Southern Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E21.68 EPS (ttm)2.34 Insider Own0.03% Shs Outstand899.81M Perf Week-2.89%
Market Cap45.64B Forward P/E17.69 EPS next Y2.87 Insider Trans-84.02% Shs Float899.51M Perf Month1.91%
Income2.09B PEG6.49 EPS next Q0.39 Inst Own50.60% Short Float3.46% Perf Quarter10.53%
Sales18.38B P/S2.48 EPS this Y-30.00% Inst Trans-0.28% Short Ratio5.90 Perf Half Y18.50%
Book/sh22.11 P/B2.29 EPS next Y2.32% ROA3.20% Target Price48.09 Perf Year28.44%
Cash/sh1.57 P/C32.28 EPS next 5Y3.34% ROE10.80% 52W Range38.92 - 53.16 Perf YTD3.28%
Dividend2.10 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y-3.60% ROI5.70% 52W High-4.59% Beta0.14
Dividend %4.14% Quick Ratio0.60 Sales past 5Y0.00% Gross Margin96.70% 52W Low30.32% ATR0.86
Employees26300 Current Ratio0.90 Sales Q/Q6.40% Oper. Margin25.70% RSI (14)50.09 Volatility2.00% 1.58%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.23 EPS Q/Q-17.50% Profit Margin11.40% Rel Volume2.38 Prev Close52.79
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.09 EarningsFeb 04 BMO Payout88.20% Avg Volume5.27M Price50.72
Recom3.30 SMA20-0.27% SMA503.03% SMA20012.29% Volume12,554,705 Change-3.92%
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
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
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
10:13AM  U.S. weekly electricity production rebounds sharply Market Realist
08:00AM  Ohio and Pennsylvania are key markets for First Energy Market Realist
08:00AM  Southern Companys dividend yield is higher than peers Market Realist
Dec-11-14 12:20PM  Executive management changes announced at Southern Company subsidiary PR Newswire
12:15PM  Mississippi Power names Troxclair as vice president of Kemper development PR Newswire
Dec-10-14 06:10PM  Your first trade for Thursday at CNBC
05:58PM  Fast Money Final Trade: COP, SO, SDRL & GDX CNBC
04:00PM  Why Southern Companys EBITDA is relatively stable Market Realist
12:00PM  A surge in industrial demand has charged up Southern Company Market Realist
Dec-09-14 04:00PM  Why investors must look at Southern Companys 3Q14 earnings Market Realist
03:30PM  Georgia Power "on the go" with new mobile app PR Newswire
12:00PM  Cost structure sets Southern Company above its competitors Market Realist
08:00AM  Natural gas pumps up Southern Companys power generation Market Realist
Dec-08-14 04:00PM  Southern Company, one of the largest U.S. power producers Market Realist
12:00PM  Georgia and Alabama: Southern Companys key markets Market Realist
08:00AM  Regulated business is Southern Companys strength Market Realist
Dec-05-14 02:14PM  Why Southern Company is a great stock to own Market Realist
10:14AM  Introducing Southern Company, an American energy titan Market Realist
Dec-04-14 11:30AM  Southern Telecom® expands key metro networks PR Newswire
12:01AM  We Now Know How to Save the Planet. For $17.6 Trillion Bloomberg
Nov-27-14 04:00PM  Must-know: 3Q14 revenue composition of AES Market Realist
Nov-26-14 12:53PM  AES 3Q14 earnings overview Market Realist
Nov-25-14 12:22PM  3 Stocks Dragging In The Utilities Sector at TheStreet
Nov-24-14 08:01AM  Moody's: Low natural gas prices dim prospects for nuclear power generation in US at Moody's
Nov-21-14 12:00PM  Georgia Power names 2014 New Teacher Assistance Grant recipients PR Newswire
Nov-17-14 03:00PM  Georgia Power launches EV charger rebate program for businesses PR Newswire
01:01PM  Southern Company announces executive management changes PR Newswire
12:03PM  3 Utilities Stocks Moving The Sector Upward at TheStreet
Nov-15-14 11:06PM  Georgia developer still trying to build coal plant AP
Nov-14-14 01:04PM  SOUTHERN CO Financials EDGAR Online Financials
Nov-13-14 10:53PM  This sector is getting beaten up. Here's why you should buy it. Talking Numbers
Nov-11-14 02:00PM  Southern Company ranks as top utility for eighth consecutive year in G.I. Jobs' Top 100 Military Friendly Employer® listing PR Newswire
Nov-10-14 12:08PM  3 Utilities Stocks Nudging The Sector Higher at TheStreet
Nov-06-14 04:30PM  Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant marks 40 years of safe, reliable operation PR Newswire
01:41PM  SOUTHERN CO Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report EDGAR Online
12:00PM  Why Dominion has a high leverage model with low risk Market Realist
08:00AM  Why Dominions fuel mix is positioned well Market Realist
Nov-05-14 09:27PM  One of the hottest trades of the year is about to come undone Talking Numbers
05:58PM  Fast Money Final Trade: OIH, TSLA, SO & MDT CNBC
08:00AM  Why regulated business is Dominions strength Market Realist
Nov-03-14 12:07PM  3 Stocks Raising The Utilities Sector Higher at TheStreet
Nov-01-14 06:28PM  Southern (SO) Earnings Report: Q3 2014 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
Oct-30-14 12:30PM  Questar Beats Q3 Earnings Estimates, Ups 2014 Guidance Zacks
Oct-29-14 06:40PM  Southern Co. Investor's Business Daily
04:25PM  Southern Company (SO) Stock Closed Lower Today After Third Quarter Earnings Results at TheStreet
11:08AM  [video] Southern CEO Optimistic on Overseas Clean-Coal Sales at Bloomberg
10:49AM  Today's Unusual Social Activity Stock: Southern (SO) at TheStreet
10:20AM  Southern Company Q3 Earnings Top on Robust Electricity Sales Zacks
10:07AM  Southern Co. tops 3Q profit forecasts AP
09:48AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Consolidated Edison, Southern Company and Pinnacle West Capital Zacks
08:37AM  SOUTHERN CO Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition EDGAR Online
08:34AM  [$$] Southern Co. Posts 6.4% Revenue Increase at The Wall Street Journal
07:44AM  Solar matters to us: Southern CEO CNBC
07:30AM  Southern Company reports third quarter earnings PR Newswire
07:07AM  Dan Nathan's Tumblr Yahoo Finance Blogs
07:07AM  Q3 2014 Southern Co Earnings Release - 07:30 am ET CCBN
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
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
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