Southern Company

Southern Company SO

Dividend Summary

The next Southern Company dividend will go ex in 19 days for 64c and will be paid in 1 month.
The previous Southern Company dividend was 64c and it went ex 2 months ago and it was paid 2 months ago.
There are typically 4 dividends per year (excluding specials), and the dividend cover is approximately 1.2.

Latest Dividends
Summary Previous dividend Next dividend
Status Paid Declared
Type Quarterly Quarterly
Per share 64c 64c
Declaration date 20 Jul 2020 (Mon) 19 Oct 2020 (Mon)
Ex-div date 14 Aug 2020 (Fri) 13 Nov 2020 (Fri)
Pay date 08 Sep 2020 (Tue) 07 Dec 2020 (Mon)

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Forecast Accuracy
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Dividend Yield Today
4.2%
The dividend yield is calculated by dividing the annual dividend payment by the prevailing share price
The table below shows the full dividend history for Southern Company
Status Type Decl. date Ex-div date Pay date Decl. Currency Forecast amount Decl. amount Accuracy
Forecast Quarterly 10 Jan 2025 17 Feb 2025 06 Mar 2025 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 21 Oct 2024 15 Nov 2024 06 Dec 2024 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 15 Jul 2024 16 Aug 2024 06 Sep 2024 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 15 Apr 2024 17 May 2024 06 Jun 2024 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 12 Jan 2024 19 Feb 2024 06 Mar 2024 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 16 Oct 2023 17 Nov 2023 06 Dec 2023 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 17 Jul 2023 18 Aug 2023 06 Sep 2023 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 17 Apr 2023 12 May 2023 06 Jun 2023 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 13 Jan 2023 17 Feb 2023 06 Mar 2023 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 17 Oct 2022 18 Nov 2022 06 Dec 2022 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 18 Jul 2022 12 Aug 2022 06 Sep 2022 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 18 Apr 2022 13 May 2022 06 Jun 2022 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 14 Jan 2022 14 Feb 2022 07 Mar 2022 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 18 Oct 2021 12 Nov 2021 06 Dec 2021 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 19 Jul 2021 13 Aug 2021 07 Sep 2021 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 19 Apr 2021 14 May 2021 07 Jun 2021 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 15 Jan 2021 12 Feb 2021 08 Mar 2021 USD Sign up
Declared Quarterly 19 Oct 2020 13 Nov 2020 07 Dec 2020 USD 64c 64c 😄
Paid Quarterly 20 Jul 2020 14 Aug 2020 08 Sep 2020 USD 64c 64c 😄
Paid Quarterly 20 Apr 2020 15 May 2020 08 Jun 2020 USD 64c 64c 😄
Paid Quarterly 17 Jan 2020 14 Feb 2020 06 Mar 2020 USD 62c 62c 😄
Paid Quarterly 21 Oct 2019 15 Nov 2019 06 Dec 2019 USD 62c 62c 😄
Paid Quarterly 15 Jul 2019 16 Aug 2019 06 Sep 2019 USD 62c 62c 😄
Paid Quarterly 15 Apr 2019 17 May 2019 06 Jun 2019 USD 62c 62c 😄
Paid Quarterly 17 Jan 2019 15 Feb 2019 06 Mar 2019 USD 60c 60c 😄
Paid Quarterly 15 Oct 2018 16 Nov 2018 06 Dec 2018 USD 60c 60c 😄
Paid Quarterly 16 Jul 2018 17 Aug 2018 06 Sep 2018 USD 60c 60c 😄
Paid Quarterly 16 Apr 2018 18 May 2018 06 Jun 2018 USD 60c 60c 😄
Paid Quarterly 19 Jan 2018 16 Feb 2018 06 Mar 2018 USD 58c 58c 😄
Paid Quarterly 16 Oct 2017 17 Nov 2017 06 Dec 2017 USD 58c 58c 😄
Paid Quarterly 17 Jul 2017 17 Aug 2017 06 Sep 2017 USD 58c 58c 😄
Paid Quarterly 17 Apr 2017 11 May 2017 06 Jun 2017 USD 57.75c 58c 😄
Paid Quarterly 13 Jan 2017 16 Feb 2017 06 Mar 2017 USD 56c
Paid Quarterly 17 Oct 2016 17 Nov 2016 06 Dec 2016 USD 56c 56c 😄
Paid Quarterly 18 Jul 2016 11 Aug 2016 06 Sep 2016 USD 56c 56c 😄
Paid Quarterly 18 Apr 2016 12 May 2016 06 Jun 2016 USD 56c
Paid Quarterly 14 Jan 2016 11 Feb 2016 07 Mar 2016 USD 54.25c
Paid Quarterly 19 Oct 2015 12 Nov 2015 04 Dec 2015 USD 54.25c
Paid Quarterly 20 Jul 2015 13 Aug 2015 05 Sep 2015 USD 54.25c
Paid Quarterly 20 Apr 2015 14 May 2015 06 Jun 2015 USD 54.25c
Paid Quarterly 16 Jan 2015 12 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 USD 52.5c
Paid Quarterly 20 Oct 2014 30 Oct 2014 06 Dec 2014 USD 52.5c
Paid Quarterly 21 Jul 2014 31 Jul 2014 06 Sep 2014 USD 52.5c
Paid Quarterly 21 Apr 2014 01 May 2014 06 Jun 2014 USD 52.5c
Paid Quarterly 17 Jan 2014 30 Jan 2014 06 Mar 2014 USD 50.75c
Paid Quarterly 21 Oct 2013 31 Oct 2013 06 Dec 2013 USD 50.75c
Paid Quarterly 15 Jul 2013 01 Aug 2013 06 Sep 2013 USD 50.75c
Paid Quarterly 15 Apr 2013 02 May 2013 06 Jun 2013 USD 50.75c
Paid Quarterly 18 Jan 2013 31 Jan 2013 06 Mar 2013 USD 49c
Paid Quarterly 15 Oct 2012 01 Nov 2012 06 Dec 2012 USD 49c
Paid Quarterly 02 Aug 2012 06 Sep 2012 USD 49c
Paid Quarterly 03 May 2012 06 Jun 2012 USD 49c
Paid Quarterly 03 Nov 2011 06 Dec 2011 USD 47.25c
Paid Quarterly 28 Jul 2011 06 Sep 2011 USD 47.25c
Paid Quarterly 28 Apr 2011 06 Jun 2011 USD 47.25c
Paid Quarterly 03 Feb 2011 05 Mar 2011 USD 45.5c
Paid Quarterly 28 Oct 2010 06 Dec 2010 USD 45.5c
Paid Quarterly 29 Jul 2010 04 Sep 2010 USD 45.5c
Paid Quarterly 29 Apr 2010 05 Jun 2010 USD 45.5c
Paid Final 31 Dec 2009 31 Dec 2009 USD 173.25c
Paid Final 31 Dec 2008 31 Dec 2008 USD 166.25c
Paid Final 31 Dec 2007 31 Dec 2007 USD 159.5c
Paid Final 31 Dec 2006 31 Dec 2006 USD 153.5c
Year Amount Change
2006 153.5c
2007 159.5c
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3.9%
2008 166.25c
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4.2%
2009 173.25c
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4.2%
2010 182.0c
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5.1%
2011 141.75c
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-22.1%
2012 196.0c
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38.3%
2013 203.0c
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3.6%
2014 210.0c
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3.4%
2015 217.0c
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3.3%
2016 224.0c
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3.2%
2017 232.0c
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3.6%
2018 240.0c
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3.4%
2019 248.0c
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3.3%
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Southern Company Optimized Dividend Chart

The chart below shows the optimized dividends for this security over a rolling 12-month period.
Dividend Yield Today
4.2%
Optimized Yield
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52 Week High
7.1% on 13 May 2020
52 Week Low
3.7% on 14 February 2020
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About Southern Company

The Southern Company, as a holding company for a number of operating public utilities, is one of the largest producers of electricity in the United States, 4.4 million customers and nearly 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity. The Atlanta-based company owns electric utilities across the southern states, a generation company, an energy services business and a retail natural gas business.

The group also operates fibre-optics and wireless communications businesses. Additionally, Southern Company owns Southern Power, the primary growth engine for Southern's competitive wholesale market-based energy business.

Southern Company's dividend is consistent and reliable as clockwork, dating back to 1948, paying a regularly increasing quarterly dividend year after year.

Sector
Electricity
Country
United States
Share Price
$60.85 (yesterday's closing price)
Shares in Issue
874 million
Market Cap
$53.2bn
Dividend Cover
How many times is the dividend covered by company income. A cover of 1 means all income is paid out in dividends
1.2
CADI
The Consecutive Annual Dividend Increases - the number of years this company has been increasing its dividends
8
Market Indices
BBC Global 30, S&P 100, S&P 500
Home Page URL
https://www.southerncompany.com/
Investor Relations URL
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Financial Calendar URL
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