The Southern Co. (SO)

60.70
0.22 0.36
NYSE : Utilities
Prev Close 60.92
Open 60.97
Day Low/High 60.54 / 61.15
52 Wk Low/High 42.50 / 62.36
Volume 3.65M
Avg Volume 4.74M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.05B
Market Cap 64.30B
EPS 2.20
P/E Ratio 14.51
Div & Yield 2.48 (3.95%)

An All-Inclusive Portfolio Update

Earnings previews, company updates, dividend reminders -- the works.

Trade Idea: Southern Company Redux

Consider a buy-write on SO for capital gains and income.

Despite Its Unsexy Business, Duke Energy Is Still a Hot Stock

Despite Its Unsexy Business, Duke Energy Is Still a Hot Stock

Electric utilities are boring, but this energy stock is set to deliver steady, safe gains in the medium term.

Southern Co. Payout at Hand

We still like the utility as it operates in the fastest-growing region of the country.

Examining Earnings in the Portfolio

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Dividend Stocks Face Steeper Interest Rate Curve

Slower growth areas are being sold this morning.

Stocks Suffer Bad Start to November as Election Uncertainty Overwhelms

Stocks Suffer Bad Start to November as Election Uncertainty Overwhelms

Wall Street suffered a dismal start to the month on Tuesday as conflicting polls bred uncertainty over the upcoming presidential election.

Stocks Extend Losses Amid Election Uncertainty, Crude Falls

Stocks Extend Losses Amid Election Uncertainty, Crude Falls

Stocks extend losses by mid-afternoon Tuesday in a weaker start to November as uncertainty over the upcoming presidential election weighs on Wall Street.

Closing Bell: Brocade Jumps on Deal Talks; Crude Closes at One-Month Low

Closing Bell: Brocade Jumps on Deal Talks; Crude Closes at One-Month Low

U.S. stocks end off their highs to end lower after crude oil tumbles to a one-month low.

Wall Street Declines as Crude Slumps

Wall Street Declines as Crude Slumps

Wall Street ends a choppy day of trading after crude oil prices see losses accelerate throughout Monday's session.

Stocks Lose Highs as Crude Tumbles to One-Month Low

Stocks Lose Highs as Crude Tumbles to One-Month Low

U.S. stocks hold onto slight gains by midday Monday an earnings-driven jump in utilities offsets a decline in energy.

Southern Is Attractive for Its Dividend

The company posted better-than-expected results.

Stocks Up Slightly as GE Headlines Deal News, Crude Falls

Stocks Up Slightly as GE Headlines Deal News, Crude Falls

U.S. stocks rise slightly on Monday as General Electric headlines a busy morning for deal news.

Stock Futures Tiptoe Higher, Clinton Probe Pulls Global Stocks Lower

Stock Futures Tiptoe Higher, Clinton Probe Pulls Global Stocks Lower

U.S. stock futures tiptoe higher on Monday morning, shaking off losses seen on European and Asian exchanges.

Will Southern (SO) Stock Gain on Q3 Beat?

Will Southern (SO) Stock Gain on Q3 Beat?

Southern (SO) on Monday reported earnings and revenue that topped analysts' forecasts for the 2016 third quarter.

5 Things You Must Know Before the Market Opens Monday

5 Things You Must Know Before the Market Opens Monday

U.S. stock futures rise, but a revived FBI inquiry into Hillary Clinton's private email server rattles overseas markets; GE will combine its oil and gas business with Baker Hughes.

Earnings Reviews and Previews

With 2 megadeals in the portfolio, it's been a busy week.

Updates on 3 Portfolio Names

Ford, Pfizer and Southern Co. announced material news items last night.

5 Rocket Stocks to Buy for October Gains: Intel, PayPal and More

5 Rocket Stocks to Buy for October Gains: Intel, PayPal and More

Stock picking matters more than most investors realize this fall. Here's a look at five stocks that could still blast off in the final months of 2016...

Utilities Have Further to Fall

Utilities Have Further to Fall

Ideally, longs should take profit on a rally to $48.50.

Utilities ETFs Remain a Good Addition to Portfolios

Utilities ETFs Remain a Good Addition to Portfolios

The defensive nature of utilities in ETFs, coupled with the low risk and high dividends they produce are attractive to many investors, especially during times of market uncertainty.

5 Stocks Headed for Big Gains in a Volatile Market

5 Stocks Headed for Big Gains in a Volatile Market

These stocks have both short-term gain catalysts and longer-term growth potential.

After Friday's Swoon, Should You Run for the Exits?

After Friday's Swoon, Should You Run for the Exits?

In the week ahead, data will make it clearer whether Friday's stock market plunge was a healthy adjustment or the harbinger of a steeper crash.

Running on Empty: When Will the Growth Engine Sputter to a Halt?

Running on Empty: When Will the Growth Engine Sputter to a Halt?

There's precious little fuel left to keep stocks trading higher. In the holiday-shortened week ahead, keep your eye on these market-moving events.

Southern Company, Kinder Morgan Finalize Southern Natural Gas Pipeline Strategic Venture

Southern Company, Kinder Morgan Finalize Southern Natural Gas Pipeline Strategic Venture

Southern Company (NYSE:SO) and Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) today announced the closing of their natural gas pipeline venture through Southern Company's acquisition of a 50 percent equity interest in the Southern Natural...

The 7 Best Utility Stocks for Safe Retirement Income

The 7 Best Utility Stocks for Safe Retirement Income

Want to own stocks that pay secure dividends and can provide you with income during your retirement? Then take a look at these seven utility stocks.

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Sporting Goods Leveling Field, Which Stocks Say Interest Rates Are Rising: Jim Cramer's Best Blogs

Sporting Goods Leveling Field, Which Stocks Say Interest Rates Are Rising: Jim Cramer's Best Blogs

Jim Cramer ponders how the playing field is being leveled and how three stocks indicate a change in interest rates.

Jim Cramer -- Will Interest Rates Rise? Check These 3 Stocks

Jim Cramer -- Will Interest Rates Rise? Check These 3 Stocks

Johnson & Johnson, American Electric Power and Federal Realty say rates are going higher.

Cramer: 3 Stocks Say Interest Rates Are Going Higher

Cramer: 3 Stocks Say Interest Rates Are Going Higher

Be aware that Johnson & Johnson, American Electric Power and Federal Realty don't roll over idly.

TheStreet Quant Rating: A- (Buy)