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Southern Company (The) (SO) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Public Utilities   Sub-Sector: Electric Utilities: Central
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Fri, 18 Aug 2017NoneDojiThu, 10 Aug 2017-1.04%
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48.29 0.00 (0%) Aug 21 4:02pm EDT
Open: 48.34 Range: 48.07 - 48.43 Vol: 4.7M Avg Vol: 4.65M
EPS: 0.61 P/E ratio: 79.44 EBITDA: 5.63B Mkt Cap: 48.27B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 48.56
Medium Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 48.41
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 48.75
Long Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 200 day moving average at 49.20
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Daily Chart of SO

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Southern Company (The)" (SO)?

SO is in a long term downtrend and it has traded about 68% of the time below the 200 day moving average in the last 52 weeks on daily average volume of 4.6M shares changing hands. For the medium term, the 50 day moving average is generally in a trading range with a bearish downward bias. The 20 day moving average is also showing some signs of weakness as SO has been trading below its 20 SMA for 62.5% of the time in the last 8 weeks. As SO is in a downtrend characterized by the 200 SMA, currently at 49.20, the most likely scenario is that rallies will be sold into until the 200 SMA is convincingly taken out. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "SO".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $50.94* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Fri, 18 Aug 2017
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