The leading market experts have placed a mean price target of $53.00 on Southern Co (NYSE:SO) stock. This price level, which is estimated to be attained in one-year, indicates the mean of stock opinions given by the companies included in the First Call survey. The renowned research firms have predicted earnings of $0.45 a share for the upcoming quarter and $2.86 for the current fiscal.
The technical analysis of Southern Company (The) Common S plainly substantiates that the 50-day moving average of Southern Company (The) Common S is $52.39, and stock is trading $-1.52 points away or -2.90% from its 50-day moving average of $52.39. Further it is trading $-0.18 or -0.35% away its 200-day moving average of $51.05. Southern Co (NYSE:SO) 52-week high is $54.64 and the 52-week low is $42.36.
This explains if the stock moves $-3.77, it will post a 52-week high. In event of +20.09% decline, a 52-week low will be hit.
Taking the valuation aspect to emphasize the valuation of Southern Company (The) Common S, shareholders can apply financial tool known as price-to-earnings ratio. This financial ratio assesses stock’s valuation by considering the relative expense of the stock. Following this ratio, Southern Co (NYSE:SO) ratio came in at 20.19.
The stock last ended the trading session at $50.87 and registered a market cap of $47.90B. To appraise firm’s growth, the shareholders take help of the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio. When a stock has a higher PEG ratio, it is suggestive of lower stock appreciation in approaching sessions. A stock comes in the group of undervalued stocks when its PEG ratio falls in between 0 and 1. Southern Co (NYSE:SO) PEG ratio is at 5.78.
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