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southern co/the (SO) Details

The Southern Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a public electric utility company. The company 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. It constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets, including renewable energy projects. As of December 31, 2013, the company owned and/or operated 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 32 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 13 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 6 solar facilities, 1 landfill gas facility, and 1 biomass 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 under the Southern Telecom name. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

26,300 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/14
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: $644.0K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $475.0K
Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $760.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

southern co/the (SO) Key Developments

Southern Company Announces Quarterly Dividend, Payable March 6, 2015

Southern Company announced a regular quarterly dividend of 52.50 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable March 6, 2015, to shareholders of record as of February 17, 2015.

Southern Telecom Expands Networks in Atlanta, Birmingham

Southern Company announced a strategic network expansion project in two key Southeast markets: Atlanta, Georgia, and Birmingham, Alabama. Through the dark-fiber network expansion, Southern Telecom is enhancing customer value by delivering increased network reach and new last-mile connectivity options. The Atlanta expansion adds 43 miles of dark fiber to the existing Southern Telecom network, increasing the total metro Atlanta network to 128 miles. In addition, the Atlanta system has doubled the number of on-net buildings and is now supporting 40. In Birmingham, the expansion adds 127 miles of dark fiber and 42 on-net buildings to its metro network, while connecting to the existing carrier neutral and enterprise co-location facility.

Southern Company Presents at Wells Fargo Securities Research, Economics & Strategy 2014 Energy Symposium, Dec-10-2014

Southern Company Presents at Wells Fargo Securities Research, Economics & Strategy 2014 Energy Symposium, Dec-10-2014 . Venue: The Waldorf Astoria, 301 Park Avenue, New York, NY 1002, United States. Speakers: Art P. Beattie, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Jimmy Stewart, Manager, IR.


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