Southern Co SO:NYSE (Common Stock)

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42.89 0.71   1.68%5.14%4,937,4204.9M
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Previous close 7/2/2015

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Georgia Power highlights July 4th lake safety tips

Thousands of visitors expected at company recreation areas this holiday weekend ATLANTA, July 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As Georgians prepare to celebrate the July 4(th) holiday this weekend, Georgia Power reminds boaters and swimmers to keep water safety in mind. The company, the largest non-governmental provider of recreation facilities in Georgia, provides recreational opportunities year round for the general public at more than 40 sites across the state.

Southern Company and partners announce longleaf -2-

The Chattahoochee Fall Line Conservation Partnership will accelerate and demonstrate longleaf conservation on more than 22,000 acres in west Georgia and east Alabama, including 1,500 acres of longleaf planted and more than 20,000 acres enhanced through prescribed fire and other treatments. The project will build on a network of model demonstration sites for landowners to observe restoration and management results and understand the economic and ecological costs and benefits of longleaf. Outreach will build on past successes in Georgia and expand into Alabama, engaging 1,000 stakeholders and introducing 200 private landowners to cost-share programs. Partners include The Nature Conservancy -- Georgia, The Longleaf Alliance, Jones Ecological Research Center, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Georgia Forestry Commission, Fort Benning, National Resources Conservation Service, The Nature Conservancy, Auburn University, Columbus State University, Tuskegee University, Alabama Forestry Commission, Tuskegee National Forest, Alabama Wildlife Federation, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, East Gulf Coast Joint Venture, National Wildlife Federation and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Southern Company and partners announce longleaf conservation grants

ATLANTA, June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In a continuous effort to support wildlife protection and natural resource conservation, Southern Company and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced $4.6 million in grants to establish and enhance more than 173,000 acres of longleaf pine. Among the grants are 11 projects within the Southern Company system service area in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi.

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Company Background

Southern Company is an operating public utility company. The primary business of the Southern Company is electricity sales by the traditional operating companies and Southern Power. Southern Company's business segments are the sale of electricity by the four traditional operating companies and Southern Power. The four traditional operating companies, including Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power and Mississippi Power, are vertically integrated utilities providing electric service in four Southeastern states. Southern Company owns all of the common stock of Southern Power Company, which is also an operating public utility company. Southern Power constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets, including renewable energy projects, and sells electricity at market-based rates in the wholesale market. The Company also operates the All Other segment.


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Bid | Size-- | --
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Price Open42.45
Previous Close42.18
Day High42.95
Day Low42.42
52 Week High1/28/2015 | 53.16
52 Week Low6/26/2015 | 41.40
% Off 52 Week High-19.32%
% Off 52 Week Low3.60%
Beta (5 Yr)0.00
Volatility Avg7/2/2015 | 15.17
10-Day Avg. Volume4,864,899
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EPS (TTM)3/31/2015 | 2.34
P/E Ratio3/31/2015 | 18.3
Market CapLarge Cap | 39.0B
Shares Outstanding908.26M

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Dividend Yield5.14%
Dividend Announcement4/20/2015
Date of Record5/18/2015
Payable$0.5425 - QRTR
Payable Date6/6/2015

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Shares Short33.60M
Short Ratio6.4
Short % of Float3.70%
As of 6/15/2015