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The Southern Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E81.48 EPS (ttm)0.56 Insider Own0.10% Shs Outstand1.01B Perf Week2.91%
Market Cap45.46B Forward P/E14.88 EPS next Y3.04 Insider Trans-11.35% Shs Float1.01B Perf Month3.01%
Income577.00M PEG30.13 EPS next Q0.82 Inst Own59.00% Short Float3.42% Perf Quarter1.76%
Sales23.03B P/S1.97 EPS this Y-77.60% Inst Trans0.12% Short Ratio4.99 Perf Half Y-11.80%
Book/sh24.02 P/B1.88 EPS next Y5.01% ROA0.80% Target Price45.95 Perf Year-9.14%
Cash/sh2.12 P/C21.34 EPS next 5Y2.70% ROE3.50% 52W Range42.38 - 53.51 Perf YTD-5.97%
Dividend2.32 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y-26.50% ROI2.90% 52W High-15.49% Beta0.04
Dividend %5.13% Quick Ratio0.50 Sales past 5Y6.80% Gross Margin87.10% 52W Low6.70% ATR0.74
Employees31344 Current Ratio0.70 Sales Q/Q8.60% Oper. Margin11.10% RSI (14)57.48 Volatility1.88% 1.74%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq2.10 EPS Q/Q-0.10% Profit Margin3.70% Rel Volume0.71 Prev Close45.60
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.84 EarningsMay 23 BMO Payout274.90% Avg Volume6.89M Price45.22
Recom3.20 SMA201.53% SMA502.46% SMA200-5.31% Volume4,911,477 Change-0.83%
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
Feb-17-16Reiterated Argus Buy $50 → $54
Jun-12-15Reiterated Argus Buy $55 → $50
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
Apr-12-18 04:04PM  Prepare now for increased energy use during the heat of summer PR Newswire
10:28AM  Southern Company to Divest Pivotal Home Solutions for $365M Zacks
Apr-11-18 11:14AM  Alabama Power Dividends Declared PR Newswire
Apr-10-18 03:41PM  Plant Farley Unit 1 planned activities underway for the continued production of clean, safe, reliable and affordable nuclear energy PR Newswire
11:13AM  Google to power Georgia data center with solar energy American City Business Journals
08:35AM  Why I Just Bought These 2 Stocks -- Even Though They Could Soon Fall Further Motley Fool
Apr-09-18 12:43PM  Southern Nears Sale of One-Third Stake in Its Solar Portfolio Bloomberg
11:16AM  Southern Co. 'In Great Shape' to Explore Nuclear Power Options, Says CEO Bloomberg Video
11:15AM  Southern Co. 'In Great Shape' to Explore Nuclear Power Options, Says CEO Bloomberg
11:02AM  Georgia Power to add 177 MW of solar resources for C&I REDI program PR Newswire
Apr-05-18 02:00PM  Georgia Power celebrates Earth Month this April PR Newswire
Apr-04-18 03:14PM  Georgia Power, employees and Georgia Power Foundation invest $21 million to improve Georgia communities in 2017 PR Newswire
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Apr-03-18 04:11PM  Mississippi Power Company -- Moody's raises Mississippi Power's SGL to SGL-2 from SGL-4 Moody's
02:40PM  Georgia Power customers to see $25 credit on April bills PR Newswire
Apr-02-18 01:22PM  Annual Thank a Lineman campaign recognizes importance of line workers to electric reliability in Georgia PR Newswire
Mar-30-18 02:00PM  Georgia Power stresses safety during spring storm season PR Newswire
Mar-29-18 05:29PM  306-ton Unit 4 Reactor Vessel placed at Vogtle nuclear expansion PR Newswire
Mar-28-18 10:30AM  Georgia Power announces redemption of Series 2008B 5.40% Senior Notes due June 1, 2018 PR Newswire
09:55AM  Get air filters delivered to your home through Alabama Power's Smart Neighbor PR Newswire
09:00AM  Gaskell West 1 Solar Facility in California begins commercial operation PR Newswire
Mar-27-18 08:28PM  Is The Southern Companys (NYSE:SO) PE Ratio A Signal To Sell For Investors? Simply Wall St.
03:16PM  Florida Public Service Commission unanimously Approves Florida City Gas Rate Case Settlement PR Newswire
01:30PM  Edited Transcript of SO earnings conference call or presentation 21-Feb-18 6:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
Mar-26-18 03:42PM  Upgrade your home for spring with new products on Georgia Power Marketplace PR Newswire
Mar-23-18 09:49AM  Why Is Southern Company (SO) Up 2.3% Since Its Last Earnings Report? Zacks
Mar-20-18 04:22PM  Spring into energy savings with tips from Georgia Power PR Newswire
Mar-19-18 02:22PM  Georgia Power prepared for severe weather Monday PR Newswire
Mar-14-18 11:19AM  Is Southern Company a Buy? Motley Fool
Mar-13-18 02:47PM  Georgia Power renewable growth to continue throughout 2018 PR Newswire
Mar-09-18 09:28AM  Tax Reforms to Benefit Southern Company's (SO) Customers Zacks
Mar-08-18 02:00PM  Atlanta's first Smart Neighborhood features latest smart-home technologies PR Newswire
01:06PM  Documents reveal immense outreach on Atlantic Coast Pipeline Associated Press
12:15PM  Documents reveal immense outreach on Atlantic Coast Pipeline Associated Press
Mar-07-18 03:05PM  2,400 cubic yards of concrete placed for Vogtle Unit 4 "turbine tabletop" PR Newswire
Mar-06-18 05:10PM  Georgia Power customers to receive $1.2 billion in benefits from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act PR Newswire
11:57AM  Plant Hatch Unit 1 returns to service after loading first of its kind, industry-changing fuel technology PR Newswire
Mar-02-18 04:14PM  Alabama Power faces $1.25M fine from ADEM American City Business Journals
01:39PM  Georgia Power highlights the importance of literacy during Get Georgia Reading Month PR Newswire
10:32AM  Georgia Power ash pond closure efforts continue across the state in 2018 PR Newswire
Mar-01-18 04:15PM  Southern Power chairman, president and CEO Joseph "Buzz" Miller announces retirement, effective April 1 PR Newswire
11:30AM  Mississippi Power announces quarterly dividend PR Newswire
Feb-28-18 03:29PM  Vogtle 3 & 4 to have lower rate impact for Georgia Power customers PR Newswire
Feb-26-18 03:53PM  Eutaw (City of) AL, Industrial Dev. Board -- Moody's affirms Mississippi Power's Ba1 ratings; changes outlook to positive from stable Moody's
02:45PM  Southern Company Chairman, President & CEO Tom Fanning to receive 2018 American Football Coaches Foundation CEO Coach of the Year® Award PR Newswire
Feb-25-18 08:02AM  Best Dividend Stocks This Month Simply Wall St.
Feb-22-18 02:00PM  Subsidies For Coal, Nuclear In The Latest Federal Budget
Feb-21-18 04:40PM  Southern Company (SO) Q4 2017 Earnings Conference Call Transcript Motley Fool
04:39PM  Retail Sales Helps Southern Company (SO) Top Q4 Earnings Zacks
12:05PM  Southern Co. CEO: Tax reform should lead to 5-7% lower rates (Video) American City Business Journals
11:06AM  Nuclear Inspections Allegedly Faked at Southern's Power Plant Bloomberg
09:00AM  Southern Company to Host Earnings Call ACCESSWIRE
08:33AM  Southern Company (SO) Q4 Earnings, Revenue Beat Estimate Zacks
07:38AM  Southern Company CEO on earnings and tax reform CNBC Videos
07:09AM  Southern Co. beats 4Q profit forecasts Associated Press
06:45AM  Southern Company reports fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 earnings PR Newswire
Feb-20-18 02:00PM  Southern Company subsidiaries Alabama Power and Georgia Power continue building the future of energy with innovative Smart Neighborhood projects PR Newswire
09:47AM  This $42 Billion Fund Manager Says the Selloff Hit the Wrong Stocks Fortune
Feb-19-18 03:14PM  Plant the right tree in the right place this spring PR Newswire
Feb-16-18 01:52PM  Southern Company (SO) to Post Q4 Earnings: Hit or Miss? Zacks
08:00AM  Recent Analysis Shows SBA Communications, AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Galectin Therapeutics, Xilinx, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, and Southern Market Influences Renewed Outlook, Key Drivers of Growth GlobeNewswire
Feb-15-18 07:10AM  Ex-Dividend Alert: Southern Co. has a Dividend Yield of 5.19%; Will Trade Ex-Dividend on February 16, 2018 ACCESSWIRE
Feb-12-18 04:51PM  Former United States Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz to Join the Board of Southern Company PR Newswire
04:35PM  Georgia Power employees and Georgia Power Foundation partner to contribute $740,000+ to Georgia non-profits in 2017 PR Newswire
02:00PM  Southern Company recognized by EPRI for energy innovation PR Newswire
Feb-09-18 07:46AM  Georgia Power praises move by U.S. Congress to extend production tax credits for Vogtle nuclear expansion PR Newswire
Feb-08-18 11:16AM  Senate Budget Deal Has Tax Credits for Only Nuke Project in U.S. Bloomberg
10:32AM  Biofuel Producers, Nuclear Power Get Boost in U.S. Budget Deal Bloomberg
07:51AM  IIROC Trading Halt - SO PR Newswire
07:51AM  IIROC Trading Halt - SO CNW Group
Feb-07-18 05:28PM  Is MPSC Verdict a Respite for Southern Company's Kemper? Zacks
Feb-06-18 12:59PM  Settlement reached over clean coal fiasco in Mississippi Associated Press
08:00AM  Cyber Assault On Electric Grid Could Make U.S. Feel Like Post-Hurricane Puerto Rico Forbes
Feb-02-18 03:51PM  Simple tips to save during winter weather PR Newswire
Jan-30-18 02:49PM  Georgia Power customers to pay $139 million less for Vogtle expansion in 2018 PR Newswire
09:17AM  Southern Power announces acquisition of Gaskell West 1 Solar Facility in California PR Newswire
Jan-29-18 04:11PM  Pressurizer set inside Vogtle Unit 3 containment vessel PR Newswire
Jan-28-18 12:01AM  Energy Will Decarbonize, Deloitte Says, Even If Transport Lags Forbes
Jan-26-18 05:35PM  Consolidated Edisons Healthy Dividend Profile Market Realist
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11:30AM  Southern Company fourth-quarter earnings to be released February 21 PR Newswire
08:20AM  Southern Company (SO) Slips to a 52-Week Low: Here's Why Zacks
Jan-23-18 04:56PM  FERC Grants Approval to $1.13B PennEast Pipeline Project Zacks
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The Southern Company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. The company also constructs, acquires, owns, and manages power generation assets, including renewable energy facilities and sells electricity in the wholesale market; and distributes natural gas in Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, New Jersey, Florida, Tennessee, and Maryland, as well as provides gas marketing services, wholesale gas services, and gas midstream operations. It owns and/or operates 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 29 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 15 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 35 solar facilities, 8 wind facilities, 1 biomass facility, and 1 landfill gas facility; and constructs, operates, and maintains 82,000 miles of natural gas pipelines and 14 storage facilities with total capacity of 158 Bcf to provide natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The company has 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers. It also provides products and services in the areas of distributed generation infrastructure, energy efficiency, and utility infrastructure. In addition, the company offers digital wireless communications services with various communication options, including push to talk, cellular service, text messaging, wireless Internet access, and wireless data. The Southern Company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
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
Evans Andrew WPres & CEO, Southern Co. GasJul 01Option Exercise0.0021,100032,416Jul 03 04:18 PM
Lantrip MarkPresident & CEO, SCSJun 14Option Exercise41.2825,0001,032,00031,080Jun 15 01:24 PM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJun 14Option Exercise41.2846,9401,937,68359,493Jun 15 01:25 PM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJun 14Sale51.5046,9402,417,41012,553Jun 15 01:25 PM
Lantrip MarkPresident & CEO, SCSJun 14Sale51.5025,0001,287,5006,080Jun 15 01:24 PM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerJun 12Option Exercise41.285,000206,4007,394Jun 13 09:51 AM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerJun 12Sale51.285,000256,4002,394Jun 13 09:51 AM
Kerr, II James YExecutive VP & General CounselMay 05Option Exercise42.1668,6092,892,55569,609May 08 09:53 AM
Kerr, II James YExecutive VP & General CounselMay 05Sale50.0568,6093,434,1141,000May 08 09:53 AM