Southern Co SO:NYSE (Common Stock)

LastChange / % ChangeDividend YieldVolumeAvg Volume (10 day)
43.80 -0.60   -1.35%4.73%3,755,2562.6M
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Electric Utilities Stocks Coverage -- Cia Energetica de Minas Gerais, Southern, FirstEnergy, NextEra Energy, and Entergy

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, August 28, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,557.70, down 0.26%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.25% lower at 17,079.57, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,996.74, down 0.17%. The losses were broad based as seven out of ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Utilities Sector Index ended the day at 217.08, up 0.67%, while the index has declined 0.80% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Cia Energetica de Minas Gerais (NYSE: CIG), The Southern Company (NYSE: SO), FirstEnergy Corporation (NYSE: FE), NextEra Energy Inc. (NYSE: NEE), and Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:

Updates on Proposed Merger, Philanthropic Initiatives, Appointments, and Technical Updates - Research Reports on Exelon, Southern Company, American Electric, PSEG and NextEra

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom NEW YORK, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), Southern Company (NYSE: SO), American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE: AEP), Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE: PEG) and NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at:

Plant Farley and workers' union sign new contract

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, Aug, 25, leaders of the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers signed a new five-year contract effective Aug. 15.

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Company Background

The Southern Company (Southern Company)is a holding company, which owns all of the common stock of the traditional operating companies, including Alabama Power Company (Alabama Power), Georgia Power Company (Georgia Power), Gulf Power Company (Gulf Power), and Mississippi Power Company (Mississippi Power) ,and Southern Power Company (Southern Power), and other direct and indirect subsidiaries (together, the Southern Company system). The primary business of the Southern Company system is electricity sales by the traditional operating companies and Southern Power. The four traditional operating companies are vertically integrated utilities providing electric service in four Southeastern states. Southern Power constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets. In July 2012, the Company and Turner Renewable Energy acquired a 20 megawatts solar photovoltaic power plant in Nevada from SunEdison, a subsidiary of MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc.


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Bid | Size-- | --
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Price Open44.32
Previous Close44.40
Day High44.44
Day Low43.61
52 Week High4/29/2014 | 46.81
52 Week Low12/13/2013 | 40.03
% Off 52 Week High-6.43%
% Off 52 Week Low9.42%
Beta (5 Yr)0.2
Volatility Avg9/2/2014 | 13.02
10-Day Avg. Volume2,607,343
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EPS (TTM)6/30/2014 | 2.51
P/E Ratio6/30/2014 | 17.7
Market CapLarge Cap | 39.2B
Shares Outstanding895.70M

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Dividend Yield4.73%
Dividend Announcement7/21/2014
Date of Record8/4/2014
Payable$0.525 - QRTR
Payable Date9/6/2014

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Shares Short41.67M
Short Ratio8.2
Short % of Float4.66%
As of 8/15/2014

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