Southern Co (SO)

Southern Co (SO) Dividend Date & History


Dividend Data

Last Ex-Dividend Date
May 17, 2024
Payment date​
Jun 06, 2024
Dividend Amount Per Share
Dividend Yield
Sector: Utilities
Sector Average: 2.992%
Payout Ratio
Dividend Growth​
Over 15 years
Since 2009
Last 3 Months

Dividend Amount Per Share​

SO Dividend Yield Range

SO Dividend History

Declaration Date
Record Date
Payment Date
May 17, 2024$0.72QuarterlyMay 20, 2024Jun 06, 2024
Feb 16, 2024$0.70QuarterlyJan 18, 2024Feb 20, 2024Mar 06, 2024
Nov 17, 2023$0.70QuarterlyOct 16, 2023Nov 20, 2023Dec 06, 2023
Aug 18, 2023$0.70QuarterlyJul 17, 2023Aug 21, 2023Sep 06, 2023
May 12, 2023$0.70QuarterlyApr 17, 2023May 15, 2023Jun 06, 2023
Feb 17, 2023$0.68QuarterlyJan 20, 2023Feb 21, 2023Mar 06, 2023
Nov 18, 2022$0.68QuarterlyOct 18, 2022Nov 21, 2022Dec 06, 2022
Aug 12, 2022$0.68QuarterlyJul 18, 2022Aug 15, 2022Sep 06, 2022
May 13, 2022$0.68QuarterlyApr 19, 2022May 16, 2022Jun 06, 2022
Feb 18, 2022$0.66QuarterlyJan 14, 2022Feb 22, 2022Mar 07, 2022
The table shows Southern Co’s dividend history, including amount per share, payout frequency, declaration, record, and payment dates.


Does Southern Co pay dividends?
Yes, SO has paid a dividend within the past 12 months.
    How much is Southern Co's dividend?
    SO pays a dividend of $0.72 per share. SO's annual dividend yield is 3.58%.
      When is Southern Co ex-dividend date?
      Southern Co's previous ex-dividend date was on May 17, 2024. Southern Co shareholders who own SO stock before this date received Southern Co's last dividend payment of $0.72 per share on Jun 06, 2024. SO's next ex-dividend date has not been announced yet.
        When is Southern Co dividend payment date?
        Southern Co’s next quarterly payment date is on Jun 06, 2024, when Southern Co shareholders who owned SO shares before May 17, 2024 received a dividend payment of $0.72 per share. Add SO to your watchlist to be reminded of SO's next dividend payment.
          Does Southern Co have sufficient earnings to cover their dividend?
          Yes, SO's past year earnings per share was $3.87, and their annual dividend per share is $2.82. SO's dividend payout ratio is 72.60% ($2.82/$3.87) which is sustainable.
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