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Southern Company’s Price Targets after Its 4Q16 Earnings

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Southern Company’s price targets

The consensus Wall Street analyst price target for Southern Company (SO) is $50.61. Its current market price is $48.99, implying a rise of 3.3% over the next year.

Of the 21 analysts tracking Southern Company, one recommends a “buy,” one recommends a “strong buy,” and 13 recommend a “hold.” Southern Company currently has four “sell” and two “strong sell” recommendations.

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Target prices for Southern Company’s peers

The consensus Wall Street analyst price target for Duke Energy (DUK) is $79.72. Its current market price is $79.87, implying flat to negative movement over the next year. Read how Duke Energy’s dividends are placed this year in Duke Energy’s Dividends: Your Outlook for 2017.

NextEra Energy (NEE) has a mean target price of $136.67 compared to its current market price of $128.44, implying a rise of 6.0% in the next year. For more information on NextEra Energy’s dividend growth, read Why NextEra Energy Could Be a Sensible Dividend Option.

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