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SO [NYSE]
Southern Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E20.81 EPS (ttm)2.20 Insider Own0.03% Shs Outstand906.00M Perf Week-0.76%
Market Cap41.49B Forward P/E15.60 EPS next Y2.94 Insider Trans-86.36% Shs Float905.69M Perf Month-11.26%
Income1.98B PEG6.13 EPS next Q0.58 Inst Own51.90% Short Float2.98% Perf Quarter-0.37%
Sales18.50B P/S2.24 EPS this Y18.20% Inst Trans2.80% Short Ratio4.74 Perf Half Y6.84%
Book/sh21.92 P/B2.09 EPS next Y3.38% ROA3.00% Target Price47.97 Perf Year14.10%
Cash/sh1.56 P/C29.34 EPS next 5Y3.40% ROE10.20% 52W Range39.73 - 52.58 Perf YTD-5.72%
Dividend2.10 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y1.40% ROI6.30% 52W High-12.91% Beta0.09
Dividend %4.59% Quick Ratio0.60 Sales past 5Y3.30% Gross Margin97.20% 52W Low15.24% ATR0.88
Employees26300 Current Ratio0.90 Sales Q/Q3.10% Oper. Margin24.50% RSI (14)35.36 Volatility1.41% 2.05%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.23 EPS Q/Q-29.80% Profit Margin10.70% Rel Volume0.73 Prev Close45.76
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.09 EarningsFeb 04 BMO Payout94.70% Avg Volume5.70M Price45.79
Recom3.30 SMA20-3.96% SMA50-6.28% SMA2001.60% Volume4,166,786 Change0.07%
Dec-31-14Reiterated Argus Buy $49 → $55
Jun-24-14Upgrade Argus Hold → Buy $49
Apr-17-14Downgrade RBC Capital Mkts Outperform → Sector Perform $44 → $46
Jan-06-14Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $46 → $42
Nov-05-13Initiated CRT Capital Fair Value
Oct-31-13Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $44 → $46
Oct-04-13Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $49 → $44
Apr-24-13Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $46 → $51
Apr-17-13Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $45 → $48
Jan-31-13Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $46 → $45
Jan-31-13Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $48 → $46
Nov-21-12Reiterated FBR Capital Mkt Perform $47 → $44.50
Nov-08-12Upgrade RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform → Outperform $49
Jul-24-12Reiterated FBR Capital Mkt Perform $44 → $47
Jun-19-12Downgrade Hilliard Lyons Buy → Neutral
Dec-13-11Downgrade Argus Buy → Hold
Oct-27-11Reiterated Barclays Capital Equal Weight $42 → $44
Aug-02-11Upgrade Hilliard Lyons Neutral → Buy $43
Jun-24-11Initiated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $43
Jan-20-11Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $37 → $39
Feb-27-15 07:07PM  10 stocks to buy in March after strong February at CNBC
07:05PM  Natural gas prices rally, wholesale electricity prices should rise Market Realist
07:04PM  Wall Street doesnt have high expectations for Southern in 2015 Market Realist
06:04PM  Why Southern Company trades at a lower valuation to its peers Market Realist
05:33PM  Judge extends order banning Kemper manager from talking AP
05:00PM  10 stocks to buy for March CNBC
Feb-26-15 12:53PM  US stock indexes on record-breaking spree Market Realist
Feb-25-15 03:30PM  CB&I execs dispute liability for cost overruns at nuke plant at American City Business Journals
Feb-24-15 06:28PM  Your first trade for Wednesday, February 25 at CNBC
05:59PM  Fast Money Final Trade: GE, SO, HPQ & VRSN CNBC
04:42PM  First Solar sees lower results as it pursues spin off Reuters
02:30PM  Georgia Power marks Engineers Week with focus on STEM education PR Newswire
02:15PM  Southern Co. CEO bullish on new nuclear plants, despite recent delays at American City Business Journals
Feb-20-15 03:52PM  This burned-out sector may come back to life soon Talking Numbers
02:20PM  Utility rates going way of phone plans? at American City Business Journals
09:00AM  Southern Company subsidiary acquires two Georgia solar projects totaling 99 megawatts PR Newswire
Feb-19-15 03:45PM  Fortune names Southern Company a top utility for sixth consecutive year PR Newswire
Feb-17-15 07:05PM  What does 2015 look like for Southern Company? Market Realist
04:55PM  Morningstar Names EPA Clean Power Plan Winners -- And One Potential Loser at Forbes
10:06AM  Southern Company is a value pick for income investors Market Realist
Feb-16-15 01:06PM  Southern used more natural gas due to costs and regulations Market Realist
Feb-13-15 06:06PM  Why industrial sales make Southern a strong power company Market Realist
05:17PM  Monitors: Southern Co. might spend $8B on nuclear plant AP
04:47PM  State monitors: Southern Co. may spend $8B on nuclear plant AP
11:10AM  Southern Co.'s Fanning to serve on Vulcan board at American City Business Journals
10:05AM  Southern Companys core business regulated utilities Market Realist
Feb-12-15 07:12PM  Mississippi Power Order to Refund Customers at The Wall Street Journal
04:06PM  Investors punished Southern after its dismal 4Q14 earnings Market Realist
02:05PM  NextEra guidance points to steady future earnings Market Realist
01:06PM  How low will natural gas prices go? Market Realist
11:42AM  Southerns earnings fell in 4Q14 in line with street estimates Market Realist
11:06AM  NextEras dividend yield shows historically robust growth Market Realist
Feb-11-15 05:00PM  Looking for income? This sector might be ripe Talking Numbers
04:14PM  Georgia Power helps customers Get Current. Drive Electric. with new residential EV charger rebate program PR Newswire
Feb-10-15 04:24PM  SOUTHERN CO Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers EDGAR Online
Feb-09-15 04:30PM  Prospects For Rate Hikes Pummel Utility Stocks at Investor's Business Daily
02:00PM  Southern Company elects John D. Johns to board of directors PR Newswire
11:50AM  Plant Hatch Unit 2 begins planned refueling and maintenance outage following record continuous run PR Newswire
10:45AM  Southern Company assistant treasurer Earl C. Long announces retirement; Todd A. Perkins elected successor PR Newswire
Feb-05-15 10:10AM  Company News for February 05, 2015 - Corporate Summary Zacks
09:01AM  Southern Co. (SO) Earnings Report: Q4 2014 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
07:00AM  The Southern Company (SO): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity Research - Zacks Equity Research Report Zacks
Feb-04-15 03:00PM  Georgia Power helps Georgia's K-12 schools reduce energy costs PR Newswire
11:35AM  Southern Company Misses Q4 Earnings by a Whisker, Sales Beat - Analyst Blog Zacks
08:51AM  Southern Company (SO) Misses Q4 Earnings by a Whisker - Tale of the Tape Zacks
08:41AM  SOUTHERN CO Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition EDGAR Online
07:58AM  Southern Revenue Rises; Expenses, Coal Plant Costs Weigh on Profit at The Wall Street Journal
07:36AM  Southern Co. misses 4Q profit forecasts AP
07:30AM  Southern Company reports fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 earnings PR Newswire
07:07AM  Q4 2014 Southern Co Earnings Release - 07:30 am ET CCBN
Feb-03-15 01:45PM  Southern Co. Earnings: What to Watch at The Wall Street Journal
01:14PM  Georgia Power Company -- Moody's affirms Georgia Power's A3 rating; outlook stable at Moody's
12:52PM  Energy-Saving Americans Are Threat to Power Grid at MarketWatch
12:08AM  [$$] Energy-Pinching Americans Pose Threat to Power Grid at The Wall Street Journal
Feb-02-15 05:13PM  Energy-Pinching Americans Pose Threat to Power Grid at The Wall Street Journal
12:30PM  Can Southern Company (SO) Keep its Earnings Streak Alive? - Analyst Blog Zacks
Jan-30-15 05:15PM  Cost pressure intensifies for Southern Co. nuclear plant AP
10:00AM  Tami M. Barron named president of SouthernLINC Wireless PR Newswire
12:33AM  Builder projects 18-month delay for nuclear plant in Georgia AP
Jan-29-15 05:03PM  SOUTHERN CO Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events EDGAR Online
Jan-28-15 01:14PM  How To Overweight Your Portfolio For More Retirement Income at Forbes
Jan-27-15 08:05AM  New MIT Study Could Deflate Hopes For Coal Plant Carbon Capture And Storage at Forbes
Jan-26-15 02:27PM  Norfolk Southern (SO) Earnings Report: Q4 2014 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
Jan-22-15 01:02PM  HelioSage & Gulf Power Announce 120 Megawatts of Solar in Florida PR Newswire
Jan-20-15 09:40AM  These unloved stocks may beat the S&P 500 again in 2015 at MarketWatch
09:34AM  Three Stock That Will Weather Market Volatility And Reduce Emotional Anxiety at Forbes
06:01AM  10 hated stocks your portfolio will love at MarketWatch
Jan-19-15 05:26PM  Southern and Duke Energy see highest electricity production rises Market Realist
03:26PM  Electricity production soars: Will it charge up power utilities? Market Realist
Jan-16-15 02:05PM  Lucrative markets for nuclear reactor manufacturers like GE Market Realist
10:45AM  Southern Company announces quarterly dividend PR Newswire
Jan-14-15 04:45PM  Southern Company awarded for diverse and inclusive workplace PR Newswire
01:16PM  Duke Energy hits bottom on business-customer ranking at American City Business Journals
10:16AM  Alabama Power declares dividends PR Newswire
Jan-12-15 12:32PM  Utilities company overview: NextEra Energy Market Realist
Jan-08-15 04:50PM  Stay warm, save energy this winter with Georgia Power PR Newswire
01:24PM  Delivered fuel costs for power generation fell in October Market Realist
10:45AM  Southern Company fourth quarter earnings to be released Feb. 4 PR Newswire
Jan-06-15 04:52PM  The bond rally is helping this sector Talking Numbers
12:15PM  Mercedes-Benz HQ win will buff Georgia's image as top state for business at bizjournals.com
Jan-05-15 03:00PM  Plug Power adds SouthernLINC Wireless as new customer at American City Business Journals
Jan-02-15 04:18PM  SOUTHERN CO Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure EDGAR Online
01:38PM  Trouble in dividend city CNBC
10:36AM  What's up with utilities and high-yield stocks? at CNBC
Dec-31-14 12:42PM  US electricity production should gain momentum as winter sets in Market Realist
09:23AM  This sector is shockingly expensive, and possibly cheap Talking Numbers
Dec-29-14 10:05AM  A Boring Sector with Spectacular Results ETFguide
Dec-26-14 05:38PM  Your first trade for Monday, December 29 at CNBC
05:28PM  Fast Money Final Trade: NKE, SO, BBRY & GPRO CNBC
Dec-25-14 02:49PM  Southern Company bets on solar generation Market Realist
Dec-24-14 04:49PM  Why natural gas prices can hurt unregulated power companies Market Realist
Dec-22-14 04:45PM  IBEW and Plant Farley fulfill Christmas wishes for local families for more than 25 years PR Newswire
04:32PM  A drop in electricity consumption is normal during the fall Market Realist
Dec-18-14 05:41PM  A Look at Thursday's Market Yahoo Finance Blogs
Dec-17-14 11:18AM  Southern Planning to Develop 131-Megawatt Solar Farm in Georgia at Bloomberg
09:30AM  Southern Company subsidiary to expand solar development in Georgia PR Newswire
Dec-16-14 05:09PM  Watchdog: 1-year delay possible at Ga. nuke plant AP
Dec-12-14 04:49PM  Historic Plant Vogtle expansion marks year of progress PR Newswire
04:00PM  What does the near future hold for Southern Company? Market Realist
12:00PM  Southern Companys top ten institutional owners adding positions Market Realist
The Southern Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a public electric utility company. The company is involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity through coal, nuclear, oil and gas, and hydro resources in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. It constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets, including renewable energy projects. As of December 31, 2013, the company owned and/or operated 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 32 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 13 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 6 solar facilities, 1 landfill gas facility, and 1 biomass facility. The company also provides digital wireless communications services with various communication options, including push to talk, cellular service, text messaging, wireless Internet access, and wireless data; and wholesale fiber optic solutions to telecommunication providers in the Southeast under the Southern Telecom name. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Crosswhite Mark A.President & CEO, APCFeb 18Option Exercise31.3167,9442,127,10844,572Feb 19 09:00 AM
Crosswhite Mark A.President & CEO, APCFeb 18Sale45.8967,9443,118,0592,330Feb 19 09:00 AM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsFeb 12Option Exercise32.8084,4822,771,38057,086Feb 13 09:58 AM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsFeb 12Sale46.6084,4823,936,47311,078Feb 13 09:58 AM
Kuczynski Stephen EPres. & CEO, Southern NuclearFeb 06Option Exercise40.14150,0006,021,000160,599Feb 09 09:30 AM
Kuczynski Stephen EPres. & CEO, Southern NuclearFeb 06Sale48.02150,0007,203,00010,599Feb 09 09:30 AM
HOLLAND G EDISONCEO, Mississippi Power Co.Dec 01Option Exercise31.1726,260818,52444,684Dec 01 02:43 PM
HOLLAND G EDISONCEO, Mississippi Power Co.Dec 01Sale48.0026,2601,260,48018,424Dec 01 02:43 PM
Lantrip MarkPresident & CEO, SCSNov 07Option Exercise32.7995,7893,140,97933,003Nov 10 09:41 AM
Lantrip MarkPresident & CEO, SCSNov 07Sale47.0695,7894,508,022799Nov 10 09:41 AM
Connally Stan WPresident & CEO, Gulf Power CoOct 30Option Exercise33.7716,164545,8307,408Nov 03 09:58 AM
Connally Stan WPresident & CEO, Gulf Power CoOct 30Sale46.1716,164746,2921,777Nov 03 09:58 AM
HOLLAND G EDISONCEO, Mississippi Power Co.Oct 14Option Exercise31.1726,260818,52444,684Oct 14 01:33 PM
HOLLAND G EDISONCEO, Mississippi Power Co.Oct 14Sale47.0026,2601,234,22018,424Oct 14 01:33 PM
BOWERS WILLIAM PPresident & CEO, GPCOct 13Option Exercise33.29128,0934,263,585112,683Oct 14 09:23 AM
HOLLAND G EDISONCEO, Mississippi Power Co.Oct 13Option Exercise31.1726,260818,52444,684Oct 14 09:23 AM
HOLLAND G EDISONCEO, Mississippi Power Co.Oct 13Sale46.0026,2601,207,96018,424Oct 14 09:23 AM
BOWERS WILLIAM PPresident & CEO, GPCOct 13Sale46.00128,0935,892,27845,166Oct 14 09:23 AM
FANNING THOMAS APresident, CEO & ChairmanSep 05Option Exercise34.651,049,18536,355,048496,005Sep 08 09:00 AM
FANNING THOMAS APresident, CEO & ChairmanSep 05Sale44.501,049,18546,688,73335,082Sep 08 09:00 AM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsAug 29Option Exercise33.2451,0861,697,89936,527Sep 02 09:39 AM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsAug 29Sale44.1951,0862,257,49010,114Sep 02 09:39 AM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJul 08Option Exercise36.1144,3291,600,52451,674Jul 08 05:01 PM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJul 08Sale44.6244,3291,978,0857,345Jul 08 05:01 PM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJul 03Option Exercise31.3913,654428,59920,021Jul 07 09:08 AM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJul 03Sale43.8113,654598,1286,367Jul 07 09:08 AM
WOOD E JENNER IIIDirectorMay 23Buy43.132,00086,2605,000May 27 12:14 PM
Connally Stan WPresident & CEO, Gulf Power CoMay 02Option Exercise31.175,631175,5187,408May 05 01:14 PM
Connally Stan WPresident & CEO, Gulf Power CoMay 02Sale44.405,631250,0161,777May 05 01:14 PM
Crosswhite Mark A.President & CEO, APCMay 01Option Exercise35.7822,460803,61924,123May 02 08:55 AM
Crosswhite Mark A.President & CEO, APCMay 01Sale45.1522,4601,014,0691,663May 02 08:55 AM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerApr 28Option Exercise31.2514,652457,80617,088Apr 28 05:01 PM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerApr 28Sale46.5014,652681,3182,436Apr 28 05:01 PM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerApr 25Option Exercise36.429,004327,92611,440Apr 28 05:01 PM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerApr 25Sale46.009,004414,1842,436Apr 28 05:01 PM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerApr 07Option Exercise33.818,464286,16810,900Apr 08 09:22 AM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerApr 07Sale44.008,464372,4162,436Apr 08 09:22 AM