Southern Co SO:NYSE (Common Stock)

LastChange / % ChangeDividend YieldVolumeAvg Volume (10 day)
50.72 -2.07   -3.92%4.14%12,555,0035.4M
Market data is delayed by at least 20 minutes.
Summary chart showing the current equity's performance of over the past 1 days
  • Advanced Charts
  • Embed the above chart in your blog or website

    Customize, copy, and then paste the generated code into your website.

Previous close 1/30/2015

Latest News Headlines for Southern Co

Tami M. Barron named president of SouthernLINC Wireless

ATLANTA, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company Services President and CEO Mark S. Lantrip today announced that Tami M. Barron has been elected president and CEO of SouthernLINC Wireless, an Atlanta-based regional wireless communications network, effective Feb. 1, 2015. She most recently served as vice president of Southern Company's supply chain management organization.

Technical Roundup on Utilities Sector Equities - Southern, Cia Energetica de Minas Gerais, FirstEnergy, Abengoa Yield, and Vivint Solar

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, January 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: The Southern Company (NYSE: SO), Cia Energetica de Minas Gerais (NYSE: CIG), FirstEnergy Corporation (NYSE: FE), Abengoa Yield PLC (NASDAQ: ABY), and Vivint Solar Inc. (NYSE: VSLR). Free research report on Southern can be accessed at On Tuesday, January 27, 2015, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,681.50, down 1.89%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 1.65%, to finish the day at 17,387.21, and the S&P 500 closed at 2,029.55, down 1.34%. The losses were broad based as nine out of ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Utilities Sector Index ended the day at 250.46, up 0.17%, with the index also advancing 10.84% in the previous three months. Register for your complimentary reports at the links given below.

Continued Financial Results Growth Continues for Diversified Utilities Sector - Company Sees Strong Demand for New Solar Projects

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, January 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A few Industry Analysts believe Solar & Wind power are expected to yield cheapest energy as global economies look for profitable considerations for a switch to renewable energy in the next five to ten years. Diversified Energy Companies in focus to today are: Atlantic Wind & Solar (OTC: AWSL), FuelCell Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: FCEL), NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: NEP), Calpine Corp. (NYSE: CPN) and Southern Company (NYSE: SO).

View more recent headlines

Peers Information HelpSO Southern Co vs. Peers

Southern Co
Entergy Corporation
TECO Energy, Inc.
American Electric Power Company Inc
Cleco Corporation
Southern Co
Entergy Corporation
TECO Energy, Inc.
American Electric Power Company Inc
Cleco Corporation
Southern Co
Entergy Corporation
TECO Energy, Inc.
American Electric Power Company Inc
Cleco Corporation
Compare these stocks

Latest Annual and Quarterly SEC Filings

More Filings

This report contains detailed information about the company's business finances and management.


Quarterly reports contain financial statement, a discussion from management and a list of company events (stock splits, acquisitions, etc.)

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.


collapse, right-facing arrow indicating collapsed view of sectionOverview

A table providing an overview of the stock
Bid | Size-- | --
Ask | Size-- | --
Price Open52.30
Previous Close52.79
Day High52.49
Day Low50.64
52 Week High1/28/2015 | 53.16
52 Week Low1/30/2014 | 40.30
% Off 52 Week High-4.59%
% Off 52 Week Low25.86%
Beta (5 Yr)0
Volatility Avg1/30/2015 | 13.83
10-Day Avg. Volume5,374,588
Market data is delayed by at least 20 minutes.

expand, down-facing arrow indicating expanded view of sectionFundamentals

A table providing the fundamentals of the stock
EPS (TTM)9/30/2014 | 2.34
P/E Ratio9/30/2014 | 21.7
Market CapLarge Cap | 45.6B
Shares Outstanding899.81M

collapse, right-facing arrow indicating collapsed view of sectionDividends

A table providing information about the dividends of the stock
Dividend Yield4.14%
Dividend Announcement1/16/2015
Date of Record2/17/2015
Payable$0.525 - QRTR
Payable Date3/6/2015

collapse, right-facing arrow indicating collapsed view of sectionShare Statistics

A table providing statistics about shares of the stock
Shares Short30.72M
Short Ratio5.5
Short % of Float3.42%
As of 1/15/2015