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Last $43.23 USD
Change Today -0.15 / -0.35%
Volume 4.9M
SO On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
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As of 8:04 PM 05/22/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

southern co/the (SO) Snapshot

Open
$43.30
Previous Close
$43.38
Day High
$43.33
Day Low
$42.89
52 Week High
01/28/15 - $53.16
52 Week Low
08/6/14 - $41.87
Market Cap
39.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
5.3M
EPS TTM
$2.69
Shares Outstanding
908.3M
EX-Date
05/14/15
P/E TM
16.1x
Dividend
$2.17
Dividend Yield
4.90%
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 Co Inaugurates 7-MW Expansion of the Dalton Solar Plant

Southern Co announced that it has inaugurated a 7-MW expansion of the Dalton Solar Plant. Located in Dalton, in the state of Georgia, the newest installation represents the third phase of the project, adding to the approximately 700 kW from two previous phases. They came online in 2011 and 2012, respectively. Dalton Solar Plant is Georgia Power's first self-developed and self-built solar generation facility.

Southern Company Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015

Southern Company announced consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported total revenues of USD 4,183 million against USD 4,644 million a year ago. Operating income was USD 957 million compared to USD 700 million a year ago. Net income was USD 525 million compared to USD 368 million a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were USD 799 million against USD 544 million a year ago. Net income available to common shareholders was USD 508 million or 56 cents basic a share against USD 351 million or 39 cents basic a share a year ago. Earnings for the first quarter of 2015 were positively influenced by retail revenue effects at Southern company's traditional operating companies, offset by milder winter weather compared to 2014 and increased operating and maintenance expenses. Net income excluding items was USD 514 million or USD 0.56 basic a share compared to USD 586 million or USD 56 basic a share a year ago.

Southern Company Presents at Deutsche Bank Clean Tech, Utilities and Power Conference, May-11-2015

Southern Company Presents at Deutsche Bank Clean Tech, Utilities and Power Conference, May-11-2015 . Venue: The New York Palace, 455 Madison Avenue (at 50th Street), New York, United States.

 

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Valuation SO Industry Range
Price/Earnings 18.7x
Price/Sales 2.2x
Price/Book 2.0x
Price/Cash Flow 9.8x
TEV/Sales 0.6x
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