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The Southern Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E57.99 EPS (ttm)0.82 Insider Own0.10% Shs Outstand1.01B Perf Week-0.46%
Market Cap48.07B Forward P/E15.74 EPS next Y3.02 Insider Trans0.00% Shs Float1.01B Perf Month6.69%
Income857.00M PEG25.76 EPS next Q0.66 Inst Own60.10% Short Float3.22% Perf Quarter4.67%
Sales23.63B P/S2.03 EPS this Y-77.60% Inst Trans-0.23% Short Ratio6.40 Perf Half Y5.55%
Book/sh24.41 P/B1.95 EPS next Y3.85% ROA1.00% Target Price46.62 Perf Year0.91%
Cash/sh2.26 P/C21.05 EPS next 5Y2.25% ROE4.70% 52W Range42.38 - 53.51 Perf YTD-1.12%
Dividend2.40 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y-26.50% ROI2.90% 52W High-11.14% Beta0.06
Dividend %5.05% Quick Ratio0.50 Sales past 5Y6.80% Gross Margin86.20% 52W Low12.20% ATR0.66
Employees31344 Current Ratio0.70 Sales Q/Q10.40% Oper. Margin11.10% RSI (14)63.84 Volatility1.04% 1.44%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq2.11 EPS Q/Q40.30% Profit Margin4.70% Rel Volume0.62 Prev Close47.65
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.80 EarningsAug 08 BMO Payout210.60% Avg Volume5.08M Price47.55
Recom3.10 SMA201.72% SMA505.43% SMA2001.67% Volume3,163,947 Change-0.21%
Jun-26-18Downgrade Deutsche Bank Buy → Hold $48
Jun-22-18Upgrade Citigroup Sell → Neutral
Feb-13-18Reiterated Morgan Stanley Underweight $48 → $44
Jan-23-18Downgrade Mizuho Buy → Neutral
Jan-12-18Initiated JP Morgan Underweight $46
Jan-11-18Downgrade Goldman Neutral → Sell
Oct-24-17Resumed BofA/Merrill Underperform $51
Sep-29-17Upgrade RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform → Outperform $53
Sep-14-17Upgrade Guggenheim Neutral → Buy
Aug-01-17Upgrade Deutsche Bank Hold → Buy $50 → $52
Jul-10-17Upgrade Macquarie Neutral → Outperform
Jun-28-17Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $54 → $53
Mar-03-17Upgrade Jefferies Hold → Buy
Mar-03-17Downgrade Argus Buy → Hold
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
Jul-18-18 02:17PM  Four Bham execs tapped for Alabama Business Hall of Fame American City Business Journals
Jul-16-18 03:19PM  Southern Company announces quarterly dividend PR Newswire
Jul-12-18 03:00PM  Southern Company second-quarter earnings to be released August 8 PR Newswire
09:30AM  BIP vs. SO: Which Stock Should Value Investors Buy Now? Zacks
Jul-11-18 11:10AM  Alabama Power Dividends Declared PR Newswire
Jul-09-18 12:06PM  South Jersey Industries sells solar portfolio for $350M, closes $1.7B gas acquisition American City Business Journals
12:00PM  Georgia Power customers to receive second $25 Vogtle credit on July bills PR Newswire
Jul-06-18 04:56PM  Traders go yield hunting with high-flying utility stocks CNBC Videos
Jun-29-18 11:36AM  Georgia Power marks World Social Media Day PR Newswire
Jun-28-18 04:00PM  Georgia Power introduces Customer Rewards PR Newswire
09:13AM  3 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: SunTrust Banks, Inc., Southern Co and Snap-on Incorporated InvestorPlace
08:38AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Amazon, Intel, Eli Lilly, Illinois Tool Works and Southern Zacks
Jun-26-18 07:10AM  Free Pre-Market Technical Recap on PPL Corp. and Three Additional Electric Utilities Stocks ACCESSWIRE
Jun-25-18 04:06PM  Georgia Power offers safety tips for Lightning Safety Awareness Week (June 24 to 30) PR Newswire
Jun-22-18 02:17PM  Georgia Power Named Utility Communicator of the Year by UCI PR Newswire
Jun-21-18 11:50AM  Georgia Power highlights simple energy tips on the first day of summer PR Newswire
09:52AM  What does The Southern Companys (NYSE:SO) Balance Sheet Tell Us About Its Future? Simply Wall St.
Jun-20-18 08:53AM  Bloomberg: Coal Is Dead In The Ground While Renewables Will Rise. But That Could Change Forbes
Jun-18-18 07:41AM  Roy Cooper, 91, helped create modern Atlanta American City Business Journals
Jun-16-18 02:00PM  Retired? 2 Stocks You Should Consider Buying Motley Fool
Jun-15-18 10:00AM  Southern Company at Crossroads: Can Strategic Strides Aid? Zacks
06:00AM  Unlocked: Meet Atlanta Business Chronicle's 2018 Power 100 American City Business Journals
Jun-14-18 12:25PM  4 ETPs to Consider During Volatile Times Investopedia
Jun-13-18 02:26PM  Environmental groups file petition to stop Atlantic Coast Pipeline construction American City Business Journals
10:23AM  Dutch manufacturer to create more than 100 jobs in north-central Georgia American City Business Journals
Jun-12-18 11:38AM  U.S. tax reform reenergizes equity markets for utility companies Reuters
08:15AM  Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Southern, AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, International Flavors & Fragrances, Pandora Media, Express Scripts Holding, and United Continental What Drives Growth in Today's Competitive Landscape GlobeNewswire
Jun-08-18 07:06AM  Southern Company CEO: No reason economy can't be 3% or be... CNBC Videos
Jun-05-18 07:14PM  What Does The Southern Companys (NYSE:SO) Share Price Indicate? Simply Wall St.
Jun-04-18 12:05PM  Georgia Power stresses safety, preparation during Hurricane season PR Newswire
Jun-01-18 09:46AM  Why Is Southern Company (SO) Down 3.3% Since Its Last Earnings Report? Zacks
May-31-18 09:24AM  Southern Company's Unit Buys Fourth Wind Project in Oklahoma Zacks
May-29-18 02:49PM  Coke Florida CEO: These are the workers most likely to get pay raises American City Business Journals
12:52PM  UGA, Atlanta United dominate 2018 sports awards nominations American City Business Journals
09:00AM  Southern Power acquires Wildhorse Mountain Wind Facility PR Newswire
May-25-18 10:30AM  Georgia Power kicks off summer with new water safety PSA PR Newswire
May-23-18 03:00PM  Why Southern Company Just Sold Billions In Prime Assets
02:20PM  Avoid scams with simple tips from Georgia Power PR Newswire
07:16AM  Atlantic Coast Pipeline construction set to start despite questions raised by court ruling American City Business Journals
07:05AM  Southern Co. unit Southern Power to sell 33% stake in solar portfolio for $1.2 billion MarketWatch
07:05AM  Blog Exposure - NextEra Acquires Several Florida-based Energy Assets From Southern Company ACCESSWIRE
07:00AM  Southern Power enters into an agreement to sell a minority interest in solar portfolio PR Newswire
May-22-18 04:19PM  The Southern Companys (NYSE:SO) Earnings Dropped -57.13%, Did Its Industry Show Weakness Too? Simply Wall St.
10:20AM  Stock Market News For May 22, 2018 Zacks
10:04AM  NextEra (NEE) to Acquire Southern Company Assets for $6.475B Zacks
09:25AM  Southern Company Inks $6.5B Divestment Deal to Reduce Debt Zacks
12:25AM  [$$] NextEra to Buy Florida Utility From Southern for $5.1 Billion The Wall Street Journal
May-21-18 01:14PM  [$$] NextEra to Buy Florida Utility From Southern in $5.1 Billion Deal The Wall Street Journal
12:46PM  Georgia Power Company announces pricing of upsized cash tender offers PR Newswire
10:42AM  Florida Power & Light parent adds to Florida assets with $5.1 bln deal Reuters
08:33AM  FPL parent inks $6.5B acquisition deal American City Business Journals
08:16AM  NextEra Energy to buy some Southern Co assets for $5.08 billion Reuters
07:52AM  Southern Slims Down After Bets on Big Projects Fail to Pay Off Bloomberg
07:41AM  NextEra Energy to buy some of Southern Co.'s Florida assets in a deal valued at $6.5 billion MarketWatch
07:30AM  Southern Company Announces Sale of Certain Florida Assets to NextEra Energy PR Newswire
07:30AM  NextEra Energy reaches definitive agreements to acquire Gulf Power, Florida City Gas and additional assets from Southern Company PR Newswire
07:05AM  Free Stock Performance Review on Southern Co. and Three Additional Electric Utilities Stocks ACCESSWIRE
07:00AM  Georgia Power Company announces early tender results and upsizing of cash tender offers for senior notes PR Newswire
May-20-18 08:00PM  Southern Slims Downs After Bets on Big Projects Fail to Pay Off
May-17-18 12:11PM  Dominion, environmental groups disagree over court order's impact on Atlantic Coast Pipeline construction American City Business Journals
May-16-18 06:26PM  Official: Most pipeline work can go on despite tossed permit Associated Press
12:37PM  Pipeline work in question after court vacates key permit Associated Press
09:56AM  Itron (ITRI) Inks Deal With NWL to Implement DTM Solution Zacks
08:59AM  Environmental groups claim a victory in battle over the Atlantic Coast Pipeline American City Business Journals
May-15-18 11:15AM  PSC Approves $82 million in Customer Benefits from Federal Tax Reform Law for Atlanta Gas Light Customers PR Newswire
May-14-18 05:10PM  FERC lets Atlantic Coast Pipeline construction begin in West Virginia American City Business Journals
03:13PM  Service your HVAC system and save before the heat of summer PR Newswire
02:59PM  3 Days Left To The Southern Company (NYSE:SO)s Ex-Dividend Date, Is It Worth Buying? Simply Wall St.
May-10-18 12:53PM  New construction milestones reached at Vogtle nuclear expansion PR Newswire
May-09-18 06:59PM  Only 8 Days Left To The Southern Company (NYSE:SO)s Ex-Dividend Date, Is It Worth Buying? Simply Wall St.
11:51AM  Georgia Power Marketplace features latest Hive home products PR Newswire
09:25AM  Trade of the Day: Southern Co (SO) InvestorPlace
May-07-18 04:15PM  Southern Company named to DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity for third consecutive year PR Newswire
01:45PM  Edited Transcript of SO earnings conference call or presentation 2-May-18 5:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
10:27AM  Georgia Power Company announces cash tender offers for up to $750 million in aggregate purchase price of senior notes PR Newswire
May-03-18 09:00AM  Mississippi Power issues correction to quarterly dividend announcement PR Newswire
May-02-18 12:06PM  Third class of Vogtle 3&4 operators pass NRC licensing exam PR Newswire
11:02AM  Southern Company (SO) Q1 Earnings Beat on Retail Strength Zacks
09:34AM  Southern Company (SO) Q1 Earnings, Revenue Beat Estimate Zacks
09:32AM  Southern Company Is Primarily Focused on Labor, Says CFO Beattie Bloomberg Video
09:32AM  Southern Company Is Primarily Focused on Labor, Says CFO Beattie Bloomberg
07:57AM  Southern Co.: 1Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
07:30AM  Southern Company reports first-quarter 2018 earnings PR Newswire
May-01-18 09:08AM  Utility Stocks' Q1 Earnings Due on May 2: PNW, NI & More Zacks
Apr-30-18 02:00PM  Smart Neighborhood by Alabama Power Nearing Completion in Suburban Birmingham Business Wire
Apr-27-18 09:10AM  What Lies Ahead for Southern Company (SO) in Q1 Earnings? Zacks
Apr-26-18 08:30AM  Crowley forms partnership to provide LNG-powered micro-grids to Puerto Rico American City Business Journals
Apr-25-18 10:00AM  Mississippi Power announces quarterly dividend PR Newswire
Apr-24-18 03:12PM  New milestones reached for Vogtle Unit 3 PR Newswire
Apr-23-18 12:01AM  America's Smart Grid Dreams Fading Without Congressional Support Forbes
Apr-20-18 09:45AM  Moody's Liquidity-Stress Indicator down again in mid-April on favorable conditions for US spec-grade companies Moody's
Apr-18-18 10:55AM  Southern Company (SO) Raises Quarterly Dividend by 3.4% Zacks
08:30AM  Southern Company first-quarter earnings to be released May 2 PR Newswire
Apr-17-18 02:00PM  10 Retirement Stocks That You Should Already Own InvestorPlace
10:36AM  Retiring CFO shuffles Southern Company's C-Suite American City Business Journals
08:00AM  Southern Company Announces Changes to Executive Management Team PR Newswire
Apr-16-18 05:37PM  Is a Southern Company (SO) Dividend Hike on the Horizon? Zacks
04:29PM  Southern Co. raises dividend MarketWatch
04:20PM  Southern Company increases dividend for 17th consecutive year; annualized rate goes to $2.40 per share PR Newswire
10:58AM  Janney Upgrades American Water Works After Pivotal Acquisition: 'The Upside Potential Outweighs Downside Risk' Benzinga
The Southern Company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. The company also constructs, acquires, owns, and manages power generation assets, including renewable energy facilities and sells electricity in the wholesale market; and distributes natural gas in Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, New Jersey, Florida, Tennessee, and Maryland, as well as provides gas marketing services, wholesale gas services, and gas midstream operations. It owns and/or operates 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 29 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 15 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 35 solar facilities, 8 wind facilities, 1 biomass facility, and 1 landfill gas facility; and constructs, operates, and maintains 82,000 miles of natural gas pipelines and 14 storage facilities with total capacity of 158 Bcf to provide natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The company has 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers. It also provides products and services in the areas of distributed generation infrastructure, energy efficiency, and utility infrastructure. In addition, the company offers digital wireless communications services with various communication options, including push to talk, cellular service, text messaging, wireless Internet access, and wireless data. The Southern Company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Evans Andrew WExecutive Vice President & CFOJul 01Option Exercise0.0022,900065,371Jul 03 04:29 PM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsFeb 13Option Exercise0.00707026,859Feb 14 05:50 PM
Lantrip MarkPresident & CEO, SCSFeb 13Option Exercise0.00707018,596Feb 14 05:45 PM
Sykes Nancy EEVP & CHROFeb 12Option Exercise0.001,38604,358Feb 14 05:45 PM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsFeb 12Option Exercise0.002,323012,488Feb 14 05:51 PM
Kuczynski Stephen EPres. & CEO, Southern NuclearDec 31Option Exercise0.0024,615049,645Jan 03 05:37 PM
Evans Andrew WPres & CEO, Southern Co. GasDec 31Option Exercise0.0037,980058,457Jan 03 05:36 PM
Sykes Nancy EEVP & CHRODec 05Option Exercise0.004,46204,462Dec 07 03:48 PM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerNov 03Option Exercise41.285,080209,7027,474Nov 06 04:46 PM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerNov 03Sale53.285,080270,6622,394Nov 06 04:46 PM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsNov 02Option Exercise37.9746,6411,770,95956,799Nov 06 04:48 PM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsNov 02Sale53.0046,6412,471,97310,158Nov 06 04:48 PM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOOct 26Option Exercise41.2846,9411,937,72459,494Oct 30 05:38 PM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOOct 26Sale52.5046,9412,464,40312,553Oct 30 05:38 PM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerOct 20Option Exercise41.285,000206,4007,394Oct 24 03:35 PM
Kerr, II James YExecutive VP & General CounselOct 20Option Exercise42.1625,0001,054,00026,000Oct 24 03:36 PM
Kerr, II James YExecutive VP & General CounselOct 20Sale52.1625,0001,304,0001,000Oct 24 03:36 PM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerOct 20Sale52.285,000261,4002,394Oct 24 03:35 PM
BOWERS WILLIAM PPresident & CEO, GPCOct 10Option Exercise35.7885,1513,046,703137,140Oct 12 01:34 PM
BOWERS WILLIAM PPresident & CEO, GPCOct 10Sale50.0085,1514,257,55051,989Oct 12 01:34 PM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsAug 03Option Exercise41.2875,1443,101,94485,298Aug 04 03:36 PM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsAug 03Sale49.2975,1443,703,93010,154Aug 04 03:36 PM