Southern Co SO:NYSE (Common Stock)

LastDaily Change / % ChangeDividend YieldVolumeAvg Volume (10 day)
49.05 -0.57   -1.15%4.51%3,738,4733.9M
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Southern Company fourth-quarter earnings to be released February 22

ATLANTA, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company plans to release its earnings for the fourth quarter of 2016 by 7:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, February 22. Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas A. Fanning and Chief Financial Officer Art P. Beattie will discuss earnings during a conference call for financial analysts at 1 p.m. EST on Wednesday, February 22.

Southern Company announces quarterly dividend

ATLANTA, Jan. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company today announced a regular quarterly dividend of 56 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable March 6, 2017, to shareholders of record as of February 21, 2017. This marks 277 consecutive quarters -- dating back to 1948 -- that Southern Company will have paid a dividend to its shareholders that is equal to or greater than the previous quarter.

MLK Day of Service is A Day On, Not Off for Georgia Power

More than 1,000 employees engage in nearly 50 volunteer events statewide this year ATLANTA, Jan. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, Georgia Power honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s commitment to transform communities through volunteering by engaging more than 1,000 employees in community service projects across the state on the MLK Day of Service. The annual event is the company's largest single day of service rallying employees throughout the company around Georgia Power's century-old mission to "be a citizen wherever we serve."

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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-- | --
Ask | Size-- | --
Price Open49.28
Previous Close49.62
Day High49.50
Day Low48.90
52 Week High7/22/2016 | 54.64
52 Week Low12/1/2016 | 46.20
% Off 52 Week High(10.23)%
% Off 52 Week Low6.17%
Beta (5 Yr)0.08
Volatility Avg1/19/2017 | 15.40
10-Day Avg. Volume3,921,956
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EPS (TTM)9/30/2016 | 2.62
P/E Ratio9/30/2016 | 18.9
Market CapLarge Cap | 48.1B
Shares Outstanding980.00M

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Dividend Yield4.51%
Dividend Announcement1/13/2017
Date of Record2/21/2017
Payable$0.56 - QRTR
Payable Date3/6/2017

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Shares Short18.88M
Short Ratio3.5
Short % of Float1.93%
As of 12/15/2016
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