Analyst Price Target is $71.85
▲ +6.80% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 14 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Southern in the last 3 months. The average price target is $71.85, with a high forecast of $87.00 and a low forecast of $59.00. The average price target represents a 6.80% upside from the last price of $67.27.
Current Consensus is
The current consensus among 14 investment analysts is to hold stock in Southern. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.
The Southern Co is a holding company, which engages in the generation and sale of electricity. It operates through the following segments: Traditional Electric Operating Companies, Southern Power and Southern Company Gas. The Traditional Electric Operating Companies segment refers to vertically integrated utilities that own generation, transmission and distribution facilities, and supplies electric services in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. The Southern Power segment constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets such as renewable energy projects and sells electricity in the wholesale market. The Southern Company Gas segment distributes natural gas through natural gas distribution facilities in the states of Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, New Jersey, Florida, Tennessee, and Maryland. The company was founded on November 9, 1945, and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.