Southern Co (SO)

SO (NYSE:Utilities)
neg -0.57
Today's Range: 43.22 - 43.89 | SO Avg Daily Volume: 4,349,600
Last Update: 07/31/14 - 4:02 PM EDT
Volume: 5,661,129
YTD Performance: 7.95%
Open: $43.89
Previous Close: $43.86
52 Week Range: $40.03 - $46.81
Oustanding Shares: 890,811,428
Market Cap: 39,961,800,660
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 2 2 1 1
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 10 10 11 12
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 2 2 2 1
Mean Rec. 3.00 3.00 3.14 3.00
Latest Dividend: 0.52
Latest Dividend Yield: 4.68%
Dividend Ex-Date: 07/31/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 20.67
Price Earnings Comparisons:
SO Sector Avg. S&P 500
20.67 20.70 28.85
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-3.16% -2.29% 12.24%
Revenue 3.30 -0.02 -0.01
Net Income -29.20 -0.16 -0.06
EPS -30.20 -0.21 -0.07
Earnings for SO:
Revenue 17.09B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/14) Qtr (12/14) FY (12/14) FY (12/15)
Average Estimate $1.09 $0.38 $2.78 $2.86
Number of Analysts 6 6 12 12
High Estimate $1.15 $0.47 $2.83 $2.90
Low Estimate $1.01 $0.29 $2.75 $2.84
Prior Year $1.08 $0.48 $2.71 $2.78
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 0.93% -21.53% 2.74% 2.75%
Chart Benchmark Timeframe
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