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SO The Southern Company daily Stock Chart
The Southern Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E79.62 EPS (ttm)0.56 Insider Own0.10% Shs Outstand1.00B Perf Week0.98%
Market Cap44.29B Forward P/E14.50 EPS next Y3.05 Insider Trans-17.58% Shs Float1.00B Perf Month1.40%
Income577.00M PEG29.45 EPS next Q0.81 Inst Own59.30% Short Float3.20% Perf Quarter-14.49%
Sales23.03B P/S1.92 EPS this Y-77.60% Inst Trans4.55% Short Ratio4.23 Perf Half Y-12.32%
Book/sh24.02 P/B1.84 EPS next Y5.14% ROA0.80% Target Price46.00 Perf Year-11.95%
Cash/sh2.13 P/C20.79 EPS next 5Y2.70% ROE3.50% 52W Range42.38 - 53.51 Perf YTD-8.11%
Dividend2.32 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y-26.50% ROI2.90% 52W High-17.42% Beta0.08
Dividend %5.25% Quick Ratio0.50 Sales past 5Y6.80% Gross Margin87.10% 52W Low4.27% ATR0.79
Employees31344 Current Ratio0.70 Sales Q/Q8.60% Oper. Margin11.10% RSI (14)51.75 Volatility1.24% 1.78%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq2.10 EPS Q/Q-0.10% Profit Margin3.70% Rel Volume1.21 Prev Close43.93
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.84 EarningsFeb 21 BMO Payout274.90% Avg Volume7.58M Price44.19
Recom3.20 SMA200.91% SMA50-0.48% SMA200-8.83% Volume9,154,489 Change0.59%
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
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
04:00PM  These Utilities Have Raised Dividends for More than 40 Years Market Realist
Jan-25-18 10:41AM  52-Week Company Lows
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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
Jan-22-18 07:36PM  Cramer Remix: The latest insult I see in the IPO market CNBC Videos
07:04PM  Cramer's lightning round: Stick with Splunk for an invest... CNBC Videos
06:59PM  Cramer Remix: ADT's IPO was the latest insult to this market CNBC
02:45PM  NEE, DUK, and D: Changes in Analysts Target Prices Market Realist
01:30PM  Mobile (City of) AL, I.D.B. -- Moody's changes outlooks on 25 US regulated utilities primarily impacted by tax reform Moody's
01:15PM  How Top S&P 500 Utilities Are Currently Valued Market Realist
11:40AM  Utilities Continue to Trade in the Oversold Zone Market Realist
11:40AM  Moodys Downgrades Could Fuel a Fall in Utilities Market Realist
Jan-20-18 10:00AM  Southern Company accelerating restoration efforts in Puerto Rico by deploying additional personnel and equipment PR Newswire
Jan-19-18 02:35PM  Southern Company announces quarterly dividend PR Newswire
09:05AM  Brokerages Turn Bullish ahead of NextEra Energys 4Q17 Results Market Realist
07:34AM  Where NextEra Energy Stock Could Go from Here Market Realist
Jan-18-18 04:05PM  How Does Southern Companys Dividend Profile Look? Market Realist
02:38PM  Legacy Wealth Management, Inc Buys Schwab U.S. Broad Market, Sells Southern Co
02:35PM  SCANA Has Highest Yield among S&P 500 Utilities Market Realist
01:04PM  These 5 S&P 500 Utilities Offer Highest Dividend Yields Market Realist
10:58AM  52-Week Company Lows
10:31AM  NEE, DUK, SO, and D: Do Top Utilities Offer Decent Potential? Market Realist
09:47AM  AES Stock Is Overbought, Peers Trade in the Deep Oversold Zone Market Realist
09:02AM  What Utilities Recent Implied Volatility Trends Suggest Market Realist
Jan-17-18 04:20PM  How Are Utilities Moving Averages and Short Interest Trending? Market Realist
01:16PM  The Utility Sectors Best and Worst Performers Last Week Market Realist
01:04PM  Annual Plant Vogtle Emergency Information Calendar now available for neighbors PR Newswire
12:47PM  Annual Plant Hatch Emergency Information Calendar now available for neighbors PR Newswire
12:47PM  Annual Plant Farley Emergency Information Calendar now available for neighbors PR Newswire
Jan-16-18 02:14PM  Which Utility Is the Best Dividend Stock? Motley Fool
09:27AM  Utilities Stocks Look Ridiculously Cheap: Chart
Jan-15-18 10:32AM  Dominion Energy Has a Better Dividend Profile than Sempra Market Realist
09:05AM  Dominion Energy and Sempra Energys Free Cash Flows Market Realist
Jan-12-18 05:50PM  Southern Companys Price Targets after Goldman Sachs Downgrade Market Realist
04:20PM  Does Southern Company Stock Have an Attractive Valuation? Market Realist
02:47PM  Southern Company Fell to 2-Year Low on Goldman Sachs Downgrade Market Realist
02:40PM  State Sen. Chuck Hufstelter questions financial plan for Plant Vogtle American City Business Journals
10:57AM  Alabama Power Dividends Declared PR Newswire
07:35AM  NEE, DUK, SO, and D: Largest Utilities Dividend Outlook Market Realist
Jan-11-18 03:10PM  Which Top Utility Offers the Highest Dividend Growth? Market Realist
01:40PM  NextEra Energy: Higher Dividend Growth than Its Peers Market Realist
12:08PM  Analyzing the Largest S&P 500 Utilities Dividend Profiles Market Realist
Jan-10-18 09:51PM  /C O R R E C T I O N -- Georgia Power/ PR Newswire
Jan-09-18 07:53PM  What Should We Expect From The Southern Companys (NYSE:SO) Earnings Over The Couple Of Years? Simply Wall St.
04:14PM  Georgia Power and PulteGroup partner for first Smart Neighborhood in Atlanta PR Newswire
09:35AM  Should Value Investors Consider Southern Company (SO) Stock? Zacks
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