Southern Co SO:NYSE (Common Stock)

LastChange / % ChangeDividend YieldVolumeAvg Volume (10 day)
43.44 0.56   1.31%5.06%1004.1M
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Previous close 7/27/2015

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Be summer storm ready with Outage Alerts, free resources

Georgia Power monitoring weather, offering safety, preparation and outage information for customers ATLANTA, July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer thunderstorms continue, Georgia Power is monitoring the changing weather around the clock and prepared to respond to any service interruptions which may occur. The company encourages customers to be summer storm ready too with free tools and resources, including Georgia Power Outage Alerts. Thousands of customers are currently signed up for the company's Outage Alert service and are receiving personalized notifications and updates via text message, phone call, and email whenever power is interrupted at their home or business.

Southern Company and partners award waterway -2-

The Land Trust for the Mississippi Coastal Plain and partners will restore approximately 2.3 acres of land as a community green space for scientific and educational activities at Weeks Bayou in Jackson County. Partners will remove debris and invasive species, construct a small observation deck for water quality sampling access, and assist with replanting native trees, shrubs and grasses to create an outdoor environmental classroom. In addition, volunteers will provide flyers to 25 local businesses and distribute 500 middle school educational packets. Partners include Mississippi State Gulf Coast Community Design Studio, Gulf Coast Research Lab Marine Education Center, Ocean Springs School System and Chevron Pascagoula Refinery.

Southern Company and partners award waterway conservation grants

ATLANTA, July 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflecting its historical commitment to honor natural resource conservation projects focused on protecting wetlands and streams in and around its service territory, Southern Company, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and other public and private partners, awarded $2.3 million in grants to 64 organizations nationwide as part of the Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration program.

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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 Open43.01
Previous Close43.44
Day High--
Day Low--
52 Week High1/28/2015 | 53.16
52 Week Low6/26/2015 | 41.40
% Off 52 Week High-18.28%
% Off 52 Week Low4.93%
Beta (5 Yr)0.0
Volatility Avg7/27/2015 | 15.63
10-Day Avg. Volume4,121,803
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EPS (TTM)3/31/2015 | 2.34
P/E Ratio3/31/2015 | 18.5
Market CapLarge Cap | 39.5B
Shares Outstanding908.26M
Float907.5M

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Dividend Yield5.06%
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 Short34.66M
Short Ratio6.2
Short % of Float3.82%
As of 7/15/2015