SOU Stock Overview
Southern Energy Corp. operates as an oil and natural gas exploration and production company in Canada.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CA$0.83|
|52 Week High||CA$1.49|
|52 Week Low||CA$0.24|
|1 Month Change||12.16%|
|3 Month Change||-18.63%|
|1 Year Change||48.21%|
|3 Year Change||88.64%|
|5 Year Change||107.50%|
|Change since IPO||-86.17%|
Recent News & Updates
|SOU||CA Oil and Gas||CA Market|
Return vs Industry: SOU matched the Canadian Oil and Gas industry which returned 48.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SOU exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 0.7% over the past year.
|SOU Average Weekly Movement||15.3%|
|Oil and Gas Industry Average Movement||11.1%|
|Market Average Movement||10.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CA Market||18.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CA Market||4.3%|
Stable Share Price: SOU is more volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 15% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SOU's weekly volatility (15%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Canadian stocks.
About the Company
Southern Energy Corp. operates as an oil and natural gas exploration and production company in Canada. Its principal properties are the Central Mississippi Assets that covers an area of approximately 30,500 acres containing oil and gas production at Gwinville, Mechanicsburg, Williamsburg, and Mount Olive, Mississippi. The company was formerly known as Standard Exploration Ltd.
Southern Energy Fundamentals Summary
|SOU fundamental statistics|
Is SOU overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SOU income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$5.39m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.065|
|Net Profit Margin||50.60%|
How did SOU perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is SOU undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for SOU?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is SOU's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does SOU's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|SOU PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
FORZ Forza Petroleum
HME Hemisphere Energy
QEC Questerre Energy
SNM ShaMaran Petroleum
SOU Southern Energy
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: SOU is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.9x) compared to the peer average (10.8x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does SOU's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the CA Oil and Gas Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: SOU is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.9x) compared to the Canadian Oil and Gas industry average (5.8x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is SOU's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||9.9x|
|Fair PE Ratio||17.9x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: SOU is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.9x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (17.9x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of SOU when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: SOU (CA$0.83) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$48.78)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SOU is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but there are not enough analysts covering the stock to determine statistical confidence in agreement.
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How is Southern Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Future Growth Score5/6
Future Growth Score 5/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SOU's forecast earnings growth (37.3% per year) is above the savings rate (1.6%).
Earnings vs Market: SOU's earnings (37.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (8.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SOU's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SOU's revenue (30.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (6.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SOU's revenue (30.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if SOU's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Southern Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score3/6
Past Performance Score 3/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SOU has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SOU became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SOU has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 16.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: SOU has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SOU has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (151%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SOU's Return on Equity (40.4%) is considered outstanding.
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How is Southern Energy's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SOU's short term assets ($9.7M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($14.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: SOU's short term assets ($9.7M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($11.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SOU's net debt to equity ratio (13.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if SOU's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SOU's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (38.6%).
Interest Coverage: SOU's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8.2x coverage).
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What is Southern Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SOU's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SOU's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SOU's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SOU's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as SOU has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Ian Kenneth Atkinson, MSc, P.Eng., has been President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Southern Energy Corp. (formerly, Standard Exploration Ltd.) since December 11, 2018. He has been the Chief...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ian's total compensation ($USD146.19K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD186.79K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ian's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SOU's management team is considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SOU's board of directors are considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SOU insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 200.9%.
Southern Energy Corp.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Southern Energy Corp.
- Ticker: SOU
- Exchange: TSXV
- Founded: 2008
- Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
- Sector: Energy
- Implied Market Cap: CA$112.804m
- Shares outstanding: 135.91m
- Website: https://southernenergycorp.com
Number of Employees
- Southern Energy Corp.
- 333 – 7th Avenue SW
- Suite 2400
- T2P 2Z1
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/13 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/12 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.