Southern Company (SO)

62.64
0.64 1.01
NYSE
Prev Close 63.28
Open 63.23
Day Low/High 62.58 / 63.44
52 Wk Low/High 56.69 / 67.54
Volume 2.85M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1058.83B
Market Cap 66.50B
P/E Ratio 20.18
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Here is my trading scorecard for the calls I made during the month of August.

Providing a Safer Haven

Providing a Safer Haven

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Utilities Continue to Shine

Utilities Continue to Shine

These issues offer high yields and relative safety in an uncertain market.

Seek Safety in Utilities

Seek Safety in Utilities

Southern Company is looking like a good buy here.

For Utilities, Bigger Is Better

The member of the '40-plus' club enjoy competitive advantages -- and membership is about to become tougher to come by.

Dinged Utilities Offering Hefty Yields

Dinged Utilities Offering Hefty Yields

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