Southern Co SO:NYSE (Common Stock)

LastChange / % ChangeDividend YieldVolumeAvg Volume (10 day)
44.83 0.04   0.09%4.80%928,7695.1M
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Georgia ENERGY STAR(R) sales tax holiday this weekend

Additional rebates and instant savings available from Georgia Power ATLANTA, Oct. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power reminds customers to shop and save this weekend during the state of Georgia's annual sales tax holiday for energy efficient ENERGY STAR(R) products. Friday through Sunday across the state, shoppers who make a qualifying purchase are exempt from paying state and local sales tax on a number of household items such as appliances, compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs), doors/windows and thermostats.

Georgia Power opens 11 new EV charging islands

First phase of statewide public charging infrastructure completed ATLANTA, Sept. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that the company will open 11 new electric vehicle (EV) charging islands to the public on October 1. The new charging islands, located at Georgia Power properties across the state, mark the completion of the first phase of planned charging infrastructure being developed by the company which will include approximately 61 community charging islands for public use statewide by the end of 2016.

Mississippi Power continues evaluating Kemper schedule

Current review shows entire project in service after mid-April GULFPORT, Miss., Sept. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Mississippi Power filed its monthly Kemper County energy facility project status report for August with the Mississippi Public Service Commission.

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Company Background

Southern Company is an operating public utility company. The primary business of the Southern Company is electricity sales by the traditional operating companies and Southern Power. Southern Company's business segments are the sale of electricity by the four traditional operating companies and Southern Power. The four traditional operating companies, including Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power and Mississippi Power, are vertically integrated utilities providing electric service in four Southeastern states. Southern Company owns all of the common stock of Southern Power Company, which is also an operating public utility company. Southern Power constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets, including renewable energy projects, and sells electricity at market-based rates in the wholesale market. The Company also operates the All Other segment.


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Bid | Size-- | --
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Price Open44.85
Previous Close44.79
Day High44.93
Day Low44.61
52 Week High1/28/2015 | 53.16
52 Week Low6/26/2015 | 41.40
% Off 52 Week High-15.67%
% Off 52 Week Low8.29%
Beta (5 Yr)0.04
Volatility Avg10/6/2015 | 16.94
10-Day Avg. Volume5,124,003
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EPS (TTM)6/30/2015 | 2.35
P/E Ratio6/30/2015 | 19.0
Market CapLarge Cap | 40.7B
Shares Outstanding908.43M

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Dividend Yield4.80%
Dividend Announcement7/20/2015
Date of Record8/17/2015
Payable$0.5425 - QRTR
Payable Date9/5/2015

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Shares Short27.82M
Short Ratio5.4
Short % of Float3.06%
As of 9/15/2015