Southern Company Inc. (SO) Price Performance: The Role of Supply and Demand

The stock price performance for the year has been a mixed bag, indicating either a pessimistic or optimistic outlook depending on how you look at it. The index has shown a price gain of 12.25% this year. Over the last six months, there has been a weaker performance of 15.58%. The price of SO fallen by 15.09% during the last 30 days period. For the last 5-days stocks have improved 2.29%.

Southern Company’s stock has had a calm market performance. The 1-year high for the company’s stock was $78.94 on 05/14/24, and the lowest price during the same period was recorded at $61.56 on 10/03/23.

52-week price history of SO Stock

The history of a stock’s 52-week high and low prices can provide important information about its current state and future potential. Southern Company’s current trading price is -0.29% away from its 52-week high, while its distance from the 52-week low is 27.86%. The stock’s price range for this period has been between $61.56 and $78.94. The Utilities sector company’s shares saw a trading volume of about 5.2 million for the day, which was higher than the average daily volume of 5.02 million over the last three months.

The Connection Between Financial Performance and Market Capitalization

Southern Company (SO) has experienced a quarterly rise of 16.59% in its revenues when compared to the same period in the previous year. Presently, the company has a total market capitalization of 86.06B and boasts a workforce of 28100 employees.

How Moving Averages and Trading Volume Data Work Together

Based on Barchart.com data, the company’s moving average over the 100-day period was 70.34, with a change in price of +7.45. Similarly, Southern Company recorded 4,734,834 in trading volume during the last 100 days, posting a change of +10.45%.

SO’s Debt-to-Equity Ratio: A Comprehensive Review

A key metric for assessing a company’s financial well-being and market status is the debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio. This ratio is derived by dividing a company’s total liabilities by its shareholders’ equity, and it demonstrates the level of debt a company uses to support its assets relative to shareholder equity. At the time of writing, the total D/E ratio for SO stands at 2.04. Similarly, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio is also 1.90.

SO Stock Stochastic Average

As of today, the raw stochastic average of Southern Company over the last 50 days is at 96.13%. This shows a increasee from the raw stochastic average of the previous 20 days, which was recorded at 95.96%. Further, the company’s Stochastic %K and %D values for the last 20 days were 96.17% and 97.05%, respectively.

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