Southern Co (SO)

SO (NYSE:Utilities) EQUITY
pos +0.81
Today's Range: 49.78 - 50.58 | SO Avg Daily Volume: 4,627,100
Last Update: 02/24/17 - 3:59 PM EST
Volume: 8,342,264
YTD Performance: -0.41%
Open: $49.80
Previous Close: $49.67
52 Week Range: $46.20 - $54.64
Oustanding Shares: 979,999,480
Market Cap: 48,010,174,525
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for SO
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 1 1 1 1
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 9 9 9 9
Moderate Sell 1 0 1 0
Strong Sell 1 1 1 1
Mean Rec. 3.03 2.94 3.03 2.94
Latest Dividend: 0.56
Latest Dividend Yield: 4.57%
Dividend Ex-Date: 02/16/17
Price Earnings Ratio: 19.21
Price Earnings Comparisons:
SO Sector Avg. S&P 500
19.21 18.60 30.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
2.92% 1.16% 15.68%
Revenue -5.30 0.10 0.02
Net Income 19.90 0.00 0.00
EPS 18.80 0.00 -0.01
Earnings for SO:
Revenue 17.49B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (03/17) Qtr (06/17) FY (12/17) FY (12/18)
Average Estimate $0.61 $0.75 $2.98 $3.11
Number of Analysts 4 4 9 5
High Estimate $0.73 $0.77 $3.08 $3.15
Low Estimate $0.57 $0.73 $2.95 $3.10
Prior Year $0.58 $0.74 $2.89 $2.98
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 5.60% 1.69% 3.27% 4.27%
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Utilities Have Further to Fall Real Money Pro($)

Ideally, longs should take profit on a rally to $48.50.
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Action Alerts PLUS team lauds company's 'ability to create long-term, sustainable shareholder value.'
Jul 14, 2016 | 7:23 AM EDT
SO was upgraded from Equal-weight to Overweight, Barclays said. Valuation call, based on a $62 price target.
First-quarter performance was a mixed bag, with a strong earnings beat clouded by rising project costs.
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SO hasn't done anything wrong on the chart, but existing longs should reconsider their positions if the stock closes below $48.
The market is no longer overestimating the potential for rate hikes; lock in utility profits now.

Columnist Conversations

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tremendous flow here today and a big reversal candle. BOUGHT LB MAY 50 CALL AT 3.80 Poor reaction pos...
We have a nice gainer here, let's unload it SOLD OLED MAR 75 CALL AT 6.40 (in at 2.70)


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