At their meeting in Atlanta today, the directors of The Southern Company declared a regular quarterly dividend of 30½
cents a share on the companys common stock, payable June 6 to stockholders of record May 1.
This marks the 190th consecutive quarter dating back to 1948 that The Southern Company will have paid a dividend
to its common shareholders.
The Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is the parent firm of five electric utilities: Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf
Power, Mississippi Power, and Savannah Electric. The Southern Companys stock is one of the 20 most widely held
corporate stocks in America.