The Southern Company

The Southern Companyverified

SO

Price:

$78.17

Market Cap:

$85.47B

The Southern Company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. It operates through Gas Distribution Operations, Gas Pipeline Investments, Wholesale Gas Services, and Gas Marketing Services segments. The company also develops, constructs, acquires, owns, and manages power generation assets, including renewable energy projects and sells electricity in the wholesale market; and distributes natural gas in Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, and Tennessee, as well as provides gas marketing services, wholesale gas services, and gas pipeline investments operations. In addition, it owns and/or operates 30 hydroelectric generating stations, 24 fossi...[Read more]

Industry

Regulated Electric

IPO Date

1981-12-31

Stock Exchange

NYSE

Ticker

SO

The Current Ratio as of June 2024 (TTM) for The Southern Company (SO) is 0.92

According to The Southern Company’s latest financial reports and current stock price. The company's current Current Ratio is 0.92. This represents a change of 9.44% compared to the average of 0.84 of the last 4 quarters.

The Southern Company (SO) Historical Current Ratio (quarterly & annually)

How has SO Current Ratio performed in the past?

The mean historical Current Ratio of The Southern Company over the last ten years is 0.73. The current 0.92 Current Ratio has changed 12.43% with respect to the historical average. Over the past ten years (40 quarters), SO's Current Ratio was at its highest in in the June 2016 quarter at 1.78. The Current Ratio was at its lowest in in the September 2015 quarter at 0.65.

Quarterly (TTM)
Annual

Average

0.73

Median

0.73

Minimum

0.66

Maximum

0.82

The Southern Company (SO) Current Ratio by Quarter and Year

Discovering the peaks and valleys of The Southern Company Current Ratio, unveiling quarterly and yearly fluctuations to gain insights into the company’s financial performance and market dynamics, offering valuable data for investors and analysts alike.

Maximum Annual Increase = 16.94%

Maximum Annual Current Ratio = 0.82

Minimum Annual Increase = -29.76%

Minimum Annual Current Ratio = 0.66

Quarterly (TTM)
Annual
YearCurrent RatioChange
20230.7716.94%
20220.66-19.30%
20210.8215.07%
20200.71-8.83%
20190.7816.65%
20180.67-9.46%
20170.74-1.56%
20160.755.29%
20150.710.63%
20140.71-29.76%

The Southern Company (SO) Average Current Ratio

How has SO Current Ratio performed in the past?

The current Current Ratio of The Southern Company (SO) is greater than its 3-year, greater than its 5-year, and greater than its 10-year historical averages

3-year avg

0.75

5-year avg

0.75

10-year avg

0.73

The Southern Company (SO) Current Ratio vs. Peers

How is SO’s Current Ratio compared to its peers?

The Southern Company’s Current Ratio is less than Dominion Energy, Inc. (1.05), greater than American Electric Power Company, Inc. (0.54), greater than NextEra Energy, Inc. (0.51), less than Consolidated Edison, Inc. (0.99), less than Edison International (1.00), greater than Duke Energy Corporation (0.78), less than Exelon Corporation (1.03),

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