The Southern Co. (SO)

60.13
NYSE : Utilities
Prev Close 59.99
Day Low/High 59.53 / 60.30
52 Wk Low/High 42.50 / 60.65
Avg Volume 4.66M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.05B
Market Cap 62.70B
EPS 2.20
P/E Ratio 13.92
Div & Yield 2.48 (4.09%)

Southern Co. is Poised to Move Upwards

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

Jim Cramer Says Caterpillar's Dividend Is Safe, Likes McDonald's

Jim Cramer Says Caterpillar's Dividend Is Safe, Likes McDonald's

TheStreet’s Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager and host of CNBC’s ‘Mad Money’ Jim Cramer commented on Caterpillar's (CAT) earnings report when answering viewers questions from social media on Thursday.

Southern Heading North; Shares Could Rise 10%

If the stock can break out over its August highs, the double bottom pattern in its chart measures to around the $52 area.

When Looking for Market Help, Rigor Is Essential

USA Today's '9 Stocks' story doesn't consider data essential to its narrative.

Market Wrap: Roller Coaster Makes Steep Drop

Domestic traders follow lead of Asia and Europe.

Southern Co. Acquires AGL Resources in $12B Deal With an Equity Value of $8B

Southern Co. Acquires AGL Resources in $12B Deal With an Equity Value of $8B

As low gas prices continue to prevail, Southern Co. (SO) agreed to acquire AGL Resources Inc. (GAS) in a deal with an equity value of $8 billion.

Beastly Bear Market Calls for Different Strategy

This is the time for a higher-yielding mutual fund or ETF.

U.S Stocks Open Sharply Lower as Global Stocks Meltdown, Led by China

U.S Stocks Open Sharply Lower as Global Stocks Meltdown, Led by China

U.S. stocks had one of its worst opens ever Monday following global stocks in a severe worldwide correction.

3 Dividend Hikes This Week You Should Know About

Duke Energy's recent increase puts its payout at the high end of the industry range.

Southern Company Sees Strong Prospects in Renewable Energy

Southern Company Sees Strong Prospects in Renewable Energy

Tom Fanning, President, CEO and Chairman of Southern Co. on the economy, his company, and the threat of cyberterrorism.

That Was the Week That Was

That Was the Week That Was

Let's review.

Why I'm Losing Interest in Utility Stocks

Why I'm Losing Interest in Utility Stocks

The sector's dividends won't tempt investors as interest rates rise.

Southern Co.'s Bright Spot

This stock isn't done correcting, and that's actionable.

3 Yield Bargains in a Low-Rate Setting

3 Yield Bargains in a Low-Rate Setting

These 3 stocks look attractive with rate hikes likely pushed back.

No Country for King Coal

The US faces substantial changes in its energy mix.

Consider the Currency Effect

Which dividend stocks gain or suffer from the next currency move?  

3 Picks for Your Utilities Pool

3 Picks for Your Utilities Pool

Income investors can selectively wade back into the space.

Southern Company Could Fall Further

Southern Company Could Fall Further

There could be more pain if Treasury yields resume their climb.

Cramer: The Machines Caused the Selloff

After a selloff, you should buy in the third day.

Winterize Your Portfolio With This ETF

Winterize Your Portfolio With This ETF

XLU provides exposure key utility stocks.

The Tone Has Changed

The Tone Has Changed

Is a market pullback imminent?

Southern downgraded at BofA/Merrill

Utilities as a Defensive Play

The sector is less sensitive than others to consumer demand.

Southern downgraded at Morgan Stanley

North America's Energy Is Booming

Despite geopolitical troubles, North America is essentially energy independent.

No New Nukes for You

A U.S. nuclear renaissance is not likely to gain traction.

Energy Lessons From Germany

Can the U.S. duplicate Germany's success and avoid the pitfalls?

German Utilities Produce More, Pollute Less

Its power fleet uses a higher percentage of coal, but efficiency makes the difference.

FirstEnergy's Reward/Risk Brightens

FirstEnergy's Reward/Risk Brightens

Its regulated operations are stable, and its merchant utility business is bottoming out.

Utilities Are Hot for Summer

As the mercury rises, so does profit.