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The Southern Company

NYSE-SO

Basic

  • Market Cap

    $85.83B

  • EV

    $154.28B

  • Shares Out

    1,093.43M

  • Revenue

    $25.42B

  • Employees

    27,960

Margins

  • Gross

    48.11%

  • EBITDA

    46.91%

  • Operating

    27.18%

  • Pre-Tax

    18.66%

  • Net

    16.69%

  • FCF

    -3.91%

Returns (5Yr Avg)

  • ROA

    2.75%

  • ROTA

    10.67%

  • ROE

    10.51%

  • ROCE

    4.83%

  • ROIC

    3.74%

Valuation (TTM)

  • P/E

  • P/B

  • EV/Sales

  • EV/EBITDA

  • P/FCF

  • EV/Gross Profit

Valuation (NTM)

  • Price Target

    $77.51

  • P/E

  • PEG

  • EV/Sales

  • EV/EBITDA

  • P/FCF

Financial Health

  • Cash

    $713M

  • Net Debt

    $64.75B

  • Debt/Equity

    1.84

  • EBIT/Interest

    2.73

Growth (CAGR)

  • Rev 3Yr

    6.12%

  • Rev 5Yr

    2.44%

  • Rev 10Yr

    3.61%

  • Dil EPS 3Yr

    6.67%

  • Dil EPS 5Yr

    3.41%

  • Dil EPS 10Yr

    5.95%

  • Rev Fwd 2Yr

    5.71%

  • EBITDA Fwd 2Yr

    9.78%

  • EPS Fwd 2Yr

    8.65%

  • EPS LT Growth Est

    7.05%

Dividends

  • Yield

  • Payout

    72.11%

  • DPS

    $2.8

  • DPS Growth 3Yr

    3.03%

  • DPS Growth 5Yr

    3.13%

  • DPS Growth 10Yr

    3.27%

  • DPS Growth Fwd 2Yr

    3.26%

Select a metric from the list below to chart it

Dec '14

Dec '15

Dec '16

Dec '17

Dec '18

Dec '19

Dec '20

Dec '21

Dec '22

Dec '23

LTM

Dec '24 (E)

Dec '25 (E)

Dec '26 (E)

Operating Revenues

20,664

19,694

22,405

28,547

24,304

24,459

Other Revenues, Total

755

681

708

732

949

960

Total Revenues

21,419

20,375

23,113

29,279

25,253

25,419

Total Revenues % Chg.

-8.8%

-4.9%

13.4%

26.7%

-13.8%

-12.7%

Cost of Goods Sold, Total

11,816

10,478

12,866

18,401

13,545

13,190

Gross Profit

9,603

9,897

10,247

10,878

11,708

12,229

Selling General & Admin Expenses, Total

-267

-415

-569

-656

-595

-599

Depreciation & Amortization

3,038

3,518

3,565

3,663

4,525

4,559

Other Operating Expenses

1,230

1,559

2,982

1,594

1,357

1,359

Other Operating Expenses, Total

4,001

4,662

5,978

4,601

5,287

5,319

Operating Income

5,602

5,235

4,269

6,277

6,421

6,910

Interest Expense, Total

-1,751

-1,836

-1,852

-2,033

-2,446

-2,529

Net Interest Expenses

-1,751

-1,836

-1,852

-2,033

-2,446

-2,529

Income (Loss) On Equity Invest.

162

153

76

151

144

141

Currency Exchange Gains (Loss)

-24

114

-167

-189

88

107

Other Non Operating Income (Expenses)

137

-44

237

257

138

114

EBT, Excl. Unusual Items

4,126

3,622

2,563

4,463

4,345

4,743

Impairment of Goodwill

-50

-119

Gain (Loss) On Sale Of Investments

-206

Gain (Loss) On Sale Of Assets

2,545

65

Asset Writedown

-94

-2

-132

EBT, Incl. Unusual Items

6,527

3,481

2,561

4,212

4,345

4,743

Income Tax Expense

1,798

393

267

795

496

622

Earnings From Continuing Operations

4,729

3,088

2,294

3,417

3,849

4,121

Minority Interest

10

31

99

107

127

122

Net Income

4,739

3,119

2,393

3,524

3,976

4,243

Net Income to Common Incl Extra Items

4,739

3,119

2,393

3,524

3,976

4,243

Net Income to Common Excl. Extra Items

4,739

3,119

2,393

3,524

3,976

4,243

Total Shares Outstanding

1,053.3

1,056.5

1,060

1,088.8

1,091

1,093.4

Weighted Avg. Shares Outstanding

1,046

1,058

1,061

1,075

1,092

1,092.8

Weighted Avg. Shares Outstanding Dil

1,054

1,065

1,068

1,081

1,098

1,098.5

EPS

4.5

2.9

2.3

3.3

3.6

3.9

EPS Diluted

4.5

2.9

2.2

3.3

3.6

3.9

EBITDA

8,933

9,140

8,242

10,341

11,407

11,924

Effective Tax Rate

27.5%

11.3%

10.4%

18.9%

11.4%

13.1%