Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures

Southern Company has been one of the most reliable and rewarding long-term investments around — one of only two companies to be ranked in the top three of Fortune's most admired electric and gas utilities for each of the last seven years.

Financial Highlights (as of Dec 31, 2015)
Operating revenues $14.98 billion
Net Income $2.36 billion
Earnings Per Share $2.60
Average Shares Outstanding 910 million
Return on Average Common Equity 11.68 percent
Total Assets $78.3 billion
Financial Highlights (as of Dec 31, 2015)
Utility Customers and SalesCustomersEnergy sales (billions of kWh)
Residential 3.0 million 52.1
Commercial 591,000 53.5
Industrial 16,000 53.9
Other 11,000 0.9
Total Retail 160.5
Total Wholesale 30.5
Total 4.5 million 191.0

44,223 megawatts of generating capacity. Sources of generation: 47% natural gas; 33% coal; 16% nuclear; 4% hydro/other.

Southern Company system employed 26,468 individuals as of Dec. 31, 2015.