At their meeting today, the directors of Southern Company declared a regular quarterly dividend of 32½ cents a share on the
companys common stock, payable June 6 to stockholders of record May 5.
This marks the 198th consecutive quarter dating back to 1948 that Southern Company will have paid a dividend to its
Southern Company (NYSE: SO), the largest producer of electricity in the United States, is the parent firm of Alabama
Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power and Savannah Electric. Based in Atlanta, Southern Company
supplies electricity in eight countries on four continents and provides energy-related marketing, trading and technical services
and wireless telecommunications. Southern Companys common stock is one of the 20 most widely held corporate stocks in