Southern Company (SO)

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0.63 0.95
NYSE
Prev Close 66.01
Open 66.13
Day Low/High 65.21 / 66.34
52 Wk Low/High 52.01 / 67.54
Volume 4.04M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1058.83B
Market Cap 69.85B
P/E Ratio 20.18
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
Easing the Pain Points

Easing the Pain Points

Combating three pressures that could weigh down a portfolio.

Out of the Gate

Strong and weak sectors. By Ed Ponsi Interest-rate-sensitive utilities are looking strong off of the open. Dominion Resources (D) and The Southern Company (SO) are both up by over 2%, which represents a huge move for these normally boring names. Ene...

Rounding Up Utility Losers of 2013

Rounding Up Utility Losers of 2013

FirstEnergy lost 16% in 2013, but big changes are ahead.

Solar Loves Thy Neighbors

Solar Loves Thy Neighbors

As the solar industry grows, most consumers will be winners.

Not All Utilities Are Alike

Not All Utilities Are Alike

Different utility types are engaged in completely different businesses.

Solar Is the Hands-Down Winner

Solar Is the Hands-Down Winner

Solar power has competitive advantages no other energy source can claim.

A Huge Carve-Out for Solar Energy

A Huge Carve-Out for Solar Energy

Numerous state laws mean built-in solar demand for the next decade

Stock Shopping for a Yellen Fed

Stock Shopping for a Yellen Fed

Interest-rate-sensitive stocks, especially utilities, should get a lift.

Pandora's Promise: Nuclear Power

Pandora's Promise: Nuclear Power

New regulations, restrictions and costs will narrow power options to nuclear in 20 years.

Southern downgraded at Wells

New Power Plants Point To Higher Prices

Most new natural gas plants cannot compete in the marketplace.

When It Comes to Nat Gas, Consider the Landscape

When It Comes to Nat Gas, Consider the Landscape

Three reasons to buy the utility, not the turbine makers.

And then There Were Three

And then There Were Three

Will the remaining nuclear projects see commercial operation?

Get Your Portfolio Into the Bunker

Get Your Portfolio Into the Bunker

Solid yielders like these should provide some much-needed cushion in the coming days.

The Markets Will Decide

The Markets Will Decide

The markets will become the deciding factor for most utilities.

Solar Shows Investors the Money

Solar Shows Investors the Money

Solar generation can mean new sources of earnings for shareholders

Dominion Resources: Time to Move On

Dominion Resources: Time to Move On

Dominion Resources is now fully valued as its stock has outperformed its group and the overall market.  

Buying Before A Dividend Boost

Buying Before A Dividend Boost

Northwest Natural Gas is an attractive utility play. Portfolio Manager David Peltier says why he expects a dividend hike.

Don't Blow Your Stack Over the New EPA Proposal

Don't Blow Your Stack Over the New EPA Proposal

This isn't a big deal -- and, in fact, it will create some winners

Energy Regulators Face Market Challenge

Energy Regulators Face Market Challenge

Capital investment rules seem flawed for deregulated generators.

Southern Looks Like a Timely Buy

Southern Looks Like a Timely Buy

It has underperformed, and dividend investors can get in at a discount.

Solar Threatens Old-Fashioned Utilities

But when will nuclear and coal no longer rely handouts?

Utilities Regroup to Cope With Nuclear's Costs

Utilities Regroup to Cope With Nuclear's Costs

As Entergy shutters a plant, Southern overhauls financial terms for a Georgia facility.

Up in Smoke?

Predictions for a resurgence in coal demand may not catch fire.

The Government Should Practice What it Preaches

The federally owned TVA mostly ignores federally promoted policy.

Bearish Setups Easier to Find

Bearish Setups Easier to Find

One or two flat days or even small bounces may create some good downside opportunities.

Southern estimates, target cut at UBS

American Electric Power Needs Some Ideas

American Electric Power Needs Some Ideas

The company's uncompetitive power plants are a dead weight.

Southern Company upgraded at Citi