Southern Co (SO)
NYSE:SO

Southern Co (SO) Stock Forecast & Price Target

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SO Analyst Ratings

Hold
9Ratings
4 Buy
2 Hold
3 Sell
Based on 9 analysts giving stock ratings to
Southern
Co
in the past 3 months
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SO Stock 12 Months Forecast

Average Price Target

$69.78
▲(1.96% Upside)
Based on 9 Wall Street analysts offering 12 month price targets for Southern Co in the last 3 months. The average price target is $69.78 with a high forecast of $87.00 and a low forecast of $59.00. The average price target represents a 1.96% change from the last price of $68.44.
Highest Price Target$87.00Average Price Target$69.78Lowest Price Target$59.00
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Detailed List of Analyst Forecasts​

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Expert Firm
Price Target
Position
Upside / Downside
Action
Date
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RBC Capital
$77.00
Buy
12.51%
Upside
Reiterated
RBC Capital Believes Southern Co (NYSE: SO) Won't Stop Here
Evercore ISI
$69.00
Hold
0.82%
Upside
Reiterated
Wall Street Analysts Are Neutral on Top Utilities Picks
Barclays
$79.00
Buy
15.43%
Upside
Reiterated
Southern Company price target lowered to $79 from $82 at BarclaysSouthern Company price target lowered to $79 from $82 at Barclays
Credit Suisse
$77.00
Sell
12.51%
Upside
Initiated
Southern Company initiated with an Underperform at Credit SuisseSouthern Company initiated with an Underperform at Credit Suisse
Mizuho Securities
$76.00
Hold
11.05%
Upside
Assigned
Southern Co. (SO) PT Raised to $76 at Mizuho SecuritiesMizuho Securities analyst Paul Fremont raised the price target on Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) to $76.00 (from $67.00) while maintaining a Neutral rating.
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SO Financial Forecast

SO Earnings Forecast
Next quarter’s earnings estimate for SO is $0.23 with a range of $0.17 to $0.28. The previous quarter’s EPS was $1.31. SO beat its EPS estimate 75.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 58.73% 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 $0.23 with a range of $0.17 to $0.28. The previous quarter’s EPS was $1.31. SO beat its EPS estimate 75.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 58.73% 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 $5.23B with a range of $3.73B to $6.23B. The previous quarter’s sales results were $8.38B. SO beat its sales estimates 100.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 80.90% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year SO has Outperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s sales forecast for SO is $5.23B with a range of $3.73B to $6.23B. The previous quarter’s sales results were $8.38B. SO beat its sales estimates 100.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 80.90% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year SO has Outperformed its overall industry.
SO Analyst Recommendation Trends
In the current month, SO has received 0 Buy ratings 0 Hold ratings, and 0 Sell ratings. The SO average analyst price target in the past 3 months is $69.78
In the current month, SO has received 0 Buy ratings 0 Hold ratings, and 0 Sell ratings. The SO average analyst price target in the past 3 months is $69.78

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 $69.78.
    What is SO’s upside potential, based on the analysts’ average price target?
    Southern Co has 1.96% 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.
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          Is SO a Buy, Sell or Hold?
          Southern Co has a conensus rating of Hold which is based on 4 buy ratings, 2 hold ratings and 3 sell ratings.
            What is Southern Co’s price target?
            The average price target for Southern Co is $69.78. This is based on 9 Wall Streets Analysts 12-month price targets, issued in the past 3 months.
            The highest analyst price target is $87.00 ,the lowest forecast is $59.00. The average price target represents 1.96% Increase from the current price of $68.44.
              What do analysts say about Southern Co?
              Southern Co’s analyst rating consensus is a ‘Hold. This is based on the ratings of 9 Wall Streets Analysts.

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