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Southern Company (SO): These Numbers Show Where NYSE:SO Stock Is Going Next

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is 11.41% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $61.56 and a high of $80.84 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will continue to grow shareholders’ wealth in the market. Here’s what analysts think will happen to its price in the coming time. The SO stock was last observed hovering at around $77.80 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.32%.

Currently trading at $78.12, the stock is -0.07% and 0.38% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 2.62 million and changing 0.41% at the moment leaves the stock 9.70% off its SMA200. SO registered 10.53% gain for a year compared to 6-month gain of 9.09%.

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The stock witnessed a -0.67% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 11.50%, and is 1.45% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 1.14% over the week and 1.39% over the month.

Southern Company (SO) has around 28100 employees, a market worth around $85.42B and $25.42B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 20.20 and Fwd P/E is 18.08. Profit margin for the company is 16.70%. Distance from 52-week low is 26.90% and -3.36% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (4.58%).

The EPS is expected to grow by 10.16% this year.

Southern Company (SO) Top Institutional Holders

The shares outstanding are 1.10B, and float is at 1.09B with Short Float at 2.19%.

Southern Company (SO) Insider Activity

The most recent transaction is an insider sale by Wilson Anthony L,the company’sPresident & CEO, MPC. SEC filings show that Wilson Anthony L sold 6,900 shares of the company’s common stock on Jul 05 ’24 at a price of $77.61 per share for a total of $0.54 million. Following the sale, the insider now owns 85309.0 shares.

Southern Company disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Jul 03 ’24 that Drake Sloane N (EVP, CHRO) sold a total of 12,000 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Jul 03 ’24 and was made at $77.61 per share for $0.93 million. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 16771.0 shares of the SO stock.

Still, SEC filings show that on May 02 ’24, Greene Kimberly S, (Chairman, President & CEO, GPC) disposed off 10,874 shares at an average price of $75.01 for $0.82 million. The insider now directly holds 110,630 shares of Southern Company (SO).

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