Switch to:
Also traded in: Germany

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.04
SO's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
86% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. SO: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SO' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.03 Max: 0.08
Current: 0.04
0.01
0.08
Equity-to-Asset 0.22
SO's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
79% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. SO: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SO' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.35
Current: 0.22
0.22
0.35
Debt-to-Equity 2.08
SO's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
81% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. SO: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
SO' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.21 Max: 2.15
Current: 2.08
0.73
2.15
Debt-to-EBITDA 8.34
SO's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
84% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. SO: 8.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
SO' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.32  Med: 3.67 Max: 6.15
Current: 8.34
3.32
6.15
Interest Coverage 1.42
SO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
88% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. SO: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.51  Med: 4.15 Max: 5.2
Current: 1.42
3.51
5.2
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 0.72
WACC vs ROIC
2.31%
2.22%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 10.38
SO's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
60% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 13.25 vs. SO: 10.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SO' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.05  Med: 21.72 Max: 26.99
Current: 10.38
19.05
26.99
Net Margin % 2.59
SO's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
70% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.32 vs. SO: 2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SO' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.01  Med: 11.49 Max: 14.6
Current: 2.59
10.01
14.6
ROE % 2.23
SO's ROE % is ranked lower than
77% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.35 vs. SO: 2.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SO' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.65  Med: 11.92 Max: 13.56
Current: 2.23
8.65
13.56
ROA % 0.54
SO's ROA % is ranked lower than
78% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. SO: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SO' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.65  Med: 3.61 Max: 3.97
Current: 0.54
2.65
3.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 3.33
SO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
86% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9.68 vs. SO: 3.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.59  Med: 9.22 Max: 10.37
Current: 3.33
6.59
10.37
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 2.30
SO's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
57% of the 592 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. SO: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SO' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.8  Med: 1.1 Max: 13
Current: 2.3
-5.8
13
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 7.70
SO's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
58% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. SO: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SO' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -0.8 Max: 14.5
Current: 7.7
0
14.5
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 10.90
SO's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
64% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. SO: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
SO' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.5  Med: 2.3 Max: 17.8
Current: 10.9
-7.5
17.8
GuruFocus has detected 6 Warning Signs with Southern Co SO.
More than 500,000 people have already joined GuruFocus to track the stocks they follow and exchange investment ideas.
» SO's 30-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2018-02-22)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

» Details

Guru Trades

Q4 2016

SO Guru Trades in Q4 2016

T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 1,225,000 sh (New)
John Rogers 566,215 sh (+0.36%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Jim Simons 1,576,300 sh (-0.57%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 869,568 sh (-7.07%)
Ken Fisher 7,975 sh (-17.20%)
» More
Q1 2017

SO Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Joel Greenblatt 7,130 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,100 sh (New)
Richard Pzena 6,918 sh (New)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 1,550,000 sh (+26.53%)
Jim Simons 1,828,000 sh (+15.97%)
John Rogers 609,568 sh (+7.66%)
Julian Robertson 90,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 864,863 sh (-0.54%)
Ken Fisher 7,592 sh (-4.80%)
» More
Q2 2017

SO Guru Trades in Q2 2017

T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 4,044,900 sh (+160.96%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,740 sh (+90.98%)
Joel Greenblatt 10,972 sh (+53.88%)
Jim Simons 2,537,400 sh (+38.81%)
John Rogers 827,730 sh (+35.79%)
Richard Pzena 7,454 sh (+7.75%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 859,163 sh (-0.66%)
Ken Fisher 5,093 sh (-32.92%)
» More
Q3 2017

SO Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Steven Cohen 45,000 sh (New)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 6,665,000 sh (+64.78%)
Ken Fisher 6,988 sh (+37.21%)
Richard Pzena 7,800 sh (+4.64%)
John Rogers 862,246 sh (+4.17%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 858,363 sh (-0.09%)
Jim Simons 1,184,100 sh (-53.33%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SO

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 2017-09-30 Add 64.78%0.62%$46.78 - $50.64 $ 51.306%6,665,000
John Rogers 2017-09-30 Add 4.17%0.02%$46.78 - $50.64 $ 51.306%862,246
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2017-09-30 Reduce -0.09%$46.78 - $50.64 $ 51.306%858,363
Richard Pzena 2017-09-30 Add 4.64%$46.78 - $50.64 $ 51.306%7,800
Ken Fisher 2017-09-30 Add 37.21%$46.78 - $50.64 $ 51.306%6,988
Joel Greenblatt 2017-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$46.78 - $50.64 $ 51.306%0
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 2017-06-30 Add 160.96%0.56%$48.29 - $51.71 $ 51.302%4,044,900
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2017-06-30 Reduce -0.66%$47.88 - $51.71 $ 51.302%859,163
John Rogers 2017-06-30 Add 35.79%0.12%$47.88 - $51.71 $ 51.302%827,730
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Add 53.88%$47.88 - $51.71 $ 51.302%10,972
Richard Pzena 2017-06-30 Add 7.75%$47.88 - $51.71 $ 51.302%7,454
Ken Fisher 2017-06-30 Reduce -32.92%$48.29 - $51.71 $ 51.302%5,093
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 2017-03-31 Add 26.53%0.08%$47.8 - $51.01 $ 51.304%1,550,000
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2017-03-31 Reduce -0.54%$47.8 - $51.01 $ 51.304%864,863
John Rogers 2017-03-31 Add 7.66%0.03%$47.8 - $51.01 $ 51.304%609,568
Ken Fisher 2017-03-31 Reduce -4.80%$47.8 - $51.01 $ 51.304%7,592
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 New Buy$47.8 - $51.01 $ 51.304%7,130
Richard Pzena 2017-03-31 New Buy$47.8 - $51.01 $ 51.304%6,918
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 2016-12-31 New Buy0.28%$46.59 - $51.57 $ 51.304%1,225,000
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2016-12-31 Reduce -7.07%0.01%$46.59 - $51.57 $ 51.304%869,568
John Rogers 2016-12-31 Add 0.36%$46.59 - $51.57 $ 51.304%566,215
Ken Fisher 2016-12-31 Reduce -17.20%$46.59 - $51.57 $ 51.304%7,975
Premium More recent guru trades are included for Premium Members only!!
Premium More recent guru trades are included for USA Subscribe Members only!!
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric    NAICS: 221122    SIC: 4931
Compare:NYSE:DUK, NYSE:AEP, NYSE:NEE, NYSE:PCG, NYSE:ED, SAU:5110, XTER:IGY, NYSE:EIX, NYSE:PPL, HKSE:00002, NYSE:XEL, XMCE:ELE, NYSE:KEP, NYSE:WEC, NYSE:ES, NYSE:DTE, OTCPK:TNABY, BOM:532898, NYSE:AGR, TSX:FTS » details
Traded in other countries:SOT.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Southern Co is an electricity generating company that distributes electricity and natural gas to approximately 9 million customers in nine states. It provides services in few of the Southeastern states. It also owns about 50 GW of generating capacity.

Southern Company is the second-largest utility in the U.S. by customer count and its $50 billion rate base is the industry's largest. The company distributes electricity and natural gas to approximately 9 million customers in nine states. It also owns about 50 GW of generating capacity, primarily for serving regulated customers in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Florida. Southern Power, its growing unregulated unit, is now up to over 12 GW and includes natural gas, solar and wind projects in Texas, California and other states.

Guru Investment Theses on Southern Co

John Rogers Comments on Southern Co - Dec 02, 2015

Utilities firm Southern Co. (NYSE:SO) jumped +7.56% after reporting quarterly earnings that beat expectations and management’s previous guidance. Southern also raised guidance for the third quarter aboveconsensus expectations. The company’s results were primarily driven by growth in customer load (which measures demand in the utilities field) as well as rate increases. We think the company’s fundamental improvement is likely to continue.





From John Rogers (Trades, Portfolio) 3rd quarter commentary on the Ariel Global Fund.

Check out John Rogers latest stock trades

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 100.59
SO's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.13 vs. SO: 100.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
SO' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.85  Med: 17.53 Max: 102.82
Current: 100.59
12.85
102.82
Forward PE Ratio 16.86
SO's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.42 vs. SO: 16.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 100.59
SO's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
94% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.50 vs. SO: 100.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
SO' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.85  Med: 17.53 Max: 102.82
Current: 100.59
12.85
102.82
PB Ratio 2.14
SO's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. SO: 2.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SO' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 2.06 Max: 2.51
Current: 2.14
1.6
2.51
PS Ratio 2.28
SO's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. SO: 2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SO' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 2.13 Max: 2.89
Current: 2.28
1.23
2.89
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.82
SO's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
57% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.18 vs. SO: 8.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SO' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.76  Med: 7.57 Max: 10.03
Current: 8.82
5.76
10.03
EV-to-EBIT 38.58
SO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
94% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.83 vs. SO: 38.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.7  Med: 14.15 Max: 40.7
Current: 38.58
11.7
40.7
EV-to-EBITDA 16.90
SO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
79% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 10.26 vs. SO: 16.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8  Med: 9.6 Max: 17.6
Current: 16.9
8
17.6
EV-to-Revenue 4.50
SO's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
73% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. SO: 4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
SO' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 3.5 Max: 5.3
Current: 4.5
2.4
5.3
PEG Ratio 83.83
SO's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. SO: 83.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
SO' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 6.39 Max: 377.8
Current: 83.83
1.4
377.8
Shiller PE Ratio 21.84
SO's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 23.33 vs. SO: 21.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
SO' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.96  Med: 17.55 Max: 22.31
Current: 21.84
11.96
22.31
Current Ratio 0.73
SO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. SO: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.78
Current: 0.73
0.47
1.78
Quick Ratio 0.52
SO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. SO: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.58 Max: 1.54
Current: 0.52
0.34
1.54
Days Inventory 133.50
SO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
93% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 21.52 vs. SO: 133.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 76.75  Med: 116.83 Max: 165.82
Current: 133.5
76.75
165.82
Days Sales Outstanding 35.09
SO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
73% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 47.64 vs. SO: 35.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.21  Med: 22.15 Max: 40.14
Current: 35.09
21.21
40.14
Days Payable 142.72
SO's Days Payable is ranked higher than
76% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 65.53 vs. SO: 142.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 59.77  Med: 83.31 Max: 172.31
Current: 142.72
59.77
172.31

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 4.49
SO's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
72% of the 1061 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. SO: 4.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
SO' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.94  Med: 4.56 Max: 6.19
Current: 4.49
3.94
6.19
Dividend Payout Ratio 4.38
SO's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. SO: 4.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
SO' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 0.8 Max: 1.08
Current: 4.38
0.7
1.08
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 3.40
SO's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
52% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. SO: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
SO' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.3 Max: 4.2
Current: 3.4
0
4.2
Forward Dividend Yield % 4.53
SO's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
68% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. SO: 4.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 5.33
SO's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
68% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. SO: 5.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
SO' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.68  Med: 5.42 Max: 7.35
Current: 5.33
4.68
7.35
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.70
SO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -2.80 vs. SO: -3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SO' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.7  Med: -1.6 Max: 0.5
Current: -3.7
-3.7
0.5

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 3.04
SO's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
72% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. SO: 3.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SO' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 2.09 Max: 2.96
Current: 3.04
0.91
2.96
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.83
SO's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SO: 2.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SO' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 2.04 Max: 7.19
Current: 2.83
0.62
7.19
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.06
SO's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. SO: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SO' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.33
Current: 1.06
0.22
1.33
Price-to-Graham-Number 3.69
SO's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
91% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SO: 3.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
SO' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.23 Max: 3.53
Current: 3.69
0.56
3.53
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.59
SO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
84% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.37 vs. SO: 2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 7.05 Max: 8.6
Current: 2.59
2.5
8.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 0.72
SO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
59% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. SO: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
SO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.9 Max: 13.2
Current: 0.72
0.6
13.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $22,583.00
EPS (TTM) $ 0.51
Beta-0.02
Short Percentage of Float2.19%
52-Week Range $46.20 - 53.51
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,003.63

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 23,697 24,676 25,397
EPS ($) 2.96 3.04 3.12
EPS without NRI ($) 2.96 3.04 3.12
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
4.38%
Dividends per Share ($) 2.31 2.38 2.44

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 44
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)

GF Chat

{{numOfNotice}}