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SO [NYSE]
The Southern Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E22.85 EPS (ttm)2.13 Insider Own0.07% Shs Outstand1.03B Perf Week-1.14%
Market Cap50.00B Forward P/E16.08 EPS next Y3.02 Insider Trans-22.16% Shs Float1.03B Perf Month3.61%
Income2.18B PEG13.62 EPS next Q0.23 Inst Own59.00% Short Float2.20% Perf Quarter2.73%
Sales23.79B P/S2.10 EPS this Y-77.60% Inst Trans-0.06% Short Ratio4.00 Perf Half Y2.99%
Book/sh24.32 P/B2.00 EPS next Y-0.85% ROA2.20% Target Price46.65 Perf Year11.43%
Cash/sh1.79 P/C27.07 EPS next 5Y1.68% ROE10.00% 52W Range42.38 - 49.62 Perf YTD10.56%
Dividend2.40 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y-26.50% ROI2.90% 52W High-2.14% Beta0.18
Dividend %4.94% Quick Ratio0.50 Sales past 5Y6.80% Gross Margin85.50% 52W Low14.58% ATR0.68
Employees31344 Current Ratio0.70 Sales Q/Q-0.70% Oper. Margin18.50% RSI (14)56.46 Volatility0.99% 1.27%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.89 EPS Q/Q6.90% Profit Margin10.30% Rel Volume0.82 Prev Close49.20
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.67 EarningsFeb 20 BMO Payout98.10% Avg Volume5.65M Price48.56
Recom3.30 SMA200.58% SMA503.87% SMA2006.12% Volume4,649,633 Change-1.30%
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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
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
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
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
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
Wilson Anthony LPres & CEO, Mississippi PowerDec 04Sale47.2435,0611,656,2439,677Dec 06 05:29 PM
Lantrip MarkChair, President & CEO, SCSDec 04Sale47.589,000428,2079,380Dec 06 05:27 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