The Southern Co. (SO)

55.01
0.35 0.64
NYSE : Utilities
Prev Close 54.66
Open 55.65
Day Low/High 54.39 / 55.65
52 Wk Low/High 41.96 / 71.10
Volume 4.41M
Avg Volume 6.81M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.06B
Market Cap 57.63B
EPS 4.50
P/E Ratio 16.44
Div & Yield 2.56 (4.51%)

Latest News

Jim Cramer: Goodbye to a Horrid Quarter

Jim Cramer: Goodbye to a Horrid Quarter

Now that the service economy is pretty much stopped in its tracks, here are promising areas, including technology as manufacturing, to consider.

Jim Cramer: Let's See Who's Safe, Who Isn't

Jim Cramer: Let's See Who's Safe, Who Isn't

You can use these wild market swings to your advantage by identifying 'safe' companies you want to own and then buying their stocks in stages.

5 Safe Haven Utilities to Power Up Your Portfolio

5 Safe Haven Utilities to Power Up Your Portfolio

Here are 5 favorites in a relatively defensive sector.

Utility Ideas for Dependable Growth and Income

Utility Ideas for Dependable Growth and Income

These top picks include two Dividend Aristocrats.

Sussing the Fed -- Plus Apple, Amgen and Other Earnings: Market Recon

Sussing the Fed -- Plus Apple, Amgen and Other Earnings: Market Recon

Markets are watching what Fed Chair Powell will signal for future rate cuts during this afternoon's FOMC rate decision.

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.