The Southern Co. (SO)

54.08
0.26 0.48
NYSE : Utilities
Prev Close 53.82
Open 53.99
Day Low/High 53.80 / 54.18
52 Wk Low/High 42.42 / 54.28
Volume 3.45M
Avg Volume 4.69M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.04B
Market Cap 56.27B
EPS 2.20
P/E Ratio 16.69
Div & Yield 2.48 (4.47%)
Southern Co. (SO) Heading North, Shares Could Rise 10%

Southern Co. (SO) Heading North, Shares Could Rise 10%

If the stock can break out over its August highs, the double bottom pattern in its chart measures to around the $52 area.

Southern Heading North; Shares Could Rise 10%

If the stock can break out over its August highs, the double bottom pattern in its chart measures to around the $52 area.

Trio of Hikes Highlight Dividend News

Why we favor SO; IP's enticing yield; and upcoming must-own dates.

Dividend Actions Diverge

Major dividend news this week included a suspension and a hike. Plus upcoming must-own dates.

3 Buy-Rated Dividend Stocks Taking The Lead: NNN, DUK, SO

3 Buy-Rated Dividend Stocks Taking The Lead: NNN, DUK, SO

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Buy by TheStreet

3 Stocks Moving The Utilities Sector Upward

3 Stocks Moving The Utilities Sector Upward

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the utilities sector higher today.

3 Utilities Stocks Pushing The Sector Higher

3 Utilities Stocks Pushing The Sector Higher

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the utilities sector higher today.

3 Things for Investors to Consider as Fed Decides Not to Raise Rates; Stocks to Buy

3 Things for Investors to Consider as Fed Decides Not to Raise Rates; Stocks to Buy

The Fed has decided not to raise interest rates -- for now. Now what?

3 Utilities Stocks On The Rise

3 Utilities Stocks On The Rise

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the utilities sector higher today.

Best 3 Yielding Buy-Rated Stocks: SO, ETP, SBRA

Best 3 Yielding Buy-Rated Stocks: SO, ETP, SBRA

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Buy by TheStreet

3 Most Effective Retirement Strategies

3 Most Effective Retirement Strategies

The whiplash seen in stocks over the last week means your retirement savings strategy needs a little extra care.

Volatility Underlines Value of Dividend Stocks

The selloff hit many model portfolio names, but shares remain attractive for their yields.

When Looking for Market Help, Rigor Is Essential

USA Today's '9 Stocks' story doesn't consider data essential to its narrative.

Market Wrap: Roller Coaster Makes Steep Drop

Domestic traders follow lead of Asia and Europe.

Southern Co. Acquires AGL Resources in $12B Deal With an Equity Value of $8B

Southern Co. Acquires AGL Resources in $12B Deal With an Equity Value of $8B

As low gas prices continue to prevail, Southern Co. (SO) agreed to acquire AGL Resources Inc. (GAS) in a deal with an equity value of $8 billion.

Beastly Bear Market Calls for Different Strategy

This is the time for a higher-yielding mutual fund or ETF.

3 Stocks Pushing The Utilities Sector Downward

3 Stocks Pushing The Utilities Sector Downward

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the utilities sector lower today.

The Best Bargain Stocks to Buy During This Global Selloff

The Best Bargain Stocks to Buy During This Global Selloff

Amid the global selloff, investors are scooping up shares of beaten-down stocks from PayPal to eBay, Southern and AGL Resources. Other opportunities are Apple and Disney.

Southern's AGL Resources Deal Makes Sense

The purchase will create the second largest U.S. gas and electric utility.

Southern Buys Fellow Atlanta-Based Utility AGL Resources for $8 Billion

Southern Buys Fellow Atlanta-Based Utility AGL Resources for $8 Billion

The acquisition will create the second-largest utility company in the country by customers after Exelon, with 11 regulated electric and natural gas distribution companies providing service to 9 million customers.

3 Buy-Rated Dividend Stocks: TEP, NNN, SO

3 Buy-Rated Dividend Stocks: TEP, NNN, SO

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Buy by TheStreet

U.S Stocks Open Sharply Lower as Global Stocks Meltdown, Led by China

U.S Stocks Open Sharply Lower as Global Stocks Meltdown, Led by China

U.S. stocks had one of its worst opens ever Monday following global stocks in a severe worldwide correction.

3 Utilities Stocks Dragging The Sector Down

3 Utilities Stocks Dragging The Sector Down

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the utilities sector lower today.

Southern Co. Offers Stability and Safety With a 4.7% Dividend

Southern Co. Offers Stability and Safety With a 4.7% Dividend

The S&P 500 dividend yield is 2%. The global economy is unstable. This high-quality utility business offers investors high yield and safety.

3 Utilities Stocks Moving The Sector Upward

3 Utilities Stocks Moving The Sector Upward

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the utilities sector higher today.

Johnson & Johnson Offers High Returns and Stability for a Bargain

Johnson & Johnson Offers High Returns and Stability for a Bargain

Johnson & Johnson appears undervalued compared to the S&P 500. The company is perhaps the most stable in the S&P 500.

Southern (SO) Stock Storming The Castle Today

Southern (SO) Stock Storming The Castle Today

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Southern (SO) as a "storm the castle" (crossing above the 200-day simple moving average on higher than normal relative volume) candidate

4 Payouts Coming This Week

We stand to qualify for payouts from Helmerich & Payne, Sonoco, KLA-Tencor and Southern Co.

'Fast Money' Recap: Dipping Health Care, Rising Energy, Russell Index and Stock Volatility

'Fast Money' Recap: Dipping Health Care, Rising Energy, Russell Index and Stock Volatility

The trading panel considers the downward swing in the health care sector and upward movement in energy. The panel also discusses the steep drop of SunEdison.

PPL, D And SO, Pushing Utilities Sector Downward

PPL, D And SO, Pushing Utilities Sector Downward

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the utilities sector lower today.

TheStreet Quant Rating: A- (Buy)