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Southern Co (SO) Stock Forecast & Price Target

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SO Analyst Ratings

Moderate Buy
13Ratings
7 Buy
5 Hold
1 Sell
Based on 13 analysts giving stock ratings to
Southern
Co
in the past 3 months
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SO Stock 12 Months Forecast

Average Price Target

$74.58
▲(10.18% Upside)
Based on 13 Wall Street analysts offering 12 month price targets for Southern Co in the last 3 months. The average price target is $74.58 with a high forecast of $82.00 and a low forecast of $65.00. The average price target represents a 10.18% change from the last price of $67.69.
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Highest Price Target$82.00Average Price Target$74.58Lowest Price Target$65.00
The highest, average, and lowest price target of all analysts. Click on ‘Top Analysts’ to focus on the best performers.

Detailed List of Analyst Forecasts​

Analyst Profile
Expert Firm
Price Target
Position
Upside / Downside
Action
Date
Follow
Article
Bank of America Securities
$70.00
Hold
3.41%
Upside
Reiterated
01/08/24
Hold Rating Reiterated for Southern Co Amidst Growth Uncertainty and Financial Concerns
Argus Research
$75.00
Buy
10.80%
Upside
Reiterated
01/04/24
Southern Company named 2024 Top Pick at ArgusSouthern Company named 2024 Top Pick at Argus
J.P. Morgan
$72.00
Sell
6.37%
Upside
Reiterated
11/28/23
Southern Co. (SO) PT Raised to $57 at JPMorganJPMorgan analyst Jeremy Tonet raised the price target on Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) to $57.00 (from $54.50) while maintaining a Underweight rating.
Mizuho Securities
$73.00
Buy
7.84%
Upside
Reiterated
11/21/23
Southern Company price target lowered to $73 from $76 at MizuhoSouthern Company price target lowered to $73 from $76 at Mizuho
Morgan Stanley
$67.00
Hold
-1.02%
Downside
Reiterated
11/21/23
Southern Co. (SO) PT Raised to $67 at Morgan StanleyMorgan Stanley analyst David Arcaro raised the price target on Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) to $67.00 (from $66.00) while maintaining a Equalweight rating.

Best Analysts Covering Southern Co

Which Analyst Should I Follow If I Want to Buy SO and Sell After:
1 Month
Anthony CrowdellMizuho Securities
Success Rate
6/11 ratings generated profit
55%
Average Return
-0.05%
reiterated a buy rating 3 months ago
Copying Anthony Crowdell's trades and holding each position for 1 Month would result in 54.55% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of -0.05% per trade.
dummydummy
Success Rate
0/0 ratings generated profit
0%
Average Return
0.00%
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3 Months
Shelby TuckerRBC Capital
Success Rate
17/29 ratings generated profit
59%
Average Return
+1.96%
reiterated a buy rating 8 days ago
Copying Shelby Tucker's trades and holding each position for 3 Months would result in 58.62% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of +1.96% per trade.
dummydummy
Success Rate
0/0 ratings generated profit
0%
Average Return
0.00%
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1 Year
Shelby TuckerRBC Capital
Success Rate
22/29 ratings generated profit
76%
Average Return
+7.46%
reiterated a buy rating 8 days ago
Copying Shelby Tucker's trades and holding each position for 1 Year would result in 75.86% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of +7.46% per trade.
2 Years
Shelby TuckerRBC Capital
Success Rate
23/29 ratings generated profit
79%
Average Return
+13.52%
reiterated a buy rating 8 days ago
Copying Shelby Tucker's trades and holding each position for 2 Years would result in 79.31% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of +13.52% per trade.
dummydummy
Success Rate
0/0 ratings generated profit
0%
Average Return
0.00%
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SO Analyst Recommendation Trends

Rating
Oct 23
Nov 23
Dec 23
Jan 24
Feb 24
Strong Buy
0
0
0
0
0
Buy
8
7
7
8
11
Hold
15
11
9
9
8
Sell
1
2
2
1
0
Strong Sell
0
0
0
0
0
total
24
20
18
18
19
In the current month, SO has received 11 Buy Ratings, 8 Hold Ratings, and 0 Sell Ratings. SO average Analyst price target in the past 3 months is $74.58.
Each month's total comprises the sum of three months' worth of ratings.
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SO Financial Forecast

SO Earnings Forecast

Next quarter’s earnings estimate for SO is $0.88 with a range of $0.78 to $0.91. The previous quarter’s EPS was $0.64. SO beat its EPS estimate 100.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 58.86% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year SO has Outperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s earnings estimate for SO is $0.88 with a range of $0.78 to $0.91. The previous quarter’s EPS was $0.64. SO beat its EPS estimate 100.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 58.86% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year SO has Outperformed its overall industry.

SO Sales Forecast

Next quarter’s sales forecast for SO is $6.57B with a range of $5.92B to $6.98B. The previous quarter’s sales results were $6.04B. SO beat its sales estimates 25.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 47.50% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year SO has Underperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s sales forecast for SO is $6.57B with a range of $5.92B to $6.98B. The previous quarter’s sales results were $6.04B. SO beat its sales estimates 25.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 47.50% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year SO has Underperformed its overall industry.

SO Stock Forecast FAQ

What is SO’s average 12-month price target, according to analysts?
Based on analyst ratings, Southern Co’s 12-month average price target is $74.58.
    What is SO’s upside potential, based on the analysts’ average price target?
    Southern Co has 10.18% upside potential, based on the analysts’ average price target.
      Can I see which stocks the top-ranking analysts are rating?
      Yes, go to the Analysts’ Top Stocks tool to see stocks with a Strong Buy or Strong Sell analyst rating consensus, according to the top performers.
        How can I follow the stock ratings of top Wall Street analysts?
        Head over to our Expert Center to see a list of the top 100 Wall Street analysts and follow the analysts of your choice. Visit their profiles for more details about their stock ratings and see how they perform on a stock-by-stock basis.
          Is SO a Buy, Sell or Hold?
          Southern Co has a conensus rating of Moderate Buy which is based on 7 buy ratings, 5 hold ratings and 1 sell ratings.
            What is Southern Co’s price target?
            The average price target for Southern Co is $74.58. This is based on 13 Wall Streets Analysts 12-month price targets, issued in the past 3 months.
            The highest analyst price target is $82.00 ,the lowest forecast is $65.00. The average price target represents 10.18% Increase from the current price of $67.69.
              What do analysts say about Southern Co?
              Southern Co’s analyst rating consensus is a Moderate Buy. This is based on the ratings of 13 Wall Streets Analysts.
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