Southern Co SO:NYSE (Common Stock)

LastChange / % ChangeDividend YieldVolumeAvg Volume (10 day)
48.57 0.11   0.23%4.62%999,3254.5M
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U.S. Energy Secretary Visit Highlights Southern Company's Innovation Commitment

ATLANTA, May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz today visited Southern Company's Energy Innovation Center in Atlanta's Tech Square. The Georgia Tech-hosted event marks the latest show of support by the Department of Energy (DOE) for Southern Company's extensive efforts to find real solutions benefiting America's energy consumers.

Summer school now in session with Georgia Power

Learning Power summer camps build on 3,200 classroom events this school year ATLANTA, May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power will once again host hundreds of students across the state for summer camps as part of its year round Learning Power education program. Learning Power provides customized curriculum and materials at no cost to schools with education coordinators presenting STEM-related lessons highlighting energy basics such as simple circuits and energy efficiency, in addition to activities that help students understand how energy is made and distributed. During the 2015-2016 school year, Georgia Power hosted more than 3,200 events in schools reaching more than 80,000 students. Since the program's inception in 2011, the company has hosted more than 14,000 events as part of the program.

Southern Company honored as top military employer

ATLANTA, May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company's long-standing commitment to recruiting both active and veteran military has earned the company recognition as a top employer by three publications. DiversityInc ranked Southern Company sixth on its 2016 Top 10 Companies for Veterans list. CivilianJobs recognized the company as a Most Valuable Employer (MVE) for Military, and Military Times EDGE named Southern Company "Best for Vets: Employers 2016," marking the seventh consecutive year for both.

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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 operating companies and Southern Power Company (Southern Power), and owns other direct and indirect subsidiaries. Southern Company's segments include the sale of electricity by four traditional operating companies, Southern Power and All Other. 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), are vertically integrated utilities providing electric service in over four Southeastern states. The Company has interests in the Southern Communications Services, Inc., Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., Southern Company Holdings, Inc. and other direct and indirect subsidiaries. Its subsidiary also includes PowerSecure International, Inc.


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Bid | Size-- | --
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Price Open48.42
Previous Close48.46
Day High48.70
Day Low48.19
52 Week High4/1/2016 | 51.79
52 Week Low6/26/2015 | 41.40
% Off 52 Week High-6.22%
% Off 52 Week Low17.32%
Beta (5 Yr)0.06
Volatility Avg5/24/2016 | 16.46
10-Day Avg. Volume4,530,234
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EPS (TTM)3/31/2016 | 2.56
P/E Ratio3/31/2016 | 19.0
Market CapLarge Cap | 45.6B
Shares Outstanding938.55M

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Dividend Yield4.62%
Dividend Announcement4/18/2016
Date of Record5/16/2016
Payable$0.56 - QRTR
Payable Date6/6/2016

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Shares Short23.95M
Short Ratio5.2
Short % of Float2.62%
As of 2/29/2016