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Southern Company

Stock (NYSE)
SO
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$53.68 +0.5 +0.94%
SO: NYSE (Stock)

Southern Company

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$53.68 +0.5 +0.94%
SO: NYSE (Stock)
Southern Company
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$53.68 +0.5 +0.94%
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Dividend Data
Trading Data
Fwd Annualized Dividend / Yield
Dividend Yield is the relation between a stock’s Annualized Dividend and its current stock price. Click here to learn more.
Annualized Dividend is a standard in finance that lets you compare companies that have different payout frequencies. Click here to learn more. Forward implies that the calculation uses the next declared payout.
N/A / N/A
LTM Dividend / Yield
Dividend Yield is the relation between a stock’s Annualized Dividend and its current stock price. Click here to learn more.
LTM Dividend is a standard in finance that lets you compare companies that have different payout frequencies. LTM stands for “Last Twelve Months” and implies that the calculation uses the dividends paid over the last twelve months.
$2.46 / 4.62%
Fwd Payout Ratio
Fwd Payout Ratio is used to examine if a company’s earnings can support the current dividend payment amount. It divides the Forward Annualized Dividend by FY1 EPS. Click here to learn more.
N/A
Consecutive Yrs of Div Increase
Consecutive Years of Dividend Increase is the number of years in a row in which there has been at least one payout increase and no payout decreases.
18 yrs
Dividend Frequency
Quarterly
Utilities Avg Trailing Yield
3.20%
Electric Utilities Avg Trailing Yield
3.42%
Market Cap
$56.264 B
Day’s Range
$53.05 - $54.18
Volume
6,023,677
52 Wk Low/High
$41.96 - $71.1
Percent off 52 Wk High
-24.50%
FY1 PE
16.93x
FY1 EPS / Growth
$3.14 / 5.10%

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SO Payout Estimates

Estimated
Year Calendar Year Payout Calendar Year Payout Growth Pay Date Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Payout Amount Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency Days Taken For Stock Price To Recover
View Payout Estimates For The Next 12 Months

SO Payout History (Paid and Declared)

Declared
Paid
Year Calendar Year Payout Calendar Year Payout Growth Pay Date Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Payout Amount Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency Days Taken For Stock Price To Recover

SO Dividend Growth

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How much you could have earned from trading SO’s dividend

$10,000
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* Length of trade is estimated using the stock price recovery history.
* Annualized return assumes initial investment is continually reinvested in similar BDC stocks.

Best Dividend Capture Stocks

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locked_with_box locked_with_text locked_with_box 2020-07-17 $0.1750 Regular Quarterly locked_with_box 0.36% 0.7
locked_with_box locked_with_text locked_with_box 2020-07-22 $0.0300 Regular Semi Annually locked_with_box 0.01% 1.9
locked_with_box locked_with_text locked_with_box 2020-07-15 $0.3600 Regular Quarterly locked_with_box 0.48% 2.3
locked_with_box locked_with_text locked_with_box 2020-07-16 $0.6700 Regular Quarterly locked_with_box 0.34% 2.3
locked_with_box locked_with_text locked_with_box 2020-07-15 $0.1300 Regular Quarterly locked_with_box 0.13% 3.4
locked_with_box locked_with_text locked_with_box 2020-07-15 $1.7750 Regular Quarterly locked_with_box 0.96% 3.9

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Company Profile

Company Overview

The Southern Company (SO) is a holding company that owns Alabama Power Company, Georgia Power Company, Gulf Power Company, and Mississippi Power Company, each of which operates as a public utility company. SO is the 16th largest utility company in the world, and the fourth largest in the United States. It operates and owns more than 42,000 megawatts of generation capacity and serves 4.3 million customers in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. The company was founded in 1945 and is based out of Atlanta, GA. Southern Company is subject to substantial regulation from federal, state and local regulatory agencies, and its costs of compliance with environmental laws are significant. Southern Company has never had a dividend cut, and it has been steadily increasing its dividend since 2002. It has been paying dividends since 1972. Southern Company pays its dividend quarterly.

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