The Southern Company (NYSE: SO) on June 22, 2022, started off the session at the price of $66.70, soaring 0.80% from the previous trading day. During the day, the shares moved up to $68.24 and dropped to $66.65 before settling in for the closing price of $67.15. Within the past 52 weeks, SO’s price has moved between $60.12 and $77.24.
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During the last 5-year period, the sales growth of Utilities Sector giant was 3.00%. The company achieved an average annual earnings per share of -23.50%. With a float of $1.06 billion, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $1.06 billion.
Let’s determine the extent of company efficiency that accounts for 27300 employees. In terms of profitability, gross margin is +28.24, operating margin of +22.69, and the pretax margin is +11.09.
The Southern Company (SO) Breakdown of a Key Holders of the stock
Observing investor behavior towards Utilities – Regulated Electric industry stocks is more important than anything else. The insider ownership of The Southern Company is 0.20%, while institutional ownership is 63.00%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Jun 10, was worth 1,045,160. In this transaction Pres. & CEO, Southern Nuclear of this company sold 14,500 shares at a rate of $72.08, taking the stock ownership to the 115,284 shares. Before that another transaction happened on May 10, when Company’s Pres. & CEO, Southern Nuclear sold 14,500 for $74.58, making the entire transaction worth $1,081,410. This insider now owns 115,284 shares in total.
The Southern Company (SO) Recent Fiscal highlights
As on 3/30/2022, Multinational firm has announced its last quarter scores, in which it reported $0.97 earnings per share (EPS) for the period topping the consensus outlook (set at $0.9) by $0.07. This company achieved a net margin of +10.37 while generating a return on equity of 8.53. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.32 per share during the current fiscal year.
According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around -23.50% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 6.10% during the next five years compared to -2.60% drop over the previous five years of trading.
The Southern Company (NYSE: SO) Trading Performance Indicators
The Southern Company (SO) is currently performing well based on its current performance indicators. A quick ratio of 0.70 was reported for the most recent quarter. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 3.06.
For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 2.14, a number that is poised to hit 0.83 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 3.80 in one year’s time.
Technical Analysis of The Southern Company (SO)
Looking closely at The Southern Company (NYSE: SO), its last 5-days average volume was 6.91 million, which is a jump from its year-to-date volume of 5.77 million. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 18.21%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 1.65.
During the past 100 days, The Southern Company’s (SO) raw stochastic average was set at 38.28%, which indicates a significant increase from 25.33% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 27.29% in the past 14 days, which was higher than the 22.70% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.
At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $73.60, while its 200-day Moving Average is $67.85. However, in the short run, The Southern Company’s stock first resistance to watch stands at $68.40. Second resistance stands at $69.12. The third major resistance level sits at $69.99. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $66.81, it is likely to go to the next support level at $65.94. Now, if the price goes above the second support level, the third support stands at $65.22.
The Southern Company (NYSE: SO) Key Stats
Market capitalization of the company is 72.90 billion based on 1,062,525K outstanding shares. Right now, sales total 23,113 M and income totals 2,408 M. The company made 6,648 M in profit during its latest quarter, and 1,036 M in sales during its previous quarter.