SO Southern Co

Price (delayed)

$68.33

Market cap

$72.42B

P/E Ratio

24.14

Dividend/share

$2.62

EPS

$2.83

Enterprise value

$124.92B

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 revenue has grown by 11% YoY and by 2.8% from the previous quarter
The gross profit has grown by 9% YoY
Southern's quick ratio has increased by 19% QoQ but it has decreased by 19% YoY
The P/E is 17% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 20.6 but 14% lower than the 5-year quarterly average of 28.2
The net income has declined by 6% year-on-year and by 4.7% since the previous quarter
The debt has grown by 5% year-on-year

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of SO
Market
Shares outstanding
1.06B
Market cap
$72.42B
Enterprise value
$124.92B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
24.14
Price to book (P/B)
2.18
Price to sales (P/S)
3.23
EV/EBIT
23.39
EV/EBITDA
13.45
EV/Sales
5.56
Earnings
Revenue
$22.46B
EBIT
$5.34B
EBITDA
$9.29B
Free cash flow
-$664M
Per share
EPS
$2.83
Free cash flow per share
-$0.63
Book value per share
$31.37
Revenue per share
$21.17
TBVPS
$115.1
Balance sheet
Total assets
$127.86B
Total liabilities
$94.35B
Debt
$54.58B
Equity
$33.22B
Working capital
-$1.59B
Liquidity
Debt to equity
1.64
Current ratio
0.86
Quick ratio
0.44
Net debt/EBITDA
5.65
Margins
EBITDA margin
41.3%
Gross margin
40.3%
Net margin
13.4%
Operating margin
20.3%
Efficiency
Return on assets
2.4%
Return on equity
9.1%
Return on invested capital
3.3%
Return on capital employed
4.6%
Return on sales
23.8%
Dividend
Dividend yield
3.83%
DPS
$2.62
Payout ratio
92.6%

SO stock price

How has the Southern stock price performed over time
Intraday
0.47%
1 week
0.81%
1 month
2.23%
1 year
11.91%
YTD
-0.36%
QTD
-0.36%

Financial performance

How have Southern's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$22.46B
Gross profit
$9.06B
Operating income
$4.55B
Net income
$3.01B
Gross margin
40.3%
Net margin
13.4%
The net margin has declined by 15% year-on-year and by 8% since the previous quarter
The operating margin has contracted by 14% YoY and by 7% from the previous quarter
The revenue has grown by 11% YoY and by 2.8% from the previous quarter
The gross profit has grown by 9% YoY

Growth

What is Southern's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is Southern stock price valuation
P/E
24.14
P/B
2.18
P/S
3.23
EV/EBIT
23.39
EV/EBITDA
13.45
EV/Sales
5.56
The P/E is 17% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 20.6 but 14% lower than the 5-year quarterly average of 28.2
SO's EPS is down by 5% YoY and by 4.7% from the previous quarter
The P/B is 15% higher than the 5-year quarterly average of 1.9 and 9% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 2.0
The equity is up by 2.2% year-on-year
SO's price to sales (P/S) is 29% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 2.5 and 8% more than its last 4 quarters average of 3.0
The revenue has grown by 11% YoY and by 2.8% from the previous quarter

Efficiency

How efficient is Southern business performance
The company's return on equity fell by 11% YoY and by 5% QoQ
SO's ROS is down by 10% YoY and by 3.6% from the previous quarter
The ROA fell by 8% YoY and by 4% QoQ
The ROIC fell by 6% YoY and by 2.9% QoQ

Dividends

What is SO's dividend history
DPS
$2.62
Dividend yield
3.83%
Payout ratio
92.6%
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 increased by 19% QoQ but it has decreased by 19% YoY
Southern's current ratio has increased by 4.9% QoQ but it has decreased by 4.4% YoY
The debt is 64% greater than the equity
The debt has grown by 5% year-on-year
The company's debt to equity rose by 2.5% YoY

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