The Southern Co. (SO)

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NYSE : Utilities
Prev Close 54.08
Open 54.08
Day Low/High 53.85 / 54.44
52 Wk Low/High 42.50 / 54.44
Volume 3.44M
Avg Volume 4.68M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.04B
Market Cap 56.02B
EPS 2.20
P/E Ratio 16.69
Div & Yield 2.48 (4.46%)

Latest News

PowerSecure Becomes Microgrid Implementation Provider For New Innovative Energy Joint Venture Compass Energy Platform LLC

PowerSecure Becomes Microgrid Implementation Provider For New Innovative Energy Joint Venture Compass Energy Platform LLC

ATLANTA, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerSecure, Inc., a subsidiary of Southern Company, announced an agreement with Compass Energy Platform, LLC (Compass), a new joint venture formed by Navigant and InfraRed Capital Partners.

Southern Company Recognized As A Top Company For Diversity And Inclusion By DiversityInc For The Fourth Consecutive Year

Southern Company Recognized As A Top Company For Diversity And Inclusion By DiversityInc For The Fourth Consecutive Year

DiversityInc also lists Southern Company as a top company for veterans

Georgia Power's Vogtle Unit 3 Achieves Initial Energization

Georgia Power's Vogtle Unit 3 Achieves Initial Energization

Individual electrical components are now permanently powered, enabling testing of the system

Southern Power Announces Management Changes

Southern Power Announces Management Changes

ATLANTA, May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Power, a leading U.S.

Atlanta Gas Light Honors Seniors During Older Americans Month

Atlanta Gas Light Honors Seniors During Older Americans Month

Reminds Customers About the Senior Citizen Discount

Southern Company Reports First-quarter 2019 Earnings

Southern Company Reports First-quarter 2019 Earnings

ATLANTA, May 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company today reported first-quarter 2019 earnings of $2.

Southern Co. vs. ConEd: Which High-Yield Utility Stock Wins?

Southern Co. vs. ConEd: Which High-Yield Utility Stock Wins?

Southern Company and Consolidated Edison are among the most highly regarded dividend payers in the utility sector.

Georgia Power Receives Louis C. Brown MD Vanguard Award From The Morehouse School Of Medicine

Georgia Power Receives Louis C. Brown MD Vanguard Award From The Morehouse School Of Medicine

The award recognizes individuals and organizations who have made a significant contribution to the health and wellbeing of underserved communities

Southern Company Named No. 14 On Forbes' Ranking Of America's Best Employers

Southern Company Named No. 14 On Forbes' Ranking Of America's Best Employers

ATLANTA, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company ranked No. 14 on Forbes magazine's 2019 list of America's Best Employers.

Georgia Power Celebrates Earth Month This April

Georgia Power Celebrates Earth Month This April

Employees volunteer at events across the state to increase conservation, restoration and awareness

Southern Power Reaches Agreement To Sell The Nacogdoches Generating Facility

Southern Power Reaches Agreement To Sell The Nacogdoches Generating Facility

ATLANTA, April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Power, a leading U.S.

Georgia Power Names David Poroch Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer And Treasurer

Georgia Power Names David Poroch Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer And Treasurer

ATLANTA, April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power's Board of Directors has elected David Poroch as executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, effective immediately.

Georgia Power Continues To Make Progress On Ash Pond Closure At Plant Yates With Dewatering Process To Begin In Mid-May

Georgia Power Continues To Make Progress On Ash Pond Closure At Plant Yates With Dewatering Process To Begin In Mid-May

Company in process of completely excavating 19 ash ponds nearest waterways and closing remaining 10 using advanced engineering methods and closure technologies

Southern Company Increases Dividend For 18th Consecutive Year; Annualized Rate Goes To $2.48 Per Share

Southern Company Increases Dividend For 18th Consecutive Year; Annualized Rate Goes To $2.48 Per Share

ATLANTA , April 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company announced today it is increasing its dividend by 8 cents per share on an annualized basis to a rate of $2.

Thomas M. Holder Named To Georgia Power Board Of Directors

Thomas M. Holder Named To Georgia Power Board Of Directors

ATLANTA, April 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power has elected Thomas "Tommy" M.

Alabama Power Dividends Declared

Alabama Power Dividends Declared

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Alabama Power Company has declared the regular quarterly dividends on the company's outstanding preferred stock as follows: Preferred Stock  ($100 Par Value) 4.

Georgia Power, Georgia DOT Encourage Drivers To Be Road Work Aware

Georgia Power, Georgia DOT Encourage Drivers To Be Road Work Aware

Partnership highlights road safety tips for crews and drivers during National Work Zone Awareness Week

Southern Company First-quarter Earnings To Be Released May 1

Southern Company First-quarter Earnings To Be Released May 1

ATLANTA, April 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company plans to release its earnings for the first quarter of 2019 by 7 a.

Southern Company Gas Leaders Build Bikes For Metro Atlanta Youth

Southern Company Gas Leaders Build Bikes For Metro Atlanta Youth

ATLANTA, April 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 50 executives of Southern Company Gas — the leading natural gas company in the industry, headquartered in Atlanta — spent time during their annual executive leadership meeting to focus on building bikes...

April Is National Safe Digging Month

April Is National Safe Digging Month

NAPERVILLE, Ill., April 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- With spring here and the ground ready for digging, Nicor Gas is committed to enhancing the safety of homeowners and excavators as they gear up to start outdoor projects.

Thank A Lineman In April For Their Hard Work And Dedication

Thank A Lineman In April For Their Hard Work And Dedication

Georgia Power's annual campaign celebrating linemen invites Georgians to say "thank you" for the 24/7 work of line personnel

April Is National Safe Digging Month

April Is National Safe Digging Month

ATLANTA, April 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- With spring here and the ground ready for digging, Atlanta Gas Light is committed to enhancing the safety of homeowners and excavators as they gear up to start outdoor projects.

Georgia Power Recognized Nationally As A Utility That Is "Easiest To Do Business With"

Georgia Power Recognized Nationally As A Utility That Is "Easiest To Do Business With"

Customers rated the company high in a study of the nation's 140 largest electric and natural gas utility brands

Georgia Power, DOE Finalize $1.67 Billion Loan Guarantee For New Vogtle Units

Georgia Power, DOE Finalize $1.67 Billion Loan Guarantee For New Vogtle Units

Energy Secretary Rick Perry announces loan closure while visiting Vogtle 3 & 4 site

Energy Secretary Rick Perry To Visit Vogtle 3 & 4 Site, Deliver Remarks

Energy Secretary Rick Perry To Visit Vogtle 3 & 4 Site, Deliver Remarks

ATLANTA, March 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S.

Spring Into Energy Savings With Tips From Georgia Power

Spring Into Energy Savings With Tips From Georgia Power

ATLANTA, March 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring brings warmer temperatures and Georgia Power reminds customers that it's a great time to reevaluate ways to save on your power bill and make adjustments and upgrades that can deliver big savings during the...

Georgia Power, PulteGroup Announce New Smart Home Technology Partners, Construction Progress For Atlanta's First Smart Neighborhood™

Georgia Power, PulteGroup Announce New Smart Home Technology Partners, Construction Progress For Atlanta's First Smart Neighborhood™

Delta, ecobee, LG Chem and Vivint join the innovative project at Altus at the Quarter

Refueling Activities Underway At Plant Vogtle Unit 2 Following Continuous 522-day Run

Refueling Activities Underway At Plant Vogtle Unit 2 Following Continuous 522-day Run

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Plant operators safely took Unit 2 of the Alvin W.

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