The Southern Company (SO)

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Consensus price target (1m/3m/6m/12m):
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Buy/Sell Mix (1m/3m/6m/12m):
100%/0%
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Description:
The Southern Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a public electric utility company. The company is involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity through coal, nuclear, oil and gas, and hydro resources in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. It constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets. As of December 31, 2012, the company owned and/or operated 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 32 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 13 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 4 solar facilities, 1 landfill gas facility, and 1 biomass facility. The company also provides digital wireless communications services with various communication options, including push to talk, cellular service, text messaging, wireless Internet access, and wireless data; and wholesale fiber optic solutions to telecommunication providers in the Southeast under the Southern Telecom brand name. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Shelby Tucker RBC Capital Markets Buy   Oct 30, '17     53.00  Oct 30, '18  N/A 
Paul Fremont Jefferies & Co. Buy   Oct 17, '17     53.00  Oct 17, '18  N/A 
Shelby Tucker RBC Capital Markets Buy   Sep 29, '17     53.00  Sep 29, '18  N/A 
Stephen Byrd Morgan Stanley Sell   Aug 10, '17     50.00  Aug 10, '18  N/A 
Jonathan Arnold Deutsche Bank Securities Buy   Aug 01, '17       Aug 01, '18  N/A 
Stephen Byrd Morgan Stanley Sell   Jun 22, '17       Jun 22, '18  N/A 
Brian Chin Citi Sell   Dec 15, '16       Dec 15, '17  N/A 
Gary Hovis Argus Research Company Buy   Jun 12, '15   40.39  50.00  Jun 12, '16  26.54% 
Gary Hovis Argus Research Company Buy   Dec 31, '14   46.83  55.00  Dec 31, '15  0.94% 
Steve Fleishman BofA Merrill Lynch Sell   Oct 30, '14   44.84  46.00  Oct 30, '15  0.97% 
Gary Hovis Argus Research Company Buy   Jun 24, '14   42.17  49.00  Jun 24, '15  10.88% 
David Burks Hilliard Lyons Buy   Jan 31, '14   39.83    Jan 31, '15  27.34% 
Dan Eggers Credit Suisse Sell   Aug 01, '13   42.27  48.00  Aug 01, '14  -2.41% 
Neil Kalton Wells Fargo Securities, Llc Buy   Apr 15, '13   45.20    Apr 15, '14  -1.22% 
Paul Fremont Jefferies & Co. Buy   Jan 27, '13   42.39  50.00  Jan 27, '14  -2.76% 
Nathan Judge Atlantic Equities Sell   Nov 29, '12   41.37  41.00  Nov 29, '13  1.67% 
Dan Eggers Credit Suisse Sell   Oct 01, '12   43.72  49.00  Oct 01, '13  5.81% 
Nathan Judge Atlantic Equities Sell   Aug 29, '12   43.58  42.00  Aug 29, '13  4.45% 
Paul Fremont Jefferies & Co. Buy   May 14, '12   43.56  50.50  May 14, '13  5.23% 
Dan Eggers Credit Suisse Buy   Jun 23, '11   36.08  45.00  Jun 23, '12  23.64%