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Southern Company: Westinghouse Issue Hints at a Thorny Path

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Southern Company: Westinghouse Issue Hints at a Thorny Path PART 4 OF 5

Looking at Southern Company’s Implied Volatility

Southern Company and its implied volatility

On April 13, 2017, Southern Company’s (SO) implied volatility was 14.2%, which was marginally higher its 15-day average. As the graph below shows, a fall in SO’s implied volatility has generally been associated with gains in its stock price, while a rise in implied volatility has been generally associated with stock price declines.

Looking at Southern Company’s Implied Volatility

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In comparison, the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU) had an implied volatility of 13.5% on April 13, 2017, while peer Duke Energy’s (DUK) implied volatility was 14%, which was close to its 15-day average.

Continue to the final part of this series for a discussion of the current analyst recommendations for Southern Company.

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