SO - The Southern Company

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
56.11
+0.44 (+0.79%)
At close: 4:01PM EDT
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Previous Close55.67
Open55.54
Bid55.50 x 800
Ask56.20 x 3200
Day's Range55.50 - 56.21
52 Week Range42.50 - 57.08
Volume3,490,694
Avg. Volume4,088,946
Market Cap58.371B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.28
PE Ratio (TTM)17.19
EPS (TTM)N/A
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield2.48 (4.45%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-05-17
1y Target EstN/A
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  • Southern Company announces quarterly dividend
    PR Newswire16 hours 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 ...

  • PR Newswire6 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 ...

  • Georgia Power names Jason Cuevas Northeast Region Vice President
    PR Newswire8 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 Newswire8 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.

  • Southern Company Gas local distribution companies named Top Trusted Business Partners among utilities
    PR Newswire13 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 ...

  • Significant progress continues at Georgia Power's Vogtle 3 & 4 project
    PR Newswire15 days ago

    Significant progress continues at Georgia Power's Vogtle 3 & 4 project

    ATLANTA, July 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today several key milestones at the Vogtle nuclear expansion near Waynesboro, Georgia, including the placement of the middle containment vessel ring for Unit 4. The containment ring is part of the structure that houses the reactor vessel. Weighing more than a jumbo jet, the 2.4 million-pound, 51-foot tall containment vessel ring consists of dozens of individual steel plates and was fabricated on site.

  • Georgia Power kicks off July 4th holiday with water safety tips
    PR Newswire15 days ago

    Georgia Power kicks off July 4th holiday with water safety tips

    ATLANTA, July 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- As Georgians prepare to celebrate the July 4th holiday this week, Georgia Power reminds boaters and swimmers to keep water safety in mind for the start of the July 4th holiday. Georgia Power provides lake levels and other current lake conditions online. For more information about Georgia Power's lakes, visit www.georgiapowerlakes.com. In addition to detailed information about all of Georgia Power's properties, including facilities and amenities, local attractions and water safety information, the site allows visitors to check current lake conditions, virtually explore camp sites and browse an interactive fish guide for each of the lakes.

  • Georgia Power investing billions in Georgia's energy future; requests funding for grid improvements, storm restoration, environmental programs
    PR Newswire18 days ago

    Georgia Power investing billions in Georgia's energy future; requests funding for grid improvements, storm restoration, environmental programs

    ATLANTA, June 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power today filed a request with the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) to increase customer rates by approximately 7% in 2020 to enable the company to continue making investments in Georgia's energy future. In the filing, the company highlights nearly $18 billion in recent and future investments being made to strengthen the reliability and resiliency of the state's electrical system and to comply with federal regulations. The company is also requesting to rebuild its storm restoration fund after more than 50 severe weather events have impacted its network in recent years, including historic storms such as Hurricanes Michael, Irma, and Matthew, and Ice Storm Pax.

  • Georgia Power Ranked #1 By J.D. Power For Residential Customer Satisfaction
    PR Newswire20 days ago

    Georgia Power Ranked #1 By J.D. Power For Residential Customer Satisfaction

    ATLANTA, June 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third year in a row, Georgia Power has been ranked number one for customer satisfaction among Large Utilities in the South by J.D. Power in its 2019 Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction StudySM. "We are committed to delivering world-class service for our customers," said Kevin Kastner, vice president of customer service for Georgia Power.

  • Georgia Power offers safety tips for Lightning Safety Awareness Week
    PR Newswire22 days ago

    Georgia Power offers safety tips for Lightning Safety Awareness Week

    Variety of programs, tools and resources available for customers throughout summer storm season ATLANTA , June 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --   With temperatures rising during the summer months, so does the ...

  • Southern Power Announces Investment in Fuel Cell Project in Delaware
    PR Newswire25 days ago

    Southern Power Announces Investment in Fuel Cell Project in Delaware

    ATLANTA, June 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Power, a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider and subsidiary of Southern Company, has made an investment into utility-scale fuel cell generation with Bloom Energy. ­The investment will support the repowering of an existing fuel cell project located on two sites in New Castle and Newark, Delaware, which currently consist of 30 megawatts (MW) of Bloom Energy Servers. "This is an excellent project to continue the growth of our partnership with Bloom Energy," said Mark Lantrip, CEO of Southern Power.

  • Southern Power Closes Sale of Nacogdoches Generating Facility to Austin Energy
    PR Newswirelast month

    Southern Power Closes Sale of Nacogdoches Generating Facility to Austin Energy

    ATLANTA, June 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Power, a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider and subsidiary of Southern Company, today completed the previously announced sale of the Nacogdoches Generating Facility to Austin Energy for $460 million, subject to customary working capital adjustments. "The sale of the biomass facility provides benefits to Southern Power and offers Austin Energy the opportunity to own a significant regional energy resource," said Southern Power President, Bill Grantham.

  • Georgia Power customers to see credit on June bills
    PR Newswirelast month

    Georgia Power customers to see credit on June bills

    ATLANTA, June 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The second of three credits associated with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 will be applied directly to Georgia Power customers' bills in June. These credits are a result of the reduction in Georgia Power's federal corporate tax rate from 35% down to 21%. Georgia Power customers will receive the credit based upon energy consumption from September 2018 through April 2019. The typical residential customer using an average of 1,000 kilowatt-hours per month would receive a credit of approximately $18 on their June Georgia Power bill.

  • Southern Power Announces Completion of Mankato Energy Center Expansion
    PR Newswirelast month

    Southern Power Announces Completion of Mankato Energy Center Expansion

    ATLANTA, June 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Power, a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider and subsidiary of Southern Company, today announced the second combined cycle unit of the Mankato Energy Center expansion in Mankato, Minn., is complete. Mankato Energy Center, the natural gas power plant, now includes two natural gas, combined cycle units and is capable of producing up to 760 megawatts of generation for the region. The expansion project highlights the company's ability to design and construct an integral part of the regional energy infrastructure.

  • Georgia Power stresses safety, preparation during Hurricane season
    PR Newswirelast month

    Georgia Power stresses safety, preparation during Hurricane season

    Company offers free Outage Alerts, tools and resources to prepare for a storm ATLANTA , June 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season is here, and Georgia Power is encouraging customers ...

  • Atlanta Gas Light to Test Adsorbed Natural Gas Technology for Light-Duty Trucks
    PR Newswire2 months ago

    Atlanta Gas Light to Test Adsorbed Natural Gas Technology for Light-Duty Trucks

    Adsorbed natural gas reduces the cost of fueling clean, efficient natural gas vehicles ATLANTA , May 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company Gas subsidiary Atlanta Gas Light today announced it will test ...

  • Georgia Power expands smart home offerings for customers
    PR Newswire2 months ago

    Georgia Power expands smart home offerings for customers

    ATLANTA, May 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power today announced it is adding to its smart home offerings by working with Vivint, a Georgia Power preferred provider, to bring customers the latest in-home security and automation solution. As one of Georgia Power's preferred providers, Vivint is exclusively offering Georgia Power's customers who sign up for Vivint's home security and automation system a $0 activation fee, free installation and a Vivint Element Thermostat. Georgia Power customers will also have access to exclusive offers on Vivint's integrated smart home system with in-home consultation, professional installation and 24/7 customer support provided by Vivint.

  • Georgia Power kicks off Memorial Day weekend with Water Safety Tips
    PR Newswire2 months ago

    Georgia Power kicks off Memorial Day weekend with Water Safety Tips

    ATLANTA, May 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- As the largest non-governmental provider of recreation facilities in the state, Georgia Power today is reminding customers and lake visitors of water safety for the start of the Memorial Day weekend. Drowning is the second leading cause of accidental death for children 1 to 4 years of age, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health and SPLASH, a longstanding Georgia Department of Natural Resources initiative supported by Georgia Power.

  • JAX LNG - The First Small-Scale Waterside LNG Production Facility in the United States is Operational
    PR Newswire2 months ago

    JAX LNG - The First Small-Scale Waterside LNG Production Facility in the United States is Operational

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. , May 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- JAX LNG, a liquefied natural gas facility located at Dames Point in Jacksonville, Florida , held a ribbon-cutting ceremony May 16 to signify the official ...

  • Stay cool, save money as summer heat hits Georgia in May
    PR Newswire2 months ago

    Stay cool, save money as summer heat hits Georgia in May

    ATLANTA, May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- With the heat of summer predicted this week, Georgia Power encourages customers to prepare now to minimize the impact of higher temperatures and increased energy use on electric bills. The company is committed to providing information and choices that give customers the options they need to reduce energy use and save money every day. Georgia Power offers tips, tools and resources that can help all customers save money and energy during the heat of summer, and throughout the year.

  • Southern Company releases annual Corporate Responsibility Report
    PR Newswire2 months ago

    Southern Company releases annual Corporate Responsibility Report

    ATLANTA, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company (SO) today released its annual Corporate Responsibility Report as part of an ongoing commitment to discuss environmental, social and governance (ESG) topics in an open and honest way. Southern Company's Corporate Responsibility Report for year-end 2018 highlights its efforts to improve the lives of customers and employees while acting as good stewards of the communities it serves and delivering value to its stakeholders. "At Southern Company, we have the privilege of providing the clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy that millions depend on to live, work and play," said Tom Fanning, president, chairman and CEO of Southern Company.

  • PR Newswire2 months ago

    PowerSecure Becomes Microgrid Implementation Provider for New Innovative Energy Joint Venture Compass Energy Platform LLC

    ATLANTA, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerSecure, Inc., a subsidiary of Southern Company, announced an agreement with Compass Energy Platform, LLC (Compass), a new joint venture formed by Navigant and InfraRed Capital Partners. As an implementation service provider for the local energy project development and finance platform, PowerSecure will develop microgrid solutions for Compass on jointly developed projects. This includes designing, engineering and executing Compass' microgrids needs, as well as operation and maintenance of the units once in service.

  • Georgia Power's Vogtle Unit 3 achieves Initial Energization
    PR Newswire2 months ago

    Georgia Power's Vogtle Unit 3 achieves Initial Energization

    ATLANTA, May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that plant equipment for Vogtle Unit 3 is now energized, or permanently powered, which is needed to perform all subsequent testing for the unit. With plant equipment previously running on temporary construction power, the completion of initial energization represents a significant milestone in the Vogtle expansion as the project moves from construction toward system operations. "Initial energization is a major first step in transitioning the project from construction toward system operations," said Vogtle 3 & 4 Construction Senior Vice President Glen Chick.

  • Southern Power Announces Management Changes
    PR Newswire2 months ago

    Southern Power Announces Management Changes

    ATLANTA , May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Power, a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider and subsidiary of Southern Company, today announced the following leadership changes to its organization, ...