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SO [NYSE]
The Southern Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E22.89 EPS (ttm)2.05 Insider Own0.10% Shs Outstand1.03B Perf Week1.82%
Market Cap48.29B Forward P/E15.60 EPS next Y3.01 Insider Trans-1.57% Shs Float1.01B Perf Month-1.98%
Income2.08B PEG10.88 EPS next Q1.06 Inst Own60.40% Short Float3.34% Perf Quarter9.92%
Sales23.83B P/S2.03 EPS this Y-77.60% Inst Trans0.16% Short Ratio6.48 Perf Half Y6.92%
Book/sh23.31 P/B2.02 EPS next Y1.28% ROA2.10% Target Price46.09 Perf Year-1.98%
Cash/sh1.93 P/C24.39 EPS next 5Y2.10% ROE9.70% 52W Range42.38 - 53.51 Perf YTD-2.33%
Dividend2.40 P/FCF503.00 EPS past 5Y-26.50% ROI2.90% 52W High-12.22% Beta0.00
Dividend %5.11% Quick Ratio0.70 Sales past 5Y6.80% Gross Margin85.50% 52W Low10.83% ATR0.73
Employees31344 Current Ratio0.80 Sales Q/Q3.60% Oper. Margin18.00% RSI (14)47.86 Volatility1.21% 1.36%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq2.10 EPS Q/Q89.00% Profit Margin9.90% Rel Volume1.04 Prev Close47.50
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.80 EarningsAug 08 BMO Payout100.30% Avg Volume5.20M Price46.97
Recom3.40 SMA20-1.50% SMA500.63% SMA2001.17% Volume5,420,521 Change-1.12%
Aug-09-18Downgrade Evercore ISI In-line → Underperform
Aug-09-18Downgrade Credit Suisse Neutral → Underperform
Aug-09-18Downgrade Barclays Overweight → Equal Weight $51 → $48
Aug-08-18Downgrade Citigroup Neutral → Sell
Jul-24-18Resumed Scotia Howard Weil Sector Perform
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
Aug-17-18 11:00AM  Capitol Vision: Gov. Deal drops by Amazon; Georgia Power raises cost estimate of Plant Vogtle American City Business Journals
10:14AM  New Southern Company Gas CEO creates positions for a pair of executives American City Business Journals
09:00AM  Southern Company Gas names new executive roles PR Newswire
Aug-16-18 09:04AM  Why 1 Chinese Nuclear Power Plant Is So Important for This U.S. Utility Motley Fool
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Aug-15-18 12:07PM  Bears Rip U.S. Stocks On China And Turkey News Investor's Business Daily
10:53AM  Dow utilities surge as high dividend yield, defensive status provide a haven for investors MarketWatch
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Aug-14-18 07:23PM  MEAG - PPA Project M Vogtle Nuclear Nuclear Units 3&4 -- Moody's affirms ratings on MEAG Power's Vogtle Project M, P, and J bonds; rating outlooks for all Projects are negative Moody's
05:34PM  Dalton (City of) GA -- Moody's Affirms Dalton Combined Utilities (GA) A2 rating ; Outlook is stable Moody's
03:24PM  2 Days Left To Cash In On The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) Dividend, Is It Worth Buying? Simply Wall St.
02:03PM  Georgia Power Company -- Moody's upgrades Georgia Power's short-term industrial revenue bond rating to VMIG 2 from VMIG 3 Moody's
01:53PM  Chatom (Town of) AL, Ind. Dev. Board -- Moody's changes PowerSouth Energy Cooperative's outlook to negative from stable; affirms existing ratings at A3 for senior secured obligations Moody's
Aug-13-18 04:13PM  Appling County Development Authority, GA -- Moody's changes Oglethorpe Power's outlook to negative from stable and affirms existing ratings Moody's
09:48AM  Is NextEra Energy, Inc. a Buy? Motley Fool
Aug-11-18 11:00AM  Southern Company Just Raised Cost Estimates For This Megaproject Again Oilprice.com
Aug-10-18 04:12PM  Aug. 11 (8/11) Serves As Convenient Reminder For Georgia Residents To Always Call 811 Before Digging PR Newswire
Aug-09-18 11:23PM  Merrill Lynch Mortgage Investors,Inc.,1998-C1-CTL -- Moody's Affirms Three and Upgrades One Class of MLMI 1998-C1-CTL Moody's
02:33PM  Georgia Power, Georgia 811 team up for new safety video on National 811 Day PR Newswire
Aug-08-18 07:42PM  [$$] Southern Co. Earnings Hurt by Cost Overruns at Nuclear-Power Plant The Wall Street Journal
04:40PM  The Southern Company (SO) Q2 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript Motley Fool
04:11PM  Mississippi Business Finance Corporation -- Moody's downgrades Georgia Power to Baa1, ratings on review; affirms Southern at Baa2, negative outlook; affirms Alabama Power at A1, negative outlook; upgrades Mississippi Power to Baa3, positive outlook Moody's
01:46PM  Why Southern Co Stock Is Sinking Today InvestorPlace
09:44AM  Southern Company (SO) Q2 Earnings Beat on Retail Strength Zacks
08:15AM  Southern Co. (SO) Tops Q2 Earnings and Revenue Estimates Zacks
07:15AM  Significant progress made on Vogtle 3 & 4 construction PR Newswire
07:10AM  Southern Co.: 2Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
07:00AM  Southern Company reports second-quarter 2018 results PR Newswire
Aug-07-18 09:12AM  7 Utility Stocks Going Crazy InvestorPlace
Aug-03-18 05:31PM  Is a Beat Likely for Southern Company (SO) in Q2 Earnings? Zacks
09:00AM  Cactus Flats Wind Facility in Texas is operational PR Newswire
Aug-01-18 05:30PM  Southern Company advances timing of second-quarter earnings release on August 8 PR Newswire
02:57PM  Here are the big stocks with the most exposure to China Yahoo Finance
Jul-30-18 07:39AM  /C O R R E C T I O N -- NextEra Energy, Inc./ PR Newswire
Jul-28-18 02:00PM  3 High-Yielding Utilities Just Right for Income Investors TheStreet.com
Jul-27-18 09:32AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: PayPal, Occidental Petroleum, Southern, Delta and Petrobras Zacks
Jul-26-18 02:35PM  Top Analyst Reports for PayPal, Occidental Petroleum & Southern Company Zacks
12:00PM  Georgia Power seeks 100+ MW of new solar distributed generation PR Newswire
06:30AM  Construction starting on Atlantic Coast Pipeline in NC American City Business Journals
Jul-25-18 07:24PM  Construction starting on Atlantic Coast Pipeline in NC American City Business Journals
10:00AM  Mississippi Power announces quarterly dividend PR Newswire
Jul-24-18 11:48AM  Georgia Power ranked #1 by J.D. Power for residential customer satisfaction PR Newswire
Jul-21-18 07:22AM  Renewable Energy Won't Succeed Without This -- and Utilities Are Already Preparing Motley Fool
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 Oilprice.com
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 $6.5 billion MarketWatch
07:30AM  Southern Company Announces Sale of Certain Florida Assets to NextEra Energy PR Newswire
07:30AM  NextEra Energy reaches definitive agreements to acquire Gulf Power, Florida City Gas and additional assets from Southern Company PR Newswire
The Southern Company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. The company also constructs, acquires, owns, and manages power generation assets, including renewable energy facilities and sells electricity in the wholesale market; and distributes natural gas in Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, New Jersey, Florida, Tennessee, and Maryland, as well as provides gas marketing services, wholesale gas services, and gas midstream operations. It owns and/or operates 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 29 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 15 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 35 solar facilities, 8 wind facilities, 1 biomass facility, and 1 landfill gas facility; and constructs, operates, and maintains 82,000 miles of natural gas pipelines and 14 storage facilities with total capacity of 158 Bcf to provide natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The company has 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers. It also provides products and services in the areas of distributed generation infrastructure, energy efficiency, and utility infrastructure. In addition, the company offers digital wireless communications services with various communication options, including push to talk, cellular service, text messaging, wireless Internet access, and wireless data. The Southern Company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsAug 16Sale47.4016,371776,02510,165Aug 17 05:13 PM
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