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SO The Southern Company daily Stock Chart
The Southern Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E17.76 EPS (ttm)2.62 Insider Own0.03% Shs Outstand980.00M Perf Week-1.36%
Market Cap45.66B Forward P/E15.58 EPS next Y2.99 Insider Trans-72.38% Shs Float977.92M Perf Month-6.63%
Income2.50B PEG5.43 EPS next Q0.36 Inst Own51.90% Short Float2.13% Perf Quarter-7.90%
Sales18.28B P/S2.50 EPS this Y18.90% Inst Trans3.91% Short Ratio3.60 Perf Half Y-5.06%
Book/sh25.36 P/B1.84 EPS next Y3.07% ROA2.80% Target Price51.31 Perf Year10.19%
Cash/sh2.72 P/C17.11 EPS next 5Y3.27% ROE11.40% 52W Range41.81 - 53.44 Perf YTD4.11%
Dividend2.24 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y1.90% ROI6.30% 52W High-12.83% Beta0.06
Dividend %4.81% Quick Ratio0.70 Sales past 5Y0.00% Gross Margin71.70% 52W Low11.40% ATR0.81
Employees26703 Current Ratio0.90 Sales Q/Q16.00% Oper. Margin25.30% RSI (14)36.61 Volatility1.41% 1.57%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.86 EPS Q/Q10.20% Profit Margin13.70% Rel Volume0.62 Prev Close46.59
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.69 EarningsOct 31 BMO Payout83.50% Avg Volume5.80M Price46.58
Recom3.10 SMA20-2.99% SMA50-5.76% SMA200-6.34% Volume2,849,342 Change-0.02%
Jul-14-16Upgrade Barclays Equal Weight → Overweight $59 → $62
Jul-14-16Resumed Goldman Neutral $54
Jul-12-16Reiterated Mizuho Neutral $50 → $52
May-13-16Initiated Scotia Howard Weil Sector Perform $52
Feb-17-16Reiterated Argus Buy $50 → $54
Jun-12-15Reiterated Argus Buy $55 → $50
Apr-24-15Initiated Mizuho Buy $45
Apr-22-15Initiated Guggenheim Neutral
Dec-31-14Reiterated Argus Buy $49 → $55
Jun-24-14Upgrade Argus Hold → Buy $49
Apr-17-14Downgrade RBC Capital Mkts Outperform → Sector Perform $44 → $46
Jan-06-14Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $46 → $42
Nov-05-13Initiated CRT Capital Fair Value
Oct-31-13Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $44 → $46
Oct-04-13Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $49 → $44
Apr-24-13Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $46 → $51
Apr-17-13Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $45 → $48
Jan-31-13Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $46 → $45
Jan-31-13Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $48 → $46
Nov-21-12Reiterated FBR Capital Mkt Perform $47 → $44.50
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The Southern Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity through coal, nuclear, oil and gas, and hydro resources in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. The company also constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets, including renewable energy projects. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 31 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 13 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 16 solar facilities, 1 wind facility, 1 biomass facility, and 1 landfill gas facility. The company also provides digital wireless communications services with various communication options, including push to talk, cellular service, text messaging, wireless Internet access, and wireless data; and wholesale fiber optic solutions to telecommunication providers in the Southeast. The Southern Company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsAug 02Option Exercise31.3946,0081,444,19156,149Aug 03 09:30 AM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsAug 02Sale53.4046,0082,456,65710,141Aug 03 09:30 AM
Connally Stan WPresident & CEO, Gulf Power CoAug 01Option Exercise31.3914,392451,76517,716Aug 02 09:57 AM
Connally Stan WPresident & CEO, Gulf Power CoAug 01Sale53.7514,392773,5703,324Aug 02 09:57 AM
Crosswhite Mark A.President & CEO, APCJul 28Option Exercise41.28167,2736,905,029171,983Aug 01 10:29 AM
Crosswhite Mark A.President & CEO, APCJul 28Sale53.30167,2738,915,7854,710Aug 01 10:29 AM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJul 05Option Exercise42.65123,2075,254,50675,141Jul 06 01:15 PM
Lantrip MarkPresident & CEO, SCSJul 05Option Exercise44.4235,8841,593,96741,934Jul 06 02:01 PM
Greene Kimberly S,EVP & COO, Southern Co.Jul 05Option Exercise41.28141,8185,854,247177,686Jul 06 02:26 PM
Greene Kimberly S,EVP & COO, Southern Co.Jul 05Sale54.00141,8187,658,17235,868Jul 06 02:26 PM
Lantrip MarkPresident & CEO, SCSJul 05Sale54.0035,8841,937,7366,050Jul 06 02:01 PM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJul 05Sale54.12123,2076,668,33312,553Jul 06 01:15 PM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerJun 30Option Exercise41.287,000288,9609,394Jul 05 08:46 AM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJun 30Option Exercise41.2862,5882,583,63375,141Jul 05 08:45 AM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJun 30Sale53.0062,5883,317,16412,553Jul 05 08:45 AM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerJun 30Sale53.287,000372,9602,394Jul 05 08:46 AM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJun 27Option Exercise41.2862,5872,583,59175,140Jun 28 02:21 PM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerJun 27Option Exercise41.287,000288,9609,394Jun 28 02:22 PM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerJun 27Sale52.287,000365,9602,394Jun 28 02:22 PM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJun 27Sale52.0062,5873,254,52412,553Jun 28 02:21 PM
Kuczynski Stephen EPres. & CEO, Southern NuclearMay 04Option Exercise41.2862,7292,589,45381,184May 05 11:58 AM
Kuczynski Stephen EPres. & CEO, Southern NuclearMay 04Sale51.4362,7293,226,19018,455May 05 11:58 AM
Kuczynski Stephen EPres. & CEO, Southern NuclearMay 02Option Exercise41.2875,0003,096,00093,455May 03 08:56 AM
Kuczynski Stephen EPres. & CEO, Southern NuclearMay 02Sale50.4575,0003,783,77318,455May 03 08:56 AM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsApr 29Option Exercise44.22101,0224,467,60965,104May 02 01:58 PM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsApr 29Sale50.00101,0225,050,99910,138May 02 01:58 PM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerMar 31Option Exercise39.2717,830700,17513,224Apr 04 08:18 AM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerMar 31Sale51.4017,830916,3802,394Apr 04 08:18 AM
Kerr, II James YExecutive VP & General CounselMar 07Buy48.521,00048,5201,000Mar 08 03:22 PM
Crosswhite Mark A.President & CEO, APCFeb 04Option Exercise37.9763,9262,427,27068,636Feb 05 10:19 AM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsFeb 04Option Exercise31.1712,557391,40225,769Feb 05 10:20 AM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsFeb 04Sale48.3015,635755,23910,134Feb 05 10:20 AM
Crosswhite Mark A.President & CEO, APCFeb 04Sale47.9063,9263,062,2474,710Feb 05 10:19 AM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOFeb 03Option Exercise37.9746,7941,776,76859,347Feb 04 09:46 AM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOFeb 03Sale50.0046,7942,339,70012,553Feb 04 09:46 AM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOFeb 01Option Exercise37.9746,7951,776,80659,348Feb 02 08:25 AM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOFeb 01Sale49.0046,7952,292,95512,553Feb 02 08:25 AM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerJan 19Option Exercise35.788,907318,69211,899Jan 20 10:57 AM
Lantrip MarkPresident & CEO, SCSJan 19Option Exercise37.9735,6471,353,51741,668Jan 20 10:59 AM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJan 19Option Exercise37.9746,7951,776,80659,348Jan 20 03:43 PM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJan 19Sale48.0046,7952,246,16012,553Jan 20 03:43 PM
Lantrip MarkPresident & CEO, SCSJan 19Sale48.0035,6471,711,0566,021Jan 20 10:59 AM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerJan 19Sale47.788,907425,5762,992Jan 20 10:57 AM