Southern Co SO:NYSE (Common Stock)

LastChange / % ChangeDividend YieldVolumeAvg Volume (10 day)
45.76 -0.16   -0.35%4.59%3,778,2436.0M
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Previous close 2/26/2015

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Georgia Power marks Engineers Week with focus on STEM education

ATLANTA, Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout this week, Georgia Power is recognizing current and future engineers as part of the annual Engineers Week celebration. Engineers Week, which has been observed by the engineering community for decades, is designed to celebrate how engineers make a difference in the world, increase public dialogue around the need for engineers and bring engineering to life for kids, educators and parents.

Southern Company subsidiary acquires two Georgia solar projects totaling 99 megawatts

ATLANTA, Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced the acquisition of two photovoltaic (PV) solar projects totaling 99 megawatts (MW) in Georgia -- the 80-MW Decatur Parkway Solar Project and the 19-MW Decatur County Solar Project -- from Tradewind Energy, Inc.

Fortune names Southern Company a top utility for sixth consecutive year

ATLANTA, Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortune magazine has named Southern Company to its 2015 "World's Most Admired Companies" list, marking the sixth consecutive year the company has been recognized among the publication's top three utilities worldwide for financial soundness, value as a long-term investment and quality of management.

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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 Open46.03
Previous Close45.76
Day High--
Day Low--
52 Week High1/28/2015 | 53.16
52 Week Low3/7/2014 | 41.59
% Off 52 Week High-13.92%
% Off 52 Week Low10.03%
Beta (5 Yr)0.1
Volatility Avg2/26/2015 | 15.18
10-Day Avg. Volume5,977,337
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EPS (TTM)12/31/2014 | 2.20
P/E Ratio12/31/2014 | 20.8
Market CapLarge Cap | 41.5B
Shares Outstanding906.00M

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Dividend Yield4.59%
Dividend Announcement1/16/2015
Date of Record2/17/2015
Payable$0.525 - QRTR
Payable Date3/6/2015

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Shares Short35.46M
Short Ratio4.4
Short % of Float3.92%
As of 2/15/2015