Southern Company (The) (SO): Price and Financial Metrics

Southern Company (The) (SO)

Today's Latest Price: $61.06 USD

1.40 (2.35%)

Updated Jan 19 7:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 59 in Utilities - Domestic

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SO Stock Summary

  • Southern Co's market capitalization of $63,015,397,302 is ahead of 96.4% of US-listed equities.
  • Of note is the ratio of Southern Co's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 0.47% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of Southern Co's share price is greater than that of just 4.71% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Southern Co, a group of peers worth examining would be DUK, SCCO, CCI, AEP, and EXC.
  • SO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Southern Co's official web site, go to

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SO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $61.06 52-week high $71.10
Prev. close $59.66 52-week low $41.96
Day low $59.89 Volume 6,270,300
Day high $61.14 Avg. volume 4,493,482
50-day MA $60.94 Dividend yield 4.29%
200-day MA $56.65 Market Cap 64.49B

Southern Company (The) (SO) Company Bio

Southern Company is involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity through coal, nuclear, oil and gas, and hydro resources in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. The company was founded in 1945 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Chetan Woodun on Seeking Alpha | January 18, 2021

Southern Company (SO) to Begin Ash Pond Closure at Plant Mitchell

Georgia Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company (SO), is progressing toward the closure of three ash ponds at the decommissioned Plant Mitchell with the dewatering process beginning in February.

Yahoo | January 18, 2021

Southern CO declares $0.64 dividend

Southern CO (SO) declares $0.64/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.Forward yield 4.31%Payable March 8; for shareholders of record Feb. 16; ex-div Feb. 12.See SO Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....

Seeking Alpha | January 15, 2021

Southern Company announces quarterly dividend

ATLANTA , Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company today announced a regular quarterly dividend of 64 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable Mar. 8, 2021 , to shareholders of record as of Feb. 16, 2021 . … Full story available on

Benzinga | January 15, 2021

JPMBB Commercial Mortgage Securities Trust 2015-C30 -- Moody's affirms six classes of JPMBB 2015-C30

The ratings on five principal and interest (P&I) classes were affirmed because the transaction's key metrics, including Moody's loan-to-value (LTV) ratio, Moody's stressed debt service coverage ratio (DSCR) and the transaction's Herfindahl Index (Herf), are within acceptable ranges. The rating on the interest-only (IO) class was affirmed based on the credit quality of the referenced classes.

Yahoo | January 15, 2021

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SO Price Returns

1-mo 1.53%
3-mo 4.78%
6-mo 12.32%
1-year N/A
3-year 57.99%
5-year 64.28%
YTD -0.60%
2020 0.63%
2019 51.65%
2018 -3.75%
2017 2.42%
2016 9.92%

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