Southern Company (SO) shares closed today at 0.3% below its 52 week high of $69.23, giving the company a market cap of $72B. The stock is currently down 0.8% year-to-date, up 21.1% over the past 12 months, and up 76.1% over the past five years. This week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.6%, and the S&P 500 fell 3.5%.
- Trading volume this week was 28.9% higher than the 20-day average.
- Beta, a measure of the stock’s volatility relative to the overall market stands at 0.3.
- The Relative Strength Index (RSI) on the stock was between 30 and 70.
- MACD, a trend-following momentum indicator, indicates a downward trend.
- The stock closed above its Bollinger band, indicating it may be overbought.
Market Comparative Performance
- The company's share price is the same as the S&P 500 Index , beats it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
- The company's share price is the same as the Dow Jones Industrial Average , beats it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
- The company share price is the same as the performance of its peers in the Utilities industry sector , beats it on a 1-year basis, and beats it on a 5 year basis
Per Group Comparative Performance
- The company's stock price performance year-to-date beats the peer average by -83.7%
- The company's stock price performance over the past 12 months beats the peer average by 55.4%
- The company's price-to-earnings ratio, which relates a company's share price to its earnings per share, is 22.4% higher than the average peer.
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