SO - The Southern Company

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
66.19
-0.67 (-1.00%)
At close: 4:07PM EST
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Previous Close66.86
Open66.78
Bid66.19 x 800
Ask0.00 x 800
Day's Range66.15 - 67.55
52 Week Range49.01 - 71.10
Volume4,932,283
Avg. Volume4,733,442
Market Cap69.779B
Beta (5Y Monthly)0.25
PE Ratio (TTM)14.71
EPS (TTM)4.50
Earnings DateApr 28, 2020 - May 03, 2020
Forward Dividend & Yield2.48 (3.71%)
Ex-Dividend DateFeb 13, 2020
1y Target Est68.25
  • Top Utilities Stocks for March 2020
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    Top Utilities Stocks for March 2020

    The utilities sector is made up of companies that provide electricity, natural gas, water, sewage and other services to homes and businesses. Many of these companies are heavily regulated, and include American Electric Power Co. Inc. (AEP), Consolidated Edison Inc. (ED), and Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL). Utilities stocks, as represented by the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU), have outperformed the broader market, providing investors with a total return of 21.8% compared to the S&P 500's total return of 16.7% over the past 12 months. These market performance numbers and the statistics in the tables below are as of February 25.

  • Atlanta packaging giant adds familiar face to its new-look board
    American City Business Journals

    Atlanta packaging giant adds familiar face to its new-look board

    Veritiv Corp.'s new-look board of directors includes a familiar face. The Atlanta-based packaging company said Tuesday it appointed Shantella (Shan) E. Cooper to its current 10-person board, joining the Compensation and Leadership Development, and Nominating and Governance committees. The pair will, in essence, replace two retiring board members: John Zillmer, who was named CEO of Aramark in October, and another who is reaching the company's stated age limit as of April, according to a company spokesperson.

  • The Southern Company Just Released Its Full-Year Results And Analysts Are Updating Their Estimates
    Simply Wall St.

    The Southern Company Just Released Its Full-Year Results And Analysts Are Updating Their Estimates

    Last week saw the newest yearly earnings release from The Southern Company (NYSE:SO), an important milestone in the...

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents

    Edited Transcript of SO earnings conference call or presentation 20-Feb-20 6:00pm GMT

    Q4 2019 Southern Co Earnings Call

  • Stay warm and save energy as temperatures drop across Georgia
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    Stay warm and save energy as temperatures drop across Georgia

    With temperatures across parts of Georgia expected to drop in the coming days, Georgia Power reminds customers that small changes around the house can deliver big energy savings during fluctuating temperatures.

  • Southern (SO) Beats on Q4 Earnings, Sticks to Vogtle Timeline
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    Southern (SO) Beats on Q4 Earnings, Sticks to Vogtle Timeline

    Southern Company (SO) adds 41,000 residential electric and 30,000 residential gas customers in 2019.

  • Southern Company (SO) Q4 Earnings Top, Revenues Miss
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    Southern Company (SO) Q4 Earnings Top, Revenues Miss

    Southern Company's (SO) total retail sales decreased 9.8%, with residential and commercial sales going down by 13.9% and 8.3%, respectively.

  • Southern Company reports fourth-quarter and full-year 2019 earnings
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    Southern Company reports fourth-quarter and full-year 2019 earnings

    Southern Company today reported fourth-quarter 2019 earnings of $440 million, or 42 cents per share, compared with $278 million, or 27 cents per share, in the fourth quarter of 2018. Southern Company also reported full-year 2019 earnings of $4.74 billion, or $4.53 per share, compared with earnings of $2.23 billion, or $2.18 per share, in 2018.

  • Southern Earnings inline, Revenue Misses In Q4
    Investing.com

    Southern Earnings inline, Revenue Misses In Q4

    Investing.com - Southern reported on Thursday fourth quarter earnings that matched analysts' forecasts and revenue that fell short of expectations.

  • Is a Surprise Coming for Southern Company (SO) This Earnings Season?
    Zacks

    Is a Surprise Coming for Southern Company (SO) This Earnings Season?

    Southern Company (SO) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP heading into earnings season.

  • Is A Beat In Store For Southern Company (SO) inQ4 Earnings?
    Zacks

    Is A Beat In Store For Southern Company (SO) inQ4 Earnings?

    Southern Company (SO) adds 30,000 residential electric and 21,000 residential gas customers in the first nine months of 2019, a trend that most likely continued in the fourth quarter.

  • Southern Co. (SO) Reports Next Week: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth
    Zacks

    Southern Co. (SO) Reports Next Week: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth

    Southern Co. (SO) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

  • PR Newswire

    Nicor Gas Makes Two-Year, $100,000 Commitment to Habitat for Humanity

    Nicor Gas has made a two-year, $100,000 commitment to two local Habitat for Humanity affiliates to support construction of new homes for families in the DuPage and Fox Valley areas. Nicor Gas employees will also volunteer their personal time to aid building efforts at Habitat for Humanity locations across the state throughout the summer.

  • Dominion takes bigger stake in Atlantic Coast Pipeline as costs rise again
    American City Business Journals

    Dominion takes bigger stake in Atlantic Coast Pipeline as costs rise again

    The deal makes Dominion the majority partner in the Atlantic Coast Pipeline with a 53% stake. Duke Energy Corp. is now the minority partner, with its share remaining at 47%.

  • Here's Why I Think Southern (NYSE:SO) Is An Interesting Stock
    Simply Wall St.

    Here's Why I Think Southern (NYSE:SO) Is An Interesting Stock

    For beginners, it can seem like a good idea (and an exciting prospect) to buy a company that tells a good story to...

  • Final major concrete placement completed inside Vogtle Unit 3 containment
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    Final major concrete placement completed inside Vogtle Unit 3 containment

    Workers at Georgia Power's Vogtle 3 & 4 project have completed the final concrete placement inside the Unit 3 containment vessel, which houses the unit's reactor. Completing this milestone is an important step that allows for the installation of machinery that will be used to load fuel into the unit.

  • Wildhorse Mountain Wind Facility in Oklahoma is Operational
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    Wildhorse Mountain Wind Facility in Oklahoma is Operational

    Southern Power, a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider and subsidiary of Southern Company, today announced that the 100-megawatt (MW) Wildhorse Mountain Wind Facility in Pushmataha County, Okla., is now operational.

  • Georgia Natural Gas donates $200,000 to help low-income families heat their homes
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    Georgia Natural Gas donates $200,000 to help low-income families heat their homes

    Low-income Georgians throughout the state will have additional financial support to help with the costs of heating their homes this winter.

  • Georgia Power to reduce customer bills for 3rd time in February
    American City Business Journals

    Georgia Power to reduce customer bills for 3rd time in February

    Georgia Power customers will see a credit on their February bills as the utility company passes along the third round of savings in federal corporate taxes. The Georgia Public Service Commission on Dec. 17 approved higher rates for Georgia Power through Dec. 31, 2022 that total $1.68 billion over three years. Georgia Power, the largest electric subsidiary of the Southern Co. (NYSE: SO), said the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 reduced its corporate tax rate from 35% to 21%.

  • Ericsson provides solution for Southern Linc's next-generation mission critical push-to-talk service
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    Ericsson provides solution for Southern Linc's next-generation mission critical push-to-talk service

    Southern Linc has selected Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) to provide its customers – utilities, first responders, public sector entities and businesses needing highly reliable communications – the next-generation of Mission Critical Push-to-Talk (MCPTT) communications equipment, designed to work in the most demanding situations.

  • Georgia Power to issue credit on February bills
    PR Newswire

    Georgia Power to issue credit on February bills

    The third of three bill credits associated with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 will be applied directly to Georgia Power customers' bills in February 2020. These credits are a result of the reduction in Georgia Power's federal corporate tax rate from 35% down to 21%.

  • Southern Co. (SO) Gains But Lags Market: What You Should Know
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    Southern Co. (SO) Gains But Lags Market: What You Should Know

    Southern Co. (SO) closed at $70.70 in the latest trading session, marking a +0.43% move from the prior day.

  • Alabama Power leaders named to national innovation commission
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    Alabama Power leaders named to national innovation commission

    Alabama Power CEO Mark Crosswhite has been appointed as an executive committee member of the Council on Competitiveness and commissioner on the National Commission on Innovation and Competitiveness Frontiers.

  • Georgia Power encourages action during Severe Weather Awareness Week
    PR Newswire

    Georgia Power encourages action during Severe Weather Awareness Week

    Georgia Power is encouraging its 2.6 million customers to be severe-weather ready, as the company partners with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service for Severe Weather Awareness Week (SWAW), which will take place February 3 – 7. Georgia Power reminds customers to keep safety first during severe weather and offers the following storm tips customers can take to help their families become severe-weather ready:

  • Moody's

    Mackinaw Power, LLC -- Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Mackinaw Power, LLC

    Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has completed a periodic review of the ratings of Mackinaw Power, LLC and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit. The review was conducted through a portfolio review in which Moody's reassessed the appropriateness of the ratings in the context of the relevant principal methodology(ies), recent developments, and a comparison of the financial and operating profile to similarly rated peers. This publication does not announce a credit rating action and is not an indication of whether or not a credit rating action is likely in the near future.