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Last $44.96 USD
Change Today +0.23 / 0.51%
Volume 4.3M
As of 8:04 PM 08/3/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

southern co/the (SO) Snapshot

Open
$44.75
Previous Close
$44.73
Day High
$45.09
Day Low
$44.70
52 Week High
01/28/15 - $53.16
52 Week Low
06/26/15 - $41.40
Market Cap
40.8B
Average Volume 10 Days
4.6M
EPS TTM
$2.72
Shares Outstanding
908.3M
EX-Date
08/13/15
P/E TM
16.5x
Dividend
$2.17
Dividend Yield
4.71%
Current Stock Chart for SOUTHERN CO/THE (SO)

southern co/the (SO) Details

The Southern Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a public electric utility company. It is involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity through coal, nuclear, oil and gas, and hydro resources in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. The company also constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets, including renewable energy projects. As of December 31, 2014, it operated 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 33 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 13 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 9 solar facilities, 1 biomass facility, and 1 landfill gas facility. The company also provides digital wireless communications services with various communication options, including push to talk, cellular service, text messaging, wireless Internet access, and wireless data; and wholesale fiber optic solutions to telecommunication providers in the Southeast. The Southern Company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

26,369 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/2/15
Founded in 1945

southern co/the (SO) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $668.5K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $650.0K
Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $783.0K
Chairman of Southern Nuclear Operating Compan...
Total Annual Compensation: $667.1K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

southern co/the (SO) Key Developments

Southern Company Appoints Martin B. Davis as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Southern Company Services announced that Martin B. Davis has been named executive vice president and chief information officer. Davis joins Southern Company Services after a nearly 30-year career in key enterprise information technology and security roles with Wells Fargo and Wachovia. He most recently served as head of enterprise technology services, executive vice president and chief technology officer for Wells Fargo. Previously, he served as Wells Fargo's head of technology integration and as Wachovia's corporate chief information officer, among other roles. In his new role, Davis and his organization will lead a key component of the company's innovation efforts, particularly in developing and implementing cutting-edge technology solutions that improve customers' daily lives. These efforts are expected to work hand-in-glove with the ideas that are coming to life in the company's launched Energy Innovation Center. In his new role, Davis and his organization will lead a key component of the company's innovation efforts, particularly in developing and implementing cutting-edge technology solutions that improve customers' daily lives. These efforts are expected to work hand-in-glove with the ideas that are coming to life in the company's recently launched Energy Innovation Center.

Southern Co Hires Michael Britt as Vice President of Energy Innovation Center in Atlanta; Energy Innovation Center to Open Later in 2015

Southern Co. announced that it hired Michael Britt as vice president of the Energy Innovation Center in Atlanta's Technology Square. Britt, backed up with nearly 30 years of experience in utility strategy, marketing, communications, data analytics and operational improvement, returns to Southern where he held several positions during the 1990s. In the new role, he will focus on developing and commercializing products and services that benefit customers. The Energy Innovation Center is part of Southern's enterprise wide approach to innovation. The Energy Innovation Center is expected to open later in 2015.

Southern Company Presents at 12th Renewable Energy Finance Forum 2015, Jun-24-2015 09:00 AM

Southern Company Presents at 12th Renewable Energy Finance Forum 2015, Jun-24-2015 09:00 AM. Venue: Grand Hyatt New York, New York, United States. Speakers: Thomas A. Fanning, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President.

 

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Price/Earnings 19.0x
Price/Sales 2.3x
Price/Book 2.0x
Price/Cash Flow 10.0x
TEV/Sales 0.7x
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