SunTrust Robinson Reaffirms Their Hold Rating on Southern Co (SO)

By Austin Angelo

In a report released yesterday, Ali Agha from SunTrust Robinson reiterated a Hold rating on Southern Co (SOResearch Report), with a price target of $48. The company’s shares opened today at $47.05.

According to, Agha is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 11.3% and a 77.6% success rate. Agha covers the Utilities sector, focusing on stocks such as American Electric Power, Centerpoint Energy, and Vistra Energy Corp.

Southern Co has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $46.71, which is a -0.7% downside from current levels. In a report issued on October 29, UBS also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $47 price target.


See today’s analyst top recommended stocks >>

The company has a one-year high of $52.65 and a one-year low of $42.38. Currently, Southern Co has an average volume of 6.7M.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 37 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock.

TipRanks has tracked 36,000 company insiders and found that a few of them are better than others when it comes to timing their transactions. See which 3 stocks are most likely to make moves following their insider activities.

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.