The Southern Co. (SO)

61.09
NYSE : Utilities
Prev Close 60.70
Day Low/High 60.45 / 61.20
52 Wk Low/High 42.50 / 62.36
Avg Volume 4.73M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.05B
Market Cap 63.45B
EPS 2.20
P/E Ratio 14.32
Div & Yield 2.48 (4.01%)

Southern Company Offers Hospitality for Income Investors

Utilities such as Southern are a 'known quantity' when it comes to providing consistent income streams.

Have We Seen the Low?

The positive is that the NYSE had about 25 fewer stocks at new lows today.

3 High-Yielding Utilities Just Right for Income Investors

3 High-Yielding Utilities Just Right for Income Investors

Each of these stocks pays at least a 4.5% dividend yield.

3 High-Yielding Utilities for Income Investors

Each of these stocks pays at least a 4.5% dividend yield.

Ratings Changes Today

TheStreet Quant Ratings provides fair and objective information to help you make educated investing decisions. We rate over 4,100 stocks daily and provide 5-page PDF reports for each stock. These ratings can change daily and today's changes are reflected in the email below. If you are looking to check-up on the stocks you currently own or are looking for new ideas, you can find our full database of password-protected ratings reports in our proprietary ratings screener: http://www.thestreet.com/k/qr/flat/stock-screener.html Upgrades: ADM, AFSI, CKX, EML, EVH, GDEN, MVC, MYGN, PANW, SO, SYKE, TARO Downgrades: IRCP, RMCF, UEIC, WYND Initiations: CALA, FG, MTNB Read on to get TheStreet Quant Ratings' detailed report:

Royal Caribbean, Allergan, Tyson Foods: 'Mad Money' Lightning Round

Royal Caribbean, Allergan, Tyson Foods: 'Mad Money' Lightning Round

Jim Cramer weighs in on Royal Caribbean, Allergan, Tyson Foods, Carrizo Oil & Gas, Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Okta, CRISPR Therapeutics and more.

Ceasefire in Trade War: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Monday 5/21/18)

Ceasefire in Trade War: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Monday 5/21/18)

Jim Cramer says the hope that the trade dispute with China can be worked out was the fuel for this rally.

We Are Never Going Back to Easy Markets: Market Recon

We Are Never Going Back to Easy Markets: Market Recon

Consistency in discipline will make the difference.

(Photo: Business Wire)

(Photo: Business Wire)

Alabama Power's Smart Neighborhood is near completion, bringing together for the first time in the Southeast high-performance homes, energy efficient systems and appliances, connected devices and a microgrid on a community-wide scale.

GE and Kohl's Are Among 2 Stocks Poised For Reversal

GE and Kohl's Are Among 2 Stocks Poised For Reversal

These names are showing bullish and bearish technical patterns over the past week.

Ratings Changes Today

TheStreet Quant Ratings provides fair and objective information to help you make educated investing decisions. We rate over 4,100 stocks daily and provide 5-page PDF reports for each stock. These ratings can change daily and today's changes are reflected in the email below. If you are looking to check-up on the stocks you currently own or are looking for new ideas, you can find our full database of password-protected ratings reports in our proprietary ratings screener: http://www.thestreet.com/k/qr/flat/stock-screener.html Upgrades: ATV, CLR, JCAP, MUX Downgrades: FDP, JNJ, RICK, SND, SO, ZIXI Initiations: None Read on to get TheStreet Quant Ratings' detailed report:

6 Highly Charged Utility Stock Picks for Income and Growth

6 Highly Charged Utility Stock Picks for Income and Growth

Even in a time of rising rates, utility stocks should have a place in your portfolio.

Splunk, Southern Company, LAM Research: 'Mad Money' Lightning Round

Splunk, Southern Company, LAM Research: 'Mad Money' Lightning Round

Jim Cramer is bullish on Splunk, LAM Research, American Electric Power, Dominion Energy, and Consolidated Edison.

Utilities Stocks Look Ridiculously Cheap: Chart

Utilities Stocks Look Ridiculously Cheap: Chart

It is time to check whether we can use the utilities sector as a hedge versus the rest of our portfolios.

The Ugly Stick Is Paying a Visit to Bitcoin Holders

The Ugly Stick Is Paying a Visit to Bitcoin Holders

If you purchased Bitcoin one month ago today, you are now down heavily on your investment.

Hormel Foods, Ametek, Applied Materials: 'Mad Money' Lightning Round

Hormel Foods, Ametek, Applied Materials: 'Mad Money' Lightning Round

Jim Cramer is bullish on Hormel Foods, Ametek, Applied Materials, but he's bearish on Nabors Industries and Southern Company.

New Upgrades Keep Boosting Stocks: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Wed 1/3/18)

New Upgrades Keep Boosting Stocks: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Wed 1/3/18)

Why are we getting all of these upgrades, including multiple recommendations that include estimate bumps? Tax reform, says Jim Cramer.

25 Stocks That Could Have a Terrible Start to 2018

25 Stocks That Could Have a Terrible Start to 2018

Schaeffer's came out with a list of 25 stocks that could struggle once the calendar flips next week.

The Worm Has Obviously Turned: Market Recon

The Worm Has Obviously Turned: Market Recon

Firms that adapted to hard times are now doing exponentially better.

One Day Doesn't Make a Pullback

The market doesn't repeat patterns too soon.

Apple's Strong Gains Put Dow 22,000 Within Reach

Apple's Strong Gains Put Dow 22,000 Within Reach

Stock futures are higher.

Now You're Hearing Apple Roar: Market Recon

Now You're Hearing Apple Roar: Market Recon

I have no intention of selling this name.

What Happens When This Tight Range Breaks?

The S&P continues to trade in one of the tightest ranges we’ve ever seen.

Are These Signs of Improving Economy?

Looking at a bond ETF and the impact of interest rates.

Taking a Swing at Yellen's Change-Up

Taking a Swing at Yellen's Change-Up

A utility play now that Janet Yellen has changed rate-hike expectations.

5 Things You Must Know Before the Market Opens Monday

5 Things You Must Know Before the Market Opens Monday

U.S. stock futures fall and global shares tumble as investors trim risk in the technology sector following the biggest single-day decline for Apple in more than a year.

Southern Co. Needs $3.7 Billion From Toshiba to Finish Nuclear Plant

Southern Co. Needs $3.7 Billion From Toshiba to Finish Nuclear Plant

The company also seeks cooperation from Toshiba to complete the project.

Market Recon: It's Obvious the U.S. Consumer Is Far From Being OK

Market Recon: It's Obvious the U.S. Consumer Is Far From Being OK

Consumers are far less likely to splurge on a large purchase than they might otherwise be.

Wal-Mart, JM Smucker Going Ex-Dividend Next Week

Nearly 100 companies, funds and other investment vehicles are going ex-dividend next week.

Week Ahead: Apple Earnings, Jobs Report on the Docket in Busy Start to May

Week Ahead: Apple Earnings, Jobs Report on the Docket in Busy Start to May

May kicks off with a busy first week filled with earnings, monetary policy and a snapshot of the health of the economy.

TheStreet Quant Rating: A- (Buy)