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The Southern Company

SONYSE

70.66

USD
+0.04
(+0.06%)
Market Open
32.83P/E
19Forward P/E
1.58P/E to S&P500
75.078BMarket CAP
3.74%Div Yield
Upcoming Earnings
27 Jul-1 Aug
Shares Short
5/31/22
13.36M
Short % of Float
1.26%
Short % of Shares Outs.
1.26%
% Held by Insiders
0.18%
% Held by Institutions
62.99%
Beta
0.48
PEG Ratio
3.22
52w. high/low
77.24/60.12
Avg. Daily Volume
5.44M
Return %
Stock
S&P 500
1 year
20.57
(8.95)
3 years
44.86
32.81
5 years
82.29
60.14
Scale: |
High
Low
20.07
16.70
21.11
15.74
20.09
14.32
22.86
17.64
29.06
21.94
30.89
27.11
31.99
27.08
36.52
27.36
37.86
30.19
41.74
34.36
43.29
37.34
41.56
34.88
57.93
37.31
64.10
38.17
67.55
53.91
76.53
61.20
Currency: USD
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
TTM
Revenue per share
19.32
20.31
22.21
19.80
20.95
20.60
19.05
19.26
20.33
19.18
20.09
22.86
22.73
20.34
19.26
21.78
22.47
Earnings per share
2.12
2.29
2.26
2.15
2.45
2.65
2.78
1.93
2.24
2.67
2.52
0.87
2.17
4.51
2.96
2.27
2.16
FCF per share
(0.23)
(0.20)
(0.73)
(1.77)
(0.11)
1.61
0.10
0.71
(0.18)
(1.23)
(2.44)
(1.02)
(1.02)
(1.68)
(0.70)
(1.01)
0.90
Dividends per share
1.53
1.59
1.66
1.80
1.87
1.94
2.03
2.06
2.13
2.21
2.12
2.28
2.35
2.44
2.54
2.62
2.64
CAPEX per share
4.03
4.69
5.14
5.87
4.90
5.28
5.54
6.16
6.58
8.11
7.38
7.37
7.74
7.17
7.03
6.82
5.24
Book Value per sh.
16.31
17.81
18.62
19.60
20.29
21.34
22.33
22.70
23.21
23.39
25.74
24.31
24.20
26.40
26.71
26.54
27.85
Comm.Shares outs.
743
756
771
795
833
857
868
887
908
912
990
1,008
1,034
1,053
1,058
1,061
1,062
Avg. annual P/E ratio
7.7
7.9
8.4
8.0
8.3
9.3
10.4
15.1
13.8
12.3
15.2
45.5
17.5
10.9
17.9
26.6
32.8
P/E to S&P500
0.4
0.5
0.4
0.1
0.4
0.6
0.7
0.9
0.8
0.6
0.7
1.9
0.7
0.4
0.5
0.9
1.6
Avg. annual div. yield
9.4%
8.8%
8.8%
10.4%
9.2%
7.9%
7.0%
7.1%
6.9%
6.7%
5.5%
5.7%
6.2%
5.0%
4.8%
4.3%
4.0%
Revenue (m)
14,356
15,353
17,127
15,743
17,456
17,657
16,537
17,087
18,467
17,489
19,896
23,031
23,495
21,419
20,375
23,113
23,851
Operating margin
22.5%
21.7%
20.5%
20.8%
21.8%
24.0%
27.0%
19.0%
19.7%
24.5%
23.3%
11.1%
17.8%
36.1%
24.0%
16.0%
14.1%
Depreciation (m)
1,421
1,486
1,704
1,788
1,831
2,048
2,145
2,298
2,293
2,395
2,923
3,457
3,549
3,331
3,905
3,973
3,998
Net profit (m)
1,573
1,734
1,742
1,708
2,040
2,268
2,415
1,710
2,031
2,435
2,493
880
2,242
4,754
3,134
2,408
2,302
Income tax rate
33.2%
32.5%
34.4%
34.4%
33.5%
35.0%
35.6%
33.2%
32.5%
32.9%
27.3%
13.3%
16.3%
27.5%
11.2%
10.4%
21.7%
Net profit margin
11.0%
11.3%
10.2%
10.8%
11.7%
12.8%
14.6%
10.0%
11.0%
13.9%
12.5%
3.8%
9.5%
22.2%
15.4%
10.4%
9.2%
Working capital (m)
(2,334)
(899)
132
289
(589)
(305)
(852)
63
(2,597)
(2,603)
(3,195)
(3,522)
(4,703)
(2,729)
(3,462)
(1,956)
(1,137)
Long-term debt (m)
12,503
14,143
16,816
18,131
18,154
18,647
19,274
21,344
20,841
24,688
42,629
44,462
40,736
41,798
45,073
51,623
52,154
Equity (m)
12,115
13,465
14,358
15,585
16,909
18,285
19,379
20,139
21,080
21,319
25,485
24,491
25,014
27,796
28,263
28,164
32,629
ROIC
5.9%
5.8%
5.4%
5.0%
5.4%
5.4%
5.3%
3.8%
4.2%
4.4%
3.6%
2.5%
3.9%
5.9%
4.5%
3.6%
2.9%
Return on capital
7.5%
7.5%
7.3%
6.7%
7.2%
7.3%
7.3%
5.2%
5.4%
5.8%
4.4%
2.5%
4.0%
7.2%
4.5%
3.7%
3.4%
Return on equity
13.0%
12.9%
12.1%
11.0%
12.1%
12.4%
12.5%
8.5%
9.6%
11.4%
9.8%
3.6%
9.0%
17.1%
11.1%
8.5%
7.1%
Plowback ratio
27.5%
30.5%
26.5%
16.0%
23.5%
26.5%
27.2%
(6.9)%
4.8%
17.1%
15.6%
(161.4)%
(8.2)%
45.9%
14.3%
(15.3)%
(21.7)%
Div.&Repurch./FCF
(576.4)%
(444.7)%
(143.2)%
(10.5)%
(830.5)%
68.4%
2,012.4%
181.9%
(699.4)%
(204.6)%
68.5%
(210.6)%
(129.5)%
(97.3)%
(350.5)%
(252.5)%
286.5%
Capital Structure
28 Apr · 2022 | Q1
All numbers in millions
Total liabilities
$ 95,719
Total assets
$ 128,639
Long-term debt
$ 52,154
Cash and equiv.
$ 1,662
Goodwill
$ 5,280
Retained earnings
$ 9,506
Common stock
1,062
Enterprise Value
$ 125,570
Working Capital
Currency: USD, in millions
2019
2020
2021
Cash & Investments
1,975
1,065
1,798
Receivables
3,409
3,335
2,962
Inventory
2,388
2,488
2,355
Other
2,045
819
1,673
Current assets
9,817
8,617
8,965
Acc. Payable
2,557
2,806
2,169
Debt due
5,044
4,116
3,847
Other
4,945
5,157
4,905
Current liabilities
12,546
12,079
10,921
Annual growth rates
(avg. rate of change)
1 year
5 years
10 years
Revenue
13.44%
0.44%
4.15%
Cash flow
43.76%
14.12%
132.50%
Earnings
(23.17)%
52.39%
17.41%
Dividends
3.43%
4.83%
5.22%
Book value
(0.35)%
3.65%
4.44%
Insider Trading
Type
Shares
Date
Kuczynski Stephen E
Exempt
14,500
06/10/22
Kuczynski Stephen E
Sale
14,500
06/10/22
Kuczynski Stephen E
Exempt
14,500
06/10/22
Daiss Ann P
Gift
75
05/10/22
Daiss Ann P
Gift
75
05/10/22
Quarterly Revenue
Currency: USD, in millions
Year
1Q
2Q
3Q
4Q
Total
2020
5,018
4,620
5,620
5,117
20,375
2021
5,910
5,198
6,238
5,767
23,113
2022
6,648
- -
- -
- -
- -
Earnings per share
Currency: USD
Year
1Q
2Q
3Q
4Q
Total
2020
0.82
0.58
1.19
0.37
2.96
2021
1.07
0.35
1.04
(0.20)
2.27
2022
0.97
- -
- -
- -
- -
Quarterly dividends paid
Currency: USD
Year
1Q
2Q
3Q
4Q
Total
2020
0.62
0.64
0.64
0.64
2.54
2021
0.64
0.66
0.66
0.66
2.62
2022
0.66
- -
- -
- -
- -
Company Description
Sector:
Utilities
Industry:
Utilities—Regulated Electric
CEO:
Mr. Thomas Fanning
Full-time employees:
27,027
City:
Atlanta
Address:
30 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW
IPO:
Sep 30, 1949
The Southern Company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. It operates through Gas Distribution Operations, Gas Pipeline Investments, Wholesale Gas Services, and Gas Marketing Services segments. The company also develops, constructs, acquires, owns, and manages power generation assets, including renewable energy projects and sells electricity in the wholesale market; and distributes natural gas in Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, and Tennessee, as well as provides gas marketing services, wholesale gas services, and gas pipeline investments operations. In addition, it owns and/or operates 30 hydroelectric generating stations, 24 fossil fuel generating stations, three nuclear generating stations, 13 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 45 solar facilities, 15 wind facilities, one fuel cell facility, and four battery storage facility; and constructs, operates, and maintains 76,289 miles of natural gas pipelines and 14 storage facilities with total capacity of 157 Bcf to provide natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The company serves approximately 8.7 million electric and gas utility customers. Further, the company offers digital wireless communications and fiber optics services. The Southern Company was incorporated in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
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