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


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Key Data Points

Primary metrics and data points about Southern Company.
Current Price: $47.52
Prev Close: $47.92
Open: $47.67
Bid: $47.31
Ask: $47.73
Day's Range: $47.20 - $47.82
52wk Range: $42.38 - $53.51
Volume: 4,342,442
Avg Vol 5,065,328
Market Cap: $48B
P/E (ttm): 42.04
EPS (ttm): $1.14
Div & Yield: $2.32 (5.0%)

Company Rating

What our community thinks about Southern Company.
CAPS Rating 3 out of 5
 
1013 Outperform
66 Underperform
CAPS All Stars
 
180 Outperform
10 Underperform

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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

79% Approve

Based on 181 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