Analyst Activity – J P Morgan Chase & Co Initiates Coverage On Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO) With a Overweight

Analyst Ratings For Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO)

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Today, J P Morgan Chase & Co initiated coverage on Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO) with a Overweight.

There are 3 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings, 5 buy ratings on the stock.

The current consensus rating on Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO) is Hold (Score: 2.15) with a consensus target price of $51.23 per share, a potential 6.88% upside.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 8/1/2017-J P Morgan Chase & Co initiated coverage with a Overweight rating.
  • 8/1/2017-Deutsche Bank AG Upgrade from a “Hold ” rating to a ” Buy” rating.
  • 7/31/2017-Royal Bank Of Canada Reiterated Rating of Hold.
  • 7/25/2017-Barclays PLC Reiterated Rating of Buy.
  • 7/19/2017-Jefferies Group LLC Reiterated Rating of Buy.
  • 7/10/2017-Macquarie Upgrade from a “Neutral ” rating to a ” Outperform” rating.

Dividend information for Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO)

Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO) pays an annual dividend of Community Ranking: with a yield of 4.84% and an average dividend growth of 3.40% based on a 3 Year Average.

Dividend History for Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO)

  • On 7/17/2017 Southern Company (The) announced a quarterly dividend of $0.58 4.93% with an ex dividend date of 8/17/2017 which will be payable on 9/6/2017.
  • On 4/17/2017 Southern Company (The) announced a quarterly dividend of $0.58 4.64% with an ex dividend date of 5/11/2017 which will be payable on 6/6/2017.
  • On 1/13/2017 Southern Company (The) announced a quarterly dividend of $0.56 4.51% with an ex dividend date of 2/16/2017 which will be payable on 3/6/2017.
  • On 10/17/2016 Southern Company (The) announced a quarterly dividend of $0.56 4.38% with an ex dividend date of 11/17/2016 which will be payable on 12/6/2016.
  • On 7/18/2016 Southern Company (The) announced a quarterly dividend of $0.56 4.18% with an ex dividend date of 8/11/2016 which will be payable on 9/6/2016.
  • On 4/18/2016 Southern Company (The) announced a quarterly dividend of $0.56 4.39% with an ex dividend date of 5/12/2016 which will be payable on 6/6/2016.
  • On 1/14/2016 Southern Company (The) announced a quarterly dividend of $0.54 4.6% with an ex dividend date of 2/11/2016 which will be payable on 3/7/2016.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO)
Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO) has insider ownership of 0.74% and institutional ownership of 53.82%.

  • On 6/14/2017 Art P Beattie, Insider, sold 46,940 with an average share price of $51.50 per share and the total transaction amounting to $2,417,410.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 6/14/2017 Mark Lantrip, CEO, sold 25,000 with an average share price of $51.50 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,287,500.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 6/12/2017 Ann P Daiss, Insider, sold 5,000 with an average share price of $51.28 per share and the total transaction amounting to $256,400.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/5/2017 James Y Kerr II, VP, sold 68,609 with an average share price of $50.05 per share and the total transaction amounting to $3,433,880.45. View SEC Filing
  • On 2/28/2017 Stan W Connally, CEO, sold 16,100 with an average share price of $50.50 per share and the total transaction amounting to $813,050.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 2/27/2017 Christopher C Womack, EVP, sold 2,182 with an average share price of $50.36 per share and the total transaction amounting to $109,885.52. View SEC Filing
  • On 1/9/2017 William P Bowers, CEO, sold 70,680 with an average share price of $48.88 per share and the total transaction amounting to $3,454,838.40. View SEC Filing

Recent Trading Activity for Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO)
Shares of Southern Company (The) closed the previous trading session at 48.87 up +0.94 1.96% with 5,973,099 shares trading hands.

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