Technical Analysis for SO - Southern Company (The)

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
B 62.73 -0.21% -0.13
SO closed down 0.21 percent on Friday, April 9, 2021, on 60 percent of normal volume. The stock exhibited some range contraction during this trading session as price made an NR7 -- narrowest range of the last seven sessions. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.
Earnings due: Apr 28
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Trend Table & Recent EOD Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Up Up Up
Historical SO trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Cup with Handle Other 0.00%
Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction 0.00%
NR7 Range Contraction 0.00%
NR7-2 Range Contraction 0.00%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Stochastic Sell Signal Bearish -0.21%
Cup with Handle Other -0.21%
NR7 Range Contraction -0.21%
Inside Day Range Contraction -0.21%
Overbought Stochastic Strength -0.21%
Older End-of-Day Signals for SO ...

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Southern Company (The) Description

The Southern Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a public electric utility company. The company is involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity through coal, nuclear, oil and gas, and hydro resources in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. It constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets. As of December 31, 2012, the company owned and/or operated 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 32 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 13 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 4 solar facilities, 1 landfill gas facility, and 1 biomass facility. The company also provides digital wireless communications services with various communication options, including push to talk, cellular service, text messaging, wireless Internet access, and wireless data; and wholesale fiber optic solutions to telecommunication providers in the Southeast under the Southern Telecom brand name. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.


Sector: Utilities
Industry: Utilities - Regulated Electric
Keywords: Electricity Oil And Gas Internet Access Fiber Optic Wireless Communications Electric Power Landfill Electric Utility Biomass Fossil Fuel Power Station Cogeneration Landfill Gas Wireless Data Push To Talk Wireless Internet Access Digital Wireless Communications Services Landfill Gas Facility

Is SO a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 64.93
52 Week Low 50.4
Average Volume 3,149,078
200-Day Moving Average 57.77
50-Day Moving Average 60.13
20-Day Moving Average 61.47
10-Day Moving Average 62.42
Average True Range 0.95
ADX 23.74
+DI 26.18
-DI 11.92
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 60.52
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 61.37
Upper Bollinger Band 63.65
Lower Bollinger Band 59.30
Percent B (%b) 0.79
BandWidth 7.08
MACD Line 0.87
MACD Signal Line 0.74
MACD Histogram 0.1299
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 66.26 Billion
Num Shares 1.06 Billion
EPS 2.99
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 20.99
Price-to-Sales 3.21
Price-to-Book 2.27
PEG Ratio 3.57
Dividend 2.56
Dividend Yield 4.08%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 63.42
Resistance 3 (R3) 63.48 63.31 63.31
Resistance 2 (R2) 63.31 63.13 63.28 63.27
Resistance 1 (R1) 63.02 63.03 62.94 62.96 63.23
Pivot Point 62.85 62.85 62.81 62.82 62.85
Support 1 (S1) 62.56 62.67 62.48 62.50 62.23
Support 2 (S2) 62.39 62.57 62.36 62.19
Support 3 (S3) 62.10 62.39 62.16
Support 4 (S4) 62.04