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How Southern Company’s Dividend Yield Stacks Up with Peers

Vincent Kruger
How Southern Company’s Dividend Yield Stacks Up with Peers

Georgia-based regulated utility Southern Company (SO) comes in second among top-yielding utility stocks. Southern Company is expected to pay total dividends of $2.34 per share in 2018, indicating growth of around 3.5% compared to its dividends last year. Southern Company’s dividends grew by 3.4% in the last five years compounded annually.