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Southern Company Elects Larry D. Thompson to Board of Directors, Effective December 1, 2014

Southern Company announced the election of Larry D. Thompson to its board of directors, effective December 1, 2014. Thompson is the executive vice president of government affairs, general counsel and corporate secretary of PepsiCo Inc. until his retirement, effective at the end of the year. He previously served on the Southern Company board of directors from 2010 to 2012. Thompson assumed his current position with PepsiCo Inc. in July 2012, with responsibility for the company's worldwide legal function and government affairs and public policy organizations. He also oversees the company's global compliance function and the PepsiCo Inc. Foundation. From 2004 to 2011, Thompson served as PepsiCo Inc.'s senior vice president of government affairs, general counsel and secretary.

Southern Company Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend, Payable on December 6, 2014

Southern Company announced a regular quarterly dividend of 52.50 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable on December 6, 2014, to shareholders of record as of November 3, 2014.

Southern Company Announces Preliminary Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Third Quarter of 2014

Southern Company announced preliminary consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the second quarter, net income after dividends on preferred and preference stock was $611 million against $297 million for the same period in the last year. Basic earnings per share were $0.68 against $0.34 for the same period in the last year. Net income -excluding items was $611 million against $575 million for the same period in the last year. Basic earnings per share - excluding items were $0.68 against $0.66 for the same period in the last year. Total revenues were $4,467 million against $4,246 million for the same period in the last year. Operating income was $1,103 million against $640 million last year. Earnings before income taxes were $949 million against $471 million last year. Net income was $628 million against $313 million for the same period in the last year. More than 8,000 jobs were announced during the second quarter of 2014, a 23% increase over the same period in 2013, with a potential for $1.3 billion in capital expenditures. For the six months, net income after dividends on preferred and preference stock was $962 million against $378 million for the same period in the last year. Basic earnings per share were $1.08 against $0.43 for the same period in the last year. Net income - excluding items was $1,197 million against $1,005 million for the same period in the last year. Basic earnings per share - excluding items were $1.34 against $1.15 for the same period in the last year. Total revenues were $9,111 million against $8,143 million for the same period in the last year. Operating income was $1,803 million against $965 million last year. Earnings before income taxes were $1,493 million against $599 million last year. Net income was $996 million against $410 million for the same period in the last year. The company’s earnings estimate for the third quarter of 2014 will be $1.06 per share.

Southern Company Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend, Payable on Sept. 6, 2014

Southern Company announced a regular quarterly dividend of 52.50 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable Sept. 6, 2014, to shareholders of record as of Aug. 4, 2014.

Southern Company Presents at Wolfe Research Power and Gas Leaders Conference, Sep-17-2014 through Sep-18-2014

Southern Company Presents at Wolfe Research Power and Gas Leaders Conference, Sep-17-2014 through Sep-18-2014. Venue: The Marriott East Side Hotel, 525 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York, United States. Presentation Date & Speakers: Sep-17-2014, Thomas A. Fanning, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President. Sep-18-2014, Thomas A. Fanning, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President.

 

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