Southern Co SO:NYSE (Common Stock)

LastChange / % ChangeDividend YieldVolumeAvg Volume (10 day)
49.02 0.02   0.04%4.28%8,100,2324.9M
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Southern Company subsidiary to expand solar development in Georgia

ATLANTA, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced plans to develop a 131-megawatt (MW) photovoltaic (PV) solar project in Georgia, which will be capable of generating enough electricity to help meet the energy needs of more than 21,000 homes. The electricity and associated renewable energy credits (RECs) will be sold to three Georgia electric membership corporations.

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Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, December 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Cia Energetica de Minas Gerais (NYSE: CIG), PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), The Southern Company (NYSE: SO), Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR), and NextEra Energy Inc. (NYSE: NEE). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: On Monday, December 15, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,605.16, down 1.04%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.58% lower, to finish the day at 17,180.84, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,989.63, down 0.63%. The losses were broad based as all the sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Utilities Sector Index ended the day at 229.77, down 0.89%, while the index has advanced 7.44% in the previous three months. Register for your complimentary reports on these five stocks at:

Historic Plant Vogtle expansion marks year of progress

Special event recognizes 5,000+ workforce building first new nuclear units in 30 years ATLANTA, Dec. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, Dec. 11, Georgia Power and construction partners Westinghouse and CB&I joined community leaders and project workers at a special event to mark a year of progress at the historic expansion of Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, Ga. Against the backdrop of the nearly complete 600 foot-tall Unit 3 cooling tower, attendees came together to commemorate the efforts of the more than 5,000 workers currently onsite building two of the country's first new nuclear units in three decades.

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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 Open48.94
Previous Close49.00
Day High49.3244
Day Low48.76
52 Week High12/19/2014 | 49.3244
52 Week Low1/3/2014 | 40.27
% Off 52 Week High-0.62%
% Off 52 Week Low21.73%
Beta (5 Yr)0.18
Volatility Avg12/19/2014 | 12.89
10-Day Avg. Volume4,873,657
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EPS (TTM)9/30/2014 | 2.34
P/E Ratio9/30/2014 | 21.0
Market CapLarge Cap | 44.1B
Shares Outstanding899.81M

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Dividend Yield4.28%
Dividend Announcement10/20/2014
Date of Record11/3/2014
Payable$0.525 - QRTR
Payable Date12/6/2014

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Shares Short43.15M
Short Ratio10.9
Short % of Float4.80%
As of 11/30/2014