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  • Previous Rank
    145
  • Revenues ($M)
    $23,031.00
  • Revenue Percent Change
    15.8%
  • Profits ($M)
    $842
  • Profits Percent Change
    -65.6%
  • Assets ($M)
    $111,005.00
  • Employees
    31,344
  • Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)
    $45,024.40

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

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Company Info

CEO
Thomas A. Fanning
CEO Title
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Sector
Energy
Industry
Utilities: Gas and Electric
HQ Location
Atlanta
Websitehttp://www.southerncompany.com
Years on Fortune 500 List24
Employees31,344

Southern Rank History

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$23,031.0015.8%
Profits ($M)$842-65.6%
Assets ($M)$111,005.00-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$24,167.00-
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$45,024.40-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues3.7%
Profits as % of Assets0.8%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity3.5%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)0.84
EPS % Change (from 2016)-67.1%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-20.6%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-9.5%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2017)2.3%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)7.2%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)7.2%