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SO [NYSE]
Southern Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E20.58 EPS (ttm)2.18 Insider Own0.03% Shs Outstand909.00M Perf Week1.72%
Market Cap40.79B Forward P/E15.30 EPS next Y2.93 Insider Trans-61.77% Shs Float907.82M Perf Month1.91%
Income1.96B PEG6.24 EPS next Q0.56 Inst Own51.90% Short Float3.31% Perf Quarter-13.14%
Sales18.47B P/S2.21 EPS this Y16.60% Inst Trans-0.05% Short Ratio5.21 Perf Half Y-2.76%
Book/sh22.02 P/B2.04 EPS next Y3.31% ROA2.90% Target Price47.30 Perf Year2.83%
Cash/sh0.78 P/C57.45 EPS next 5Y3.30% ROE10.00% 52W Range40.94 - 52.58 Perf YTD-7.62%
Dividend2.10 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y1.10% ROI5.90% 52W High-14.66% Beta0.08
Dividend %4.68% Quick Ratio0.50 Sales past 5Y3.20% Gross Margin96.40% 52W Low9.59% ATR0.62
Employees26369 Current Ratio0.70 Sales Q/Q2.30% Oper. Margin24.40% RSI (14)53.14 Volatility1.48% 1.32%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.25 EPS Q/Q-34.00% Profit Margin10.60% Rel Volume0.60 Prev Close44.69
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.04 EarningsApr 29 BMO Payout95.50% Avg Volume5.77M Price44.87
Recom3.30 SMA201.11% SMA50-0.04% SMA200-1.34% Volume3,483,822 Change0.40%
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
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
Apr-26-15 09:05AM  As Coal Jobs Go Up In Flames, New Energy Positions Will Emerge From Ashes at Forbes
Apr-24-15 09:46PM  J&J and DuPont Lead the Payout Parade at Barrons.com
12:46PM  NRC reaffirms safe operation, regulatory commitment of Farley, Hatch and Vogtle nuclear plants at noodls
12:38PM  NRC reaffirms safe operation, regulatory commitment of Farley, Hatch and Vogtle nuclear plants at noodls
12:30PM  NRC reaffirms safe operation, regulatory commitment of Farley, Hatch and Vogtle nuclear plants at noodls
12:29PM  NRC reaffirms safe operation, regulatory commitment of Farley, Hatch and Vogtle nuclear plants PR Newswire
05:48AM  Coverage initiated on Southern by Mizuho
Apr-23-15 05:36PM  Georgia Power names Kenny Coleman senior vice president of Marketing at noodls
05:30PM  Southern Developing 53 Megawatts of Solar Power in Mississippi at Bloomberg
11:06AM  Anne Kaiser to lead Georgia Power Community & Economic Development at noodls
09:06AM  Mississippi Power announces plans for largest utility-scale solar projects in the state at noodls
09:00AM  Mississippi Power announces plans for largest utility-scale solar projects in the state PR Newswire
Apr-22-15 11:04AM  The Best Stocks To Weather The Coming Market Correction at Forbes
08:00AM  The Big Winner in the US Coal Regulations Game
05:00AM  Georgia Power offers Top 5 Home Energy Efficiency Tips for Earth Day PR Newswire
Apr-21-15 06:21PM  Duke Energy exec optimistic that the Lee nuclear plant will be built at bizjournals.com
10:10AM  Stock Market News for April 21, 2015 - Market News
Apr-20-15 02:56PM  Southern Company raises dividend rate 14th straight year; annualized rate goes to $2.17 per share at noodls
02:40PM  Southern Company raises dividend rate 14th straight year; annualized rate goes to $2.17 per share PR Newswire
01:48PM  Natgas Boom Undermining U.S. Nuclear Future
11:31AM  April 2015 Outlook Sees No Change in Global Economic Growth
Apr-17-15 03:54PM  Georgia Power marks groundbreaking of Fort Benning solar project PR Newswire
01:30PM  Southern Company accelerates sustainable energy innovations with five solar projects in three states at noodls
01:00PM  Southern Company accelerates sustainable energy innovations with five solar projects in three states PR Newswire
Apr-16-15 04:20PM  Electricity Production Falls As Winter Recedes
01:33PM  Alabama Power announces redemption of preferred and preference stock PR Newswire
11:12AM  Alabama Power declares dividends PR Newswire
10:53AM  Southern Company subsidiary acquires fourth California solar project; 32-megawatt Lost Hills-Blackwell at noodls
09:13AM  Southern Company subsidiary acquires fourth California solar project; 32-megawatt Lost Hills-Blackwell at noodls
09:00AM  Southern Company subsidiary acquires fourth California solar project; 32-megawatt Lost Hills-Blackwell PR Newswire
Apr-14-15 04:06PM  Did the Weather Rain on US Economic Growth?
Apr-13-15 04:26PM  Georgia Power marks Lineman Appreciation Week PR Newswire
Apr-11-15 11:05PM  Central Divisions Drive Increase in Electricity Generation
Apr-10-15 11:20AM  Southern Company Unit Announces Senior Notes Offering - Analyst Blog
Apr-09-15 01:55PM  Have Utilities Now Sold Off Too Much? at 24/7 Wall St.
09:24AM  Alabama Power Company Announces Offering of Senior Notes PR Newswire
Apr-08-15 06:20AM  Altria, Southern, UPS -- 3 Yield Bargains for While Interest Rates Are Low at TheStreet
Apr-07-15 05:57PM  Georgia Power Company -- Moody's: Georgia Power Vogtle order credit negative, demonstrating the limits of regulatory support at Moody's
09:26AM  Southern Co. to put innovation center inTech Square at bizjournals.com
Apr-06-15 01:17PM  Q2 rebound for utilities?
11:12AM  Southern Company first-quarter earnings to be released April 29 at noodls
10:45AM  Southern Company first-quarter earnings to be released April 29 PR Newswire
Apr-02-15 01:00PM  Importance of Coal and Power Indicators for Investors
Apr-01-15 11:05AM  US Electricity Generation Falls Shaprly in All Divisions Except 1
10:29AM  Inventing our future: Southern Company's new hub to deliver tomorrow's solutions, today at noodls
10:00AM  Inventing our future: Southern Company's new hub to deliver tomorrow's solutions, today PR Newswire
Mar-31-15 04:00PM  Southern Moving Into Wind Power With Deal for 299-Megawatt Plant at Bloomberg
02:11PM  Southern Company subsidiary's first wind project will be its largest renewable plant at noodls
02:00PM  Southern Company subsidiary's first wind project will be its largest renewable plant PR Newswire
12:37PM  11 Safe High-Yield Dividend Stocks for Times of Volatility and Uncertainty at TheStreet
Mar-30-15 11:05AM  7 Utilities Stocks With High Dividends That You Should Buy Now at TheStreet
10:02AM  Plant Farley Unit 1 begins planned refueling and maintenance outage at noodls
09:32AM  Plant Farley Unit 1 begins planned refueling and maintenance outage PR Newswire
Mar-26-15 11:46AM  The Investor's Solution to Low, Low Interest Rates: Part I at Forbes
Mar-25-15 05:42PM  Top U.S. Court Questions EPA Emissions Rule for Power Plants
01:05PM  Why Coal and Power Indicators Matter for Long-Term Investing
10:10AM  Stock Market News for March 25, 2015 - Market News
08:26AM  6 High-Yield Dividend Stocks in Industries Consumers Love to Hate at TheStreet
Mar-24-15 05:00AM  Power Companies Hope to End Losing Streak on EPA at Supreme Court
Mar-23-15 03:00PM  Why Starbucks has no business talking about race at Fortune
Mar-20-15 11:54AM  Many US boards' lack vision, just tick boxes in search for women directors
08:05AM  Changing Coal's Message: Cleaner Coal Is Possible But Clean Coal Is Impossible at Forbes
Mar-19-15 03:53PM  Georgia Power illuminates savings on ENERGY STAR® certified CFLs and LEDs at noodls
03:15PM  Georgia Power illuminates savings on ENERGY STAR® certified CFLs and LEDs PR Newswire
02:05PM  Utility Costs and Weather Consumer Sentiment Falls in March 2015
11:05AM  First Solars outlook: A game changer on the horizon
10:38AM  3 Utility Stocks on the Move After Fed Decision - Analyst Blog
Mar-18-15 06:23PM  Your first trade for Thursday at CNBC
05:58PM  Fast Money Final Trade: SAP, BNO, URI & SO
03:26PM  Coal and power industry indicators are important to investors
Mar-17-15 02:24PM  Southern Company CEO receives national award for leading nuclear development with Vogtle construction at noodls
02:05PM  Southern Company CEO receives national award for leading nuclear development with Vogtle construction at noodls
02:00PM  Southern Company CEO receives national award for leading nuclear development with Vogtle construction PR Newswire
10:19AM  Rio Bridge From Furious Movie Tests Economy Stalled by Scandal at Bloomberg
10:10AM  Stock Market News for March 17, 2015 - Market News
Mar-16-15 10:36PM  PUC chief says he had qualms about San Onofre cost-apportioning deal at Los Angeles Times
04:06PM  The South Central United States Drives US Electricity Generation
01:03PM  Upgrades to Plant Hatch Unit 2 enhance the production of low-cost, carbon-free electricity at noodls
12:39PM  Upgrades to Plant Hatch Unit 2 enhance the production of low-cost, carbon-free electricity at noodls
12:22PM  Upgrades to Plant Hatch Unit 2 enhance the production of low-cost, carbon-free electricity PR Newswire
10:10AM  Stock Market News for March 16, 2015 - Market News
Mar-15-15 08:05AM  Sen. McConnell Miscalculates: Boycotting Clean Power Plan Would Hurt States at Forbes
Mar-14-15 12:05PM  SouthernCo and NextEra Energy are key First Solar customers
10:33AM  Mississippi Power files rehearing application with state Supreme Court at noodls
09:04AM  Earnings expectations: What does 2015 hold for Exelon?
Mar-13-15 12:56PM  SCANA tells regulators nuke plant will be delayed, costs will rise at bizjournals.com
Mar-12-15 06:17PM  JPMorgan Sued Over Californian Power Market Manipulation - Analyst Blog
11:48AM  Why Coal and Utilities Indicators Matter To Long-Term Investors
11:19AM  Moody's Affirms Four, Upgrades Two and Downgrades One Class of MLMI 1998-C1-CTL at Moody's
Mar-10-15 05:15PM  SOUTHERN CO Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events
04:44PM  Federal environmental mandates force elimination of coal at Plant Gadsden at noodls
Mar-09-15 12:41PM  First fire of Kemper gasifiers a success; major step toward expected 2016 completion at noodls
Mar-06-15 02:49PM  Dividend-Hiking Companies Offer Extra Value With Direct Purchase at Forbes
12:34AM  [$$] Nuclear Power Firms Feel Squeeze at The Wall Street Journal
Mar-05-15 04:36PM  Nuclear Power Firms Feel Squeeze at The Wall Street Journal
Mar-04-15 05:05PM  Electricity production across the US rises substantially
05:05PM  Exelon is one of the leanest power utilities in the US
01:05PM  Electricity generation in the US rises 17.5% year-over-year
01:04PM  Georgia Power Company -- Moody's: Georgia Power seeks regulatory support for revised nuclear project costs, a credit positive at Moody's
Mar-03-15 01:22PM  What's behind big volume in utilities optionMONSTER
The Southern Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a public electric utility company. It 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. The company also constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets, including renewable energy projects. As of December 31, 2014, it operated 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 33 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 13 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 9 solar facilities, 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
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
BOWERS WILLIAM PPresident & CEO, GPCOct 13Sale46.00128,0935,892,27845,166Oct 14 09:23 AM
HOLLAND G EDISONCEO, Mississippi Power Co.Oct 13Sale46.0026,2601,207,96018,424Oct 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