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Southern Company (SO)

Stock Price: $63.86 USD 0.88 (1.40%)
Updated Jul 23, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
After-hours: $63.80 -0.06 (-0.09%) Jul 23, 7:57 PM

Total Valuation

SO has a market cap or net worth of $67.60 billion. The enterprise value is $119.08 billion.

Market Cap 67.60B
Enterprise Value 119.08B

Important Dates

The next estimated earnings date is July 29, 2021, which is a Thursday.

Estimated Earnings Date Jul 29, 2021
Ex-Dividend Date May 14, 2021

Share Statistics

SO has 1.06 billion shares outstanding. The number of shares has increased by 0.28% in one year.

Shares Outstanding 1.06B
Share Change (YoY) +0.28%
Share Change (QoQ) +0.19%
Owned by Insiders (%) 0.18%
Owned by Institutions (%) 60.54%
Float 1.06B

Valuation Ratios

The trailing PE ratio is 20.08 and the forward PE ratio is 18.94. SO's PEG ratio is 3.92.

PE Ratio 20.08
Forward PE 18.94
PS Ratio 3.18
PB Ratio 2.04
P/FCF Ratio n/a
PEG Ratio 3.92
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

EV / Earnings 35.01
EV / Sales 5.60
EV / EBITDA 12.44
EV / EBIT 21.06
EV / FCF n/a

Financial Position

The company has a current ratio of 0.82, with a Debt / Equity ratio of 1.61.

Current Ratio 0.82
Quick Ratio 0.38
Debt / Equity 1.61
Debt / EBITDA 5.56
Debt / FCF -117.55

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is 10.23%, which is not very high. The company has a low ROIC of 3.60%.

Return on Equity (ROE) 10.23%
Return on Assets (ROA) 2.88%
Return on Capital (ROIC) 3.60%
Revenue Per Employee $767,762
Profits Per Employee $122,780
Employee Count 27,700
Asset Turnover 0.17
Inventory Turnover 5.54


In the past 12 months, SO has paid $438.00 million in income taxes. This is 2.06% of the company's revenue.

Income Tax 438.00M
Effective Tax Rate 11.41%
Taxes as % of Revenue 2.06%

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has increased by +17.80% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 0.44, so SO's price volatility has been lower than the market average.

Beta (1Y) 0.44
52-Week Price Change +17.80%
50-Day Moving Average 62.42
200-Day Moving Average 61.46
Average Volume (30 Days) 3,780,875

Short Selling Information

The latest short interest is 9.58 million, so 0.90% of the outstanding shares have been sold short.

Short Interest 9.58M
Short % of Shares Out 0.90%
Short Ratio (days to cover) 2.38

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, SO had revenue of $21.27 billion and earned $3.40 billion in profits. Earnings per share was $3.18.

Revenue 21.27B
Gross Profit 9.06B
Operating Income 5.15B
Pretax Income 3.84B
Net Income 3.40B
Net Income Common 3.39B
EBIT 5.65B
Earnings Per Share (EPS) $3.18
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $1.77 billion in cash and $53.25 billion in debt, giving a net cash position of -$51.48 billion or -$48.57 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents 1.77B
Total Debt 53.25B
Net Cash -51.48B
Net Cash Per Share -$48.57
Book Value 33.07B
Book Value Per Share 31.20
Working Capital -2.12B
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was $7.04 billion and capital expenditures -$7.50 billion, giving a free cash flow of -$453.00 million.

Operating Cash Flow 7.04B
Capital Expenditures -7.50B
Free Cash Flow -453.00M
FCF Per Share -$0.43
Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 42.58%, with operating and profit margins of 24.22% and 15.99%.

Gross Margin 42.58%
Operating Margin 24.22%
Pretax Margin 18.05%
Profit Margin 15.99%
EBITDA Margin 45.02%
EBIT Margin 26.59%
FCF Margin -2.13%

Dividends & Yields

This stock pays an annual dividend of $2.56, which amounts to a dividend yield of 4.01%.

Dividend Per Share $2.56
Dividend Yield 4.01%
Earnings Yield 5.03%
FCF Yield -0.67%
Dividend Growth (YoY) 3.23%
Payout Ratio 80.00%

Stock Splits

The last stock split was on April 3, 2001. It was a forward split with a ratio of 10000:6109.

Last Split Date Apr 3, 2001
Split Type Forward
Split Ratio 10000:6109