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47.41
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+0.42%
After Hours :
47.41
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0.00%

Open

47.21

Previous Close

47.21

Volume (Avg)

3.33M (4.98M)

Day's Range

47.14-47.50

52Wk Range

40.03-47.68

Market Cap.

42.29B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

2.10 (4.37%)

Beta

0.18

Shares Outstanding

895.70M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

18.87 (2.50)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Utilities – Regulated Electric
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Hold
    • Revenue

    • 17.09B

    • Net Income

    • 1.71B

    • Market Cap.

    • 42.29B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 12.34

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 4.66

    • Beta

    • 0.18

    • Forward P/E

    • 16.53

    • Price/Sales

    • 2.34

    • Price/Book Value

    • 2.19

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 6.46

      • EBITDA

      • 5.68B

      • Return on Capital %

      • 3.42

      • Return on Equity %

      • 11.89

      • Return on Assets %

      • 3.42

      • Book Value/Share

      • 21.69

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 895.70M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.53 (10/30/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 10/20/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/21/2014
      Hold
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 43.33

        • Credit Rating

        • A-

        • Analysts

        • 5

        • EPS Estimate

        • 2.86

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 5.61

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 5.20

          • 12.28

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • -29.20

          • 21.63

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 100.60

          • 86.55

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -0.05

          • 3.84

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -0.40

          • 1.67

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 3.90

          • 3.55

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 63.77

            • 45.79

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 19.12

            • 12.00

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 12.34

            • 8.11

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 62.00

            • 51.34

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 18.30

            • 10.76

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 11.60

            • 81.78B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 1.14

              • 1.09

              • Current Ratio

              • 0.90

              • 0.78

              • Quick Ratio

              • 0.45

              • 0.42

              • Interest Coverage

              • -

              • 2.85

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 3.42

              • 3.43

              • Book Value/Share

              • 21.69

              • 25.47

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 18.02

                • 20.79

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 19.48

                • 679.33

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 12.33

                • 241.49

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 2.22

                • 1.49

                • Price/Book Value

                • 2.08

                • 1.45

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 6.46

                • 6.47

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • -

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • 81.84

                    • Dividend Date

                    • 10/20/2014

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • 10/30/2014

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • -

                    • Last Split Date

                    • -

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 11.89

                        (11.90)

                      • 8.42

                        (6.54)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 3.42

                        (3.40)

                      • 2.46

                        (2.05)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 5.21

                        (6.80)

                      • 4.44

                        (3.34)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • 87.30k

                      • 68.49k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • 2.92

                      • 7.85

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 0.28

                      • 0.30

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      3.26B
                      Operating Margin
                      19.05
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      6.46
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      51.02%

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      24.15%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      26.05%

                      Float

                      99.40%

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      0.04%

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Franklin Income Fund

                      •  

                        27,500,000

                      • 3.77

                      • 3.07

                      • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                      •  

                        14,611,032

                      • 0.89

                      • 1.63

                      • Utilities Select Sector SPDR® Fund

                      •  

                        10,211,467

                      • 0.32

                      • 1.23

                      • Vanguard Five Hundred Index Fund

                      •  

                        9,298,960

                      • 0.79

                      • 1.04

                      • Vanguard Institutional Index Fund

                      •  

                        9,074,087

                      • -0.52

                      • 1.01

                      • SPDR® S&P 500 ETF

                      •  

                        8,941,194

                      • 1.43

                      • 1.08

                      • VA CollegeAmerica Cap Income Builder

                      •  

                        8,500,000

                      • 0.00

                      • 0.95

                      • Federated Strategic Value Dividend Fund

                      •  

                        7,708,068

                      • 0.00

                      • 0.86

                      • Franklin Utilities

                      •  

                        4,300,000

                      • 0.00

                      • 0.48

                      • Fidelity Spartan® 500 Index Fd

                      •  

                        3,863,069

                      • 0.14

                      • 0.43

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                      •  

                        46,797,129

                      • +3.12%

                      • 5.22

                      • State Street Corp

                      •  

                        44,756,843

                      • +9.02%

                      • 5.00

                      • Franklin Advisers, Inc.

                      •  

                        35,556,670

                      • +0.30%

                      • 3.97

                      • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                      •  

                        27,820,613

                      • +2.82%

                      • 3.11

                      • Capital Research Global Investors

                      •  

                        12,000,000

                      • +6.67%

                      • 1.34

                      • Federated Investment Management Company

                      •  

                        11,905,937

                      • +0.66%

                      • 1.33

                      • Northern Trust Investments, N.A.

                      •  

                        11,695,363

                      • +2.99%

                      • 1.31

                      • Fidelity Management and Research Company

                      •  

                        9,510,802

                      • -5.96%

                      • 1.06

                      • Mellon Capital Management Corporation

                      •  

                        8,764,586

                      • +6.87%

                      • 0.98

                      • Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC

                      •  

                        7,459,892

                      • +1.22%

                      • 0.83

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Utilities

                      Industry

                      Utilities – Regulated Electric

                      Type

                      Slow Growth

                      Style

                      Large Value

                      Southern Co was incorporated under the laws of Delaware on November 9, 1945. The Company is registered and qualified to do business under the laws of Georgia and is qualified to do business as a foreign corporation under the laws of ...moreAlabama. It owns all of the outstanding common stock of Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, and Mississippi Power, each of which is an operating public utility company. The traditional operating companies supply electric service in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. In addition, the Company owns all of the common stock of Southern Power Company, which is also an operating public utility company. It constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets, including renewable energy projects, and sells electricity at market-based rates in the...more wholesale market. The Company also owns all of the outstanding common stock or membership interests of SouthernLINC Wireless, Southern Nuclear, SCS, Southern Holdings, and other direct and indirect subsidiaries. SouthernLINC Wireless provides digital wireless communications for use by the Company and its subsidiary companies and markets these services to the public and also provides wholesale fiber optic solutions to telecommunication providers in the Southeast. Southern Nuclear operates and provides services to Alabama Power's and Georgia Power's nuclear plants and is currently developing Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4, which are co-owned by Georgia Power. SCS is the system service company providing, at cost, specialized services to the Company and its subsidiary companies. Southern Holdings is an intermediate holding subsidiary, primarily for the Company's investments in leveraged leases. The Company competes with investor owned utilities, IPPs, and others for wholesale energy sales primarily in the Southeastern U.S. wholesale market. The traditional operating companies are subject to the jurisdiction of their respective state PSCs.lessless

                      Key People

                      Mr. Thomas A. Fanning

                      CEO/Chairman of the Board/Director/President

                      W. Paul Bowers

                      CEO, Subsidiary/Executive VP/President, Subsidiary

                      Mark A. Crosswhite

                      CEO, Subsidiary/Executive VP/President, Subsidiary

                      Mr. Stan W. Connally

                      CEO, Subsidiary/President, Subsidiary

                      Mr. Stephen E. Kuczynski

                      CEO, Subsidiary/President, Subsidiary

                      • Southern Co

                      • 30 Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard

                      • Atlanta, GA 30308

                      • USA.Map

                      • Phone: +1 404 506-5000

                      • Fax: -

                      • southerncompany.com

                      Incorporated

                      1945

                      Employees

                      26,300

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