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How to buy Southern stock
Learn how to easily invest in Southern stock.
Southern Co is an electric utilities business based in the US. Southern shares (SOJC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Southern employs 31,344 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of 0.00.
How to buy shares in Southern
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- Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
- Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – SOJC – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
- Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.
Southern stock price (NYSE: SOJC)Use our graph to track the performance of SOJC stocks over time.
Southern shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$22.44|
|52-week range||$21.02 - $25.41|
|50-day moving average||$24.03|
|200-day moving average||$24.38|
|Wall St. target price||N/A|
|Dividend yield||$2.3 (10.25%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||N/A|
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Southern price performance over time
|1 week (2022-09-28)||-0.62%|
|1 month (2022-09-02)||-4.27%|
|3 months (2022-07-05)||-5.99%|
|6 months (2022-04-05)||-10.24%|
|1 year (2021-10-05)||-13.73%|
|2 years (2020-10-05)||-15.64%|
|3 years (2019-10-04)||26.74|
|5 years (2017-10-01)||N/A|
Is Southern stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Southern stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Southern's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Southern's P/E ratio
Southern's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 27x. In other words, Southern shares trade at around 27x recent earnings.
That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).
|Gross profit TTM||$0|
|Return on assets TTM||0%|
|Return on equity TTM||0%|
|Market capitalisation||$24 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Southern share dividends
We're not expecting Southern to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
The Southern Company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. The company also constructs, acquires, owns, and manages power generation assets, including renewable energy facilities and sells electricity in the wholesale market; and distributes natural gas in Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, New Jersey, Florida, Tennessee, and Maryland, as well as provides gas marketing services, wholesale gas services, and gas midstream operations. It owns and/or operates 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 29 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 15 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 35 solar facilities, 8 wind facilities, 1 biomass facility, and 1 landfill gas facility; and constructs, operates, and maintains 82,000 miles of natural gas pipelines and 14 storage facilities with total capacity of 158 Bcf to provide natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The company has 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers. It also provides products and services in the areas of distributed generation infrastructure, energy efficiency, and utility infrastructure. In addition, the company offers digital wireless communications services with various communication options, including push to talk, cellular service, text messaging, wireless Internet access, and wireless data. The Southern Company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
Frequently asked questionsHow many people work for Southern?
Latest data suggests 31,344 work at Southern. When does the fiscal year end for Southern?
Southern's fiscal year ends in December. What is Southern's ISIN number?
Southern's international securities identification number is: US8425874042 What is Southern's CUSIP number?
Southern's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 842587404
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