The Pres & CEO, Mississippi Power of Southern Co is Exercising Options

By Carrie Williams

Today it was reported that the Pres & CEO, Mississippi Power of Southern Co (SOResearch Report), Wilson Anthony, exercised options to sell 35,061 SO shares at $34.68 a share, for a total transaction value of $1.66M.

Following Wilson Anthony L’s last SO Sell transaction on February 14, 2018, the stock climbed by 5.4%. In addition to Wilson Anthony, 2 other SO executives reported Sell trades in the last month.

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SO’s market cap is $48.6B and the company has a P/E ratio of 19.77. Currently, Southern Co has an average volume of 8.72M.

Based on 8 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Hold with an average price target of $46.63, reflecting a 0.2% upside.

The insider sentiment on Southern Co has been negative according to 40 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is lower than the average sentiment of company insiders in this sector.

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The Southern Co. is a holding company, which engages in the sale of electricity. It operates through the following segments: Traditional Electric Operating Companies, Southern Power, Southern Company Gas, and All Other.