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Southern Co-The SO

Market Closed
21 Jun, 20:00
78. 46
After Hours
78. 25
+0.31 +0.4%
77.25B Market Cap
25.86 P/E Ratio
2.8% Div Yield
8,470,400 Volume
3.6 Eps
$ 78.87
Previous Close
Day Range
78.3 79.43
Year Range
61.56 80.84

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Southern Co-The Profile

Utilities - Regulated Electric Industry
Utilities Sector
Mr. Christopher C. Womack CEO
NYSE Exchange
US8425871071 ISIN
US Country
27,819 Employees
- Last Dividend
3 Apr 2001 Last Split
31 Dec 1981 IPO Date


The Southern Company is a leading energy company that has been operational since 1945. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, it engages in various aspects of the energy sector, primarily focusing on the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. Its operations extend to developing, constructing, acquiring, owning, and managing power generation assets. These assets span a broad spectrum, including renewable energy projects, which allows The Southern Company to play a significant role in the wholesale electricity market. Additionally, it is involved in the distribution of natural gas across several states and offers a range of related services. The company's vast infrastructure includes significant natural gas pipelines and storage facilities, ensuring reliable supply to its customers. Serving approximately 8.9 million electric and gas utility customers, The Southern Company also ventures into newer domains such as distributed energy solutions, resilience solutions, and digital communications, further diversifying its portfolio and strengthening its market position.

Products and Services

The Southern Company offers a comprehensive array of products and services designed to meet the diverse needs of its customers. Each product and service is tailored to leverage the company's extensive expertise in the energy sector, ensuring high-quality options for both residential and commercial consumers.

  • Electricity Generation, Transmission, and Distribution: The company produces electricity through various sources, including nuclear, coal, hydro, cogeneration, solar, wind, battery storage, and fuel cell facilities. It is responsible for the transmission and distribution of electricity to meet consumer demand effectively.
  • Renewable Energy Projects: Engaging in renewable energy projects allows The Southern Company to offer environmentally sustainable energy options, including solar and wind power, contributing to the diversification of energy sources and the reduction of carbon emissions.
  • Natural Gas Distribution and Services: It provides natural gas distribution in multiple states, alongside offering gas marketing services. The company manages gas distribution operations and pipeline investment operations, ensuring a reliable supply of natural gas to its customers.
  • Infrastructure Development: The Southern Company owns and operates an extensive network of natural gas pipelines and storage facilities, which play a critical role in energy distribution and storage solutions.
  • Distributed Energy and Resilience Solutions: Offering distributed energy solutions, The Southern Company addresses the growing demand for decentralized energy sources. It also provides resilience solutions to ensure stable and uninterrupted energy supplies.
  • Microgrid Deployment: The development and deployment of microgrids cater to the needs of commercial, industrial, governmental, and utility customers, offering them a self-sufficient energy solution that enhances reliability and sustainability.
  • Digital Wireless Communications and Fiber Optics Services: By offering these services, The Southern Company expands its operations into the telecommunication sector, providing essential communication infrastructure and services.

Contact Information

Address: 30 Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard, NW, Atlanta, GA, United States, 30308
Phone: 404 506 5000