Southern Co SO:NYSE (Common Stock)

LastChange / % ChangeDividend YieldVolumeAvg Volume (10 day)
52.70 -0.14   -0.26%4.24%5,819,7415.9M
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Previous close 9/28/2016

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Avista Corp. Joins Energy Impact Partners Utility Coalition

Avista Corp. Joins Energy Impact Partners Utility Coalition Energy Impact Partners Adds Another Utility Partner as Investment Firm Expands Its Network NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 28, 2016) - Energy Impact Partners LP (EIP) today announced the addition of Avista Corp. (NYSE: AVA) to its Nexus strategic partner network. Avista joins Southern Company (NYSE: SO), National Grid plc (NYSE: NGG), Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE: XEL), Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), Great Plains Energy (NYSE: GXP), and Fortis Inc. (TSX: FTS) as strategic utility partners collaborating to increase revenues, reduce costs and improve service to customers through innovation.

Georgia Power offers fall planting guide to ensure reliability

Company highlights the importance of planting the right trees around homes, power lines ATLANTA, Sept. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power works every day to keep reliability high across the state and, during fall planting season, reminds customers that making the right landscaping choices can decrease the likelihood of a power outage. During summer thunderstorms and winter ice storms, and even sunny days, tree limbs that come in contact with power lines can interrupt service. Ensuring that power lines are clear of trees and brush also provides easier access to the company's power lines, which means quicker restoration of power during storms.

Southern Company subsidiary's Tranquillity Solar Facility in California begins operation

ATLANTA, Sept. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power and Recurrent Energy today announced the commercial operation of the 200-megawatt (MW) Tranquillity Solar Facility in California.

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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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Ask | Size-- | --
Price Open52.95
Previous Close52.70
Day High53.02
Day Low52.51
52 Week High7/22/2016 | 54.64
52 Week Low11/9/2015 | 43.38
% Off 52 Week High-3.55%
% Off 52 Week Low21.48%
Beta (5 Yr)0
Volatility Avg9/28/2016 | 15.41
10-Day Avg. Volume5,871,519
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EPS (TTM)6/30/2016 | 2.52
P/E Ratio6/30/2016 | 20.9
Market CapLarge Cap | 51.6B
Shares Outstanding978.71M

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Dividend Yield4.24%
Dividend Announcement7/18/2016
Date of Record8/15/2016
Payable$0.56 - QRTR
Payable Date9/6/2016

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Shares Short15.18M
Short Ratio2.8
Short % of Float1.55%
As of 9/15/2016
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