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Southern Co Stock Dividend Yield & Dates

SO dividend stability and growth

Last Dividend per share
$0.7200
Forward Dividend yield
3.62%
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Dividend Stability Dividend
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Consistent Dividend Growth Dividend

SO dividend yield vs industry/market

Company
3.46%
Industry
3.47%
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Top 75% Dividend Dividend
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Top 25% Dividend Dividend

SO dividend payout ratio

Southern Co paid out 72.2% of its earnings over the trailing twelve months.
Retained earnings
27.8%
Payout ratio
72.2%
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Dividend Payout Ratio Dividend

SO vs Regulated Electric Utility Stocks

TickerDiv. YieldStable?Drop Count (L10Y)Payout Ratio
SO3.46%Yes0+72.20%
DUK3.83%Yes0+102.50%
AEP3.73%Yes0+63.50%
NGG1.93%10+30.70%
PCG0.17%No1+1.80%

SO dividend dates

Next dividend payment date
Sep 6, 2024
Next ex-dividend date
Aug 19, 2024

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Southern Co Dividends FAQ

Does Southern Co pay a dividend?

Yes, SO has paid a dividend within the past 3 months.


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What is Southern Co's Dividend Payment Date?

Southern Co's next dividend payment date is on 2024-09-06, when Southern Co shareholders who owned SO shares before 2024-08-19 will receive a dividend payment of $0.7200 per share. Add SO to your watchlist to be reminded of SO's next dividend payment.

Is Southern Co's dividend stable?

Yes, SO's dividend has been stable for the last 10 years.

Does Southern Co have sufficient earnings to cover their dividend?

Yes, SO's past year earnings per share was $3.88, and their annual dividend per share is $2.82. SO's dividend payout ratio is 72.2%, which is sustainable.

How much is Southern Co's dividend?

SO pays a dividend of $2.82 per share. SO's annual dividend yield is 3.46%. Southern Co's dividend is lower than the US industry average of 3.47%, and it is higher than the US market average of 3.38%.

What is Southern Co's Ex-Dividend Date?

Southern Co's upcoming ex-dividend date is on 2024-08-19. Southern Co shareholders who own SO stock before this date will receive Southern Co's next dividend payment of $0.7200 per share on 2024-09-06. Add SO to your watchlist to be reminded before SO's ex-dividend date.

Is Southern Co's dividend showing long-term growth?

Yes, SO's' dividend has been growing over the last 10 years.
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