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Key Data Points

Primary metrics and data points about Southern Company.
Current Price: $49.05
Prev Close: $49.16
Open: $48.95
Bid: $49.04
Ask: $49.05
Day's Range: $48.84 - $49.25
52wk Range: $41.40 - $51.79
Volume: 1,271,626
Avg Vol 5,397,740
Market Cap: $44.58B
P/E (ttm): 19.13
EPS (ttm): $2.57
Div & Yield: $2.17 (4.6%)

Company Rating

What our community thinks about Southern Company.
CAPS Rating 4 out of 5
1031 Outperform
63 Underperform
CAPS All Stars
247 Outperform
10 Underperform

How do you think Southern Company will perform against the market?

You pick for Southern Company is winning

Score: +97.74
Call: Outperform
Time Frame: Five Plus Years
Start Price: $18.24
Start Date: 3/29/2007
Gain/Loss: +$152.4%
S&P Gain/Loss: +$54.7%

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CEO Rating

The single most important factor in a company's success is the team that's leading the company.

Thomas A. Fanning, CEO

93% Approve

Based on 97 Ratings

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Business Summary

Industry, sector and description for Southern Company.

The Company through its traditional operating companies, provides electric service in four Southeastern states.

  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Utilities