SO Southern Co

Price (delayed)

$63.78

Market cap

$67.52B

P/E Ratio

19.93

Dividend/share

$2.58

EPS

$3.2

Enterprise value

$119B

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 and by 4.5% from the previous quarter
Southern's gross margin has increased by 6% YoY
Southern's quick ratio has decreased by 28% YoY but it has increased by 19% QoQ
The P/E is 27% lower than the 5-year quarterly average of 27.6 but 7% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 18.8
The debt has grown by 7% year-on-year and by 4.3% since the previous quarter

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of SO
Market
Shares outstanding
1.06B
Market cap
$67.52B
Enterprise value
$119B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
19.93
Price to book (P/B)
2.04
Price to sales (P/S)
3.18
EV/EBIT
21.05
EV/EBITDA
12.43
EV/Sales
5.6
Earnings
Revenue
$21.27B
EBIT
$5.65B
EBITDA
$9.57B
Free cash flow
-$453M
Per share
EPS
$3.2
Free cash flow per share
-$0.43
Book value per share
$31.3
Revenue per share
$20.06
TBVPS
$112.86
Balance sheet
Total assets
$125.39B
Total liabilities
$92.03B
Debt
$53.25B
Equity
$33.07B
Working capital
-$2.12B
Liquidity
Debt to equity
1.61
Current ratio
0.82
Quick ratio
0.38
Net debt/EBITDA
5.38
Margins
EBITDA margin
45%
Gross margin
42.6%
Net margin
16%
Operating margin
24.2%
Efficiency
Return on assets
2.8%
Return on equity
10.4%
Return on invested capital
3.6%
Return on capital employed
5%
Return on sales
26.6%
Dividend
Dividend yield
4.05%
DPS
$2.58
Payout ratio
80.6%

SO stock price

How has the Southern stock price performed over time
Intraday
-0.84%
1 week
0.24%
1 month
-2.04%
1 year
13.45%
YTD
3.83%
QTD
2.61%

Financial performance

How have Southern's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$21.27B
Gross profit
$9.06B
Operating income
$5.15B
Net income
$3.4B
Gross margin
42.6%
Net margin
16%
The net income is up by 9% since the previous quarter but it has declined by 3.9% year-on-year
The gross profit has grown by 7% YoY and by 4.5% from the previous quarter
The operating income has increased by 7% since the previous quarter
Southern's gross margin has increased by 6% YoY

Growth

What is Southern's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is Southern stock price valuation
P/E
19.93
P/B
2.04
P/S
3.18
EV/EBIT
21.05
EV/EBITDA
12.43
EV/Sales
5.6
The P/E is 27% lower than the 5-year quarterly average of 27.6 but 7% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 18.8
SO's EPS is up by 8% from the previous quarter but it is down by 4.5% YoY
The P/B is 8% higher than the 5-year quarterly average of 1.9 and 8% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 1.9
The equity is up by 3.6% year-on-year and by 2.6% since the previous quarter
SO's price to sales (P/S) is 28% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 2.5 and 7% more than its last 4 quarters average of 3.0
The revenue has grown by 4.4% from the previous quarter

Efficiency

How efficient is Southern business performance
The company's return on equity fell by 10% YoY but it rose by 7% QoQ
The ROIC fell by 10% YoY but it rose by 2.9% QoQ
The ROA rose by 8% QoQ but it fell by 7% YoY
SO's ROS is down by 5% YoY

Dividends

What is SO's dividend history
DPS
$2.58
Dividend yield
4.05%
Payout ratio
80.6%
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 decreased by 28% YoY but it has increased by 19% QoQ
Southern's current ratio has decreased by 17% YoY but it has increased by 15% QoQ
The debt is 61% greater than the equity
The debt has grown by 7% year-on-year and by 4.3% since the previous quarter
The company's debt to equity rose by 3.9% YoY

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