Southern Company (The) (SO) Dividends

Southern Company (The) (SO)

Today's Latest Price: $60.85 USD

0.29 (0.48%)

Updated Oct 23 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 61 in Utilities - Domestic

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • As for free cash flow, SO has greater average cash flow over the past 5.5 years than merely 0.95% US-listed dividend payers.
  • Currently, SO generates more cash flow over the 12 months prior than only 2.05% of US dividend stocks.
  • As for stocks whose price is uncorrelated with SO's price and thus may be suitable peers for a diversified dividend portfolio, check out the following: GWW, CC, MAXR, CIZN and CTB.
SO Ex-Dividend Date
SO Dividend Yield
4.21%
SO Annual Dividend
$2.56
SO Payout Ratio

SO Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$60.85$79.74 36.07%

For dividend yielding stocks, the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a common valuation tool; it attempts to extrapolate a fair share price based primarily on the dividend the stock provides relative to a number of other quantiative aspects of its business. As for SO, the DDM model generated by StockNews estimates a return of positive 36.07% in comparison to its current price. To help understand and contextualize the model's evaluation of SO, investors may wish to consider are:

  • Given its market cap of around 62 billion US dollars, this puts the stock in the large-sized market cap class, and its dividend yield is greater than 78.01% of dividend yielding stocks in the same market cap class.
  • SO's market cap of approximately $62 billion makes it a large-sized market cap company; out of dividend issuers in this group, the investment opportunity based on the difference between its current share price and its forecasted DDM value is greater than 73.61% of them.

SO Dividend Chart


SO Dividend History

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SO Dividends vs. Peers

SO's dividend yield currently ranks #17 of 70 vs. its peers in the Utilities - Domestic category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 OKE ONEOK, Inc. 14.10%
2 CAFD 8point3 Energy Partners LP - Shares 9.02%
3 SPKE Spark Energy, Inc. - 8.59%
4 PEGI Pattern Energy Group Inc. - 6.32%
5 SJI South Jersey Industries, Inc. 5.99%
6 AY Atlantica Yield plc - Ordinary Shares 5.94%
7 PPL PPL Corporation 5.88%
8 FE FirstEnergy Corp. 5.28%
9 OGE OGE Energy Corp 4.99%
10 EIX Edison International 4.95%
11 NJR NewJersey Resources Corporation 4.83%
12 NWE NorthWestern Corporation 4.80%
13 D Dominion Energy, Inc. 4.71%
14 AVA Avista Corporation 4.68%
15 SR Spire Inc. 4.66%
16 ALE Allete, Inc. 4.65%
17 SO Southern Company (The) 4.55%
18 CWEN Clearway Energy, Inc. Class C 4.53%
19 POR Portland General Electric Co 4.45%
20 EXC Exelon Corporation 4.26%
21 DUK Duke Energy Corporation (Holding Company) 4.21%
22 NWN Northwest Natural Holding Company 4.20%
23 TERP TerraForm Power, Inc. - New 4.19%
24 PNW Pinnacle West Capital Corporation 4.02%
25 OTTR Otter Tail Corporation 3.99%
26 UGI UGI Corporation 3.95%
27 HE Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. 3.89%
28 BKH Black Hills Corporation 3.87%
29 NRG NRG Energy, Inc. 3.86%
30 ED Consolidated Edison, Inc. 3.84%
31 UTL UNITIL Corporation 3.80%
32 NI NiSource Inc 3.79%
33 MDU MDU Resources Group, Inc. (Holding Company) 3.64%
34 ETR Entergy Corporation 3.59%
35 SWX Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. 3.56%
36 DTE DTE Energy Company 3.55%
37 PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated 3.50%
38 SRE Sempra Energy 3.47%
39 AGR Avangrid, Inc. 3.36%
40 GXP Great Plains Energy Incorporated 3.34%
41 AEP American Electric Power Company, Inc. 3.28%
42 IDA IDACORP, Inc. 3.23%
43 OGS ONE Gas, Inc. 3.10%
44 AES The AES Corporation 3.07%
45 CNP CenterPoint Energy, Inc (Holding Co) 3.01%
46 VST Vistra Energy Corp. 3.00%
47 WR Westar Energy, Inc. 2.90%
48 PNM PNM Resources, Inc. (Holding Co.) 2.87%
49 LNT Alliant Energy Corporation 2.86%
50 VVC Vectren Corporation 2.65%
51 CMS CMS Energy Corporation 2.64%
52 ES Eversource Energy (D/B/A) 2.61%
53 WEC WEC Energy Group, Inc. 2.59%
54 AEE Ameren Corporation 2.48%
55 XEL Xcel Energy Inc. 2.44%
56 EE El Paso Electric Company 2.40%
57 ATO Atmos Energy Corporation 2.40%
58 WGL WGL Holdings Inc 2.32%
59 MGEE MGE Energy Inc. 2.32%
60 EGAS Gas Natural Inc. (OH) 2.29%
61 CPK Chesapeake Utilities Corporation 2.06%
62 NEE NextEra Energy, Inc. 1.99%
63 SCG SCANA Corporation 1.01%
64 HTM U.S. Geothermal Inc. 0.00%
65 DYN Dynegy Inc. 0.00%
66 CPN Calpine Corporation 0.00%
67 AT Atlantic Power Corporation Ordinary Shares (Canada) 0.00%
68 RGCO RGC Resources Inc. 0.00%
69 GLBL TerraForm Global, Inc. - 0.00%
70 PCG Pacific Gas & Electric Co. 0.00%

Looking for More Information on SO dividends?

Want to do more research on Southern Co's dividends? Try the links below:

Southern Co Common Stock (SO) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for Southern Co (SO) - Dividend Investor
Southern Co (SO) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha


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