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SO [NYSE]
Southern Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E18.67 EPS (ttm)2.34 Insider Own0.03% Shs Outstand908.26M Perf Week0.71%
Market Cap39.68B Forward P/E14.89 EPS next Y2.94 Insider Trans-54.67% Shs Float907.53M Perf Month-0.91%
Income2.12B PEG5.62 EPS next Q0.69 Inst Own50.50% Short Float2.56% Perf Quarter-3.38%
Sales18.01B P/S2.20 EPS this Y16.60% Inst Trans-2.89% Short Ratio4.34 Perf Half Y-3.74%
Book/sh22.00 P/B1.99 EPS next Y3.53% ROA3.10% Target Price46.09 Perf Year5.16%
Cash/sh1.22 P/C35.69 EPS next 5Y3.32% ROE10.70% 52W Range40.43 - 51.92 Perf YTD-8.91%
Dividend2.17 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y1.10% ROI5.90% 52W High-15.85% Beta0.01
Dividend %4.97% Quick Ratio0.50 Sales past 5Y3.20% Gross Margin96.50% 52W Low8.06% ATR0.58
Employees26369 Current Ratio0.70 Sales Q/Q-9.90% Oper. Margin24.40% RSI (14)51.78 Volatility1.29% 1.31%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.30 EPS Q/Q43.60% Profit Margin11.80% Rel Volume1.16 Prev Close43.51
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.05 EarningsApr 29 BMO Payout89.40% Avg Volume5.36M Price43.69
Recom3.30 SMA200.35% SMA50-0.19% SMA200-3.07% Volume6,216,429 Change0.41%
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
May-29-15 04:50PM  SOUTHERN CO Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Financial Statements and Exhibit
May-28-15 05:37PM  Tesla Stock Hits 2015 High On 1st Utility-Scale Deal at Investor's Business Daily
05:37PM  Tesla Gets 1st Utility-Scale Deal For Its Battery Storage System
10:14AM  Why energy tax breaks we take should go away: CEO at CNBC
08:08AM  SO CEO: Leading nuclear renaissance
08:07AM  AEP CEO: Low nat gas 'double positive'
May-27-15 03:13PM  Southern Co, Tesla Reach Battery Testing Agreement
02:34PM  Southern Company (The) -- Moody's puts Mississippi Power on review for downgrade; affirms Southern's ratings at Moody's
01:00PM  Inventing the future of energy: Southern Company holds annual meeting of stockholders PR Newswire
08:30AM  U.S. Will Achieve Climate Goals Without Carbon Capture: Is That Okay? at Forbes
May-26-15 01:02AM  Coal in Alabama: What you need to know at bizjournals.com
May-22-15 11:53PM  [$$] Coal-Fired Power Plant Loses Steam at The Wall Street Journal
06:29PM  Clean-Coal Power Plant Loses Steam at The Wall Street Journal
11:25AM  Shopify (SHOP) Stock Surging in Second Trading Day at TheStreet
09:00AM  Southern Company earns national recognition as a top military employer PR Newswire
May-21-15 12:46PM  Southern Acquires 103-Megawatt Solar Farm From Community Energy at Bloomberg
12:00PM  Southern Company subsidiary furthers renewable energy leadership by acquiring 103-megawatt Georgia solar project PR Newswire
07:03AM  SOUTHERN CO Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events
May-20-15 03:12PM  Hendrickson to lead Georgia Power Corporate Communication PR Newswire
May-19-15 01:02PM  Georgia Power launches 2015/2016 ASI Distributed Generation program PR Newswire
May-18-15 05:43PM  Southern Building 30 Megawatts of Solar at Georgia Army Bases at Bloomberg
09:00AM  Formal Expression of Interest in Lightbridge Metallic Fuel Submitted to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission by Four Major U.S. Utilities GlobeNewswire
08:03AM  Is the Stock Market Due for a Correction?
May-15-15 05:26PM  Construction to begin on Georgia Power Georgia 3x30 solar projects PR Newswire
04:42PM  SOUTHERN CO Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events
06:10AM  Why Utility Stocks Just Arent Appealing Any More at TheStreet
May-14-15 08:40AM  Georgia Power marks signing of groundbreaking solar legislation into law PR Newswire
May-13-15 05:49PM  Regulators: More delays possible for Georgia nuclear plant
04:31PM  Third phase of Dalton Solar Plant now online PR Newswire
01:04PM  SOUTHERN CO Financials
09:47AM  Can High-Tech Companies Compete With Mainline Utilities For Energy Customers? at Forbes
May-11-15 12:09PM  Upgrades to Plant Farley Unit 1 enhance the production of low-cost, carbon-free electricity PR Newswire
10:30AM  Yes, Really: Utilities ETFs
May-07-15 02:47PM  SOUTHERN CO Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report
12:49PM  Southern Company taking energy innovation to new heights through the use of unmanned aerial systems at noodls
10:30AM  Southern Company taking energy innovation to new heights through the use of unmanned aerial systems PR Newswire
10:10AM  Stock Market News for May 07, 2015 - Market News
May-06-15 07:30PM  Georgia Power rolls out new statewide EV fleet at noodls
06:40PM  Georgia Power rolls out new statewide EV fleet at noodls
05:10PM  Georgia Power rolls out new statewide EV fleet PR Newswire
11:02AM  Electricity Generation in the Southeast Fell 3.7% Last Week
May-05-15 10:10AM  Stock Market News for May 05, 2015 - Market News
May-04-15 01:04PM  Mississippi Power files to increase its solar portfolio to more than 100 MW PR Newswire
09:36AM  U.S. top court to review Obama administration "demand response" rule Reuters
May-01-15 11:47AM  Georgia Power names new leaders for Customer Service & Operations, External Affairs organizations PR Newswire
Apr-30-15 05:17PM  Southern Company subsidiary tops 1,000 megawatts of renewable energy development with North Star solar acquisition at noodls
04:17PM  Southern Company subsidiary tops 1,000 megawatts of renewable energy development with North Star solar acquisition at noodls
04:01PM  Southern Company subsidiary tops 1,000 megawatts of renewable energy development with North Star solar acquisition PR Newswire
12:27PM  Southern Company (SO) Earnings Report: Q1 2015 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
08:23AM  Norfolk Southern Corporation (SO) Earnings Report: Q1 2015 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
Apr-29-15 11:10AM  Southern Company Q1 Earnings Miss on Weak Electricity Sales - Analyst Blog
10:13AM  Stock Market News for April 29, 2015 - Market News
08:44AM  SOUTHERN CO Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition
08:24AM  Southern CEO: Play full energy portfolio
07:48AM  Southern Co. misses 1Q profit forecasts
07:41AM  Southern Company reports first-quarter earnings at noodls
07:30AM  Southern Company reports first-quarter earnings PR Newswire
07:07AM  Q1 2015 Southern Co Earnings Release - 07:30 am ET
Apr-28-15 02:20PM  Southern Company (SO): Cost Overruns to Hit Q1 Earnings? - Analyst Blog
11:49AM  What to Expect When Southern Co. (SO) Reports Earnings Results Tomorrow at TheStreet
Apr-27-15 03:58PM  Apple and Exxon expected to join J&J, DuPont and others in upping dividends at MarketWatch
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
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
SMITH WILLIAM G JRDirectorMay 05Buy44.301004,430962May 05 06:01 PM
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