Southern Co 


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As of 02:24 PM ET 4/24/2014

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Hundreds of Georgia Power volunteers "clean and green" across the state for Earth Day

Dozens of local events build on 2013 all-time service record; company offers annual energy efficiency tips for customers ATLANTA, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power employees from across the state will again trade in their hard hats and suits for rakes and trash bags to mark Earth Day this week. The company's annual involvement in Earth Day activities is part of Georgia Power's longstanding commitment to environmental stewardship and builds on a record-setting 2013 during which employees and retirees took the company's vision of "being a citizen wherever we serve" to new heights, performing an all-time high of 147,000 volunteer hours around the state. This milestone included 2013 Earth Day volunteer activities, as well as work performed on the Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service, holiday programs such as collecting gifts for local children and food for food banks and much more.

Southern Company raises dividend rate 13th straight year; annual rate goes to $2.10 per share

ATLANTA, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company said today it is increasing its annual dividend by 7 cents per share to a rate of $2.10 per share. The increase marks the 13th straight year that Southern Company has raised the dividend on its common stock.

Southern Company subsidiary and Turner Renewable Energy strengthen renewable portfolio by closing on second California solar plant

ATLANTA, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power, in partnership with Turner Renewable Energy, has announced the official acquisition of the partnership's second California solar installation. The agreement to acquire the Adobe Solar Facility, a 20-megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) installation in Kern County, Calif., was closed upon successful completion of construction. The facility represents the partnership's sixth solar project and is expected to begin commercial operation in May. The partnership's first solar facility in California -- the 139-MW Campo Verde Solar Facility -- entered service in October 2013.

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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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Price OpenPrevious Close
Day HighDay Low
52wk High/Date52wk Low/Date
48.35 / 4/26/201340.03 / 12/13/2013
% off 52wk High% off 52wk Low
Beta (5 Yr)Market Capitalization
0.140.6B Large Cap
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Ex-DateDate of Record
PayablePayable Date
0.525 - QRTR6/6/2014

Last Trade as of 4/24/2014 2:26 PM ET

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