The Southern Company (SO)


-1.42 (-2.07%)
Symbol SO
Price $67.13
Beta 0.482
Volume Avg. 4.17M
Market Cap 73.099B
Shares () -
52 Week Range 60.71-80.57
1y Target Est -
DCF Unlevered SO DCF ->
DCF Levered SO LDCF ->
ROE 10.72% Buy
ROA 2.61% Neutral
Operating Margin -
Debt / Equity 330.04% Strong Buy
P/E 20.53 Strong Buy
P/B 2.34 Strong Buy


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Mr. Thomas A. Fanning
Utilities—Regulated Electric
New York Stock Exchange

The Southern Company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. It operates through Gas Distribution Operations, Gas Pipeline Investments, Wholesale Gas Services, and Gas Marketing Services segments. The company also develops, constructs, acquires, owns, and manages power generation assets, including renewable energy projects and sells electricity in the wholesale market; and distributes natural gas in Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, and Tennessee, as well as provides gas marketing services, wholesale gas services, and gas pipeline investments operations. In addition, it owns and/or operates 30 hydroelectric generating stations, 24 fossil fuel generating stations, three nuclear generating stations, 13 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 45 solar facilities, 15 wind facilities, one fuel cell facility, and four battery storage facility; and constructs, operates, and maintains 76,289 miles of natural gas pipelines and 14 storage facilities with total capacity of 157 Bcf to provide natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The company serves approximately 8.7 million electric and gas utility customers. Further, the company offers digital wireless communications and fiber optics services. The Southern Company was incorporated in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.