SO Southern Co

Price (delayed)

$60.14

Market cap

$63.52B

P/E Ratio

20.11

Dividend/share

$2.54

EPS

$2.99

Enterprise value

$112.08B

Sector: Utilities
Industry: Utilities - Regulated Electric

Southern Company is an American gas and electric utility holding company based in the southern United States. It is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with executive offices also located in Birmingham, ...

Highlights

Southern's gross margin has increased by 8% YoY
The equity is up by 2.2% year-on-year
The P/E is 28% lower than the 5-year quarterly average of 28.0 but 23% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 16.3
Southern's quick ratio has decreased by 10% YoY but it has increased by 6% QoQ
SO's EPS is down by 32% YoY and by 2.6% from the previous quarter
The net income has declined by 31% year-on-year

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of SO
Market
Shares outstanding
1.06B
Market cap
$63.52B
Enterprise value
$112.08B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
20.11
Price to book (P/B)
1.95
Price to sales (P/S)
3.15
EV/EBIT
20.98
EV/EBITDA
12.37
EV/Sales
5.56
Earnings
Revenue
$20.17B
EBIT
$5.34B
EBITDA
$9.06B
Free cash flow
-$1.46B
Per share
EPS
$2.99
Free cash flow per share
-$1.38
Book value per share
$30.77
Revenue per share
$19.07
TBVPS
$110.94
Balance sheet
Total assets
$123.16B
Total liabilities
$90.37B
Debt
$51.94B
Equity
$32.5B
Working capital
-$1.18B
Liquidity
Debt to equity
1.6
Current ratio
0.9
Quick ratio
0.54
Net debt/EBITDA
5.36
Margins
EBITDA margin
44.9%
Gross margin
41.3%
Net margin
15.8%
Operating margin
23.5%
Efficiency
Return on assets
2.6%
Return on equity
9.9%
Return on invested capital
3.5%
Return on capital employed
4.8%
Return on sales
26.5%
Dividend
Dividend yield
4.22%
DPS
$2.54
Payout ratio
84.9%

SO stock price

How has the Southern stock price performed over time
Intraday
0.43%
1 week
0.8%
1 month
0.7%
1 year
-11.95%
YTD
-2.1%
QTD
-2.1%

Financial performance

How have Southern's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$20.17B
Gross profit
$8.33B
Operating income
$4.75B
Net income
$3.19B
Gross margin
41.3%
Net margin
15.8%
The net income has declined by 31% year-on-year
The net margin has declined by 25% year-on-year
Southern's gross margin has increased by 8% YoY
The revenue has contracted by 8% YoY

Growth

What is Southern's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is Southern stock price valuation
P/E
20.11
P/B
1.95
P/S
3.15
EV/EBIT
20.98
EV/EBITDA
12.37
EV/Sales
5.56
SO's EPS is down by 32% YoY and by 2.6% from the previous quarter
The P/E is 28% lower than the 5-year quarterly average of 28.0 but 23% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 16.3
The P/B is 8% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 1.8 and 2.6% higher than the 5-year quarterly average of 1.9
The equity is up by 2.2% year-on-year
SO's price to sales (P/S) is 31% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 2.4 and 13% more than its last 4 quarters average of 2.8
The revenue has contracted by 8% YoY

Efficiency

How efficient is Southern business performance
The ROIC fell by 38% YoY and by 5% QoQ
The ROA fell by 35% YoY and by 3.7% QoQ
The company's return on equity fell by 34% YoY and by 2.9% QoQ
SO's ROS is down by 28% YoY

Dividends

What is SO's dividend history
DPS
$2.54
Dividend yield
4.22%
Payout ratio
84.9%
Recent dividends

Financial health

How did Southern financials performed over time
The total assets is 36% more than the total liabilities
Southern's quick ratio has decreased by 10% YoY but it has increased by 6% QoQ
Southern's current ratio has decreased by 7% QoQ and by 4.3% YoY
The debt is 60% greater than the equity
The debt has grown by 9% year-on-year and by 4.4% since the previous quarter
The company's debt to equity rose by 7% YoY and by 2.6% QoQ

All financial data is based on trailing twelve months (TTM) periods - updated quarterly, unless otherwise specified.