The Comptroller of Southern Co is Exercising Options

By Carrie Williams

Today it was reported that the Comptroller of Southern Co (SOResearch Report), Ann Daiss, exercised options to sell 7,850 SO shares at $44.06 a share, for a total transaction value of $424.4K.

Following Ann Daiss’ last SO Sell transaction on November 06, 2017, the stock climbed by 6.2%.

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SO’s market cap is $56.26B and the company has a P/E ratio of 16.75. Currently, Southern Co has an average volume of 4.29M.

Based on 8 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Hold with an average price target of $52.36, reflecting a -2.4% downside.

The insider sentiment on Southern Co has been negative according to 52 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is slightly 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 and Southern Company Gas.