Analysts’ Recommendations for Southern Company
Southern Company’s price targets
According to Wall Street analysts, Southern Company (SO) has a one-year price target of $50.65. It implies flattish movement against its current price of $50.67.
Of the 21 analysts tracking Southern Company, one recommends a “buy,” one recommends a “strong buy,” and 13 recommend a “hold.” Currently, Southern Company has four “sell” and two “strong sell” recommendations as of March 20, 2017.
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In comparison, Duke Energy’s (DUK) price target is at $80.78. It implies a fall of 1.3% from its current market price of $81.84. NextEra Energy (NEE) has ~6% estimated upside from its price target of $137.47. Currently, the stock is trading at $130.23.
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