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SO [NYSE]
The Southern Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E18.93 EPS (ttm)2.62 Insider Own0.03% Shs Outstand989.02M Perf Week3.93%
Market Cap49.12B Forward P/E16.62 EPS next Y2.99 Insider Trans-21.56% Shs Float979.39M Perf Month3.46%
Income2.50B PEG6.04 EPS next Q0.33 Inst Own54.00% Short Float2.11% Perf Quarter5.70%
Sales18.28B P/S2.69 EPS this Y18.90% Inst Trans2.31% Short Ratio4.45 Perf Half Y-1.68%
Book/sh25.36 P/B1.96 EPS next Y3.18% ROA2.80% Target Price50.72 Perf Year6.09%
Cash/sh2.70 P/C18.41 EPS next 5Y3.14% ROE11.40% 52W Range44.51 - 52.82 Perf YTD2.16%
Dividend2.24 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y1.90% ROI6.30% 52W High-5.96% Beta0.09
Dividend %4.51% Quick Ratio0.70 Sales past 5Y0.00% Gross Margin71.70% 52W Low11.60% ATR0.65
Employees26703 Current Ratio0.90 Sales Q/Q16.00% Oper. Margin25.30% RSI (14)62.40 Volatility1.65% 1.22%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.86 EPS Q/Q10.20% Profit Margin13.70% Rel Volume1.95 Prev Close48.99
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.69 EarningsFeb 22 BMO Payout83.50% Avg Volume4.66M Price49.67
Recom3.20 SMA202.93% SMA502.74% SMA2000.82% Volume8,907,200 Change1.39%
Jan-25-17Initiated Credit Suisse Underperform
Dec-15-16Initiated Citigroup Sell
Jul-14-16Upgrade Barclays Equal Weight → Overweight $59 → $62
Jul-14-16Resumed Goldman Neutral $54
Jul-12-16Reiterated Mizuho Neutral $50 → $52
May-13-16Initiated Scotia Howard Weil Sector Perform $52
Feb-17-16Reiterated Argus Buy $50 → $54
Jun-12-15Reiterated Argus Buy $55 → $50
Apr-24-15Initiated Mizuho Buy $45
Apr-22-15Initiated Guggenheim Neutral
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
Feb-24-17 07:38AM  How Is Southern Company Valued Currently?
Feb-23-17 05:35PM  Southern Companys 4Q16 Earnings Fell on High Operating Costs
03:43PM  Southern Companys 4Q16 Revenues Surged on Favorable Weather
03:43PM  Kemper County Power Plant Is a New Headache for Southern Company
11:16AM  The Southern Co. :SO-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 23, 2017
10:39AM  Inside PPL Corporations Dividend Yield
10:21AM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Reminds Investors of Class Action Against The Southern Company (SO) and Lead Plaintiff Deadline - March 24, 2017 Accesswire
09:57AM  Eversource Energy Rose Due to Financial Results
09:48AM  How PPLs Current Valuation Stands up to SO and DUK
08:55AM  The Southern Co. :SO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 23, 2017
12:20AM  [$$] Southern Co.s New Clean Coal Plant May Not Be Cost-Efficient at The Wall Street Journal
Feb-22-17 05:04PM  [$$] Southern Co.'s New 'Clean Coal' Plant May Not Be Cost-Efficient at The Wall Street Journal
04:15PM  Edited Transcript of SO earnings conference call or presentation 22-Feb-17 6:00pm GMT
11:49AM  Southern Company (SO) Q4 Earnings Disappoint, Revenues Beat
11:01AM  SO SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of Commencement of a Class Action Involving The Southern Company and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 24, 2017 Business Wire
10:24AM  Southern Company Looks Forward to a Stronger 2017 at Motley Fool
09:48AM  Better Buy: Southern Company vs. CenterPoint Energy at Motley Fool
09:07AM  Analyzing NRG Energys Current Valuation
08:56AM  SOUTHERN CO Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition
08:27AM  Southern Company (SO) Q4 Earnings Miss Estimate, Sales Beat
07:16AM  SO CEO: Trump will set energy policy based on abundance
06:58AM  Southern Co. misses 4Q profit forecasts
06:45AM  Southern Company reports fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 earnings PR Newswire
06:06AM  SOUTHERN CO Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
Feb-21-17 12:10PM  Bham engineering leaders inducted into state hall of fame at bizjournals.com
09:05AM  Pinnacle West (PNW): Will it Post an Earnings Beat in Q4?
08:42AM  Should You Sell Southern Company (SO) Before Earnings?
07:36AM  Analysts Price Targets for Duke Energy after Its 4Q16 Earnings
Feb-20-17 04:12PM  EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against The Southern Company SO GlobeNewswire
12:48PM  Cooper, Gellerstedt named to Georgia Power Board of Directors PR Newswire
12:33PM  GNG Contact Call Centers Certified by J.D. Power PR Newswire
10:36AM  A Look at Total Returns of US Utility Giants
07:36AM  How Is Duke Energy Valued Compared to Peers?
Feb-18-17 12:09PM  The Worst Mistake Southern Co Investors Can Make Right Now at Motley Fool
Feb-17-17 10:50PM  SOUTHERN COMPANY SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Reminds Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against The Southern Company - (SO) PR Newswire
06:42PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses In Excess Of $100,000 Investing In The Southern Company To Contact The Firm Before Lead Plaintiff Deadline PR Newswire
05:11PM  Lifshitz & Miller LLP Announces Investigation of Aetna Inc., GenVec, Inc., Ixia, McKesson Corporation, Meridian Bioscience, Inc., Novan, Inc., Regulus Therapeutics Incs., The Southern Company and The Western Union Company PR Newswire
01:34PM  5 Utilities to Add Before Q4 Earnings Draws to a Close
10:51AM  SO INVESTOR ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of a Class Action Involving The Southern Company and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 24, 2017 GlobeNewswire
09:07AM  Analysts Still Expect a Decent Upside for NRG Energy
08:28AM  Southern Company (SO): Stock Poised to Beat Earnings in Q4?
Feb-16-17 12:06PM  Southern Company named to Fortune's most admired list PR Newswire
10:10AM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Reminds Investors of Class Action Against The Southern Company (SO) & Lead Plaintiff Deadline -- March 24, 2017 GlobeNewswire
Feb-15-17 07:34PM  How Exactly Does Southern Co Make Money? at Motley Fool
03:46PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Encourages Investors Who Have Losses In Excess Of $100,000 From Investment In The Southern Company (SO) To Contact Brower Piven Before The Lead Plaintiff Deadline In Class Action Lawsuit GlobeNewswire
10:59AM  Goldman recommends buying underperformers ahead of their earnings at MarketWatch
08:48AM  Southern Companys Premium Yield and Average Growth
07:36AM  Analysts Are Downbeat on Southern Company ahead of 4Q16
Feb-14-17 01:09PM  Southern Company Investor Deadline Reminder: Hagens Berman Reminds Investors in The Southern Company of Lead Plaintiff Deadline GlobeNewswire
10:36AM  Why Southern Company Underperformed Its Peers in the Last Year
09:20AM  Will Southern Company See Earnings Fall? at Motley Fool
09:07AM  Southern Companys Short Interest Grows, Chart Indicators Stable
07:38AM  Is Southern Company Fairly Valued ahead of Its 4Q16 Earnings?
Feb-13-17 04:35PM  Can Southern Company Beat Analysts 4Q16 Earnings Estimates?
03:10PM  3 Utility Stocks That Will Pay You To Invest In Them at Insider Monkey
03:01PM  Southern Company: Factors That Could Drive 4Q16 Revenue
02:24PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Shareholders of The Southern Company of a Class Action Lawsuit and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 24, 2017 SO GlobeNewswire
Feb-10-17 05:35PM  Which Utility Will Pay Higher Dividends in 2017?
10:19AM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Investors of Class Action Against The Southern Company (SO) and Lead Plaintiff Deadline - March 24, 2017 Accesswire
Feb-08-17 12:13PM  INVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Shareholders of The Southern Company of a Class Action Lawsuit and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 24, 2017 - SO Accesswire
09:06AM  Analysts Views and Price Targets on Duke Energy
Feb-07-17 02:22PM  Pawar Law Group Announces the Filing of a Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against The Southern Company - SO Accesswire
Feb-06-17 12:40PM  Southern Company (The) -- Moody's places Mississippi Power Company on review for downgrade at Moody's
12:10PM  Refueling activities and performance enhancements underway at Plant Hatch Unit 2 PR Newswire
07:37AM  Xcel Energys Price Targets after Its 4Q16 Earnings
Feb-03-17 10:50PM  SOUTHERN COMPANY SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: KAHN SWICK & FOTI, LLC REMINDS INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against The Southern Company - (SO) Marketwired
02:24PM  INVESTOR ALERT: Brower Piven Encourages Shareholders Who Have Losses In Excess Of $100,000 From Investment In The Southern Company To Contact Brower Piven Before The Lead Plaintiff Deadline In Class Action Lawsuit Business Wire
12:37PM  Xcel Energys 4Q16 Revenues Rose 5%, Missed Estimates
11:05AM  Georgia Power names Bentina Terry senior vice president of Metro Atlanta Region PR Newswire
09:45AM  Levi & Korsinsky Notifies Shareholders of a Complaint Filed in U.S. District Court to Recover Losses Suffered by Investors in The Southern Company (SO)
07:30AM  Will Undoing The Stream Protection Rule Really Help Coal? at Forbes
Feb-02-17 12:29PM  Southern Company Becomes a Member of the International Energy Agency Hydrogen Implementing Agreement (IEA HIA) PR Newswire
12:14PM  Southern Nuclear wins leading industry award for advancing technological solutions PR Newswire
10:08AM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Investors of Class Action Against The Southern Company (SO) and Lead Plaintiff Deadline - March 24, 2017 Accesswire
Feb-01-17 04:04PM  Wall Street Struggles for Direction After Fed Votes No Change on Rates
03:48PM  Georgia Power makes driving electric more convenient than ever in 2017 PR Newswire
Jan-30-17 05:47PM  SO LOSS NOTICE: Rosen Law Firm Reminds The Southern Company Investors of Important Deadline in Class Action Business Wire
05:29PM  Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of The Southern Company PR Newswire
03:34PM  Georgia Power names Pedro Cherry to lead Customer Service & Operations PR Newswire
11:45AM  SO SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Notifies Investors of a Class Action Involving The Southern Company and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 24, 2017 GlobeNewswire
Jan-28-17 02:00PM  Johnson & Weaver, LLP Announces Investigations of The Southern Company, Illumina, Inc., PixarBio Corporation and Midcoast Energy Partners, L.P. PR Newswire
Jan-27-17 04:45PM  Stull, Stull & Brody is Investigating Claims on Behalf of The Southern Companys (NYSE:SO) 401(k) Plan GlobeNewswire
02:35PM  Analyzing AEPs Valuation after Its 4Q16 Results
10:30AM  The Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces the Filing of a Securities Class Action on Behalf of The Southern Company Investors and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm Business Wire
10:10AM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Investors of Class Action Against The Southern Company (SO) and Lead Plaintiff Deadline - March 24, 2017 GlobeNewswire
05:00AM  Will Trump Make This $7 Billion Clean-Coal Plant Irrelevant? at Bloomberg
Jan-26-17 10:30PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Notifies Investors of Class Action Lawsuit And Encourages Those Who Have Losses In Excess Of $100,000 From Investment In The Southern Company (SO) To Contact Brower Piven Before The Lead Plaintiff Deadline GlobeNewswire
06:27PM  Robbins Arroyo LLP: The Southern Company (SO) Misled Shareholders According to a Recently Filed Class Action Business Wire
03:34PM  Who Will Be The Next Natural Gas Utility To Be Taken Out After WGL? at Forbes
10:36AM  Why GEs Power Segment Revenues Rose in 4Q16
09:30AM  SOUTHERN COMPANY INVESTOR ALERT: Hagens Berman Alerts Investors in The Southern Company to Securities Class Action and Lead Plaintiff Deadline GlobeNewswire
Jan-25-17 07:55PM  Glancy Prongay & Murray Announces the Filing of a Securities Class Action on Behalf of The Southern Company Investors and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm Business Wire
07:45PM  Cramer's lightning round: Dow 20,000 edition
04:13PM  Here's What Kinder Morgan Inc's Founder Wants You to Know About Its Strategy at Motley Fool
01:35PM  D, DUK, NEE, and SO: Top Utilities Dividends
12:08PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Investors of Class Action Against The Southern Company (SO) and Lead Plaintiff Deadline - March 24, 2017 PR Newswire
11:27AM  Georgia Power solar growth continues in 2017 PR Newswire
09:33AM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses In Excess Of $100,000 Investing In The Southern Company To Contact The Firm Before Lead Plaintiff Deadline GlobeNewswire
08:01AM  Coverage initiated on Southern by Credit Suisse
06:01AM  These 4 Stocks Want to Pay You Higher Dividends
The Southern Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity through coal, nuclear, oil and gas, and hydro resources in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. The company also constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets, including renewable energy projects. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 31 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 13 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 16 solar facilities, 1 wind facility, 1 biomass facility, and 1 landfill gas facility. The company also provides digital wireless communications services with various communication options, including push to talk, cellular service, text messaging, wireless Internet access, and wireless data; and wholesale fiber optic solutions to telecommunication providers in the Southeast. The Southern Company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsFeb 14Option Exercise36.4213,238482,12823,389Feb 16 03:52 PM
BOWERS WILLIAM PPresident & CEO, GPCJan 09Option Exercise36.4270,6802,574,166122,669Jan 10 10:32 AM
BOWERS WILLIAM PPresident & CEO, GPCJan 09Sale48.8870,6803,454,67651,989Jan 10 10:32 AM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsAug 02Option Exercise31.3946,0081,444,19156,149Aug 03 09:30 AM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsAug 02Sale53.4046,0082,456,65710,141Aug 03 09:30 AM
Connally Stan WPresident & CEO, Gulf Power CoAug 01Option Exercise31.3914,392451,76517,716Aug 02 09:57 AM
Connally Stan WPresident & CEO, Gulf Power CoAug 01Sale53.7514,392773,5703,324Aug 02 09:57 AM
Crosswhite Mark A.President & CEO, APCJul 28Option Exercise41.28167,2736,905,029171,983Aug 01 10:29 AM
Crosswhite Mark A.President & CEO, APCJul 28Sale53.30167,2738,915,7854,710Aug 01 10:29 AM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJul 05Option Exercise42.65123,2075,254,50675,141Jul 06 01:15 PM
Lantrip MarkPresident & CEO, SCSJul 05Option Exercise44.4235,8841,593,96741,934Jul 06 02:01 PM
Greene Kimberly S,EVP & COO, Southern Co.Jul 05Option Exercise41.28141,8185,854,247177,686Jul 06 02:26 PM
Greene Kimberly S,EVP & COO, Southern Co.Jul 05Sale54.00141,8187,658,17235,868Jul 06 02:26 PM
Lantrip MarkPresident & CEO, SCSJul 05Sale54.0035,8841,937,7366,050Jul 06 02:01 PM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJul 05Sale54.12123,2076,668,33312,553Jul 06 01:15 PM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerJun 30Option Exercise41.287,000288,9609,394Jul 05 08:46 AM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJun 30Option Exercise41.2862,5882,583,63375,141Jul 05 08:45 AM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJun 30Sale53.0062,5883,317,16412,553Jul 05 08:45 AM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerJun 30Sale53.287,000372,9602,394Jul 05 08:46 AM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJun 27Option Exercise41.2862,5872,583,59175,140Jun 28 02:21 PM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerJun 27Option Exercise41.287,000288,9609,394Jun 28 02:22 PM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerJun 27Sale52.287,000365,9602,394Jun 28 02:22 PM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJun 27Sale52.0062,5873,254,52412,553Jun 28 02:21 PM
Kuczynski Stephen EPres. & CEO, Southern NuclearMay 04Option Exercise41.2862,7292,589,45381,184May 05 11:58 AM
Kuczynski Stephen EPres. & CEO, Southern NuclearMay 04Sale51.4362,7293,226,19018,455May 05 11:58 AM
Kuczynski Stephen EPres. & CEO, Southern NuclearMay 02Option Exercise41.2875,0003,096,00093,455May 03 08:56 AM
Kuczynski Stephen EPres. & CEO, Southern NuclearMay 02Sale50.4575,0003,783,77318,455May 03 08:56 AM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsApr 29Option Exercise44.22101,0224,467,60965,104May 02 01:58 PM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsApr 29Sale50.00101,0225,050,99910,138May 02 01:58 PM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerMar 31Option Exercise39.2717,830700,17513,224Apr 04 08:18 AM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerMar 31Sale51.4017,830916,3802,394Apr 04 08:18 AM
Kerr, II James YExecutive VP & General CounselMar 07Buy48.521,00048,5201,000Mar 08 03:22 PM