Southern Company (NYSE:SO) runs in leading trade, it are moving down -0.29% to traded at $51.18. SO attains analyst recommendation of 3.10 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -1.31%.
To find out the technical position of SO, it holds price to book ratio of 2.17 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. It has forward price to earnings ratio of 17.24, and price to earnings ratio calculated as 20.33. The price to earnings growth ration calculated as 6.44. SO is presenting price to cash flow of 26.82.
EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at 18.90%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is 3.74%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 2.92 and price to earning ration of 20.33 attracting passive investors.
Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais S.A. (NYSE:CIG) kept active in under and overvalue discussion, CIG holds price to book ratio of 0.81 that presents much better indicator to find market price of a share price over its book value of equity for investment valuation. In addition, the firm has price to earnings ratio of 16.53, which is authentic method to judge but not universal for all situation.
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Taking look on ratio analysis, CIG has forward price to earnings ratio of 7.98, compare to its price to earnings ratio of 16.53. The co is presenting price to cash flow as 4.78 and while calculating price to free cash flow it concluded at 6.92, the low single digit may indicate stock is undervalued and vise versa. On other hand, keeping in mind stable cash flows but few growth prospects make traders to value lower.
The firm has price volatility of 4.44% for a week and 4.27% for a month. Its beta stands at 2.11 times. Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was 2.22% and monthly performance was -1.43%.