Southern Co SO:NYSE (Common Stock)

LastChange / % ChangeDividend YieldVolumeAvg Volume (10 day)
44.32 -0.55   -1.23%4.84%4,099,9184.1M
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Latest News Headlines for Southern Co

NRC reaffirms safe operation, regulatory commitment of Farley, Hatch and Vogtle nuclear plants

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, the U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission held three informational open houses for the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Ala., the Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant near Baxley, Ga., and the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant near Waynesboro, Ga., to discuss the 2014 site assessment results. The Commission concluded that the plants met all of the NRC safety standards and that there were no major issues.

Mississippi Power announces plans for largest utility-scale solar projects in the state

GULFPORT, Miss., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mississippi Power is partnering with two solar businesses and the U.S. Navy to build utility-scale solar electric generating farms at two different locations in the company's service territory. With a combined total of approximately 53 megawatts, together these projects would represent the largest solar installations in Mississippi.

The Big Winner in the US Coal Regulations Game

LONDON, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Overnight, the US government has created an annual $2-billion mercury control industry that Warren Buffet has already invested more than $30 million in, as the Obama administration makes the final play in its regulatory war on the $120-billion coal-fired segment of the power industry.

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Company Background

Southern Company, is an operating public utility company. The Company constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets, including renewable energy projects, and sells electricity at market-based rates in the wholesale market. Southern Power Company is an electric wholesale generation subsidiary with market-based rate authority from the FERC. Southern Power continues to seek opportunities to execute its strategy to create value through various transactions, including acquisitions and sales of assets, construction of new power plants, and entry into PPAs primarily with investor owned utilities, independent power producers, municipalities, and electric cooperatives. Southern Power Company's business activities are not subject to traditional state regulation like the traditional operating companies but are subject to regulation by the FERC.


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Bid | Size-- | --
Ask | Size-- | --
Price Open44.98
Previous Close44.87
Day High45.05
Day Low44.27
52 Week High1/28/2015 | 53.16
52 Week Low8/6/2014 | 41.87
% Off 52 Week High-16.63%
% Off 52 Week Low5.85%
Beta (5 Yr)0.08
Volatility Avg4/27/2015 | 15.53
10-Day Avg. Volume4,094,367
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EPS (TTM)12/31/2014 | 2.18
P/E Ratio12/31/2014 | 20.6
Market CapLarge Cap | 40.3B
Shares Outstanding909.00M

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Dividend Yield4.84%
Dividend Announcement4/20/2015
Date of Record5/18/2015
Payable$0.5425 - QRTR
Payable Date6/6/2015

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Shares Short28.72M
Short Ratio--
Short % of Float3.16%
As of 4/15/2015