Southern Company Overview

  • Founded
  • 1912

Founded
  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 27,300

Employees
  • Stock Symbol
  • SO

Stock Symbol
  • Investments
  • 16

  • Share Price
  • $67.68

  • (As of Tuesday 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 12 gigawatts of mostly non-rate-regulated renewable energy capacity 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
Corporation
Primary Industry
Electric Utilities
Stock Exchange
NYS
Primary Office
  • 30 Ivan Allen Junior Boulevard Northwest
  • Atlanta, GA 30308
  • United States
+1 (404) 000-0000

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Southern Company Stock Performance

(As of Tuesday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$67.68 $67.43 $58.85 - $80.57 $73.4B 1.09B 4.44M $3.18

Southern Company Financials Summary

In Thousands,
USD
TTM 30-Sep-2022 FY 2021 31-Dec-2021 FY 2020 31-Dec-2020 FY 2019 31-Dec-2019
EV 131,546,090 130,001,354 117,942,946 116,225,355
Revenue 27,999,000 23,113,000 20,375,000 21,419,000
EBITDA 9,950,000 8,386,000 9,222,000 11,609,000
Net Income 3,410,000 2,408,000 3,134,000 4,754,000
Total Assets 134,005,000 127,534,000 122,935,000 118,700,000
Total Debt 56,650,000 55,470,000 51,041,000 48,686,000
Public Fundamental Data provided by Morningstar, Inc. disclaimer

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 (31)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Duke Energy Corporation Charlotte, NC 00000 000000&0
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00000000 000000 Private Equity-Backed Cayce, SC 00000 00000000000
00000000000 000000 Corporation Houston, TX 00000 00.00 000000000 00.00
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Southern Company Patents

Southern Company Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20190331602-A1 Systems and methods for inspecting solar modules using high-power light sources Pending 30-Apr-2018 00000000000 0
US-11067618-B2 Systems and methods of diagnosing root causes of anomalous ami information Active 20-Jul-2017 000000000
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 000000000
US-20180210038-A1 Systems and methods for determining a root cause of an issue in an electrical grid Active 24-Jan-2017 G01R31/40
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Southern Company Executive Team (44)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Stephen Kuczynski Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President, Southern Nuclear & Member of the Management Council
Thomas Fanning Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer & President
Kimberly Greene Chairwoman, Chief Executive Officer, and President, Southern Company Gas & Member of the Management Council
Christopher Womack Chief Executive Officer & Chairman
Bryan Anderson Executive Vice President & President
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Southern Company Board Members (28)

Name Representing Role Since
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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 (16)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000000 0 26-Jun-2020 00000 0000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B)
00000000 01-Jan-2020 000000000 000 Business/Productivity Software
0000000 0 01-Oct-2018 0000 00000 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B)
00000 30-May-2018 00000 0000 0000 Drug Discovery
Advanced Microgrid Solutions 10-Jul-2017 Early Stage VC 000.00 Business/Productivity Software
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Southern Company Subsidiaries (11)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Southern Power Electric Utilities Atlanta, GA 2001
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0000000 00000 0000 Corporate Pension Atlanta, GA 0000
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Southern Company ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated August, 04, 2022

32.65 | High Risk

Risk Scale

A lower score indicates better sustainability

Negl

0-10

Low

10-20

Med

20-30

High

30-40

Severe

40+

Exposure

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Management

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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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Industry

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Southern Company Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
00000 30-May-2018 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 7 buyers
00000000 000000000 10-Jul-2017 00000 00000 00 000.00 Completed
  • 8 buyers
00000 11-Apr-2016 00000 00000 00 00.00 Completed
  • 5 buyers
00000000 00000 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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