Southern Co SO:NYSE (Common Stock)

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51.68 0.49   0.96%4.53%5,115,7945.1M
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2017 marks year of progress for nation's only new nuclear units

requirements of tax credits and other incentives, and to integrate facilities into the Southern Company system upon completion of construction; advances in technology; legal proceedings and regulatory approvals and actions related to Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4, including Georgia Public Service Commission approvals and Nuclear Regulatory Commission actions; interest rate fluctuations and financial market conditions and the results of financing efforts; changes in The Southern Company's or Georgia Power's credit ratings, including impacts on interest rates, access to capital markets, and collateral requirements; the impacts of any sovereign financial issues, including impacts on interest rates, access to capital markets, impacts on foreign currency exchange rates, counterparty performance, and the economy in general, as well as potential impacts on the benefits of DOE loan guarantees; and the effect of accounting pronouncements issued periodically by standard setting bodies. Georgia Power expressly disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking information.

Georgia Power restoration efforts nearing completion with power to more than 365,000 customers restored since Friday

Approximately 13,000 customers remain without power, crews will remain in the field until every possible customer is reconnected ATLANTA, Dec. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout the day today, Georgia Power has largely completed restoration efforts following this weekend's winter weather. Crews have worked around the clock in difficult conditions, including snow, freezing rain and ice since the storm hit, restoring power to hundreds of thousands of customers since Friday. Teams will remain engaged in restoration and repair work in the field until all customers, who can accept power, are reconnected.

Georgia Power restoration efforts to be largely completed Sunday

Crews in field remain focused on reconnecting all impacted customers ATLANTA, Dec. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power expects to have restoration efforts largely completed Sunday with crews in the field remaining focused on reconnecting all customers impacted by this weekend's severe winter weather which brought snowfall, freezing rain and ice throughout North Georgia. While weather conditions are improving today, many areas remain inaccessible due to heavy snowfall, fallen trees or blocked roads. Restoration teams are gaining access to some of the hardest-hit areas for the first time today to assess damage and will continue to concentrate on restoring as many customers as possible with each repair while addressing public safety concerns.

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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 Open51.35
Previous Close51.19
Day High51.925
Day Low51.27
52 Week High11/3/2017 | 53.51
52 Week Low7/26/2017 | 46.71
% Off 52 Week High-3.42%
% Off 52 Week Low10.64%
Beta (5 Yr)0.1
Volatility Avg12/13/2017 | 12.01
10-Day Avg. Volume5,088,406
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EPS (TTM)9/30/2017 | 0.56
P/E Ratio9/30/2017 | 93.1
Market CapLarge Cap | 51.87B
Shares Outstanding1.00B

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Dividend Yield4.53%
Dividend Announcement10/16/2017
Date of Record11/20/2017
Payable$0.58 - QRTR
Payable Date12/6/2017

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Shares Short22.43M
Short Ratio5.9
Short % of Float2.24%
As of 11/30/2017
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