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SO [NYSE]
Southern Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E20.33 EPS (ttm)2.18 Insider Own0.03% Shs Outstand909.88M Perf Week-1.86%
Market Cap40.33B Forward P/E15.12 EPS next Y2.93 Insider Trans-69.47% Shs Float909.58M Perf Month-3.19%
Income1.96B PEG6.17 EPS next Q0.57 Inst Own52.00% Short Float2.63% Perf Quarter-11.20%
Sales18.47B P/S2.18 EPS this Y16.60% Inst Trans3.28% Short Ratio4.00 Perf Half Y4.33%
Book/sh22.02 P/B2.01 EPS next Y3.31% ROA2.90% Target Price47.50 Perf Year7.00%
Cash/sh0.78 P/C56.81 EPS next 5Y3.30% ROE10.00% 52W Range40.95 - 52.58 Perf YTD-8.73%
Dividend2.10 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y1.10% ROI5.90% 52W High-15.67% Beta0.08
Dividend %4.74% Quick Ratio0.50 Sales past 5Y3.20% Gross Margin96.40% 52W Low8.29% ATR0.71
Employees26369 Current Ratio0.70 Sales Q/Q2.30% Oper. Margin24.40% RSI (14)41.58 Volatility1.55% 1.56%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.25 EPS Q/Q-34.00% Profit Margin10.60% Rel Volume0.90 Prev Close44.33
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.04 EarningsApr 29 BMO Payout95.50% Avg Volume5.98M Price44.34
Recom3.30 SMA20-0.21% SMA50-5.44% SMA200-2.22% Volume1,519,966 Change0.02%
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
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 STARĀ® certified CFLs and LEDs at noodls
03:15PM  Georgia Power illuminates savings on ENERGY STARĀ® 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
10:10AM  Stock Market News for March 03, 2015 - Market News Zacks
Mar-02-15 05:04PM  Utility says latest delays to Georgia nuclear plant to cost additional $1B at bizjournals.com
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 03:58PM  Why did Exelon disappoint in its 4Q14 earnings? Market Realist
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 bizjournals.com
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
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
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