The Southern Co. (SO)

53.82
NYSE : Utilities
Prev Close 53.44
Day Low/High 53.01 / 54.00
52 Wk Low/High 42.42 / 54.28
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%)
Buy These Top 3 Buy-Rated Dividend Stocks Today: BT, SO, OKS

Buy These Top 3 Buy-Rated Dividend Stocks Today: BT, SO, OKS

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Buy by TheStreet

Kinder Morgan Meets Earnings Expectations, Keeps Same Dividend

Kinder Morgan Meets Earnings Expectations, Keeps Same Dividend

The news disappointed some investors who expected the company to raise its payout this quarter after a 75% cut last year.

10 Best Dividend Stocks to Own Now for a Safe Retirement

10 Best Dividend Stocks to Own Now for a Safe Retirement

These blue-chip stocks pay safe, generous dividends and form the foundation of a sturdy retirement portfolio.

3 Stocks Underperforming Today In The Utilities Sector

3 Stocks Underperforming Today In The Utilities Sector

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the utilities sector lower today.

Here Are 10 High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Buy Now for Safe Income

Here Are 10 High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Buy Now for Safe Income

With an average bang for your buck of 4.7% and growing payouts, these are all perfect for retirement portfolios.

UAL, AAL, DAL: Jim Cramer's Views

UAL, AAL, DAL: Jim Cramer's Views

Cramer shares his views on the quarter's pattern of pummel and restore. United, American and Delta are among the stocks discussed.

Earnings Season Preview

We're checking out eight companies in the portfolio that are expected to report results over the next two weeks.

Southern Co. (SO) Stock Higher on Barclays Rating Upgrade

Southern Co. (SO) Stock Higher on Barclays Rating Upgrade

Southern's Co. (SO) stock rating was upgraded to 'overweight' from 'equal weight' at Barclays as 'opportunities outweigh risks at this point in time.'

Analysts' Actions -- Dick's Sporting Goods, Eaton, Southern, Wynn Resorts and More

Analysts' Actions -- Dick's Sporting Goods, Eaton, Southern, Wynn Resorts and More

Here are Thursday's top research calls, including upgrades for Dick's Sporting Goods and Southern, and downgrades for Eaton and Wynn Resorts.

3 Stocks Pushing The Utilities Sector Downward

3 Stocks Pushing The Utilities Sector Downward

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the utilities sector lower today.

S&P 500 Closes at Record High as Investors Await Earnings Reports

S&P 500 Closes at Record High as Investors Await Earnings Reports

The S&P 500 closes at a record high Monday, as investors await the second-quarter earnings parade.

Kinder Morgan's Pipeline JV with Southern Will Help Trim Debt

Kinder Morgan's Pipeline JV with Southern Will Help Trim Debt

Analysts say the sale of half of Southern Natural Gas was a bargain for Southern but Kinder expects to make up for it with additional investment opportunities.

S&P 500 Hits Record High as Stocks Rally

S&P 500 Hits Record High as Stocks Rally

The S&P 500 trades at an intraday high Monday as investors continue to cheer Friday's blowout jobs report. The tech-heavy Nasdaq hovers around 5,000.

S&P 500 Rallies to a Record High as Earnings Come Into Focus

S&P 500 Rallies to a Record High as Earnings Come Into Focus

The S&P 500 reaches a new intraday high on Monday as investors continue to cheer Friday's blowout jobs report.

July 11 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know

July 11 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know

U.S. stock futures are rising Monday and European and Asian shares jump following a strong U.S. employment report.

U.S. Stock Futures Point to Higher Open as Japan Rallies

U.S. Stock Futures Point to Higher Open as Japan Rallies

U.S. stock futures move higher following a surge in Japanese equities.

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

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

Southern Company (NYSE:SO) and Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) today announced a natural gas pipeline venture designed to advance both companies' leadership in energy infrastructure development through Southern Company's...

Don't Miss Out: Top 3 Yielding Buy-Rated Stocks: LAMR, SO, APU

Don't Miss Out: Top 3 Yielding Buy-Rated Stocks: LAMR, SO, APU

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Buy by TheStreet

3 Utilities Stocks Moving The Sector Upward

3 Utilities Stocks Moving The Sector Upward

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the utilities sector higher today.

Southern (SO) Reaches New Lifetime High Today

Southern (SO) Reaches New Lifetime High Today

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Southern (SO) as a new lifetime high candidate

Market Slide Creates Opportunities

There's room to add to the portfolio.

3 Stocks Pulling The Utilities Sector Downward

3 Stocks Pulling The Utilities Sector Downward

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the utilities sector lower today.

Buy-Rated Dividend Stocks: Top 3 Companies: OKS, SO, VLO

Buy-Rated Dividend Stocks: Top 3 Companies: OKS, SO, VLO

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Buy by TheStreet

Nasdaq’s Overbought Territory to Loom Larger

It’s already in the overbought territory, but by Monday it’s expected to be maximum overbought.

Best Of The Buy-Rated Dividend Stocks: Top 3 Companies: BX, PDM, SO

Best Of The Buy-Rated Dividend Stocks: Top 3 Companies: BX, PDM, SO

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Buy by TheStreet

3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks for Safe Retirement Income

3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks for Safe Retirement Income

The companies boast safe dividend growth and offer conservative investors an average yield of 4.2%.

FOMC Scare Enhances Buying Opportunities

We have room for 3 new names in the portfolio if weakness persists.

Pick Up This Bargain Energy Stock With 4.6% Yield Even Cheaper Than Executive VP & General Counsel Kerr, II Did

Pick Up This Bargain Energy Stock With 4.6% Yield Even Cheaper Than Executive VP & General Counsel Kerr, II Did

There's an old saying on Wall Street about insider buying: there are many possible reasons to sell a stock, but only one reason to buy. Back on March 7, Southern Company 's Executive VP & General Counsel, James Y.

4 Utility Stocks That Every Retiree Should Own

4 Utility Stocks That Every Retiree Should Own

Retirees require safety, current income and moderate (or better) growth. Here are four utility stocks that match those needs perfectly.

Why It Makes Sense to Jump on Board Southern Co.'s Share Offering

Why It Makes Sense to Jump on Board Southern Co.'s Share Offering

This high-quality, high-dividend utility is about to become the ideal income stock. Get in on the action now, before the investor stampede.

TheStreet Quant Rating: A- (Buy)