Last $44.78 USD
Change Today -0.03 / -0.07%
Volume 4.0M
As of 8:04 PM 07/24/14 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

southern co/the (SO) Snapshot

Open
$44.91
Previous Close
$44.81
Day High
$44.91
Day Low
$44.54
52 Week High
04/29/14 - $46.81
52 Week Low
12/12/13 - $40.03
Market Cap
39.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
3.6M
EPS TTM
$2.86
Shares Outstanding
891.5M
EX-Date
07/31/14
P/E TM
15.6x
Dividend
$2.10
Dividend Yield
4.57%
Current Stock Chart for SOUTHERN CO/THE (SO)

southern co/the (SO) Details

The Southern Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a public electric utility company. The company is involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity through coal, nuclear, oil and gas, and hydro resources in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. It constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets, including renewable energy projects. As of December 31, 2013, the company owned and/or operated 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 32 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 13 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 6 solar facilities, 1 landfill gas facility, and 1 biomass facility. The company also provides digital wireless communications services with various communication options, including push to talk, cellular service, text messaging, wireless Internet access, and wireless data; and wholesale fiber optic solutions to telecommunication providers in the Southeast under the Southern Telecom name. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

26,300 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/14
Founded in 1945

southern co/the (SO) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $644.0K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $475.0K
Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $760.5K
Chairman of Southern Nuclear Operating Compan...
Total Annual Compensation: $640.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

southern co/the (SO) Key Developments

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.

Structure Announces Promotion of James Harvey to Partner

Structure announced promotion of James Harvey to Partner. In this new role, Harvey will continue to expand his focus in client management and business development across Structure's breadth of advisory services in Commercial Trading, Energy Management and Control Systems, Smart Grid and Competitive Energy Market Solutions. Harvey joined Structure in 2000 and has almost 20 years of experience in the energy industry, including commodity risk management, power trading and scheduling, ISO/RTO market operations, and transmission and distribution operations. At Structure, Harvey leverages this experience, managing the delivery of complex solution implementations for electric utilities, investment banks, transmission operators and merchant generator owners.

Southern Company Presents at Wolfe Research 7th Annual Global Transportation Conference, May-21-2014 11:00 AM

Southern Company Presents at Wolfe Research 7th Annual Global Transportation Conference, May-21-2014 11:00 AM. Venue: The Marriott East Side Hotel, 525 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York, United States. Speakers: Rob Hardman, Director, Coal Services.

 

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Valuation SO Industry Range
Price/Earnings 20.7x
Price/Sales 2.2x
Price/Book 2.1x
Price/Cash Flow 10.4x
TEV/Sales 0.8x
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