Southern Company to release earnings April 26

ATLANTA – Southern Company plans to release its consolidated first quarter earnings at 7 a.m. EDT Thursday, April 26.

Allen Franklin, chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Gale Klappa, chief financial officer, will conduct a conference call for financial analysts at 2:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, April 26.

Investors, media and the public may listen to a live Internet Webcast of the conference call at by clicking on the appropriate audio link. A replay of the Webcast will be available at the same site for 10 days.

Briefing materials also will be posted at the same Web site at 7 a.m. EDT Thursday, April 26. Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a super-regional energy company with more than 32,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Southeast. It is one of the largest producers of electricity in the U.S. Southern Company is the parent firm of Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power, Savannah Electric, Southern Nuclear, Southern Company Energy Solutions, Southern LINC and Southern Telecom. Southern Company also owns a growing competitive generation business in the Southeast. Southern Company brands are synonymous with excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices that are 15 percent below the national average. With more than 500,000 shareholders, Southern Company common stock is one of the most widely held stocks in the United States.