Southern Co SO:NYSE (Common Stock)

LastDaily Change / % ChangeDividend YieldVolumeAvg Volume (10 day)
52.21 0.21   0.40%4.46%4,122,8063.9M
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Latest News Headlines for Southern Co

Southern Company subsidiary PowerSecure signs contract to help restore Puerto Rico electric grid

ATLANTA, Oct. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerSecure, a subsidiary of Southern Company, has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for additional support to repair the power grid in Puerto Rico.

Georgia Power introduces new Community Solar program

Pre-enrollment now available for January 2018 program ATLANTA, Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power introduces Community Solar, the newest way for residential customers to help support the growth and development of renewable energy in Georgia. Through the new program, now open for pre-enrollment at, residential customers can subscribe to receive a bill credit based on actual production at a solar facility. This new program was designed in coordination with and approved by the Georgia Public Service Commission.

Georgia Natural Gas(R) is Awarded First-ever Spirit of Volunteerism Award from the Corporate Volunteer Council of Atlanta

Award Recognizes Outstanding Leadership and Commitment to Community Service and Volunteerism ATLANTA, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The results were counted and Georgia Natural Gas(R) (GNG) was recently announced as the winner of the very first Spirit of Volunteerism Award -- presented by the Corporate Volunteer Council (CVC) of Atlanta at their 20(th) Annual IMPACT Awards. The exciting event was held at the new Mercedes-Benz stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.

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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 Open51.90
Previous Close52.00
Day High52.34
Day Low51.80
52 Week HighToday | 52.34
52 Week Low12/1/2016 | 46.20
% Off 52 Week High-0.25%
% Off 52 Week Low13.01%
Beta (5 Yr)0.2
Volatility Avg10/20/2017 | 12.97
10-Day Avg. Volume3,860,789
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EPS (TTM)6/30/2017 | 0.66
P/E Ratio6/30/2017 | 79.3
Market CapLarge Cap | 52.18B
Shares Outstanding999.47M

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Dividend Yield4.46%
Dividend Announcement10/16/2017
Date of Record11/20/2017
Payable$0.58 - QRTR
Payable Date12/6/2017

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Shares Short21.23M
Short Ratio4.3
Short % of Float2.14%
As of 9/29/2017
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