SO - The Southern Company

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
51.52
-0.16 (-0.31%)
At close: 4:02PM EST
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Previous Close51.68
Open51.53
Bid50.55 x 500
Ask51.99 x 600
Day's Range51.03 - 51.70
52 Week Range46.71 - 53.51
Volume4,534,821
Avg. Volume4,370,132
Market Cap51.707B
Beta-0.04
PE Ratio (TTM)94.71
EPS (TTM)0.54
Earnings DateFeb 20, 2018 - Feb 26, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield2.32 (4.49%)
Ex-Dividend Date2017-11-17
1y Target Est51.96
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  • Market Realist18 hours ago

    How Southern Company Stock Is Valued Currently

    2017 was indeed notable for Southern Company and its investors mainly due to its power plant snags.

  • Market Realist20 hours ago

    Natural Gas Inventories Rose Unexpectedly: The Impact on Coal

    According to EIA estimates, the natural gas inventory for the week ended December 1, 2017, is 3,695 Bcf (billion cubic feet). This reading is just 2 Bcf above the 3,693 Bcf recorded for the week ended ...

  • Toshiba fulfills $3.68 billion parent guarantee obligation for Vogtle nuclear expansion
    PR Newswire23 hours ago

    Toshiba fulfills $3.68 billion parent guarantee obligation for Vogtle nuclear expansion

    ATLANTA, Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power and the other Vogtle co-owners, Oglethorpe Power, MEAG Power and Dalton Utilities, have now received a total of $3.68 billion in parent guarantee payments from Toshiba, the full amount owed by the parent company of former primary Vogtle contractor Westinghouse. Toshiba originally agreed to make monthly payments through January 2021 but, under a new agreement reached earlier this month, delivered all remaining installments in a single payment of approximately $3.225 billion on December 14. Georgia Power's proportionate share of the payment is $1.47 billion.

  • Georgia Power assists AT&T with Project AirGig Trials to Bring Ultra-Fast Internet Over Power Lines Closer to Reality
    PR Newswire2 days ago

    Georgia Power assists AT&T with Project AirGig Trials to Bring Ultra-Fast Internet Over Power Lines Closer to Reality

    ATLANTA, Dec. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that it is working with AT&T for a Georgia-based trial of AT&T's unique Project AirGig technology. AirGig is a first-of-its-kind system that could one day deliver internet speeds well over 1 gigabit per second via a millimeter wave (mmWave) signal guided by power lines. AT&T hopes that one day there will be no need to build new towers or bury new cables in locations close to aerial power lines.

  • Market Realist2 days ago

    Analysts Raised Target Prices for These Utilities Last Week

    NextEra Energy (NEE), the biggest constituent of the S&P 500 Utilities Index, has a mean price target of $160.6 against its current market price of $159.0.

  • Capital Cube3 days ago

    The Southern Co. – Value Analysis (NYSE:SO) : December 12, 2017

    Categories: Fundamental Analysis Yahoo FinanceClick here to see latest analysis Capitalcube gives The Southern Co. a score of 50. Our analysis is based on comparing The Southern Co. with the following peers – SCANA Corporation, Duke Energy Corporation, Dominion Energy Inc, Entergy Corporation, American Electric Power Company, Inc., NextEra Energy, Inc., FirstEnergy Corp., PPL Corporation, NRG Energy, Inc. and ... Read more (Read more...)

  • 2017 marks year of progress for nation's only new nuclear units
    PR Newswire3 days ago

    2017 marks year of progress for nation's only new nuclear units

    ATLANTA, Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- 2017 was a year of construction progress for the Vogtle expansion with 6,000 people from across the country onsite working to move the Vogtle nuclear expansion forward. March – Westinghouse, the primary contractor for the Vogtle nuclear expansion and designer of the AP1000 technology being used for the new units, files for bankruptcy. Georgia Power and the other co-owners were prepared for this possibility and immediately put an interim assessment agreement (IAA) in place that allowed work to continue at the site.

  • Market Realist4 days ago

    How Utilities Are Performing Compared to Broader Markets

    Broader markets continued to make new highs on the expected tax reforms while utilities fell approximately 1% last week.

  • ACCESSWIRE4 days ago

    Free Post Earnings Research Report: The Southern Reported Better Than Expected Earnings

    Stock Monitor: Companhia Paranaense de Energia Post Earnings Reporting LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / December 11, 2017 / Active-Investors free earnings report on The Southern Co. (NYSE: SO ) ("Southern") ...

  • Georgia Power restoration efforts nearing completion with power to more than 365,000 customers restored since Friday
    PR Newswire4 days ago

    Georgia Power restoration efforts nearing completion with power to more than 365,000 customers restored since Friday

    ATLANTA, Dec. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout the day today, Georgia Power has largely completed restoration efforts following this weekend's winter weather. Customers in some of the hardest hits areas of North Georgia may not be able reconnect to Georgia Power service due to extensive damage. Georgia Power reminds customers that the electrical service entry point on their home or business, including the meter box and other components, must be repaired before Georgia Power can reconnect service.

  • Georgia Power restoration efforts to be largely completed Sunday
    PR Newswire5 days ago

    Georgia Power restoration efforts to be largely completed Sunday

    ATLANTA, Dec. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power expects to have restoration efforts largely completed Sunday with crews in the field remaining focused on reconnecting all customers impacted by this weekend's severe winter weather which brought snowfall, freezing rain and ice throughout North Georgia. Restoration teams are gaining access to some of the hardest-hit areas for the first time today to assess damage and will continue to concentrate on restoring as many customers as possible with each repair while addressing public safety concerns. As of 11:30 a.m. Sunday, approximately 35,000 customers are without power statewide according to Georgia Power's Online Outage Map.

  • Power restored to 295,000 customers as of Saturday night
    PR Newswire5 days ago

    Power restored to 295,000 customers as of Saturday night

    ATLANTA, Dec. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Repair and restoration efforts continue Saturday night, with Georgia Power personnel across the state remaining focused on safely restoring all customers impacted by this week's winter weather. Since noon Friday, restoration crews have been in field and have safely restored power to approximately 295,000 customers. As of 11 p.m. Saturday, approximately 50,000 customers were without power statewide according to Georgia Power's Online Outage Map.

  • Restoration efforts progressing with 240,000 customers restored since Friday
    PR Newswire6 days ago

    Restoration efforts progressing with 240,000 customers restored since Friday

    ATLANTA, Dec. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power crews have made significant progress Saturday, restoring power to customers throughout Northern Georgia and making critical repairs to restore the largest numbers of customers possible and address public safety concerns. As of 5 p.m. Saturday, approximately 80,000 customers were without power statewide according to Georgia Power's Online Outage Map. Customers should continue to check the Outage Map as updated local estimated restoration times are posted based on ongoing evaluations with new assessments and repair estimates.

  • Power restored to 175,000 customers over past 24 hours
    PR Newswire6 days ago

    Power restored to 175,000 customers over past 24 hours

    ATLANTA, Dec. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Repair and restoration efforts continue Saturday afternoon with personnel throughout the state engaged in Georgia Power's efforts to restore service to customers impacted by heavy snowfall over the past 24 hours.  Restoration crews in the field continue to face challenging travel conditions, including impassable bridges and roads due to significant snow accumulation and icing. As of 12:30 p.m. Saturday, approximately 130,000 customers were without power statewide according to Georgia Power's Online Outage Map. Customers should continue to check the Outage Map as updated local estimated restoration times are posted based on ongoing evaluations with new assessments and repair estimates.

  • Restoration efforts continue Saturday as crews face challenging weather and travel conditions
    PR Newswire6 days ago

    Restoration efforts continue Saturday as crews face challenging weather and travel conditions

    ATLANTA, Dec. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- With winter weather continuing into Saturday, Georgia Power is responding to service interruptions as quickly and safely as possible. Restoration crews working to restore power for customers today are facing challenging weather and travel conditions, including impassable bridges and roads due to significant snow accumulation and icing. Since noon Friday, restoration crews have been in field and have safely restored power to more than 130,000 customers.

  • PR Newswire6 days ago

    Georgia Power responding to outages caused by winter weather

    Company reminds customers to stay safe after the storm and informed with tools and resources ATLANTA , Dec. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As winter weather, including snow and freezing rain, continues to move ...

  • U.S. Department of Energy approves Toshiba agreement to deliver $3.2 billion in remaining payments for Vogtle project
    PR Newswire6 days ago

    U.S. Department of Energy approves Toshiba agreement to deliver $3.2 billion in remaining payments for Vogtle project

    ATLANTA, Dec. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued the final approval needed for Georgia Power's new agreement with Toshiba, the parent company of former primary Vogtle contractor Westinghouse, to receive all remaining scheduled payments from Toshiba in the amount of approximately $3.2 billion by Dec. 15, 2017. Georgia Power's proportionate share of the payments is approximately $1.47 billion.

  • Atlantic Coast Pipeline signs Project Labor Agreements with four leading construction trade unions
    PR Newswire7 days ago

    Atlantic Coast Pipeline signs Project Labor Agreements with four leading construction trade unions

    RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC announced today it has signed Project Labor Agreements with the nation's four leading building and construction trade unions. The agreements reaffirm the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project's commitment to hiring skilled union workers for the pipeline's construction. The agreements were signed with the Laborers' International Union of North America (LiUNA), Teamsters National Pipeline (Teamsters), International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) and the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States (United Association).

  • The Southern Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SO-US : December 8, 2017
    Capital Cube7 days ago

    The Southern Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SO-US : December 8, 2017

    Categories: ETFs Yahoo FinanceGet full CapitalCube analysis *Disclaimer : This is as of previous day’s closing price. Technical Indicators Below is a quick look at 5 technical indicators for The Southern Co.. More studies are available on the Technical Chart. Indicator Signal Closing Price above/below 50 Day Moving Average Bullish Closing Price above/below 200 Day Moving Average Bullish ... Read more (Read more...)

  • New shield building panels placed at Vogtle nuclear expansion
    PR Newswire8 days ago

    New shield building panels placed at Vogtle nuclear expansion

    ATLANTA, Dec. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today the latest milestone at the Vogtle nuclear expansion – the placement of additional shield building panels for Unit 3 on Dec. 4. Construction has continued uninterrupted at the Vogtle site following Westinghouse's bankruptcy in March with all Vogtle co-owners (Georgia Power, Oglethorpe Power, MEAG Power and Dalton Utilities) working together to maintain the project's momentum. In addition to new videos posted regularly on the Georgia Power YouTube Channel, follow the progress from the site with new photos added each month in the Plant Vogtle 3 & 4 Online Photo Gallery.

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Southern Co.
    Markit8 days ago

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

    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. The current level displays a negative indicator.

  • Georgia Power dedicates first Community Solar facility to serve customers
    PR Newswire9 days ago

    Georgia Power dedicates first Community Solar facility to serve customers

    ATLANTA, Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power today dedicated the first of two planned solar facilities to supply its new Community Solar program. The two megawatt (MW) solar project, comprised of 8,200 panels and covering more than 10 acres in northeast Georgia, will deliver energy for the new program which gives subscribers a bill credit based on actual solar energy production at the facility. Leaders from Georgia Power, Georgia Public Service Commissioners Lauren "Bubba" McDonald and Tim Echols, as well as community and business leaders marked the occasion at a special event in Comer, Georgia.

  • Southern Company Sets Deadline for Toshiba's Pending Payment
    Zacks9 days ago

    Southern Company Sets Deadline for Toshiba's Pending Payment

    Southern Company (SO) is set to receive from Toshiba the remaining guaranteed payments worth $3.2 billion by Dec 15, 2017.

  • Southern Says Toshiba to Speed Up Payments for Nuclear Project
    Bloomberg10 days ago

    Southern Says Toshiba to Speed Up Payments for Nuclear Project

    Southern Co. said an accelerated timetable for receiving the remaining $3.2 billion in parental guarantees from Toshiba Corp. for two reactors under construction in Georgia will help its case to continue ...

  • Market Realist10 days ago

    Analyzing Top Utilities’ Target Prices

    According to Wall Street analysts, renewables giant NextEra Energy (NEE) has a mean target price of $159.6—compared to its current market price of $156.0.