Southern Co SO:NYSE (Common Stock)

LastChange / % ChangeDividend YieldVolumeAvg Volume (10 day)
47.25 0.14   0.30%4.44%4,304,3404.9M
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Previous close 11/21/2014

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Georgia Power names 2014 New Teacher Assistance Grant recipients

$327,000 in individual grants awarded to new teachers during program's 10-plus year history ATLANTA, Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that it has selected 42 new public school teachers from across the state to receive one of the company's annual $1,000 New Teacher Assistance Grants. Since launching the program in 2004, the company has awarded a total of $327,000 in individual grants to more than 300 new teachers from communities across the state. The company awards the grants each year to provide the state's newest teachers with much-needed funds to purchase classroom supplies and start their classroom careers. Recipients include pre-K, elementary, middle and high school teachers.

Upgrades to Plant Farley Unit 2 enhance the production of low-cost, carbon-free electricity

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unit 2 of the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Ala., has safely resumed generating electricity following the completion of a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage.

Georgia Power launches EV charger rebate program for businesses

Company rolls out multi-year, industry-leading initiative to encourage adoption of electric vehicles ATLANTA, Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today the launch of its new electric vehicle (EV) charger rebate program for business customers. The two-year program, informed by feedback from Georgia businesses, offers business customers a $500 rebate for installing 240-volt Level 2 (L2) chargers. The business customer program is part of a larger electric transportation pilot initiative which includes promoting public education, supporting community charging stations for public use, enhancing charging options at select Georgia Power facilities and offering rebates for residential customers who install EV chargers at their homes.

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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 Open47.32
Previous Close47.11
Day High47.37
Day Low46.83
52 Week High11/5/2014 | 47.97
52 Week Low12/13/2013 | 40.03
% Off 52 Week High-1.50%
% Off 52 Week Low18.04%
Beta (5 Yr)0.19
Volatility Avg11/21/2014 | 12.88
10-Day Avg. Volume4,855,544
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EPS (TTM)9/30/2014 | 2.34
P/E Ratio9/30/2014 | 20.2
Market CapLarge Cap | 42.5B
Shares Outstanding899.81M
Float899.5M

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Dividend Yield4.44%
Ex-Date10/30/2014
Dividend Announcement10/20/2014
Date of Record11/3/2014
Payable$0.525 - QRTR
Payable Date12/6/2014

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Shares Short44.55M
Short Ratio6.2
Short % of Float4.95%
As of 10/31/2014

Peers Information HelpSO Southern Co vs. Peers

Peers 
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Southern Co
14.94%
Entergy Corporation
30.24%
TECO Energy, Inc.
13.75%
American Electric Power Company Inc
22.85%
Cleco Corporation
14.80%
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Southern Co
4.44%
Entergy Corporation
4.04%
TECO Energy, Inc.
4.50%
American Electric Power Company Inc
3.70%
Cleco Corporation
2.99%
SO
Southern Co
0.30%
Entergy Corporation
0.21%
TECO Energy, Inc.
0.31%
American Electric Power Company Inc
0.33%
Cleco Corporation
-0.13%
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