The Southern Co. (SO)

56.11
0.44 0.79
NYSE : Utilities
Prev Close 55.67
Open 55.54
Day Low/High 55.50 / 56.21
52 Wk Low/High 42.50 / 57.08
Volume 4.00M
Avg Volume 3.98M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.04B
Market Cap 58.80B
EPS 2.20
P/E Ratio 17.44
Div & Yield 2.48 (4.25%)
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.

A Plethora of Earnings Reports and Dividend Reminders

KLA-Tencor, Campbell Soup and ConocoPhillips highlight a busy two-week period.

What to Expect When Southern Co. (SO) Reports Earnings Tomorrow

What to Expect When Southern Co. (SO) Reports Earnings Tomorrow

Southern Co. (SO) is scheduled to report its fiscal 2015 second quarter results before the opening bell tomorrow.

What To Buy: Top 3 Buy-Rated Dividend Stocks: HP, SO, GM

What To Buy: Top 3 Buy-Rated Dividend Stocks: HP, SO, GM

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Buy by TheStreet

Natural Gas Overtakes Coal; American Electric Power, Utilities Capitalize on the Shift

Natural Gas Overtakes Coal; American Electric Power, Utilities Capitalize on the Shift

Cleaner-burning natural gas has surpassed coal for power generation, and power producers are converting and grabbing related assets wherever they can find them.

10 Earnings Previews and Much, Much More

We'll preview earnings for 10 holdings, look at Sonoco's quarterly results, plus check a few odds and ends.

TheStreet Quant Rating: A- (Buy)