The Southern Co. (New York Stock Exchange:SO)

About the company

The Southern Co. is a holding company. The firm engages in the sale of electricity. It operates through the following segments: Traditional Electric Operating Companies, Southern Power and Southern Company Gas. The Traditional Electric Operating Companies segment refers to vertically integrated utilities that own generation, transmission and distribution facilities, and supplies electric services in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. The Southern Power segment constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets such as renewable energy projects and sells electricity in the wholesale market. The Southern Company Gas segment distributes natural gas through natural gas distribution facilities in the states of Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, New Jersey, Florida, Tennessee, and Maryland. The company was founded on November 9, 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Sector

Utilities

Industry

Electric Utilities

Employees

27943

CEO

Thomas A. Fanning

Exchange

New York Stock Exchange

Website

http://www.southerncompany.com

$21B

Total Revenue

28K

Employees

$56B

Market Capitalization

15.90

Price/Earning ratio

Stock price

Gross Margin (in %)

Total gross margin

$10B

Operating Margin (in %)

Total operating margin

$5B

Net Margin (in %)

Total net margin

$4B

Dividend Yield (in %)

Dividend per share

$2.48

Industry peers

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Duke Energy Corp. DUK 59825.04 24865.00 1.34 16.17 14.96
The Southern Co. SO 55957.40 21025.00 2.01 15.90 16.76
American Electric Power Co., Inc. AEP 40929.92 15252.00 2.07 22.18 12.09
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