Southern Co SO:NYSE (Common Stock)

LastDaily Change / % ChangeDividend YieldVolumeAvg Volume (10 day)
44.44 -0.46   -1.02%5.22%8,808,6027.9M
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Previous close 1/19/2018

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Southern Company accelerating restoration efforts in Puerto Rico by deploying additional personnel and equipment

ATLANTA, Jan. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company announced today that lineworkers and support staff from each of Southern Company's four electric operating companies -- Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power and Mississippi Power -- will be deployed to Puerto Rico. Personnel are scheduled to arrive in Puerto Rico today, Jan. 20, to help restore power safely and as quickly as possible to areas impacted by Hurricane Maria as part of an industry mutual assistance effort coordinated through the Edison Electric Institute.

Southern Company announces quarterly dividend

ATLANTA, Jan. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company today announced a regular quarterly dividend of 58 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable March 6, 2018, to shareholders of record as of February 20, 2018. This marks 281 consecutive quarters -- dating back to 1948 -- that Southern Company will have paid a dividend to its shareholders that is equal to or greater than the previous quarter.

Annual Plant Vogtle Emergency Information Calendar now available for neighbors

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents living within the 10-mile emergency planning zone (EPZ) of the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, located near Waynesboro, Ga., were mailed a 2018 Plant Vogtle Emergency Information Calendar with instructions on how to respond in the event of a plant emergency.

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Company Background

The Southern Company (Southern Company) is a holding company. The Company owns all of the stock of the traditional electric operating companies and the parent entities of Southern Power Company (Southern Power) and Southern Company Gas, and owns other direct and indirect subsidiaries. The Company's segments include Gas distribution operations, Gas marketing services, Wholesale gas services, Gas midstream operations and All other. The Gas distribution operations segment includes natural gas local distribution utilities that construct, manage, and maintain intrastate natural gas pipelines and gas distribution facilities in seven states. The Gas marketing services segment provides natural gas commodity and related services to customers markets that provide for customer choice. The Wholesale gas services segment engages in natural gas storage and gas pipeline arbitrage. The Gas midstream operations consist primarily of gas pipeline investments, with storage and fuels.


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Bid | Size-- | --
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Price Open44.99
Previous Close44.90
Day High45.07
Day Low44.405
52 Week High11/3/2017 | 53.51
52 Week Low1/18/2018 | 44.26
% Off 52 Week High-16.95%
% Off 52 Week Low0.41%
Beta (5 Yr)0.1
Volatility Avg1/19/2018 | 12.49
10-Day Avg. Volume7,882,470
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EPS (TTM)9/30/2017 | 0.56
P/E Ratio9/30/2017 | 80.0
Market CapLarge Cap | 44.60B
Shares Outstanding1.00B

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Dividend Yield5.22%
Dividend Announcement10/16/2017
Date of Record11/20/2017
Payable$0.58 - QRTR
Payable Date12/6/2017

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Shares Short28.11M
Short Ratio4.8
Short % of Float2.80%
As of 12/29/2017
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