SO Southern Co

Price (delayed)

$64.13

Market cap

$67.9B

P/E Ratio

21.59

Dividend/share

$2.6

EPS

$2.97

Enterprise value

$120.23B

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
The gross profit has grown by 7% YoY
The revenue has grown by 6% YoY and by 2.7% from the previous quarter
The P/E is 20% lower than the 5-year quarterly average of 27.6 but 12% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 19.7
Southern's quick ratio has decreased by 27% YoY and by 2.6% QoQ
The debt has grown by 8% year-on-year

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of SO
Market
Shares outstanding
1.06B
Market cap
$67.9B
Enterprise value
$120.23B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
21.59
Price to book (P/B)
2.07
Price to sales (P/S)
3.11
EV/EBIT
22.25
EV/EBITDA
12.87
EV/Sales
5.5
Earnings
Revenue
$21.85B
EBIT
$5.4B
EBITDA
$9.34B
Free cash flow
-$785M
Per share
EPS
$2.97
Free cash flow per share
-$0.74
Book value per share
$30.93
Revenue per share
$20.59
TBVPS
$113.25
Balance sheet
Total assets
$125.91B
Total liabilities
$92.87B
Debt
$53.91B
Equity
$32.75B
Working capital
-$2.11B
Liquidity
Debt to equity
1.65
Current ratio
0.82
Quick ratio
0.37
Net debt/EBITDA
5.6
Margins
EBITDA margin
42.8%
Gross margin
41.3%
Net margin
14.5%
Operating margin
21.9%
Efficiency
Return on assets
2.5%
Return on equity
9.6%
Return on invested capital
3.4%
Return on capital employed
4.7%
Return on sales
24.7%
Dividend
Dividend yield
4.05%
DPS
$2.6
Payout ratio
87.5%

SO stock price

How has the Southern stock price performed over time
Intraday
-1.91%
1 week
-3.14%
1 month
-3.49%
1 year
19.82%
YTD
4.4%
QTD
5.98%

Financial performance

How have Southern's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$21.85B
Gross profit
$9.02B
Operating income
$4.79B
Net income
$3.16B
Gross margin
41.3%
Net margin
14.5%
The operating margin has contracted by 10% from the previous quarter and by 9% YoY
The net margin has declined by 9% since the previous quarter and by 8% year-on-year
The operating income has declined by 7% since the previous quarter and by 2.7% year-on-year
The gross profit has grown by 7% YoY

Growth

What is Southern's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is Southern stock price valuation
P/E
21.59
P/B
2.07
P/S
3.11
EV/EBIT
22.25
EV/EBITDA
12.87
EV/Sales
5.5
The P/E is 20% lower than the 5-year quarterly average of 27.6 but 12% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 19.7
SO's EPS is down by 7% from the previous quarter and by 3.3% YoY
The P/B is 11% higher than the 5-year quarterly average of 1.9 and 11% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 1.9
The equity is up by 2.5% year-on-year
SO's price to sales (P/S) is 27% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 2.5 and 6% more than its last 4 quarters average of 3.0
The revenue has grown by 6% YoY and by 2.7% from the previous quarter

Efficiency

How efficient is Southern business performance
The ROA fell by 11% QoQ and by 7% YoY
The company's return on equity fell by 9% YoY and by 8% QoQ
The ROIC fell by 8% YoY and by 6% QoQ
SO's ROS is down by 7% from the previous quarter and by 7% YoY

Dividends

What is SO's dividend history
DPS
$2.6
Dividend yield
4.05%
Payout ratio
87.5%
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 27% YoY and by 2.6% QoQ
Southern's current ratio has decreased by 15% YoY
The debt is 65% greater than the equity
The debt has grown by 8% year-on-year
The company's debt to equity rose by 6% YoY and by 2.5% QoQ

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