Southern Co SO:NYSE (Common Stock)

LastChange / % ChangeDividend YieldVolumeAvg Volume (10 day)
43.46 -0.28   -0.64%4.96%3,686,7947.9M
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Southern Company subsidiary acquires 200-MW -2-

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Southern Company subsidiary acquires 200-MW California solar project

Tops 350 MW of solar ownership in the state ATLANTA, Aug. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanding on one of America's largest renewable portfolios, Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced the acquisition of a controlling interest in the 200-megawatt (MW) Tranquillity Solar Facility in California from Recurrent Energy, a subsidiary of Canadian Solar Inc. One of North America's largest solar developers, Recurrent Energy is constructing the facility and will retain the remaining interest in the project.

Southern Company partners to award new Gulf Coast Conservation Grants

ATLANTA, Aug. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on an industry-leading commitment to protect and preserve wildlife, Southern Company, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and other public and private partners, today announced the new Gulf Coast Conservation Grants Program (GCCGP).

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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-- | --
Ask | Size-- | --
Price Open43.59
Previous Close43.74
Day High43.69
Day Low42.88
52 Week High1/28/2015 | 53.16
52 Week Low6/26/2015 | 41.40
% Off 52 Week High(18.25)%
% Off 52 Week Low4.98%
Beta (5 Yr)0.1
Volatility Avg8/28/2015 | 16.60
10-Day Avg. Volume7,916,024
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EPS (TTM)6/30/2015 | 2.35
P/E Ratio6/30/2015 | 18.6
Market CapLarge Cap | 39.5B
Shares Outstanding908.43M
Float907.9M

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Dividend Yield4.96%
Ex-Date8/13/2015
Dividend Announcement7/20/2015
Date of Record8/17/2015
Payable$0.5425 - QRTR
Payable Date9/5/2015

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Shares Short40.01M
Short Ratio8.2
Short % of Float4.41%
As of 8/15/2015