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SO [NYSE]
The Southern Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E18.72 EPS (ttm)2.69 Insider Own0.03% Shs Outstand993.03M Perf Week1.49%
Market Cap50.03B Forward P/E16.19 EPS next Y3.11 Insider Trans-45.99% Shs Float985.28M Perf Month0.44%
Income2.62B PEG4.88 EPS next Q0.74 Inst Own55.30% Short Float1.95% Perf Quarter1.43%
Sales21.68B P/S2.31 EPS this Y-1.30% Inst Trans3.42% Short Ratio3.78 Perf Half Y5.97%
Book/sh25.27 P/B1.99 EPS next Y4.71% ROA2.50% Target Price50.57 Perf Year3.96%
Cash/sh1.10 P/C45.73 EPS next 5Y3.84% ROE10.90% 52W Range46.20 - 54.64 Perf YTD2.42%
Dividend2.32 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y0.00% ROI5.10% 52W High-7.80% Beta0.13
Dividend %4.61% Quick Ratio0.50 Sales past 5Y2.40% Gross Margin68.30% 52W Low9.05% ATR0.42
Employees32015 Current Ratio0.70 Sales Q/Q44.60% Oper. Margin23.00% RSI (14)59.01 Volatility0.80% 0.80%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.95 EPS Q/Q24.10% Profit Margin12.10% Rel Volume0.79 Prev Close50.08
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.71 EarningsMay 03 BMO Payout82.60% Avg Volume5.08M Price50.38
Recom3.20 SMA201.11% SMA500.82% SMA2000.94% Volume4,069,079 Change0.60%
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-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
May-19-17 07:45PM  Investigation into 401(k) Plans of The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) by Stull, Stull & Brody Is Continuing GlobeNewswire
May-18-17 12:03PM  Mark Burns named to Georgia Power Board of Directors PR Newswire
10:00AM  Southern Company named to DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity for second consecutive year PR Newswire
May-16-17 04:23PM  Georgia Power announces new 139-MW solar project at Robins Air Force Base PR Newswire
May-15-17 02:30PM  Southern Company named U.S. Company of the Year by Conexx PR Newswire
10:00AM  Lamesa Solar Facility in Texas begins commercial operation PR Newswire
09:08AM  Southern Company Inks Deal to Take Over the Vogtle Project Zacks
12:02AM  Power plant owners limit Toshiba's Westinghouse liabilities: sources Reuters
May-13-17 01:09AM  Southern Co to manage construction of Georgia nuclear plant Reuters
May-12-17 10:54PM  New service agreement reached for Vogtle nuclear expansion PR Newswire
01:05PM  Which Utility Will Pay Higher Dividends in 2017? Market Realist
12:56PM  North Carolina Capital Facilities Fin. Agy. -- Moody's revises outlook for Duke Energy to stable; affirms Duke and key subsidiaries Moody's
11:37AM  Georgia Power introduces SurgeDefender PR Newswire
May-11-17 05:05PM  Which Utility Will Pay Higher Dividends in 2017? Market Realist
03:08PM  Why Duke Energys Premium Yield Is Sagging Market Realist
01:44PM  The Southern Co. : SO-US: Dividend Analysis : May 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 11, 2017 Capital Cube
May-10-17 08:05AM  These Factors Drove Duke Energys 1Q17 Revenues Market Realist
May-09-17 05:03PM  ETFs with exposure to The Southern Co. : May 9, 2017 Capital Cube
10:37AM  Analysts Rate AES Corporation after Its 1Q17 Earnings Market Realist
09:07AM  What Analysts Recommend for Southern Company Market Realist
08:56AM  AES Corporations Valuation after Its 1Q17 Earnings Market Realist
07:37AM  SO, DUK, and NEE: How Top Utilities Total Returns Stack Up Market Realist
May-08-17 05:35PM  Whats Southern Companys Valuation after Its 1Q17 Earnings? Market Realist
04:05PM  How Southern Company Stock Has Performed Recently Market Realist
02:30PM  Will Toshiba Cooperate with SO to Finish Vogtle Plant? Market Realist
11:59AM  The Southern Co. :SO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 8, 2017 Capital Cube
09:07AM  How Is Dominion Resources Valued after Its 1Q17 Earnings? Market Realist
08:45AM  The Southern Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SO-US : May 8, 2017 Capital Cube
May-05-17 09:06AM  Analysts Views and Price Targets on Southern Company after 1Q17 Market Realist
07:36AM  Has Southern Companys Volatility Fallen Recently? Market Realist
May-04-17 12:35PM  Where Southern Company Stock Could Go after Its 1Q17 Earnings Market Realist
11:05AM  Southern Companys 1Q17 Earnings Rise 14%, Beat Estimates Market Realist
09:23AM  SO, DUK, and NEE: Analyzing the Valuations of Top US Utilities Market Realist
09:23AM  Southern Company Posts Huge Rise in 1Q17 Revenue Market Realist
08:05AM  Is Southern Co.'s Investment In Gasification Technology And Carbon Capture Worth It? Forbes
07:37AM  What Could Impact Southern Companys Dividends? Market Realist
12:20AM  [$$] Southern Seeks $3.7 Billion From Toshiba for Georgia Nuclear Plant The Wall Street Journal
May-03-17 06:05PM  Whats Southern Companys Payout Ratio? Market Realist
04:35PM  SO, DUK, and NEE: How Top Utilities Paid Their Shareholders Market Realist
02:51PM  Southern Company: Premium Dividend Yield and Average Growth Market Realist
02:05PM  Southern Co. Needs $3.7 Billion From Toshiba to Finish Nuclear Plant TheStreet.com
12:43PM  [$$] Southern Seeks $3.7 Billion From Toshiba for Nuclear Plant The Wall Street Journal
09:59AM  Southern Company (SO) Q1 Earnings and Sales Beat Estimates Zacks
09:26AM  Southern Company (SO) Q1 Earnings and Sales Beat Estimates Zacks
07:37AM  SO CEO: Willingness on 'both sides of the aisle' to get t... CNBC Videos
07:35AM  SO CEO: Natural gas infrastructure a great growth play fo... CNBC Videos
07:04AM  Southern Co. beats 1Q profit forecasts Associated Press
06:45AM  Southern Company reports first-quarter 2017 earnings PR Newswire
May-02-17 02:05PM  Analyzing Duke Energys Valuation ahead of Its 1Q17 Earnings Market Realist
May-01-17 10:00AM  Georgia Power introduces new PSA during National Electric Safety Month PR Newswire
Apr-28-17 09:41PM  Interim assessment agreement for Vogtle nuclear expansion extended PR Newswire
04:20PM  Southern Company (SO) to Post Q1 Earnings: What to Expect? Zacks
08:11AM  Southern Co: The Bear Case From a Bull Motley Fool
07:39AM  Southern Company: Why Analysts Views Changed Market Realist
Apr-27-17 05:11PM  Southern Nuclear provides significant charitable contributions in its local communities PR Newswire
04:35PM  Southern Companys Valuation Compared to Its Peers Market Realist
03:06PM  Southern Company: A Positive Surprise for Investors? Market Realist
01:06PM  Reviewing Southern Companys Chart Indicators and Short Interest Market Realist
01:06PM  What Could Drive Southern Companys 1Q17 Revenues? Market Realist
12:26PM  Utilities say Westinghouse loan puts their reactor construction at risk Reuters
Apr-26-17 05:14PM  Georgia Power ranked 5th on SEPA Top 10 list for solar connected in 2016 PR Newswire
07:36AM  Dominion Resources: What Its Implied Volatility Indicates Market Realist
Apr-25-17 09:57PM  Dalton (City of) GA -- Moody's revises the City of Dalton's (GA) outlook to negative; Affirms Aa2 Moody's
09:07AM  A Look at FirstEnergys Implied Volatility Market Realist
12:36AM  [$$] Pension Funds, Foundation Criticize Southern Co. Executive Compensation The Wall Street Journal
Apr-24-17 07:46PM  Dalton (City of) GA Combined Utility Ent. -- Moody's changes rating outlook on Dalton, Georgia Combined Utility to negative; affirms A2 rating Moody's
04:36PM  Analyzing NextEra Energys Implied Volatility Market Realist
03:06PM  What to Expect from NextEra Energy Stock after Its Earnings Market Realist
01:52PM  [$$] Pension Funds, Foundation Criticize Southern Co. Executive Compensation The Wall Street Journal
08:23AM  The Southern Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SO-US : April 24, 2017 Capital Cube
Apr-23-17 03:02PM  3 Dividend Stocks That Investors Should Love Motley Fool
Apr-21-17 01:14PM  Alabama Power partners with Signature Homes to develop Smart Neighborhood PR Newswire
Apr-19-17 08:12AM  Will Xcel Energy Meet Earnings Estimates in 1Q17? Market Realist
Apr-18-17 09:07AM  What Do Analysts Think of Southern Company Stock? Market Realist
07:50AM  Southern Company (SO) Announces Dividend Hike, Shares Up Zacks
07:37AM  Looking at Southern Companys Implied Volatility Market Realist
Apr-17-17 05:35PM  SO, NEE, and DUK: Analyzing Current Valuations Market Realist
04:06PM  Where Southern Company Stock Could Go from Here Market Realist
03:24PM  Southern Co. raises annual dividend for 16th straight year MarketWatch
03:18PM  Southern Company raises dividend rate 16th straight year; annualized rate goes to $2.32 per share PR Newswire
02:23PM  Southern Companys Options in the Westinghouse Case Market Realist
Apr-13-17 03:16PM  Go green and save green with ecobee3 PR Newswire
02:29PM  Southern Nuclear has a story to tell: 'Our news center will allow it to be heard' PR Newswire
Apr-12-17 01:30PM  The Southern Co. Value Analysis (NYSE:SO) : April 12, 2017 Capital Cube
11:02AM  Alabama Power Dividends Declared PR Newswire
10:36AM  Behind Southern Companys Price Targets Now Market Realist
09:06AM  What Southern Companys Implied Volatility Tells Us Market Realist
07:36AM  Where Southern Companys Total Returns Stand Next to Peers Market Realist
Apr-11-17 10:37AM  Southern Companys Dividend: Can We Expect a Modest Hike? Market Realist
10:21AM  2016 Georgia Power Citizenship Report celebrates the people who make a difference PR Newswire
10:00AM  GNG, Community Partners Invite Atlanta to Unplug and Recycle Electronics for Earth Day PR Newswire
09:07AM  How Southern Company Is Currently Valued Market Realist
08:47AM  The Southern Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SO-US : April 11, 2017 Capital Cube
07:38AM  Inside Southern Companys Latest Chart Indicators Market Realist
Apr-10-17 05:20PM  Southern Company and the Problem of Power Plants Market Realist
04:35PM  Chart Indicators Show Strength in Duke Energy Stock Market Realist
Apr-07-17 09:32AM  These 4 Stocks Could Be Toxic to Your Portfolio in 2017 TheStreet.com
09:06AM  Analyzing Dominion Resources Chart Indicators Market Realist
Apr-06-17 04:48PM  Upgrades to Plant Vogtle Unit 1 enhance the production of low-cost, carbon-free electricity PR Newswire
12:11PM  Georgia Power releases new statewide PSA during Earth Month PR Newswire
The Southern Company, together with 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 projects; sells electricity in the wholesale market; and distributes natural gas in seven states, as well as provides gas marketing services, wholesale gas services, and gas midstream operations. It owns/operates 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 29 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 14 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 33 solar facilities, 7 wind facilities, 1 biomass facility, and 1 landfill gas facility. As of February 22, 2017, it had 44,000 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. 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. 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
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
Connally Stan WPresident & CEO, Gulf Power CoFeb 28Option Exercise37.9716,100611,31719,424Mar 01 11:44 AM
Kuczynski Stephen EPres. & CEO, Southern NuclearFeb 28Option Exercise41.2868,8652,842,74787,320Mar 01 11:46 AM
Kuczynski Stephen EPres. & CEO, Southern NuclearFeb 28Sale50.6762,2903,156,34625,030Mar 01 11:46 AM
Connally Stan WPresident & CEO, Gulf Power CoFeb 28Sale50.5016,100813,0503,324Mar 01 11:44 AM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsFeb 27Sale50.362,182109,89010,151Mar 01 11:46 AM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsFeb 14Option Exercise36.4213,238482,12823,389Feb 16 03:52 PM
BOWERS WILLIAM PPresident & CEO, GPCJan 09Option Exercise36.4270,6802,574,166122,669Jan 10 10:32 AM
BOWERS WILLIAM PPresident & CEO, GPCJan 09Sale48.8870,6803,454,67651,989Jan 10 10:32 AM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsAug 02Option Exercise31.3946,0081,444,19156,149Aug 03 09:30 AM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsAug 02Sale53.4046,0082,456,65710,141Aug 03 09:30 AM
Connally Stan WPresident & CEO, Gulf Power CoAug 01Option Exercise31.3914,392451,76517,716Aug 02 09:57 AM
Connally Stan WPresident & CEO, Gulf Power CoAug 01Sale53.7514,392773,5703,324Aug 02 09:57 AM
Crosswhite Mark A.President & CEO, APCJul 28Option Exercise41.28167,2736,905,029171,983Aug 01 10:29 AM
Crosswhite Mark A.President & CEO, APCJul 28Sale53.30167,2738,915,7854,710Aug 01 10:29 AM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJul 05Option Exercise42.65123,2075,254,50675,141Jul 06 01:15 PM
Lantrip MarkPresident & CEO, SCSJul 05Option Exercise44.4235,8841,593,96741,934Jul 06 02:01 PM
Greene Kimberly S,EVP & COO, Southern Co.Jul 05Option Exercise41.28141,8185,854,247177,686Jul 06 02:26 PM
Greene Kimberly S,EVP & COO, Southern Co.Jul 05Sale54.00141,8187,658,17235,868Jul 06 02:26 PM
Lantrip MarkPresident & CEO, SCSJul 05Sale54.0035,8841,937,7366,050Jul 06 02:01 PM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJul 05Sale54.12123,2076,668,33312,553Jul 06 01:15 PM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerJun 30Option Exercise41.287,000288,9609,394Jul 05 08:46 AM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJun 30Option Exercise41.2862,5882,583,63375,141Jul 05 08:45 AM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJun 30Sale53.0062,5883,317,16412,553Jul 05 08:45 AM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerJun 30Sale53.287,000372,9602,394Jul 05 08:46 AM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJun 27Option Exercise41.2862,5872,583,59175,140Jun 28 02:21 PM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerJun 27Option Exercise41.287,000288,9609,394Jun 28 02:22 PM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerJun 27Sale52.287,000365,9602,394Jun 28 02:22 PM
BEATTIE ART PExecutive Vice President & CFOJun 27Sale52.0062,5873,254,52412,553Jun 28 02:21 PM