Southern Co (SO)

SO (NYSE:Utilities) EQUITY
pos +0.03
Today's Range: 43.01 - 43.61 | SO Avg Daily Volume: 5,240,600
Last Update: 07/29/15 - 4:02 PM EDT
Volume: 5,005,763
YTD Performance: -11.34%
Open: $43.40
Previous Close: $43.54
52 Week Range: $41.40 - $53.16
Oustanding Shares: 908,261,371
Market Cap: 39,454,873,956
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 1 1 1
Strong Sell 2 2 2 3
Mean Rec. 3.23 3.23 3.23 3.36
Latest Dividend: 0.54
Latest Dividend Yield: 5.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 08/13/15
Price Earnings Ratio: 18.49
Price Earnings Comparisons:
SO Sector Avg. S&P 500
18.49 18.60 27.58
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-2.51% -4.01% -10.08%
Revenue 8.10 0.05 0.01
Net Income 18.80 -0.10 -0.04
EPS 16.80 -0.15 -0.05
Earnings for SO:
Revenue 18.47B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (06/15) Qtr (09/15) FY (12/15) FY (12/16)
Average Estimate $0.69 $1.13 $2.84 $2.94
Number of Analysts 6 3 11 9
High Estimate $0.72 $1.20 $2.87 $2.96
Low Estimate $0.63 $1.08 $2.81 $2.90
Prior Year $0.68 $1.09 $2.80 $2.84
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 1.96% 3.98% 1.49% 3.34%
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The sector's dividends won't tempt investors as interest rates rise.
This stock isn't done correcting, and that's actionable.
These 3 stocks look attractive with rate hikes likely pushed back.
The US faces substantial changes in its energy mix.
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Income investors can selectively wade back into the space.
There could be more pain if Treasury yields resume their climb.
After a selloff, you should buy in the third day.

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