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Southern Company (SO)

Stock Price: $63.73 USD -0.13 (-0.20%)
Updated Jul 26, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap 67.47B
Revenue (ttm) 21.27B
Net Income (ttm) 3.39B
Shares Out 1.06B
EPS (ttm) 3.18
PE Ratio 20.04
Forward PE 19.27
Dividend $2.56
Dividend Yield 4.02%
Trading Day July 26
Last Price $63.73
Previous Close $63.86
Change ($) -0.13
Change (%) -0.20%
Day's Open 63.90
Day's Range 63.50 - 64.13
Day's Volume 3,960,918
52-Week Range 49.67 - 66.26

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The Southern Company (SO) beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate in three of the last four quarters and missed in the others, delivering an earnings surprise of 10.29%, on average.

16 hours ago - Zacks Investment Research

Southern Co. (SO) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

4 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

ATLANTA, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power finds many Georgians are unfamiliar with new and existing energy efficiency programs available for residential customers. These offerings can help Ge...

4 days ago - PRNewsWire

ATLANTA, July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power's Learning Power team continues to support summer learning and STEM enrichment for students by rolling out new "experiment" videos. The experiments c...

6 days ago - PRNewsWire

ATLANTA, July 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company today announced a regular quarterly dividend of 66 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable Sept. 7, 2021, to shareholders of record...

1 week ago - PRNewsWire

Electric power utilities like NEE, SO, XEL, WEC and ETR are poised to benefit from the increasing demand for utility services as the fear of the pandemic subsidies with the rollout of vaccines.

Other stocks mentioned: ETR, NEE, WEC, XEL
1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicor Gas' Renewable Gas Interconnection Pilot received approval July 8 from the Illinois Commerce Commission.

1 week ago - PRNewsWire

ATLANTA, July 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- While summer's heat has moderated recently, Georgia experienced temperatures reaching into the 90s in many parts of the state earlier this summer. Georgia Power is...

1 week ago - PRNewsWire

Southern Co. (SO) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

ATLANTA, July 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power's solar programs continue to drive strong solar growth across the state. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has ranked the state of Georg...

1 week ago - PRNewsWire

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Alabama Power Company has declared the regular quarterly dividends on the company's outstanding preferred stock as follows: Pref...

1 week ago - PRNewsWire

ATLANTA, July 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2021 Disability Equality Index (DEI) has rated Southern Company as one of the "Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion." For the fifth consecutive year, S...

1 week ago - PRNewsWire

ATLANTA, July 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- IDG's Insider Pro and Computerworld announced Southern Company as one of the 2021 Best Places to Work in IT. The company ranked No.

2 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

ATLANTA, July 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A workforce involving hundreds of Georgia Power personnel is assessing damage and working to restore power as quickly and safely as possible to customers impacted b...

2 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

Florida governor Ron DeSantis declares that 26,000 customers witnessed power outage across Florida due to Elsa. So, the spotlight is on stocks like DUK, NEE, D, and SO.

Other stocks mentioned: D, DUK, NEE
2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

ATLANTA, July 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As Tropical Storm Elsa begins to move into Georgia on Wednesday, it will bring with it the potential for heavy rains, gusty winds and isolated tornadoes across the ...

2 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

ATLANTA, July 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tropical Storm Elsa is expected to cross into Georgia later this week, bringing heavy rains and gusty winds to the southern and coastal parts of the state. Georgia ...

2 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

ATLANTA, July 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company plans to release its earnings for the second quarter of 2021 by 7:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, July 29, 2021.

3 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

ATLANTA, July 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As many Georgians plan summer vacations across the state, Georgia Power reminds visitors and customers of the recreational opportunities the company offers across G...

3 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

ATLANTA, June 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power today announced an investment of $500,000 by the Georgia Power Foundation, to the Georgia Justice Project (GJP). The funding will help remove barrier...

3 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

ATLANTA, June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power and the City of Atlanta today announced that the company will be increasing the city's streetlight footprint by 10,000 lights and upgrading other lig...

3 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

NAPERVILLE, Ill. , June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicor Gas has been named a Most Trusted Utility Brand among residential customers, according to a 2021 study by Escalent, a top human behavior and analyt...

3 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

ATLANTA, June 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power today announced Vogtle Unit 3 plant systems have successfully reached normal operating pressure and temperature during hot functional testing. Over t...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

ATLANTA, June 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Residential customers have rated Georgia Power as a "Most Trusted Brand" according to a study by industry-leading analysts in the energy sector. The company was ra...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

The special inspection at Southern Company's (SO) Plant Vogtle will determine the cause of the additional remediation work for the electrical cable raceway system at Vogtle Unit 3.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

ATLANTA, June 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As residents across the state welcome the first official week of summer, Georgia Power encourages customers to take action to minimize the impact of higher tempera...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

ATLANTA, June 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power crews are responding to scattered outages this morning as a result of heavy rain and gusty winds overnight associated with the remnants of Tropical S...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

ATLANTA, June 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With the potential for severe weather and heavy rain expected over the weekend, Georgia Power encourages customers to monitor local weather conditions and keep saf...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

ATLANTA, June 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power today announced, in collaboration with Georgia Tech, the opening of the 1.4 MW microgrid project in Tech Square at Spring and 5th streets in Metro At...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

Southern Company's (SO) plant equipment for Vogtle Unit 4 is permanently powered or energized at present, which is required to execute all upcoming testing for the two units.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

ATLANTA, June 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer temperatures heat up, Georgia Power encourages customers to learn how to minimize the impact of early summer heat and increased energy use on electric bi...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

Southern Company's (SO) nuclear expansion of Vogtle Unit 3 could cost an additional $2 billion as it faces an unexpected array of quality issues, which might affect the overall project delivery time.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

ATLANTA, June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With the break in high temperatures recently, Georgia Power is reminding customers to prepare now for the expected return of summer heat. The company is offering i...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

ATLANTA, June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that plant equipment for Vogtle Unit 4 is now energized, or permanently powered, which is needed to perform all subsequent testing for...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

ATLANTA, May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power and the Georgia Power Foundation today released their annual Citizenship Report highlighting how the company, its employees and retirees gave back to ...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

ATLANTA, May 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power today announced that Chris Womack will assume the roles of chairman and CEO, effective June 1. He will now officially lead the company as chairman, pr...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

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Other stocks mentioned: KO, PFE
2 months ago - The Motley Fool

ATLANTA, May 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With temperatures across Georgia climbing, Georgia Power is reminding customers to review their current rate plan ahead of summer heat to help ensure they are enrol...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

Southern Company's (SO) wholly-owned subsidiary Georgia Power delays the start-up of Vogtle Unit 3 nuclear reactor due to problems found during testing.

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

ATLANTA, May 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company will hold its 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders in a virtual format on May 26, 2021, beginning at 10:00 a.m. ET. Following the formal business po...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

ATLANTA, May 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With temperatures expected to reach 90 degrees starting this weekend, Georgia Power encourages customers to prepare for summer heat and take advantage of energy-sav...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

Tuesday's big reversal should remind investors that some of the current realities, while not totally baked in as certainties, really need to be considered when portfolio planning for the rest of 2021.

Other stocks mentioned: BMY, K, MO, VZ
2 months ago - 24/7 Wall Street

ATLANTA, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company has been named among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, ranking number 20 on its 2021 list - up six spots from last year. This is ...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

ATLANTA, May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power is encouraging its 2.6 million customers to prepare for the upcoming Atlantic Hurricane Season and is partnering with the Georgia Emergency Management...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

These three energy companies have a bright future even as renewables continue to grow.

Other stocks mentioned: ENB, KMI, VPU
2 months ago - The Motley Fool

ATLANTA, May 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company Gas has launched its first-ever corporate sustainability magazine. Titled Ingenuity: Fueling a Sustainable Future, the magazine showcases actions th...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

ATHENS, Tenn., May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company Gas announced that it has taken ownership of the Meadow Branch Landfill Methane Recovery Facility, the renewable natural gas facility located ...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

ATLANTA, May 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As waves of severe weather continue to cross the state, Georgia Power crews have faced recurring damage from high winds, heavy rain, lightning and tornadoes that hav...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

ATLANTA, May 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- After severe weather continues to cross through the state, Georgia Power crews are assessing damage and working to restore power to customers impacted. Severe storms...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

ATLANTA, April 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As Safe Digging Month ends, Georgia Power reminds businesses and residents alike to continue doing their part to prevent dangerous and disruptive accidents by con...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

About SO

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 and battery energy storage projects and sells electricity in the wholesale market; and distributes natural gas in Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, and Tennessee, as well as provides gas ... [Read more...]

Industry
Utilities-Regulated Electric
CEO
Thomas Fanning
Employees
27,700
Stock Exchange
NYSE
Ticker Symbol
SO
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2020, SO's revenue was $20.38 billion, a decrease of -4.87% compared to the previous year's $21.42 billion. Earnings were $3.13 billion, a decrease of -34.08%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecasts

According to 19 analysts, the average rating for SO stock is "Hold." The 12-month stock price forecast is 67.62, which is an increase of 6.10% from the latest price.

Price Target
$67.62
(6.10% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Hold