Southern Company (SO)

53.81
NYSE
Prev Close 53.05
Day Low/High 52.53 / 53.85
52 Wk Low/High 41.96 / 71.10
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1056.13B
Market Cap 56.03B
P/E Ratio 17.39
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
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.

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 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%

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

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

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

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

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

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?