stock to buy?

The fair value guage provides a quick view whether SO is over valued or under valued. Whether Southern Co-The is cheap or expensive depends on the assumptions which impact Southern Co-The's fair value. We provide several scenarios of inflation and growth to encompass these range of assumptions for SO.

What is Southern Co-The's Price to Earnings (PE) and Price to sales (PS) ratio?

As of Fri Apr 12 2024, SO's PE ratio (Price to Earnings) is 24.1 and Price to Sales (PS) ratio is 2.97. The price to earnings and price to sales ratio are two most important valuation metrics for any company. PE ratio tell us the number of years of earnings investors are ready to pay for owning the company. Historically, S&P500 price to earnings ratio has fallen below 12 during periods of gloom and gone past 30 during periods of euphoria. SO PE ratio will change depending on the future growth rate expectations of investors.

What is 5 year return on Southern Co-The's stock?

In the past 10 years, Southern Co-The has provided 0.084 (multiply by 100 for percentage) rate of return.