Signaturefd Lowers stake in Southern Co (SO)

Southern Co (SO) : Signaturefd reduced its stake in Southern Co by 7.12% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 22,874 shares of Southern Co which is valued at $1.1 Million after selling 1,753 shares in Southern Co , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on May 12, 2016.Southern Co makes up approximately 0.20% of Signaturefd’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Moors Cabot boosted its stake in SO in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,804 additional shares and now holds a total of 36,218 shares of Southern Co which is valued at $1.8 Million. Southern Co makes up approx 0.32% of Moors Cabot’s portfolio.Biondo Investment Advisors boosted its stake in SO in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,470 additional shares and now holds a total of 68,847 shares of Southern Co which is valued at $3.4 Million. Southern Co makes up approx 1.31% of Biondo Investment Advisors’s portfolio.Municipal Employees’ Retirement System Of Michigan boosted its stake in SO in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 740 additional shares and now holds a total of 28,090 shares of Southern Co which is valued at $1.4 Million. Southern Co makes up approx 0.09% of Municipal Employees’ Retirement System Of Michigan’s portfolio.

Southern Co closed down -0.02 points or -0.04% at $48.65 with 40,93,548 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $48.82, the shares hit an intraday low of $48.38 and an intraday high of $48.86 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.

On the company’s financial health, Southern Co reported $0.58 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.05 according to the earnings call on Apr 27, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.53. The company had revenue of $3965.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $4256.32 million. The company’s revenue was down -5.2 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.56 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Southern Co. Scotia Howard Weil Initiated Southern Co on May 13, 2016 to “Sector Perform”, Price Target of the shares are set at $52.Company shares were Reiterated by Argus on Feb 17, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 54 from a previous price target of $50 .

Southern Company is an operating public utility company. The primary business of the Southern Company is electricity sales by the traditional operating companies and Southern Power. Southern Company’s business segments are the sale of electricity by the four traditional operating companies and Southern Power. The four traditional operating companies including Alabama Power Georgia Power Gulf Power and Mississippi Power are vertically integrated utilities providing electric service in four Southeastern states. Southern Company owns all of the common stock of Southern Power Company which is also an operating public utility company. Southern Power constructs acquires owns and manages generation assets including renewable energy projects and sells electricity at market-based rates in the wholesale market. The Company also operates the All Other segment.

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