Southern Co SO:NYSE (Common Stock)

LastChange / % ChangeDividend YieldVolumeAvg Volume (10 day)
46.78 0.56   1.21%4.54%5,549,6298.6M
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Previous close 10/20/2014

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Nuclear Science Week returns to Georgia and Plant Vogtle

Annual national celebration places focus on nuclear science, education and careers ATLANTA, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that it is celebrating national Nuclear Science Week again this year by hosting and participating in a series of special local events in and around the company's Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, Ga. The annual celebration is organized to draw attention to all aspects of nuclear science and the vital role it plays in the lives of Americans, as well as encourage education and highlight the energy careers of tomorrow. The week is especially poignant in Georgia as the construction of Plant Vogtle units 3 and 4 continues to progress, employing more than 5,000 workers currently as the largest job-producing project in the state.

Southern Company announces quarterly dividend

ATLANTA, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company today announced a regular quarterly dividend of 52.50 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable Dec. 6, 2014, to shareholders of record as of Nov. 3, 2014. This marks 268 consecutive quarters -- dating back to 1948 -- that Southern Company will have paid a dividend to its shareholders.

Bonds Offering, Updated Guidance, Awards, Production Resumed, and Dividends - Research Reports on SolarCity, Skyworks, Accenture, Dominion and Southern Company

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding SolarCity Corporation (NASDAQ: SCTY), Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS), Accenture plc (NYSE: ACN), Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE: D) and Southern Company (NYSE: SO). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/7301-100free.

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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-- | --
Ask | Size-- | --
Price Open46.25
Previous Close46.78
Day High--
Day Low--
52 Week High10/15/2014 | 47.68
52 Week Low12/13/2013 | 40.03
% Off 52 Week High(1.89)%
% Off 52 Week Low16.86%
Beta (5 Yr)0.15
Volatility Avg10/20/2014 | 12.83
10-Day Avg. Volume8,575,845
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EPS (TTM)6/30/2014 | 2.51
P/E Ratio6/30/2014 | 18.7
Market CapLarge Cap | 41.9B
Shares Outstanding895.70M
Float895.0M

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Dividend Yield4.54%
Ex-Date7/31/2014
Dividend Announcement7/21/2014
Date of Record8/4/2014
Payable$0.525 - QRTR
Payable Date9/6/2014

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Shares Short41.43M
Short Ratio9.9
Short % of Float4.63%
As of 9/30/2014

Peers Information HelpSO Southern Co vs. Peers

Peers 
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Southern Co
13.79%
Entergy Corporation
26.19%
TECO Energy, Inc.
9.22%
American Electric Power Company Inc
18.44%
Cleco Corporation
14.20%
SO
Southern Co
4.49%
Entergy Corporation
4.16%
TECO Energy, Inc.
4.67%
American Electric Power Company Inc
3.61%
Cleco Corporation
3.01%
SO
Southern Co
1.21%
Entergy Corporation
0.64%
TECO Energy, Inc.
2.95%
American Electric Power Company Inc
1.37%
Cleco Corporation
10.30%
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