The Southern Company (SO)

Last Price: 53.05 (2020-09-24)

Company Description

Southern Company is America's premier energy company. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in the states, natural gas distribution companies in the states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and nationally recognized provider of energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, the company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers.

Financials, Fundamental Metrics & Ratios
Revenue (Most Recent Fiscal Year) $21.42B
Net Income (Most Recent Fiscal Year) $4.75B
PE Ratio (Current Year Earnings Estimate) 16.63
PE Ratio (Trailing 12 Months) 16.57
PEG Ratio (Long Term Growth Estimate) 4.16
Price to Sales Ratio (Trailing 12 Months) 2.70
Price to Book Ratio (Most Recent Quarterly Book Value per Share) 1.74
Price to Cash Ratio (Most Recent Annual Cash Flow per Share) 8.37
Pre-Tax Margin (Trailing 12 Months) 14.01%
Net Margin (Trailing 12 Months) 15.83%
Return on Equity (Trailing 12 Months) 10.47%
Return on Assets (Trailing 12 Months) 2.81%
Current Ratio (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) 0.97
Quick Ratio (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) 0.75
Debt to Common Equity (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) 1.46
Inventory Turnover (Trailing 12 Months) 4.36
Book Value per Share (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) $30.28
Earnings per Share (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) $0.78
Earnings per Share (Most Recent Fiscal Year) $3.11
Diluted Earnings per Share (Trailing 12 Months) $3.08
Exchange NYSE
Sector Utilities
Industry Utilities - Regulated Electric
Common Shares Outstanding 1.06B
Free Float 1.05B
Market Capitalization $55.48B
Average Volume (Last 20 Days) 3.93M
Beta (Past 60 Months) 0.39
Percentage Held By Insiders (Latest Annual Proxy Report) 0.39%
Percentage Held By Institutions (Latest 13F Reports) 57.29%
Annual Dividend (Based on Last Quarter) $2.56
Dividend Yield (Based on Last Quarter) 4.87%