Southern Company Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1912

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 28,100

Employees

  • Stock Symbol
  • SO

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 17

  • Share Price
  • $79.99
  • (As of Friday Closing)

Southern Company General Information

Description

Southern is one of the largest utilities in the U.S. The company serves 9 million customers with vertically integrated electric utilities in three states and natural gas distribution utilities in four states. It owns 50 gigawatts of rate-regulated generating capacity, primarily for serving customers in Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi. Subsidiary Southern Power owns 13 gigawatts of natural gas generation and renewable energy across the U.S. and sells the electricity primarily under long-term contracts.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Alabama Traction, Light & Power, AGL Resources
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Private Debt Financed
Primary Industry
Electric Utilities
Other Industries
Gas Utilities
Stock Exchange
NYS
Corporate Office
  • 30 Ivan Allen Junior Boulevard Northwest
  • Atlanta, GA 30308
  • United States

Southern Company Timeline

2021202220232024
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth

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Southern Company Stock Performance

(As of Friday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$79.99 $79.86 $61.56 - $80.84 $87.5B 1.09B 4.42M $3.88

Southern Company Financials Summary

In Thousands,
USD
TTM 31-Mar-2024 FY 2023 31-Dec-2023 FY 2022 31-Dec-2022 FY 2021 31-Dec-2021
EV 144,792,424 141,031,229 136,862,127 130,001,354
Revenue 25,419,000 25,253,000 29,279,000 23,113,000
EBITDA 12,287,000 11,777,000 10,309,000 8,386,000
Net Income 4,244,000 3,976,000 3,535,000 2,408,000
Total Assets 140,120,000 139,331,000 134,891,000 127,534,000
Total Debt 65,246,000 63,490,000 59,135,000 55,470,000
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Southern Company Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Southern Company Comparisons

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Southern Company Competitors (42)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
American Electric Power Company Corporation Columbus, OH 00000 00.000 000000000 00 00.000
FirstEnergy Corporation Akron, OH 00000 000.00 000000000 00 000.00
Duke Energy Corporation Charlotte, NC 00000 000.00 000000000 00 000.00
Dominion Energy Private Equity-Backed Cayce, SC 00000 0000 000000000 00 0000
Public Service Enterprise Group Corporation Newark, NJ 00000 00.000 000000000 00 00.000
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Southern Company Patents

Southern Company Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-11614406-B2 Systems and methods for inspecting solar modules using high-power light sources Active 30-Apr-2018 00000000000 00
US-20190331602-A1 Systems and methods for inspecting solar modules using high-power light sources Active 30-Apr-2018 00000000000 0
US-11067618-B2 Systems and methods of diagnosing root causes of anomalous ami information Active 20-Jul-2017 000000000 0
US-20190025365-A1 Systems and methods of diagnosing root causes of anomalous ami information Active 20-Jul-2017 0000000000
US-10180466-B2 Systems and methods for determining a root cause of an issue in an electrical grid Active 24-Jan-2017 G01R31/40 00
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Southern Company Executive Team (46)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Kimberly Greene Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
James Kerr II Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, Chief of Staff to the Chairman, President and CEO & Co-Chairman of the Internal Business Assurance Council Member of the Risk Management
Stanley Connally Jr. Executive Vice President of Operations
Christopher Womack Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
Bryan Anderson Executive Vice President & President
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Southern Company Board Members (27)

Name Representing Role Since
Anthony Earley Jr. Southern Company Board Member 000 0000
Christopher Womack Southern Company Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer 000 0000
Dale Klein Southern Company Board Member 000 0000
David Grain Self Member of the Finance, Board of Directors, Nominating, Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee 000 0000
David Meador Southern Company Board Member 000 0000
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Southern Company Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Southern Company Investments & Acquisitions (17)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Johnson Energy Storage 30-Apr-2024 00000 0000 00000 Electrical Equipment
Station A 26-Jun-2020 00000 0000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B)
Cloverly 01-Jan-2020 000000000 000 Business/Productivity Software
Station A 01-Oct-2018 0000 00000 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B)
Absci 30-May-2018 Later Stage VC 0000 Drug Discovery
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Southern Company Subsidiaries (12)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Southern Power Electric Utilities Birmingham, AL 2001
Powersecure Energy Infrastructure Durham, NC 0000
Southern Telecom Telecommunications Service Providers Atlanta, GA 0000
Southern Linc Telecommunications Service Providers Atlanta, GA 0000
Retiree Group Life Insurance Plan for Southern Company Services Corporate Pension Atlanta, GA 0000
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Southern Company ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated May, 31, 2024

28.14 | Med Risk

Risk Scale

A lower score indicates better sustainability

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Low

10-20

Med

20-30

High

30-40

Severe

40+

Exposure

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Peers Analysis

Peer performance insights compare the company’s ESG performance to the performance of selected peers to help inform future ESG decisions and drive internal performance improvements.

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Southern Company Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Absci 30-May-2018 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 7 buyers
Advanced Microgrid Solutions 10-Jul-2017 00000 00000 00 000.00 Completed
  • 8 buyers
Absci 02-Feb-2016 00000 00000 00 00.00 Completed
  • 5 buyers
Oleander Plant 01-Jan-2005 000000000 00000 00 Completed
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Cia Energética de Minas Gerais 01-Jan-1997 Merger/Acquisition 00.000 Completed
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Southern Company FAQs

  • When was Southern Company founded?

    Southern Company was founded in 1912.

  • Who is the CEO of Southern Company?

    Kimberly Greene, James Kerr II, Stanley Connally Jr., Christopher Womack, Anthony Wilson, James Peoples, and Christopher Cummiskey are the CEOs of Southern Company.

  • Where is Southern Company headquartered?

    Southern Company is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

  • What is the size of Southern Company?

    Southern Company has 28,100 total employees.

  • What industry is Southern Company in?

    Southern Company’s primary industry is Electric Utilities.

  • Is Southern Company a private or public company?

    Southern Company is a Public company.

  • What is Southern Company’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for Southern Company is SO.

  • What is the current stock price of Southern Company?

    As of 12-Jul-2024 the stock price of Southern Company is $79.99.

  • What is the current market cap of Southern Company?

    The current market capitalization of Southern Company is $87.5B.

  • What is Southern Company’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for Southern Company is $25.4B.

  • Who are Southern Company’s competitors?

    American Electric Power Company, FirstEnergy, Duke Energy, Dominion Energy, and Public Service Enterprise Group are some of the 42 competitors of Southern Company.

  • What is Southern Company’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    Southern Company’s EPS for 12 months was $3.88.

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