Southern Co SO:NYSE (Common Stock)

LastChange / % ChangeDividend YieldVolumeAvg Volume (10 day)
43.69 0.41   0.95%4.81%5,639,1314.3M
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Previous close 9/19/2014

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SouthernLINC Wireless President and CEO Don Horsley Re-elected to CTIA Board of Directors

ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SouthernLINC Wireless, a Southern Company (NYSE: SO), announced today that President and CEO Don Horsley has been re-elected to the board of directors of CTIA--The Wireless Association(R) .

Plant Vogtle Unit 2 begins planned refueling and maintenance outage

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plant operators safely took Unit 2 of the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant offline on Sunday, Sept. 14, for a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage.

Georgia Power marks National Drive Electric Week

Week of events scheduled to educate and inspire Georgia drivers to consider electric transportation ATLANTA, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power is joining other electric utilities, automotive companies, nonprofit organizations, elected officials and thousands of electric vehicle (EV) fans across the country to mark National Drive Electric Week September 15 -- 21. The annual celebration, which started as a single day of events in 2011, has since grown to a weeklong series of events across the country highlighting the benefits of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. National Drive Electric Week is especially exciting for Georgians as Atlanta is currently ranked as the number two market for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles nationwide with more EVs on the road every day.

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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 Open43.36
Previous Close43.28
Day High43.77
Day Low43.35
52 Week High4/29/2014 | 46.81
52 Week Low12/13/2013 | 40.03
% Off 52 Week High-6.67%
% Off 52 Week Low9.14%
Beta (5 Yr)0.19
Volatility Avg9/19/2014 | 12.82
10-Day Avg. Volume4,260,679
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EPS (TTM)6/30/2014 | 2.51
P/E Ratio6/30/2014 | 17.4
Market CapLarge Cap | 39.1B
Shares Outstanding895.70M

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Dividend Yield4.81%
Dividend Announcement7/21/2014
Date of Record8/4/2014
Payable$0.525 - QRTR
Payable Date9/6/2014

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Shares Short41.33M
Short Ratio15.6
Short % of Float4.62%
As of 8/31/2014

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