Southern Company

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.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Atlanta, US
Founded
1912
Size (employees)
32,015 (est)
Southern Company was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Atlanta, US

Key People at Southern Company

Thomas A. Fanning

Thomas A. Fanning

Chairman, President, CEO

Southern Company Office Locations

Southern Company has an office in Atlanta
Atlanta, US (HQ)
30 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd Nw

Southern Company Data and Metrics

Southern Company Financial Metrics

Southern Company's revenue was reported to be $5.8 b in Q1, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

5.8 b

Net income (Q1, 2017)

665 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

1.3 b

Market capitalization (25-Jul-2017)

42.8 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

1.1 b
Southern Company's current market capitalization is $42.8 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

17.1 b18.5 b17.5 b19.9 b

Revenue growth, %

8%(5%)14%

Operating expense total

13.8 b14.8 b13.2 b15.3 b

EBIT

3.3 b3.6 b4.3 b4.6 b

EBIT margin, %

19%20%24%23%

Interest income

19 m19 m23 m

Pre tax profit

2.6 b3 b3.6 b3.5 b

Income tax expense

849 m977 m1.2 b951 m

Net Income

1.7 b2 b2.4 b2.5 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

4.5 b5.3 b4.2 b4.3 b5.4 b4 b4.5 b6.3 b5.8 b

Cost of goods sold

58 m84 m

Gross profit

4.4 b6.2 b

Gross profit Margin, %

99%99%

EBIT

1.1 b1.3 b957 m1.1 b1.6 b933 m1.2 b1.9 b1.3 b

EBIT margin, %

25%24%23%25%31%24%27%31%23%

Pre tax profit

949 m945 m1.5 b719 m980 m

Net Income

628 m735 m525 m643 m970 m497 m636 m1.2 b665 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

659 m710 m1.4 b2 b

Accounts Receivable

67.4 m19.1 m18.2 m232 m

Inventories

4.3 m4 m3.4 m1.5 b

Current Assets

5.6 b6.4 b6.5 b9.7 b

Goodwill

1.8 m1.8 m2 m6.3 b

Total Assets

64.5 b70.9 b78.3 b109.7 b

Accounts Payable

1.4 b1.6 b1.9 b2.2 b

Total Debt

22.8 b21.6 b26.1 b44.9 b

Current Liabilities

5.5 b9 b9.1 b12.9 b

Total Liabilities

82.8 b

Common Stock

4.5 b4.5 b4.6 b5 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

5.4 b6 b6.3 b9.7 b

Retained Earnings

9.5 b9.6 b10 b10.4 b

Total Equity

19.8 b20.9 b22 b26.6 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

1.2 x1 x1.2 x1.7 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.4 x0.3 x0.3 x0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3.3 x3.4 x3.6 x4.1 x
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

583 m1.4 b1.1 b813 m1.1 b754 m1.9 b2.7 b1.1 b

Inventories

1.3 b1.5 b

Current Assets

5.4 b6.3 b6.4 b6.6 b6.3 b5.5 b15.1 b9.7 b8.4 b

Goodwill

1.8 m1.8 m2 m2 m2 m2 m264 m6.2 b6.3 b

Total Assets

66.4 b67.7 b71.6 b74.2 b75.2 b78.7 b90.9 b106 b110 b

Accounts Payable

1.4 b1.3 b1.4 b1.4 b1.6 b1.5 b1.7 b1.8 b

Current Liabilities

6 b6.9 b9.2 b8.7 b9.7 b7.9 b8.5 b10.6 b12.3 b

Common Stock

4.5 b4.5 b4.6 b4.6 b4.6 b4.6 b4.7 b4.9 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

5.5 b5.7 b6.1 b6.1 b6.2 b6.6 b7.5 b9.2 b9.9 b

Retained Earnings

9.6 b9.8 b9.6 b9.8 b10.2 b10 b10.1 b10.7 b10.5 b

Total Equity

20.2 b20.6 b21 b21.1 b21.9 b22.2 b23.4 b26.2 b27 b

Financial Leverage

3.3 x3.3 x3.4 x3.5 x3.4 x3.5 x3.9 x4 x4.1 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

1.7 b2 b2.4 b2.5 b

Depreciation and Amortization

2 b2.9 b

Accounts Receivable

(21.2 m)(33.6 m)20.4 m(3.7 m)

Accounts Payable

(13.6 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

6.1 b5.8 b6.3 b4.9 b

Purchases of PP&E

229 m461 m

Capital Expenditures

(5.3 b)(5.2 b)(5.7 b)(7.3 b)

Cash From Investing Activities

(5.7 b)(6.4 b)(7.3 b)(20 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

(324 m)644 m1.7 b15.7 b

Interest Paid

759 m732 m809 m1.1 b

Income Taxes Paid

139 m272 m(9 m)(148 m)

Free Cash Flow

766 m569 m600 m(2.4 b)
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

628 m735 m525 m643 m970 m497 m636 m1.2 b665 m

Depreciation and Amortization

504 m514 m487 m500 m528 m541 m569 m695 m716 m

Cash From Investing Activities

(2.8 b)

Interest Paid

39 m58 m22 m49 m72 m461 m

Income Taxes Paid

321 m392 m274 m
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

180.3 k

Financial Leverage

4.1 x

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