SO Southern Co

Price (delayed)

$78.11

Market cap

$83.03B

P/E Ratio

27.41

Dividend/share

$2.68

EPS

$2.85

Enterprise value

$137.77B

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 quick ratio has increased by 24% YoY and by 2.2% QoQ
The revenue has grown by 18% YoY and by 8% from the previous quarter
The net income is up by 32% since the previous quarter but it has declined by 3.8% year-on-year
SO's EPS is up by 32% from the previous quarter but it is down by 4% YoY
Southern's gross margin has decreased by 15% YoY
The debt has grown by 4.7% year-on-year

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of SO
Market
Shares outstanding
1.06B
Market cap
$83.03B
Enterprise value
$137.77B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
27.41
Price to book (P/B)
2.51
Price to sales (P/S)
3.22
EV/EBIT
25.08
EV/EBITDA
14.48
EV/Sales
5.33
Earnings
Revenue
$25.86B
EBIT
$5.49B
EBITDA
$9.51B
Free cash flow
-$294M
Per share
EPS
$2.85
Free cash flow per share
-$0.28
Book value per share
$31.07
Revenue per share
$24.28
TBVPS
$117.43
Balance sheet
Total assets
$130.77B
Total liabilities
$97.51B
Debt
$56.46B
Equity
$33.01B
Working capital
-$1.71B
Liquidity
Debt to equity
1.71
Current ratio
0.85
Quick ratio
0.46
Net debt/EBITDA
5.75
Margins
EBITDA margin
36.8%
Gross margin
35.2%
Net margin
11.8%
Operating margin
16.5%
Efficiency
Return on assets
2.4%
Return on equity
9.2%
Return on invested capital
3.3%
Return on capital employed
4.6%
Return on sales
21.2%
Dividend
Dividend yield
3.43%
DPS
$2.68
Payout ratio
94%

SO stock price

How has the Southern stock price performed over time
Intraday
-0.01%
1 week
1.19%
1 month
7.99%
1 year
19.2%
YTD
13.9%
QTD
9.54%

Financial performance

How have Southern's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$25.86B
Gross profit
$9.11B
Operating income
$4.27B
Net income
$3.04B
Gross margin
35.2%
Net margin
11.8%
The net income is up by 32% since the previous quarter but it has declined by 3.8% year-on-year
The operating income has increased by 29% since the previous quarter but it has declined by 11% year-on-year
The operating margin has contracted by 25% YoY but it has grown by 19% from the previous quarter
The net margin has grown by 22% since the previous quarter but it has declined by 19% year-on-year

Growth

What is Southern's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is Southern stock price valuation
P/E
27.41
P/B
2.51
P/S
3.22
EV/EBIT
25.08
EV/EBITDA
14.48
EV/Sales
5.33
SO's EPS is up by 32% from the previous quarter but it is down by 4% YoY
The P/E is 3.4% higher than the 5-year quarterly average of 26.5
The P/B is 26% higher than the 5-year quarterly average of 2.0 and 14% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 2.2
SO's price to sales (P/S) is 24% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 2.6 and 3.9% more than its last 4 quarters average of 3.1
The revenue has grown by 18% YoY and by 8% from the previous quarter

Efficiency

How efficient is Southern business performance
The ROA rose by 33% QoQ but it fell by 4% YoY
The company's return on equity rose by 31% QoQ but it fell by 8% YoY
The ROIC rose by 22% QoQ but it fell by 2.9% YoY
SO's ROS is up by 15% from the previous quarter but it is down by 14% YoY

Dividends

What is SO's dividend history
DPS
$2.68
Dividend yield
3.43%
Payout ratio
94%
Recent dividends

Financial health

How did Southern financials performed over time
The total assets is 34% more than the total liabilities
Southern's quick ratio has increased by 24% YoY and by 2.2% QoQ
The total liabilities has grown by 5% YoY
The debt is 71% greater than the equity
The debt has grown by 4.7% year-on-year
The company's debt to equity rose by 3.6% YoY

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