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IndexS&P 500 P/E20.60 EPS (ttm)3.87 Insider Own0.20% Shs Outstand1.10B Perf Week1.17%
Market Cap87.07B Forward P/E18.44 EPS next Y4.32 Insider Trans-2.92% Shs Float1.09B Perf Month9.12%
Income4.24B PEG2.82 EPS next Q0.89 Inst Own65.57% Short Float1.66% Perf Quarter17.58%
Sales25.42B P/S3.43 EPS this Y10.03% Inst Trans2.57% Short Ratio3.74 Perf Half Y14.14%
Book/sh29.19 P/B2.73 EPS next Y7.54% ROA3.09% Short Interest18.10M Perf Year11.52%
Cash/sh0.74 P/C107.24 EPS next 5Y7.30% ROE13.59% 52W Range61.56 - 79.85 Perf YTD13.57%
Dividend Est.2.87 (3.60%) P/FCF- EPS past 5Y10.78% ROI4.58% 52W High-0.27% Beta0.51
Dividend TTM2.82 (3.54%) Quick Ratio0.63 Sales past 5Y2.46% Gross Margin30.42% 52W Low29.36% ATR (14)1.15
Dividend Ex-DateMay 17, 2024 Current Ratio0.92 EPS Y/Y TTM24.90% Oper. Margin24.81% RSI (14)75.46 Volatility1.10% 1.63%
Employees28100 Debt/Eq2.04 Sales Y/Y TTM-12.72% Profit Margin16.70% Recom2.09 Target Price76.55
Option/ShortYes / Yes LT Debt/Eq1.90 EPS Q/Q30.73% Payout76.77% Rel Volume0.52 Prev Close79.19
Sales Surprise0.84% EPS Surprise14.71% Sales Q/Q2.56% EarningsMay 02 BMO Avg Volume4.84M Price79.63
SMA204.13% SMA509.62% SMA20014.39% Trades Volume1,156,018 Change0.56%
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The Southern Co is a holding company, which engages in the generation and sale of electricity. It operates through the following segments: Traditional Electric Operating Companies, Southern Power, and Southern Company Gas. The Traditional Electric Operating Companies segment refers to vertically integrated utilities that own generation, transmission and distribution facilities, and supplies electric services in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. The Southern Power segment constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets such as renewable energy projects and sells electricity in the wholesale market. The Southern Company Gas segment distributes natural gas through natural gas distribution facilities in the states of Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, New Jersey, Florida, Tennessee, and Maryland. The company was founded on November 9, 1945, and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Greene Kimberly S,Chairman, President & CEO, GPCMay 02 '24Sale75.0110,874815,659110,630May 02 04:00 PM
Greene Kimberly S,Chairman, President & CEO, GPCMay 01 '24Sale75.049,126684,815121,504May 02 04:00 PM
Kuczynski Stephen ECEO, Southern NuclearMar 11 '24Sale68.925,000344,600126,528Mar 12 03:13 PM
Cummiskey ChristopherEVP & CCCS OfficerFeb 16 '24Sale65.9990259,52322,502Feb 16 04:00 PM
Cummiskey ChristopherEVP & CCCS OfficerFeb 15 '24Sale67.1812,985872,33223,404Feb 16 04:00 PM
Drake Sloane NEVP, CHROFeb 13 '24Option Exercise0.00688028,354Feb 14 03:04 PM
Peoples James JeffreyChairman, President & CEO, APCFeb 13 '24Option Exercise0.00820019,077Feb 14 03:03 PM
Cummiskey ChristopherEVP & CCCS OfficerFeb 13 '24Option Exercise0.001,646037,133Feb 14 04:00 PM
DAVIS MARTIN BERNARDEVP and CIOFeb 13 '24Option Exercise0.001,722090,341Feb 14 04:00 PM
Kuczynski Stephen ECEO, Southern NuclearFeb 13 '24Option Exercise0.003,5510133,103Feb 14 04:00 PM
Poroch David P.ComptrollerFeb 13 '24Option Exercise0.00464034,737Feb 14 04:01 PM
Wilson Anthony LChairman, President & CEO, MPCFeb 13 '24Option Exercise0.001,596092,927Feb 14 04:01 PM
Tucker Daniel SExecutive Vice President & CFOFeb 13 '24Option Exercise0.002,665047,302Feb 14 04:01 PM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CCEO, President and ChairmanFeb 13 '24Option Exercise0.004,028085,819Feb 14 04:01 PM
Connally Stan WExecutive Vice President, SCSFeb 13 '24Option Exercise0.002,3340141,425Feb 14 04:00 PM
Kerr, II James YChairman, President & CEO, GASFeb 13 '24Option Exercise0.002,9700193,429Feb 14 04:00 PM
Greene Kimberly S,Chairman, President & CEO, GPCFeb 13 '24Option Exercise0.003,2320132,089Feb 14 04:00 PM
Anderson Bryan DEVP & Pres. External AffairsFeb 13 '24Option Exercise0.001,677051,843Feb 14 04:01 PM
Spainhour Sterling A Jr.EVP, Chief Legal OfficerFeb 13 '24Option Exercise0.00716015,204Feb 14 04:01 PM
Kuczynski Stephen ECEO, Southern NuclearFeb 12 '24Sale66.945,000334,700129,552Feb 13 05:00 PM
Cummiskey ChristopherEVP & CCCS OfficerFeb 12 '24Sale66.9488359,10835,487Feb 13 03:53 PM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CCEO, President and ChairmanFeb 07 '24Option Exercise0.007,111088,902Mar 15 02:00 PM
Drake Sloane NEVP, CHROFeb 07 '24Option Exercise0.001,328028,994Mar 15 02:00 PM
Spainhour Sterling A Jr.EVP, Chief Legal OfficerFeb 07 '24Option Exercise0.002,212015,546Feb 09 05:31 PM
Tucker Daniel SExecutive Vice President & CFOFeb 07 '24Option Exercise0.002,741045,870Feb 09 05:32 PM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CCEO, President and ChairmanFeb 07 '24Option Exercise0.004,492083,818Feb 09 05:34 PM
Wilson Anthony LChairman, President & CEO, MPCFeb 07 '24Option Exercise0.001,610092,042Feb 09 05:33 PM
Kerr, II James YChairman, President & CEO, GASFeb 07 '24Option Exercise0.003,2140191,749Feb 09 05:26 PM
Kuczynski Stephen ECEO, Southern NuclearFeb 07 '24Option Exercise0.003,4520136,084Feb 09 05:27 PM
Peoples James JeffreyChairman, President & CEO, APCFeb 07 '24Option Exercise0.003,016019,629Feb 09 05:28 PM
Anderson Bryan DEVP & Pres. External AffairsFeb 07 '24Option Exercise0.001,901051,082Feb 09 05:21 PM
Connally Stan WExecutive Vice President, SCSFeb 07 '24Option Exercise0.002,4620140,184Feb 09 05:22 PM
Cummiskey ChristopherEVP & CCCS OfficerFeb 07 '24Option Exercise0.001,602037,089Feb 09 05:22 PM
DAVIS MARTIN BERNARDEVP and CIOFeb 07 '24Option Exercise0.001,674089,373Feb 09 05:23 PM
Greene Kimberly S,Chairman, President & CEO, GPCFeb 07 '24Option Exercise0.003,7440130,547Feb 09 05:25 PM
Drake Sloane NEVP, CHROFeb 06 '24Option Exercise0.001,726022,922Feb 08 04:32 PM
Cummiskey ChristopherEVP & CCCS OfficerFeb 06 '24Sale67.0689960,28722,502Feb 07 05:05 PM
Anderson Bryan DEVP & Pres. External AffairsFeb 03 '24Option Exercise0.001,792037,911Feb 06 04:21 PM
Connally Stan WExecutive Vice President, SCSFeb 03 '24Option Exercise0.003,1390116,139Feb 06 04:22 PM
DAVIS MARTIN BERNARDEVP and CIOFeb 03 '24Option Exercise0.001,929074,685Feb 06 04:24 PM
Poroch David P.ComptrollerFeb 03 '24Option Exercise0.00515029,683Feb 06 04:34 PM
Spainhour Sterling A Jr.EVP, Chief Legal Officer & CCOFeb 03 '24Option Exercise0.0055209,614Feb 06 04:35 PM
Peoples James JeffreyChairman, President & CEO, APCFeb 03 '24Option Exercise0.00927010,269Feb 06 04:31 PM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CCEO, President and ChairmanFeb 03 '24Option Exercise0.004,426049,290Feb 06 04:39 PM
Cummiskey ChristopherEVP & CCCS OfficerFeb 03 '24Option Exercise0.001,794024,306Feb 06 04:25 PM
Drake Sloane NEVP, CHROFeb 03 '24Option Exercise0.00770021,585Feb 06 04:27 PM
Greene Kimberly S,Chairman, President & CEO, GPCFeb 03 '24Option Exercise0.003,6190102,278Feb 06 04:27 PM
Kerr, II James YChairman, President & CEO, GASFeb 03 '24Option Exercise0.003,3280165,419Feb 06 04:28 PM
Kuczynski Stephen ECEO, Southern NuclearFeb 03 '24Option Exercise0.003,9780105,262Feb 06 04:29 PM
Tucker Daniel SExecutive Vice President & CFOFeb 03 '24Option Exercise0.00555039,242Feb 06 04:36 PM
Wilson Anthony LPresident & CEO, MPCFeb 03 '24Option Exercise0.001,788078,197Feb 06 04:37 PM
Poroch David P.ComptrollerFeb 01 '24Option Exercise0.00684029,375Feb 02 04:43 PM
Poroch David P.ComptrollerJan 17 '24Option Exercise0.0010,099038,790Jan 18 04:32 PM
Poroch David P.ComptrollerJan 17 '24Sale69.9610,099706,52628,691Jan 18 04:32 PM
Kuczynski Stephen ECEO, Southern NuclearJan 10 '24Sale71.995,000359,950101,284Jan 10 04:25 PM
Kuczynski Stephen ECEO, Southern NuclearDec 11 '23Sale71.235,000356,150106,284Dec 12 04:38 PM
Poroch David P.ComptrollerNov 16 '23Option Exercise41.2810,000412,80038,691Nov 17 05:04 PM
Poroch David P.ComptrollerNov 16 '23Sale69.3910,000693,90028,691Nov 17 05:04 PM
Kuczynski Stephen ECEO, Southern NuclearNov 10 '23Sale68.395,000341,950111,284Nov 13 04:50 PM
Kuczynski Stephen ECEO, Southern NuclearOct 10 '23Sale66.005,000330,000116,284Oct 11 04:19 PM
Kuczynski Stephen ECEO, Southern NuclearSep 11 '23Sale67.835,000339,150121,284Sep 12 04:43 PM
DAVIS MARTIN BERNARDEVP and CIOSep 05 '23Sale67.051,49099,90472,756Sep 06 04:18 PM
Cummiskey ChristopherEVP & CCCS OfficerAug 29 '23Sale68.305,000341,50022,512Aug 31 05:44 PM
Kuczynski Stephen ECEO, Southern NuclearAug 10 '23Sale69.705,000348,500126,284Aug 11 04:41 PM
Greene Kimberly S,Chairman, President & CEO, GPCJul 21 '23Sale72.6220,0001,452,40098,659Jul 24 04:50 PM
Kuczynski Stephen ECEO, Southern NuclearJul 10 '23Sale70.585,000352,900131,284Jul 11 06:38 PM
Kuczynski Stephen ECEO, Southern NuclearJun 12 '23Sale71.485,000357,400136,284Jun 13 04:57 PM
FANNING THOMAS ADirectorJun 09 '23Sale70.7650,0003,538,000844,239Jun 12 04:34 PM
Poroch David P.ComptrollerJun 05 '23Option Exercise0.0010,000038,691Jun 06 05:14 PM
Greene Kimberly S,Chairman, President & CEO, GPCJun 05 '23Sale69.7847,3263,302,408118,659Jun 06 05:13 PM
Poroch David P.ComptrollerJun 05 '23Sale70.0510,000700,50028,691Jun 06 05:14 PM
DAVIS MARTIN BERNARDEVP and CIOJun 01 '23Sale69.991,435100,43674,246Jun 02 04:43 PM