SO - The Southern Company

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
56.13
+0.34 (+0.61%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT

56.13 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 5:08PM EDT

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Previous Close55.79
Open55.86
Bid56.14 x 2200
Ask56.15 x 800
Day's Range55.34 - 56.24
52 Week Range42.50 - 57.08
Volume3,180,739
Avg. Volume4,043,501
Market Cap58.392B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.28
PE Ratio (TTM)17.20
EPS (TTM)3.26
Earnings DateJul 31, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield2.48 (4.45%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-08-16
1y Target Est55.03
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  • Southern Co. (SO) Outpaces Stock Market Gains: What You Should Know
    Zacks1 hour ago

    Southern Co. (SO) Outpaces Stock Market Gains: What You Should Know

    In the latest trading session, Southern Co. (SO) closed at $56.14, marking a +0.63% move from the previous day.

  • Southern Company names Dr. Mark S. Berry as head of research and development group
    PR Newswire3 hours ago

    Southern Company names Dr. Mark S. Berry as head of research and development group

    ATLANTA, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company today announced that Dr. Mark S. Berry, currently vice president of Environmental & Natural Resources for Georgia Power, will be adding the position of vice president of Southern Company Services Research & Development, effective August 6th. In a dual role, Dr. Berry will continue to lead Georgia Power's Environmental & Natural Resources organization while also leading Southern Company's research and development activities.

  • What to Expect From NextEra Energy and Its Peers in Q2
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    What to Expect From NextEra Energy and Its Peers in Q2

    NextEra Energy (NEE) will likely report its second-quarter earnings on July 24. The utility is expected to report an EPS of $2.28 for the quarter ended June 30.

  • The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Southern Company, Prologis, Delta Air Lines, Occidental Petroleum and Dollar General
    Zacks8 hours ago

    The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Southern Company, Prologis, Delta Air Lines, Occidental Petroleum and Dollar General

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  • Top Analyst Reports for Southern Company, Prologis & Delta Air Lines
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  • American City Business Journals2 days ago

    Georgia Power gets OK for battery energy storage investment, environmental compliance strategy

    Georgia Power's desired foray into battery storage has received the green light. Georgia Public Service Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved Georgia Power's 20-year plan that furthers the Atlanta-based utilities move away from reliance on coal and toward more renewable energy sources. The plan included supporting Georgia Power's planned investment to own and operate 80 megawatts (MW) of battery energy storage.

  • Southern Company’s Dividend Profile Compared to Its Peers
    Market Realist2 days ago

    Southern Company’s Dividend Profile Compared to Its Peers

    Southern Company (SO) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.62 per share on Monday. The dividend is in line with the previous quarterly dividend.

  • Peter P. Sena III Named Southern Nuclear Chief Nuclear Officer
    PR Newswire2 days ago

    Peter P. Sena III Named Southern Nuclear Chief Nuclear Officer

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Nuclear Chairman, President and CEO Stephen Kuczynski announced today that Peter P. Sena, III has been selected as Southern Nuclear executive vice president and chief nuclear officer (CNO). Sena's first day will be Monday, July 29. "Southern Nuclear is committed to operating our facilities at the highest level to serve our customers with clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy, and Pete's demonstrated commitment to high standards will help us deliver on that promise," said Kuczynski.

  • Southern Company announces quarterly dividend
    PR Newswire3 days ago

    Southern Company announces quarterly dividend

    ATLANTA , July 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company today announced a regular quarterly dividend of 62 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable September 6, 2019 , to shareholders of ...

  • Should You Worry About The Southern Company's (NYSE:SO) CEO Pay Cheque?
    Simply Wall St.3 days ago

    Should You Worry About The Southern Company's (NYSE:SO) CEO Pay Cheque?

    Tom Fanning has been the CEO of The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) since 2010. First, this article will compare CEO...

  • Southern Co. (SO) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know
    Zacks7 days ago

    Southern Co. (SO) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

    Southern Co. (SO) closed the most recent trading day at $56.49, moving -0.74% from the previous trading session.

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  • PR Newswire8 days ago

    Alabama Power Dividends Declared

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. , July 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Alabama Power Company has declared the regular quarterly dividends on the company's outstanding preferred stock as follows: Preferred ...

  • Markit9 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Southern Co.

    Southern Co NYSE:SOView full report here! Summary * Perception of the company's creditworthiness is positive * Bearish sentiment is low * Economic output in this company's sector is contracting Bearish sentimentShort interest | PositiveShort interest is low for SO with fewer than 5% of shares on loan. The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. Money flowETF/Index ownership | NeutralETF activity is neutral. The net inflows of $6.62 billion over the last one-month into ETFs that hold SO are not among the highest of the last year and have been slowing. Economic sentimentPMI by IHS MarkitThere is no PMI sector data available for this security. Credit worthinessCredit default swap | PositiveThe current level displays a positive indicator. SO credit default swap spreads are near the lowest level of the last three years and indicate the market's continued positive perception of the company's credit worthiness.Please send all inquiries related to the report to score@ihsmarkit.com.Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing.This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.

  • Georgia Power names Jason Cuevas Northeast Region Vice President
    PR Newswire10 days ago

    Georgia Power names Jason Cuevas Northeast Region Vice President

    ATLANTA, July 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power's Board of Directors has elected Jason Cuevas as vice president for the company's Northeast Region, effective immediately. In this role, he will lead external activities for 368,000 customers in a 39-county area, which includes Athens, Gainesville, Milledgeville, Augusta, and the state's largest jobs-producing construction project, Plant Vogtle Units 3 & 4.

  • Southern Company second-quarter earnings to be released July 31
    PR Newswire10 days ago

    Southern Company second-quarter earnings to be released July 31

    ATLANTA, July 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company plans to release its earnings for the second quarter of 2019 by 7 a.m. ET on Wednesday, July 31. Chairman, president and CEO Thomas A. Fanning and CFO Andrew W. Evans will discuss earnings during a conference call for financial analysts at 8 a.m. ET on Wednesday, July 31. Investors, media and the public may listen to a live webcast of the conference call at http://investor.southerncompany.com/webcasts by clicking on the appropriate audio link.

  • Utilities in Focus on Unstable Bond Yields and Rate Cut Hopes
    Market Realist10 days ago

    Utilities in Focus on Unstable Bond Yields and Rate Cut Hopes

    Utilities, which are sensitive to interest rates, rose 1.8% while the S&P; 500 managed to gain almost 2% in the week that ended on July 5.

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    Bond Yields Fall to Record Lows: Is It Time to Go Defensive?

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  • How Are Top Utility Stocks Placed in 2019?
    Market Realist15 days ago

    How Are Top Utility Stocks Placed in 2019?

    Southern Company (SO) stock has been unstoppable in 2019. So far, the stock has risen almost 30%.

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    Winning Stock Strategies for 2H

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  • Southern Company Gas local distribution companies named Top Trusted Business Partners among utilities
    PR Newswire15 days ago

    Southern Company Gas local distribution companies named Top Trusted Business Partners among utilities

    ATLANTA , July 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Local Distribution Companies (LDCs) from Southern Company Gas have been named among the Most Trusted Business Partners in the utility industry for 2019, according ...

  • Is Southern (SO) Stock Outpacing Its Utilities Peers This Year?
    Zacks16 days ago

    Is Southern (SO) Stock Outpacing Its Utilities Peers This Year?

    Is (SO) Outperforming Other Utilities Stocks This Year?

  • Not All Utility Stocks Look Expensive Right Now
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  • Why Utilities Underperformed the Broader Market Last Week
    Market Realist17 days ago

    Why Utilities Underperformed the Broader Market Last Week

    The defensives and utilities sector fell more than 2% last week while broader markets fell just 0.3%. Here's why.