ATLANTA, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company has changed the timing of its third quarter 2012 earnings announcement to 7:30 a.m. EST on Monday, Nov. 5.
Chairman, President and CEO Thomas A. Fanning and Chief Financial Officer Art P. Beattie will discuss earnings during a conference call for financial analysts at 11 a.m. EST that same day.
The change was made in anticipation of possible sustained disruption from Hurricane Sandy, which is expected to affect a large segment of the investor and financial analyst community when it arrives in the Northeast early this week.
Investors, media and the public may listen to a live webcast of the conference call at www.southerncompany.com by clicking on the appropriate audio link. A replay of the webcast will be available at the same site for 12 months.With 4.4 million customers and more than 43,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is the premier energy company serving the Southeast. A leading U.S. producer of clean, safe, reliable and affordable electricity, Southern Company owns electric utilities in four states and a growing competitive generation company, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for energy innovation, excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices that are below the national average. Southern Company is leading the nation's nuclear renaissance through the construction of the first new nuclear units to be built in a generation of Americans and is demonstrating its commitment to energy innovation through development of a state-of-the-art coal gasification plant. Southern Company has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense and GI Jobs magazine as a top military employer and listed by DiversityInc as a top company for Blacks. The company received the 2012 Edison Award from the Edison Electric Institute for its leadership in new nuclear development, was named Platts' 2011 Power Company of the Year and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at www.southerncompany.com. SOURCE Southern Company