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Southern Company (SO)

NYSE: SO · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
64.15 0.44 (0.69%)
Oct 21, 2021 3:59 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap67.46B
Revenue (ttm)21.85B
Net Income (ttm)3.15B
Shares Out1.06B
EPS (ttm)2.95
PE Ratio21.75
Forward PE17.76
Dividend$2.58 (4.02%)
Ex-Dividend DateNov 12, 2021
Volume2,025,607
Open63.85
Previous Close63.71
Day's Range63.76 - 64.18
52-Week Range54.64 - 67.54
Beta0.47
AnalystsBuy
Price Target67.45 (+5.1%)
Est. Earnings DateNov 4, 2021

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 ...

IndustryElectric Utilities
CEOThomas Fanning
Employees27,700
Stock ExchangeNYSE
Ticker SymbolSO
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 Forecast

According to 18 analysts, the average rating for SO stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 67.45, which is an increase of 5.14% from the latest price.

Price Target
$67.45
(5.14% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy

News

Southern Company announces quarterly dividend

ATLANTA, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company today announced a regular quarterly dividend of 66 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable Dec. 6, 2021, to shareholders of record ...

3 days ago - PRNewsWire

Georgia Power celebrates Careers in Energy Week

ATLANTA, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power is joining electrical utilities across the country to highlight Careers in Energy Week, October 18-22. Careers in Energy Week is dedicated to celebra...

3 days ago - PRNewsWire

Nicor Gas announces Northern Illinois Community Initiatives

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicor Gas announces Northern Illinois Community Initiatives, a foundation created to spearhead bold economic development strategies and to stimulate inves...

3 days ago - PRNewsWire

Southern Company CEO on outlook for U.S. energy market this winter

Tom Fanning, chairman, president and CEO of energy giant Southern Company, joins CNBC's 'Squawk Box' to discuss what's driving energy prices and the potential impact on the consumer.

3 days ago - CNBC Television

Former U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Kristine L. Svinicki to Join Southern Company Board of Directors

ATLANTA, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Southern Company today announced the election of Kristine L. Svinicki as an independent director, effective Oct. 17, 2021.

3 days ago - PRNewsWire

Will Southern Co. (SO) Beat Estimates Again in Its Next Earnings Report?

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

Alabama Power Dividends Declared

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 13, 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

7 Best High-Yield Utilities Stocks to Buy to Help Pay Your Bills

These seven high-yield utilities stocks to buy this month generate predictable and steady returns without taking substantial risks. The post 7 Best High-Yield Utilities Stocks to Buy to Help Pay Your Bi...

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1 week ago - InvestorPlace

Southern Company's 2021 proxy statement recognized as nation's best for transparency

ATLANTA, Oct. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company's 2021 proxy statement was named the top company in the country for transparency and disclosure. The designation was made as part of the third ann...

1 week ago - PRNewsWire

Southern Company third-quarter earnings to be released Nov. 4

ATLANTA, Oct. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company plans to release its earnings for the third quarter of 2021 by 7:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021.

1 week ago - PRNewsWire

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1 week ago - GuruFocus

Georgia Power to launch first battery energy storage system on state's transmission grid

ATLANTA, Oct. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power has received approval from the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) to build, own, and operate a new battery energy storage system. Known as the Mo...

2 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

Celebrate Energy Efficiency Day with savings tools, simple tips from Georgia Power this fall

ATLANTA, Oct. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power invites customers to mark Energy Efficiency Day today, by taking advantage of simple tips and free tools to make small changes around their home that ...

2 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

Georgia Power places focus on literacy during Georgia Pre-K Week

ATLANTA, Oct. 4, 2021   /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power has partnered with the nonprofit organization Voices for Georgia's Children for the eighth consecutive year to celebrate Pre-K Week across the state...

2 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

Southern Company Gas names Fredie Carmichael vice president of corporate communications

ATLANTA, Oct. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company Gas has named Fredie Carmichael vice president of corporate communications. In his new role, Carmichael will lead public and media relations, emplo...

2 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

Georgia Power highlights habitat conservation efforts for last week of Environmental Awareness Month

ATLANTA, Sept. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of the fourth week of Environmental Awareness Month this September, Georgia Power is highlighting its efforts around protecting and managing habitats thr...

3 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

Southern Company celebrates National Drive Electric Week

ATLANTA, Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- During National Drive Electric Week, Southern Company reaffirms its commitment to electric transportation and the electrification of its own system fleet.

3 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

Georgia Power's Make Ready Electric Transportation Program helps fund EV infrastructure for Georgia businesses

ATLANTA, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With an increase of clean-driving electric vehicles (EVs) on Georgia roads and with the state already being among the top 10 largest markets in the nation for fas...

3 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

Southern Company publishes corporate responsibility report

ATLANTA, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company released today its 2019/2020 Corporate Responsibility Executive Summary, highlighting key areas of interest to help stakeholders access environme...

3 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

Georgia Power focus on energy assistance programs leads to 82% increase in customers helped; resources still availabl...

ATLANTA, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power's Energy Assistance team remains a trusted voice in the community to help those most in need make their monthly bill payments.

4 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

Georgia Power highlights waterway conservation efforts for third week of Environmental Awareness Month

ATLANTA, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of the third week of Environmental Awareness Month this September, Georgia Power is highlighting its efforts around improving and protecting Georgia's wa...

4 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

Georgia Power's Ida storm teams home following safe, successful restoration

ATLANTA, Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power's storm teams, dispatched to help restore power through the Mutual Assistance Network after Hurricane Ida's devastating landfall in Louisiana and Mi...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

Georgia Power highlights sensitive species conservation efforts for second week of Environmental Awareness Month

ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of the second week of Environmental Awareness Month this September, Georgia Power is highlighting its efforts around protecting sensitives species such a...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

Georgia Power names Doug Jenkins Vice President of West Region

ATLANTA, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power's Board of Directors has elected Doug Jenkins as vice president for the company's West Region, effective immediately.

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

Georgia Power names Audrey King vice president of South Region

ATLANTA, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power's Board of Directors has elected Audrey King as vice president for the company's South Region, effective immediately.

1 month ago - PRNewsWire