The Southern Co. (SO)

61.44
NYSE : Utilities
Prev Close 62.14
Day Low/High 61.31 / 62.27
52 Wk Low/High 42.50 / 63.29
Avg Volume 4.07M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.05B
Market Cap 65.17B
EPS 2.20
P/E Ratio 14.29
Div & Yield 2.48 (3.92%)

Latest News

Jim Cramer: REITs and Utilities Have the Right Kind of Yield

Jim Cramer: REITs and Utilities Have the Right Kind of Yield

Wise investors should stick with those equities and stay away from high-yielders with no protection, like the MLPs.

G-20 Trades and OPEC Cuts: Market Recon

G-20 Trades and OPEC Cuts: Market Recon

Equity index futures were rising Monday morning on positive trade news.

Southern Co. vs. ConEd: Which High-Yield Utility Stock Wins?

Southern Co. vs. ConEd: Which High-Yield Utility Stock Wins?

Southern Company and Consolidated Edison are among the most highly regarded dividend payers in the utility sector.

Jim Cramer: Too Few Leaders, Too Many Clinkers

Jim Cramer: Too Few Leaders, Too Many Clinkers

It's awfully hard to tell what anyone is thinking or what patterns might exist that can be gamed and played.

3 High-Yielding Utilities Just Right for Income Investors

3 High-Yielding Utilities Just Right for Income Investors

Each of these stocks pays at least a 4.5% dividend yield.

We Are Never Going Back to Easy Markets: Market Recon

We Are Never Going Back to Easy Markets: Market Recon

Consistency in discipline will make the difference.

GE and Kohl's Are Among 2 Stocks Poised For Reversal

GE and Kohl's Are Among 2 Stocks Poised For Reversal

These names are showing bullish and bearish technical patterns over the past week.

6 Highly Charged Utility Stock Picks for Income and Growth

6 Highly Charged Utility Stock Picks for Income and Growth

Even in a time of rising rates, utility stocks should have a place in your portfolio.

The Ugly Stick Is Paying a Visit to Bitcoin Holders

The Ugly Stick Is Paying a Visit to Bitcoin Holders

If you purchased Bitcoin one month ago today, you are now down heavily on your investment.

The Worm Has Obviously Turned: Market Recon

The Worm Has Obviously Turned: Market Recon

Firms that adapted to hard times are now doing exponentially better.

Taking a Swing at Yellen's Change-Up

Taking a Swing at Yellen's Change-Up

A utility play now that Janet Yellen has changed rate-hike expectations.

4 Stocks That Could Be Turning 'Toxic'

4 Stocks That Could Be Turning 'Toxic'

No doubt about it, three full months into 2017, and this year is shaping up to be a "stock picker's market."

4 Big Stocks That Could Increase Their Dividend Payments

4 Big Stocks That Could Increase Their Dividend Payments

Here's a look at four big stocks that could be about to increase their dividend payments in the coming months.

Bullish and Bearish Reversals in the Market

Bullish and Bearish Reversals in the Market

Finding the stocks that have changed direction.

Southern upgraded at Jefferies

Dividend Stocks to Add to Your Portfolio

Dividend Stocks to Add to Your Portfolio

These popular stocks look ready to increase their dividend payouts to shareholders in the weeks ahead.

Closing Bell: Brocade Jumps on Deal Talks; Crude Closes at One-Month Low

Closing Bell: Brocade Jumps on Deal Talks; Crude Closes at One-Month Low

U.S. stocks end off their highs to end lower after crude oil tumbles to a one-month low.

Utilities Have Further to Fall

Utilities Have Further to Fall

Ideally, longs should take profit on a rally to $48.50.

Cramer: 3 Stocks Say Interest Rates Are Going Higher

Cramer: 3 Stocks Say Interest Rates Are Going Higher

Be aware that Johnson & Johnson, American Electric Power and Federal Realty don't roll over idly.

Portfolio Is Fully Committed on NXP Semi

Portfolio Is Fully Committed on NXP Semi

Action Alerts PLUS team lauds company's 'ability to create long-term, sustainable shareholder value.'

Southern upgraded at Barclays

Southern Doesn't Take Comfort in Rising Kemper Project Costs

Southern Doesn't Take Comfort in Rising Kemper Project Costs

First-quarter performance was a mixed bag, with a strong earnings beat clouded by rising project costs.

At What Price Should You Buy AMZN and FB?

At What Price Should You Buy AMZN and FB?

Charting the best buy points for Amazon and Facebook, plus thoughts on Con Ed.

Southern Co.'s Power May Have Peaked

Southern Co.'s Power May Have Peaked

SO hasn't done anything wrong on the chart, but existing longs should reconsider their positions if the stock closes below $48.

Jim Cramer Sees Power in the Shares of Utility Co. AEP

Jim Cramer Sees Power in the Shares of Utility Co. AEP

Jim Cramer says in the utilities group, he's a fan of American Electric Power, which is owned by his charitable trust.

Jim Cramer on Who's in Play Now That Allergan and Pfizer Won't Merge

Jim Cramer on Who's in Play Now That Allergan and Pfizer Won't Merge

TheStreet's Jim Cramer says some biotech companies could be in play after the end of the deal between Pfizer and Allergan.

Exit Southern Co. Before It Turns South

Exit Southern Co. Before It Turns South

The market is no longer overestimating the potential for rate hikes; lock in utility profits now.