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  • Revenues ($M)
    $17,489
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -5.3%
  • Profits ($M)
    $2,367
  • Profits Percent Change
    20.6%
  • Assets ($M)
    $78,318
  • Employees
    26,703
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)
    $47,222
  • Previous Rank
    163
  • Morning Consult Brand Index
    C

The energy holding company produces and sells electricity through Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power, Southern Power, and other subsidiaries.

Company Info

CEO
Thomas A. Fanning
Sector
Energy
Industry
Utilities: Gas and Electric
HQ Location
Atlanta, GA
Websitehttp://www.southerncompany.com
Years on Fortune 500 List22
Employees26,703
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Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$17,489-5.3%
Profits ($M)$2,36720.6%
Assets ($M)$78,318-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$20,592-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$47,222-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues13.5%
Profits as % of Assets3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity11.5%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)2.59
EPS % Change (from 2014)18.8%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)1.9%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)2%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2015)0.1%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)9%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)8.1%