Southern Co SO:NYSE (Common Stock)

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49.80 -0.27   -0.54%4.66%7,684,6544.3M
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Previous close 4/28/2017

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Interim assessment agreement for Vogtle nuclear expansion extended

ATLANTA, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power and Westinghouse have extended the interim assessment agreement that will allow work to continue at the site through May 12. During this time, the parties will continue to work on finalizing a new service agreement which would, if necessary, assure that Westinghouse continues to provide design, engineering and procurement services to Southern Nuclear as a part of their assumption of control over construction management.

Southern Nuclear provides significant charitable contributions in its local communities

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first quarter of 2017, Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Southern Company headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., donated nearly $34,000 to schools and programs in the communities where it operates.

Georgia Power ranked 5th on SEPA Top 10 list for solar connected in 2016

553 megawatts connected to Georgia grid last year, renewable growth continuing ATLANTA, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA), formerly the Solar Electric Power Association, announced today that it has named Georgia Power to its annual Top 10 Utility Solar list. The annual list, released at the Utility Solar Conference in Tucson, Arizona, recognizes a select group of U.S. utilities for solar connections to the grid in 2016. Georgia Power ranked 10(th) in 2015 and advanced to 5(th) among 412 utilities in 2016. Solar systems installed in Georgia in 2016 as a result of Georgia Power's solar programs totaled 553 megawatts.

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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 Open50.00
Previous Close50.07
Day High50.03
Day Low49.69
52 Week High7/22/2016 | 54.64
52 Week Low12/1/2016 | 46.20
% Off 52 Week High(8.86)%
% Off 52 Week Low7.79%
Beta (5 Yr)0.1
Volatility Avg4/28/2017 | 14.58
10-Day Avg. Volume4,274,362
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EPS (TTM)12/31/2016 | 2.55
P/E Ratio12/31/2016 | 19.5
Market CapLarge Cap | 49.6B
Shares Outstanding995.23M

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Dividend Yield4.66%
Dividend Announcement4/17/2017
Date of Record5/15/2017
Payable$0.58 - QRTR
Payable Date6/6/2017

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Shares Short22.68M
Short Ratio3.7
Short % of Float2.28%
As of 4/13/2017
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