Southern Co SO:NYSE (Common Stock)

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48.30 0.38   0.79%4.84%4,853,0254.0M
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Previous close 8/18/2017

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Georgia Power to highlight impact of solar eclipse on solar generation during Facebook Live event August 21

Company prepared to meet state's electricity needs with diverse, flexible generation mix ATLANTA, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of Georgians are anticipating the first significant solar eclipse to cross the state in more than 30 years and, to illustrate the real-time nature of solar generation, the company invites energy fans to tune in to a special Facebook Live event at on August 21. Beginning at 1 p.m., fans will get an unprecedented look at how the eclipse will affect solar generation from the company's solar research and demonstration project at its Atlanta headquarters. As solar continues to grow, Georgia Power customers can expect continued reliable service thanks to the company's diverse, flexible generation mix including solar, as well as nuclear, natural gas and other sources.

First steam generator placed for Vogtle Unit 3

Progress continues at site under Southern Nuclear oversight ATLANTA, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that the first steam generator has been placed at the Vogtle nuclear expansion near Waynesboro, Georgia. The 1.4 million-pound steam generator was lifted into the Unit 3 nuclear island on Tuesday and marks the first major lift under the recently finalized service agreement with Westinghouse which places Southern Nuclear in charge of oversight activities at the construction site. Southern Nuclear is the Southern Company subsidiary which operates the existing units at Plant Vogtle.

Equinix to Install Largest Deployment of Fuel Cells for the Colocation Data Center Industry

12 Additional North American Data Centers to be Powered with State of the Art Fuel Cell Technology REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced the signing of a 15-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between a subsidiary of Southern Company and Equinix in which Bloom Energy fuel cells will be installed at 12 International Business Exchange(TM) (IBX(R)) data centers in the U.S. The project will provide a total capacity of more than 37 megawatts of power with a phased installation that begins in late 2017 through 2019.

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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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Price Open47.84
Previous Close47.92
Day High48.49
Day Low47.69
52 Week High9/27/2016 | 53.73
52 Week Low12/1/2016 | 46.20
% Off 52 Week High-10.11%
% Off 52 Week Low4.55%
Beta (5 Yr)0.1
Volatility Avg8/18/2017 | 13.77
10-Day Avg. Volume4,030,484
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EPS (TTM)6/30/2017 | 0.66
P/E Ratio6/30/2017 | 74.7
Market CapLarge Cap | 48.27B
Shares Outstanding999.47M

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Dividend Yield4.84%
Dividend Announcement7/17/2017
Date of Record8/21/2017
Payable$0.58 - QRTR
Payable Date9/6/2017

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Shares Short24.01M
Short Ratio5.4
Short % of Float2.40%
As of 7/31/2017
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