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SO [NYSE]
The Southern Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E24.26 EPS (ttm)2.14 Insider Own0.10% Shs Outstand1.03B Perf Week-0.31%
Market Cap53.29B Forward P/E16.58 EPS next Y3.13 Insider Trans-30.04% Shs Float1.03B Perf Month1.52%
Income2.20B PEG11.24 EPS next Q0.77 Inst Own58.60% Short Float1.61% Perf Quarter10.39%
Sales23.50B P/S2.27 EPS this Y273.60% Inst Trans-0.04% Short Ratio3.44 Perf Half Y16.74%
Book/sh23.96 P/B2.17 EPS next Y3.50% ROA2.00% Target Price50.03 Perf Year14.37%
Cash/sh1.36 P/C38.17 EPS next 5Y2.16% ROE9.10% 52W Range42.42 - 52.98 Perf YTD18.31%
Dividend2.40 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y2.80% ROI5.20% 52W High-1.93% Beta0.19
Dividend %4.62% Quick Ratio0.50 Sales past 5Y6.60% Gross Margin85.90% 52W Low22.49% ATR0.60
Employees29192 Current Ratio0.70 Sales Q/Q-5.20% Oper. Margin17.80% RSI (14)53.97 Volatility1.19% 1.20%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.89 EPS Q/Q5.30% Profit Margin9.50% Rel Volume0.77 Prev Close52.16
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.65 EarningsMay 01 BMO Payout109.00% Avg Volume4.79M Price51.96
Recom3.20 SMA200.13% SMA502.24% SMA20010.18% Volume3,708,918 Change-0.38%
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02:16PM  Thank a Lineman in April for their hard work and dedication PR Newswire
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10:54AM  U.S finalizes $3.7 bln loan for Vogtle nuclear power plant Reuters
10:34AM  Georgia Power, DOE finalize $1.67 billion loan guarantee for new Vogtle units PR Newswire
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Mar-20-19 03:49PM  Trump to Finalize $3.7 Billion in Aid for Troubled Nuclear Plant Bloomberg
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09:30AM  Has Southern (SO) Outpaced Other Utilities Stocks This Year? Zacks
Mar-12-19 10:14AM  NEE or SO: Which Electric Utility Stock Should You Invest in? Zacks
09:20AM  Refueling activities underway at Plant Vogtle Unit 2 following continuous 522-day run PR Newswire
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Mar-06-19 05:32PM  Georgia Power announces new microgrid project with Georgia Tech PR Newswire
10:31AM  Danny Sheridan, Paul Finebaum and Frank Thomas headline Business of Sports Summit American City Business Journals
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02:13PM  Edited Transcript of SO earnings conference call or presentation 20-Feb-19 1:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
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08:12AM  Southern Company (SO) Q4 Earnings, Revenue Beat Estimate Zacks
07:18AM  Southern Company CEO on earnings beat: Tax reform had a terrific effect for us CNBC Videos
06:47AM  Southern Co.: 4Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
06:15AM  Southern Company reports fourth-quarter and full-year 2018 earnings PR Newswire
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The Southern Company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. It operates in four segments: Gas Distribution Operations, Gas Pipeline Investments, Wholesale Gas Services, and Gas Marketing Services. 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, and Tennessee, as well as provides gas marketing services, wholesale gas services, and gas pipeline investments operations. It owns and/or operates 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 26 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 13 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 40 solar facilities, 9 wind facilities, and 1 biomass facility; and constructs, operates, and maintains 75,200 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 serves approximately 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
Kuczynski Stephen EPres. & CEO, Southern NuclearApr 04Sale51.687,000361,76077,772Apr 08 05:06 PM
BOWERS WILLIAM PPresident & CEO, GPCApr 02Option Exercise31.17233,4777,277,478354,212Apr 03 05:30 PM
BOWERS WILLIAM PPresident & CEO, GPCApr 02Sale51.29233,47711,975,035120,735Apr 03 05:30 PM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsMar 07Sale50.3618,922952,91210,165Mar 08 05:36 PM
Clark Henry A IIIDirectorMar 05Buy50.192,000100,3802,000Mar 06 05:10 PM
Evans Andrew WExecutive Vice President & CFOFeb 13Option Exercise0.005,369085,539Feb 15 05:28 PM
Kuczynski Stephen EPres. & CEO, Southern NuclearFeb 13Option Exercise0.003,363086,298Feb 15 05:27 PM
Greene Kimberly S,Chair & CEO, Southern Co. GasFeb 13Option Exercise0.003,558056,556Feb 15 05:26 PM
Kerr, II James YExecutive VP & General CounselFeb 13Option Exercise0.004,017043,734Feb 15 05:25 PM
Daiss Ann PComptrollerFeb 13Option Exercise0.0057009,770Feb 15 05:24 PM
BOWERS WILLIAM PPresident & CEO, GPCFeb 13Option Exercise0.005,3180123,148Feb 15 05:23 PM
Crosswhite Mark A.President & CEO, APCFeb 13Option Exercise0.004,768064,718Feb 15 05:23 PM
Wilson Anthony LPres & CEO, Mississippi PowerFeb 13Option Exercise0.001,767029,887Feb 15 05:22 PM
Lantrip MarkChair, President & CEO, SCSFeb 13Option Exercise0.003,228025,640Feb 15 05:20 PM
FANNING THOMAS APresident, CEO & ChairmanFeb 13Option Exercise0.0019,6280219,464Feb 15 05:19 PM
Connally Stan WExecutive Vice President, SCSFeb 13Option Exercise0.001,957030,409Feb 15 05:18 PM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsFeb 13Option Exercise0.003,192029,792Feb 15 05:18 PM
Lantrip MarkChair, President & CEO, SCSFeb 12Option Exercise41.2833,0001,362,24056,157Feb 13 05:45 PM
Lantrip MarkChair, President & CEO, SCSFeb 12Sale49.5033,0001,633,50023,157Feb 13 05:45 PM
Lantrip MarkChair, President & CEO, SCSFeb 11Option Exercise0.002,741012,121Feb 13 05:44 PM
FANNING THOMAS APresident, CEO & ChairmanFeb 11Option Exercise0.0021,8480161,676Feb 13 05:42 PM
Connally Stan WExecutive Vice President, SCSFeb 11Option Exercise0.002,203018,324Feb 13 05:41 PM
BOWERS WILLIAM PPresident & CEO, GPCFeb 11Option Exercise0.005,871091,972Feb 13 05:40 PM
Crosswhite Mark A.President & CEO, APCFeb 11Option Exercise0.005,315038,328Feb 13 05:39 PM
Kerr, II James YExecutive VP & General CounselFeb 11Option Exercise0.003,764024,546Feb 13 05:37 PM
Greene Kimberly S,Chair & CEO, Southern Co. GasFeb 11Option Exercise0.003,927034,816Feb 13 05:38 PM
Kuczynski Stephen EPres. & CEO, Southern NuclearFeb 11Option Exercise0.003,712069,292Feb 13 05:36 PM
Wilson Anthony LPres & CEO, Mississippi PowerFeb 11Option Exercise0.001,949018,917Feb 13 05:22 PM
WOMACK CHRISTOPHER CEVP & Pres. External AffairsFeb 11Option Exercise0.002,701012,866Feb 13 05:21 PM
Evans Andrew WExecutive Vice President & CFOFeb 11Option Exercise0.005,275081,774Feb 13 05:20 PM
BOWERS WILLIAM PPresident & CEO, GPCFeb 06Option Exercise31.3990,9422,854,669177,043Feb 07 05:41 PM
BOWERS WILLIAM PPresident & CEO, GPCFeb 06Sale48.6090,9424,419,78186,101Feb 07 05:41 PM
Evans Andrew WExecutive Vice President & CFODec 31Option Exercise0.0046,055097,385Jan 03 05:28 PM
Wilson Anthony LPres & CEO, Mississippi PowerDec 04Option Exercise34.6935,0611,216,11544,738Dec 06 05:29 PM
Lantrip MarkChair, President & CEO, SCSDec 04Sale47.589,000428,2079,380Dec 06 05:27 PM
Wilson Anthony LPres & CEO, Mississippi PowerDec 04Sale47.2435,0611,656,2439,677Dec 06 05:29 PM
Greene Kimberly S,Chair & CEO, Southern Co. GasDec 03Sale47.0315,000705,45030,889Dec 04 05:36 PM
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