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Southern Co (SO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Southern Co (SO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

- provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

  • Business description - A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy - Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
Highlights

Southern Co (Southern) is an energy holding company. Through its subsidiaries, it generates, distributes, markets and trades electricity, and distributes gas. The company produces using coal, oil and gas, nuclear, hydro, solar, wind and biomass sources. Through power purchase agreements, Southern sources electricity from various utilities. It also provides energy technologies and services to electric utilities and large industrial, commercial, institutional, and municipal customers; and has investments in telecommunications and leveraged lease projects. The company retails energy to serves customers in Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi. The company has ownership interests in natural gas supply pipelines that connect hydrocarbon basins in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. Southern is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the US.

Southern Co Key Recent Developments

Feb 20,2019 Southern Company reports fourth-quarter and full-year 2018 earnings
Feb 19,2019 The Holtec Advisory Council Meeting on SMR-160 marked by several major milestone developments
Jan 02,2019 Southern Company announces management changes
Dec 11,2018 Google's Dr. Janaki Akella and former PG&E CEO Anthony Earley to join the Southern Company Board of Directors

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Section 1 - About the Company
Southern Co - Key Facts
Southern Co - Key Employees
Southern Co - Key Employee Biographies
Southern Co - Major Products and Services
Southern Co - History
Southern Co - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 - Company Analysis
Company Overview
Southern Co - Business Description
Business Segment: All Other
Overview
Performance
Key Stats
Business Segment: Southern Company Gas
Overview
Performance
Key Stats
Business Segment: Southern Power
Overview
Performance
Key Stats
Business Segment: Traditional Electric Operating Companies
Overview
Key Stats
Business Segment: Traditional Electric Operating Companies segment
Performance
Southern Co - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Southern Co - Strengths
Southern Co - Weaknesses
Southern Co - Opportunities
Southern Co - Threats
Southern Co - Key Competitors
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Section 4 - Company’s Power, Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances
Southern Co, Power, Deals By Year, 2013 to YTD 2019
Southern Co, Power, Deals By Type, 2013 to YTD 2019
Southern Co, Recent Deals Summary
Section 5 - Company’s Recent Developments
Feb 20, 2019: Southern Company reports fourth-quarter and full-year 2018 earnings
Feb 19, 2019: The Holtec Advisory Council Meeting on SMR-160 marked by several major milestone developments
Jan 02, 2019: Southern Company announces management changes
Dec 11, 2018: Google's Dr. Janaki Akella and former PG&E CEO Anthony Earley to join the Southern Company Board of Directors
Nov 07, 2018: Southern Company reports third-quarter 2018 earnings
Oct 31, 2018: Southern PowerSecure CEO Sidney Hinton announces retirement; Mark Lantrip assumes role to implement company's vision for the future of energy
Oct 15, 2018: Rebuilding and restoring following Hurricane Michael
Oct 11, 2018: Royal Caribbean Cruises sustainability efforts receive a gust of wind power through partnership with Southern Power
Oct 11, 2018: Royal Caribbean Cruies LTD. Sustainability Efforts Recieve a Gust of Wind Power Through Partnership With Southern Power
Oct 10, 2018: Southern Company system prepares for Hurricane Michael
Section 6 - Appendix
Methodology
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
Disclaimer
List of Tables
Southern Co, Key Facts
Southern Co, Key Employees
Southern Co, Key Employee Biographies
Southern Co, Major Products and Services
Southern Co, History
Southern Co, Subsidiaries
Southern Co, Key Competitors
Southern Co, Ratios based on current share price
Southern Co, Annual Ratios
Southern Co, Annual Ratios (Cont...1)
Southern Co, Interim Ratios
Southern Co, Power, Deals By Year, 2013 to YTD 2019
Southern Co, Power, Deals By Type, 2013 to YTD 2019
Southern Co, Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
Southern Co, Performance Chart (2014 - 2018)
Southern Co, Ratio Charts
Southern Co, Power, Deals By Year, 2013 to YTD 2019
Southern Co, Power, Deals by Type, 2013 to YTD 2019

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