Southern Co SO:NYSE (Common Stock)

LastChange / % ChangeDividend YieldVolumeAvg Volume (10 day)
47.41 0.20   0.42%4.43%3,329,6877.7M
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Previous close 10/24/2014

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Southern Company subsidiary to top 300 MW of -2-

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Southern Company subsidiary to top 300 MW of total solar generating capacity with acquisition of new California facility

ATLANTA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced the acquisition of the 150-megawatt (MW) Solar Gen 2 solar facility in California from First Solar, Inc. As the largest solar facility in the Southern Power portfolio, Solar Gen 2 is expected to generate enough electricity to power more than 60,000 average California homes.

Georgia Power named 2014 Investor-Owned Utility of the Year by Solar Electric Power Association

Company a leader in cost-effective solar development; anticipates more than 900 MW in place by 2016 ATLANTA, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) has announced that Georgia Power has been selected by a panel of judges as the 2014 Investor-Owned Utility of the Year. SEPA, an educational non-profit organization dedicated to helping utilities integrate solar energy into their portfolios, made the announcement Tuesday at its annual Solar Power International Conference in Las Vegas. Georgia Power Chairman, President and CEO Paul Bowers was on hand to accept the award on behalf of the company.

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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 Open47.21
Previous Close47.21
Day High47.50
Day Low47.14
52 Week High10/15/2014 | 47.68
52 Week Low12/13/2013 | 40.03
% Off 52 Week High-0.57%
% Off 52 Week Low18.44%
Beta (5 Yr)0.2
Volatility Avg10/24/2014 | 12.76
10-Day Avg. Volume7,712,930
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EPS (TTM)6/30/2014 | 2.51
P/E Ratio6/30/2014 | 18.9
Market CapLarge Cap | 42.5B
Shares Outstanding895.70M

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Dividend Yield4.43%
Dividend Announcement10/20/2014
Date of Record11/3/2014
Payable$0.525 - QRTR
Payable Date12/6/2014

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Shares Short39.93M
Short Ratio5.3
Short % of Float4.46%
As of 10/15/2014

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