The Southern Co. (SO)

55.50
0.48 0.86
NYSE : Utilities
Prev Close 55.98
Open 55.85
Day Low/High 55.47 / 55.88
52 Wk Low/High 42.50 / 56.54
Volume 399.08K
Avg Volume 4.15M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.04B
Market Cap 58.58B
EPS 2.20
P/E Ratio 17.37
Div & Yield 2.48 (4.30%)

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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

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

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.

Bright Idea: Redeploy Some Utility Gains

Bright Idea: Redeploy Some Utility Gains

The electrics have been crackling, but the group has more downside risk than currently perceived.

3 Defensive Stalwarts for Your Stock Team

3 Defensive Stalwarts for Your Stock Team

Investors turn to defensive stocks when markets become uncooperative and worrisome.

Southern's Stock Is Headed North

Southern's Stock Is Headed North

And it still has room to run as utilities stocks are on the rise.

Southern Co. is Poised to Move Upwards

Southern Co. is ready for an upside breakout; go long.