Southern Company is an American gas and electric utility holding company. The Company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and nationally recognized provider of energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications.

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TypePublic
HQAtlanta, US
Founded1912
Size (employees)31,344 (est)-2%
Websitesoutherncompany.com
Southern Company was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Atlanta, US
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Key People/Management at Southern Company

W. Paul Bowers

W. Paul Bowers

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Georgia Power Company
Stan W. Connally

Stan W. Connally

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Gulf Power Company and Executive Vice President, Operations, Southern Company Services, Inc
Mark A. Crosswhite

Mark A. Crosswhite

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Alabama Power Company
Andrew W. Evans

Andrew W. Evans

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Southern Company
Thomas A. Fanning

Thomas A. Fanning

Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, Southern Company
Kimberly S. Greene

Kimberly S. Greene

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Southern Company Gas
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Southern Company Office Locations

Southern Company has an office in Atlanta
Atlanta, US (HQ)
30 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW
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Southern Company Financials and Metrics

Southern Company Revenue

Southern Company's revenue was reported to be $23.03 b in FY, 2017 which is a 15.8% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

6.2b

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

4.4b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

70.9%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

1.2b

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

2.2b

Market capitalization (17-Jan-2019)

48.4b

Closing stock price (17-Jan-2019)

47.1

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

1.8b

EV

93.6b
Southern Company's current market capitalization is $48.4 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

17.1b18.5b17.5b19.9b23.0b

Revenue growth, %

8%(5%)14%16%

Cost of goods sold

7.4b

Gross profit

15.7b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

5.0b4.6b4.5b5.3b4.2b4.3b5.4b4.0b4.5b6.3b5.8b5.4b6.2b6.4b5.6b6.2b

Cost of goods sold

58.0m84.0m2.4b1.8b1.8b

Gross profit

4.4b6.2b4.0b3.8b4.4b

Gross profit Margin, %

99%99%63%67%71%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

659.0m710.0m1.4b2.0b2.1b

Accounts Receivable

67.4m19.1m18.2m232.0m1.8b

Prepaid Expenses

452.0m

Inventories

4.3m4.0m3.4m1.5b2.6b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

682.0m590.0m583.0m1.4b1.1b813.0m1.1b754.0m1.9b2.7b1.1b1.4b1.8b2.3b2.0b1.8b

Accounts Receivable

1.7b1.7b1.7b

Prepaid Expenses

432.0m398.0m354.0m

Inventories

1.3b1.5b1.5b1.5b2.2b2.2b2.3b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

1.7b2.0b2.4b2.5b926.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

2.0b2.9b3.5b

Inventories

72.0m

Accounts Payable

(13.6m)(280.0m)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

1.3b368.0m996.0m1.7b525.0m1.2b2.1b497.0m1.1b2.3b665.0m(684.0m)427.0m936.0m809.0m2.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

480.0m497.0m504.0m514.0m487.0m500.0m528.0m541.0m569.0m695.0m716.0m873.0m1.8b2.6b

Inventories

413.0m295.0m87.0m

Accounts Payable

(425.0m)(406.0m)(248.0m)
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

43 x

EV/CFO

16.8 x

Debt/Equity

1.7 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

4 x
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Southern Company Operating Metrics

FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Total Generation output, TW

194 48 49 56

Power Purchased, MWh

20 m5 m5 m6 m

Length Of Natural Gas Pipelines, miles

82 k

Fossil Fuel Generating Stations

29
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Southern Company Revenue Breakdown

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Southern Company revenue breakdown by business segment: 71.5% from Traditional Electric Operating Companies, 8.8% from Southern Power, 16.6% from Southern Company Gas and 3.1% from Other

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Southern Company Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Southern Company founded?

    Southern Company was founded in 1912.

  • Who are Southern Company key executives?

    Southern Company's key executives are W. Paul Bowers, Stan W. Connally and Mark A. Crosswhite.

  • How many employees does Southern Company have?

    Southern Company has 31,344 employees.

  • What is Southern Company revenue?

    Latest Southern Company annual revenue is $23 b.

  • What is Southern Company revenue per employee?

    Latest Southern Company revenue per employee is $734.8 k.

  • Who are Southern Company competitors?

    Competitors of Southern Company include Xcel Energy, Duke Energy and American Electric Power.

  • Where is Southern Company headquarters?

    Southern Company headquarters is located at 30 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW, Atlanta.

  • Where are Southern Company offices?

    Southern Company has an office in Atlanta.

  • How many offices does Southern Company have?

    Southern Company has 1 office.