As of May, 2 The Southern Company (SO) EPS Estimated At $0.82

April 20, 2018 - By Roy Fason

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Big Money Sentiment increased to 1.1 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.10, from 2017Q3’s 1. The ratio is positive due to The Southern Company positioning: 56 sold and 329 reduced. 75 funds took stakes and 350 increased stakes. Investors holded 525.28 million in 2017Q3 but now own 548.17 million shares or 4.36% more.
Ngam Advisors Limited Partnership invested in 0.03% or 68,019 shs. Amp Cap Invsts Ltd reported 419,712 shs. Asset One Company invested 0.17% in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO). Pinebridge L P holds 0.01% of its capital in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) for 7,295 shs. Moreover, Wills Fin Gru Inc has 1.92% invested in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO). Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advsrs Llp Ma holds 4,500 shs or 0% of its capital. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D stated it has 1.42M shs. Moreover, United Asset Strategies has 0.08% invested in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO). State Street Corp invested in 47.96M shs or 0.19% of the stock. Bright Rock Mngmt Ltd Llc has 129,216 shs. Hm Payson And Co owns 35,684 shs. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas holds 0.09% or 273,380 shs. Aull Monroe Inv reported 110,088 shs. Parsons Inc Ri has 0.19% invested in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO). First Bank Of Mount Dora Trust Invest Services holds 0.28% or 13,011 shs in its capital.

The Southern Company had 1 sale and 0 buys since October 26, 2017. This’s net activity of $2.46 million.

The Southern Company (NYSE:SO)’s earnings report is anticipated On May, 2., according to RTT. Analysts predict 24.24 % diference or $0.82 from the $0.66 EPS from 2017. If reported the P/E will be 13.90 with $830.29 million profit. Last quarter $0.51 EPS was reported. Analysts sees 60.78 % EPS growth this quarter. Ticker’s shares touched $45.6 during the last trading session after 0.37% change.Currently The Southern Company is downtrending after 11.47% change in last April 20, 2017. SO has 4.30M shares volume. SO underperformed by 23.02% the S&P 500.

The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 11 have positions in Southern (NYSE:SO) as follows: 3 rated it a “Buy”, 5 with “Sell” and 3 with “Hold”. The positive are 27%. The firm has $55.0 highest while $44 is the lowest price target. The average target $47.55 is 4.28% above the last ($45.6) price. Since October 24, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Southern has 30 analyst reports. On Thursday, January 11 the stock of The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) earned “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs. The stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold” on Monday, February 12. In Monday, March 26 report SunTrust maintained it with “Hold” rating and $4500 target. On Thursday, February 22 the rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. On Wednesday, December 6 the company was maintained by SunTrust. On Monday, April 9 the rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold”. In Monday, April 16 report Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating. On Tuesday, December 26 the firm earned “Hold” rating by SunTrust. On Monday, November 13 the stock of The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) has “Underweight” rating given by Morgan Stanley. On Monday, March 5 SunTrust maintained The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) with “Hold” rating.

The Southern Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity.The firm is worth $46.17 billion. The firm also constructs, acquires, owns, and manages power generation assets, including renewable energy projects; sells electricity in the wholesale market; and distributes natural gas in seven states, as well as provides gas marketing services, wholesale gas services, and gas midstream operations.The P/E ratio is 54.29. It owns/operates 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 29 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 14 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 33 solar facilities, 9 wind facilities, 1 biomass facility, and 1 landfill gas facility.

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