Why is The Southern Company (SO) up 39.06% from the day 1 this year?

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At the end of the latest market close, The Southern Company (SO) was valued at $62.60. In that particular session, Stock kicked-off at the price of $62.7 while reaching the peak value of $63.28 and lowest value recorded on the day was $62.55. The stock current value is $63.26.

The Southern Company had a pretty favorable run when it comes to market performance. The 1-year high price for the company’s stock is recorded $64.25 on 12/17/19, with the lowest value was $45.32 for the same time period, on 01/10/19.

The Southern Company (SO) full year performance was 39.06%

Price records that include history of low and high prices in the period of 52 weeks can tell a lot about the stock’s existing status and the future performance. Presently, The Southern Company shares are logging -1.55% during the 52-week period from to high price, and 39.59% higher than the lowest price point for the same timeframe. The stock’s price range for the 52-week period managed to maintain the performance between $45.32 and $64.25.

The company’s shares, operating in the sector of utilities managed to top a trading volume set approximately around 3.01 million for the day, which was evidently lower when compared to average daily volumes of the shares.

When it comes to year-to-date metrics, the company recorded performance in the market by -0.69%, having the revenues showcasing 2.20% on a quarterly basis in comparison for the same period the last year. At the time of this writing, the total market value of the company is set at 66.41B, with the company having 29192 employees.

The Analysts eye on The Southern Company(SO)

During the last month, 2 analysts gave the stock a BUY rating, 0 of the polled analysts consider the stock should have been awarded an OVERWEIGHT rating, 12 analysts were recommending to HOLD this stock, 1 of gave the stock UNDERWEIGHT rating, and 5 of the polled analysts provided SELL rating.

According to the data provided on Barchart.com, the moving average for the company in the 100-day period was set at 61.33, with a change in the price noted at +5.78. In a similar fashion, The Southern Company recorded a movement of +10.06% for the period of the last 100 days, recording 4,510,040 in trading volumes.

Total Debt to Equity Ratio (D/E) can also provide valuable insight into the company’s financial health and market status. The debt to equity ratio can be calculated by dividing the present total liabilities of a company by shareholders’ equity. Debt to Equity thus makes a valuable metrics that describes the debt the company is using in order to support assets, correlating with the value of shareholders’ equity. The total Debt to Equity ratio for SO is recording 1.67 concluded with the time of this writing. In addition, long term Debt to Equity ratio is set at 1.53.

Technical Lookout on The Southern Company (SO)

Raw Stochastic average of The Southern Company in the period of last 50 days is set at 76.11%. The result represents improvement in oppose to Raw Stochastic average for the period of the last 20 days, recording 75.03%. In the last 20 days, the company’s Stochastic %K was 65.35% and its Stochastic %D was recorded at 63.08%.

Taking into consideration the past performance of The Southern Company, multiple moving trends are noted. Price performance for year-to-date for the company’s stock appears to be encouraging, given the fact the metric is recording -0.69%. Additionally, trading for the stock in the period of the last six months notably improved to 11.98%, alongside a boost of 39.06% for the period of the last 12 months. The shares increased approximately by 1.81% in the 7-day charts and went fell by 1.02% in the period of the last 30 days. Common stock shares were driven by 2.20% for the lastly recorded quarter.