The Southern Company  

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+0.56 (1.29%)
Sep 16 - Close
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Range 43.40 - 44.08
52 week 40.03 - 46.81
Open 43.40
Vol / Avg. 4.12M/3.93M
Mkt cap 38.86B
P/E 17.53
Div/yield 0.52/4.78
EPS 2.51
Shares 896.10M
Beta 0.17
Inst. own 51%
Oct 28, 2014
Q3 2014 Southern Co Earnings Release (Estimated) - 7:30AM EDT - Add to calendar
Jul 30, 2014
Q2 2014 Southern Co Earnings Call
Jul 30, 2014
Q2 2014 Southern Company Earnings Release
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Key stats and ratios

Q2 (Jun '14) 2013
Net profit margin 14.06% 10.01%
Operating margin 24.69% 19.05%
EBITD margin - 39.40%
Return on average assets 3.84% 2.68%
Return on average equity 12.73% 8.81%
Employees 26,300 -
CDP Score - -


30 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. NW
United States - Map
+1-404-5065000 (Phone)
+1-302-6555049 (Fax)

Website links

External links

Analyst Estimates - MarketWatch
SEC Filings - EDGAR Online
Major Holders - MSN Money
Transcripts - SeekingAlpha


The Southern Company (Southern Company)is a holding company, which owns all of the common stock of the traditional operating companies, including Alabama Power Company (Alabama Power), Georgia Power Company (Georgia Power), Gulf Power Company (Gulf Power), and Mississippi Power Company (Mississippi Power) ,and Southern Power Company (Southern Power), and other direct and indirect subsidiaries (together, the Southern Company system). The primary business of the Southern Company system is electricity sales by the traditional operating companies and Southern Power. The four traditional operating companies are vertically integrated utilities providing electric service in four Southeastern states. Southern Power constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets. In July 2012, the Company and Turner Renewable Energy acquired a 20 megawatts solar photovoltaic power plant in Nevada from SunEdison, a subsidiary of MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc.

Officers and directors

Thomas A. Fanning Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
Age: 57
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
Arthur P. Beattie Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
Age: 59
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Stanley W. Connally Jr. President and Chief Executive Officer of Gulf Power
Age: 44
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Stephen E. Kuczynski President and Chief Executive Officer of Southern Nuclear
Age: 51
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Mark S. Lantrip President and Chief Executive Officer of Southern Company Services Inc.
Age: 59
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Kimberly S. Greene Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President
Age: 47
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
James Y. Kerr II Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel
Age: 50
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
G. Edison Holland Jr. Executive Vice President, Corporate Secretary
Age: 62
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
W. Paul Bowers Executive Vice President; President and Chief Executive Officer of Georgia Power
Age: 58
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
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Mark A. Crosswhite Executive Vice President; President and Chief Executive Officer of Alabama Power
Age: 51
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters