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Southern Co (SO) Ownership Data

Short Interest History (%)

This is the historical short interest of Southern Co, as measured by the Short Percentage Of Float.

Date Short Interest (%)Short Interest (Shares in Mil)
May 31, 20172.2422.19
May 15, 20172.2422.22
April 28, 20171.9319.17
April 13, 20172.2922.68
March 31, 20172.4524.27
March 15, 20172.4924.67
February 28, 20172.2822.56
February 15, 20172.1521.32
January 31, 20172.0920.71
January 13, 20172.1519.63
December 30, 20162.0618.80
December 15, 20162.0718.88
November 30, 20162.5823.56
November 15, 20162.2820.86
October 31, 20161.7515.94
October 14, 20161.8917.27
September 30, 20162.1419.56
September 15, 20161.6615.18
August 31, 20161.6414.97
August 15, 20162.6524.18
July 29, 20162.4422.24
July 15, 20162.3721.61
June 30, 20162.2620.60
June 15, 20162.2520.51
May 31, 20162.2620.67
May 13, 20162.3621.59
April 29, 20162.2820.78
April 15, 20162.6223.93
March 31, 20162.3421.36
March 15, 20162.5122.91
February 29, 20162.6223.95
February 12, 20162.8726.17
January 29, 20162.5823.33
January 15, 20162.421.68
December 31, 20152.3521.27
December 15, 20152.5823.31
November 30, 20152.1819.71
November 13, 20152.4922.47
October 30, 20152.7524.87
October 15, 20152.9526.65
September 30, 20152.8125.36
September 15, 20153.0827.82
August 31, 20153.2429.25
August 14, 20154.4340.01
July 31, 20153.7533.90
July 15, 20153.8434.66
June 30, 20153.5331.89
June 15, 20153.7233.60
May 29, 20153.2129.00
May 15, 20153.9635.79
April 30, 20152.5723.23
April 15, 20153.1828.72
March 31, 20153.3230.03
March 13, 20152.6523.92
February 27, 20152.623.50
February 13, 20153.9335.46
January 30, 20153.0327.03
January 15, 20153.4530.72
December 31, 20143.4931.12
December 15, 20143.430.29
November 28, 20144.8443.15
November 14, 20144.3638.88
October 31, 2014544.55
October 15, 20144.4839.93
September 30, 20144.6541.43
September 15, 20144.4940.02
August 29, 20144.6441.33
August 15, 20144.6841.67
July 31, 20145.3847.92
July 15, 20144.4739.85
June 30, 20144.5140.17
June 13, 20144.0135.76
May 30, 20143.9935.59
May 15, 20143.7833.65
April 30, 20143.9735.36
April 15, 20143.9635.26
March 31, 20143.8334.15
March 14, 20143.6531.78
February 28, 20143.3829.44
February 14, 20143.4830.28
January 31, 20143.227.90
January 15, 20143.0826.82
December 31, 20132.7323.79
December 13, 20132.824.40
November 29, 20132.6823.33
November 15, 20132.5322.06
October 31, 20132.6723.26
October 15, 20132.4421.21
September 30, 20132.5121.90
September 13, 20131.9617.06
August 30, 20131.8916.46
August 15, 20131.9917.36
July 31, 20131.8916.42
July 15, 20131.8916.47
June 28, 20131.8315.95
June 14, 20131.412.16
May 31, 20131.3611.81
May 15, 20131.3511.79
April 30, 20131.3812.04
April 15, 20131.3912.07
March 28, 20131.4312.41
March 15, 20131.4912.96
February 28, 20131.3611.83
February 15, 20131.2410.75
January 31, 20131.2210.63
January 15, 20131.2310.71
December 31, 20121.3111.34
December 14, 20121.4112.23
November 30, 20121.210.46
November 15, 20121.2310.69
October 31, 20121.2210.59
October 15, 20120.938.10
September 28, 20120.887.64
September 14, 20120.968.34
August 31, 20121.028.83
August 15, 201218.67
July 31, 20121.139.80
July 13, 20121.049.06
June 29, 20121.018.80
June 15, 20121.3211.49
May 31, 20121.2610.96
May 15, 20121.1910.34
April 30, 20121.4212.36
April 13, 20121.3511.74
March 30, 20121.2510.83
March 15, 20110.796.44
February 28, 20110.846.84
February 15, 20110.766.24
January 31, 20110.776.29
January 14, 20111.048.52
December 31, 20101.179.60
December 15, 20101.2710.35
November 30, 20101.4511.90
November 15, 20101.2310.05
October 29, 20101.2810.47
October 15, 20101.119.05
September 30, 20101.2810.50
September 15, 20101.4611.95
August 31, 20101.4912.19
August 13, 20101.2810.49
July 30, 20101.4812.09
July 15, 20101.29.84
June 30, 20101.159.45
June 15, 20101.2310.10
May 28, 20101.5612.79
May 14, 20101.6313.36
April 30, 20101.9215.72
April 15, 20101.7414.23
March 31, 20101.9115.60
December 31, 20091.179.09
December 15, 20091.179.10
November 30, 20091.048.05
November 13, 20091.5512.05
October 30, 20091.5912.33
October 15, 20091.158.91
September 30, 20091.3610.56
September 15, 20091.3210.29
August 31, 20091.4311.10
August 14, 20091.5411.97
July 31, 20091.713.19
July 15, 20091.9815.40
June 30, 20091.8614.46
June 15, 20091.6512.83
May 29, 20091.6712.96
May 15, 20091.6212.62
April 30, 20091.9415.09
April 15, 20092.0115.63
March 31, 20091.8714.56
March 13, 20091.7213.33
February 27, 20091.5411.95
February 13, 20091.612.41
January 30, 20091.7113.27
January 15, 20091.713.20
December 31, 20081.5411.95

Institutional Ownership History (%)

This the Institutional Ownership History of Southern CoPeter Lynch prefers to buy companies with low institutional ownership.

Date Institutional Ownership (%)Institutional Ownership (Shares in Mil)
March 31, 201748.3480.36
December 31, 201650.45499.62
September 30, 201652.01509.65
June 30, 201651.26482.81
March 31, 201651.67474.85
December 31, 201549.63452.43
September 30, 201550.84462.74
June 30, 201552.48476.86
March 31, 201549.85452.78
December 31, 201451.94471.75
September 30, 201451.05459.39
June 30, 201452.36469.00
March 31, 201449.47440.79
December 31, 201348.49430.36
September 30, 201347.77421.19
June 30, 201346.83409.35
March 31, 201345.79398.46
December 31, 201246.52403.61
September 30, 201245.43397.25
June 30, 201244.69390.64
March 31, 201244.49386.53
December 31, 201145.35392.25
September 30, 201144.8386.09
June 30, 201144.6382.51
March 31, 201143.74371.45
December 31, 201044.49375.21
September 30, 201043.6365.65
June 30, 201043.66362.67
March 31, 201043.98362.64
December 31, 200948.8399.94
September 30, 200943.15345.30
June 30, 200944.14351.99
March 31, 200951.09397.56
December 31, 200845.86361.47
September 30, 200847366.43
June 30, 200846.33356.88
March 31, 200846.22361.88
December 31, 200743.68334.12
September 30, 200745.33344.26
June 30, 200750.92385.41
March 31, 200750.52380.10
December 31, 200646.02343.98
September 30, 200643.86326.78
June 30, 200642.1312.86
March 31, 200644.56314.43
December 31, 200542.42314.53
September 30, 200541.07305.02
June 30, 200541.81312.30
March 31, 200541.38481.93
December 31, 200440.02299.05
September 30, 200440.87300.39
June 30, 200437.84277.89
March 31, 200437.84276.92
December 31, 200360.53280.00
September 30, 200338.07278.33
June 30, 200375.11267.93
March 31, 200357259.33
December 31, 200236.11256.72
September 30, 200234.99247.80
June 30, 200233.7237.46
December 31, 200084.32246.35
September 30, 200055.89222.85
June 30, 200093.98205.07
March 31, 200060.73239.78

Insider ownership (%)

This is the historical insider ownership of Southern Co. It is usually better to buy companies with large insider ownership. The company insiders' interest are more aligned with external shareholders in this case.

Date Insider Ownership (%)Insider Ownership (Shares in Mil)
May 31, 20170.050.48
April 30, 20170.050.48
March 31, 20170.050.48
February 28, 20170.050.47
January 31, 20170.050.47
December 31, 20160.050.47
November 30, 20160.050.47
October 31, 20160.050.47
September 30, 20160.050.47
August 31, 20160.050.47
July 31, 20160.050.47
June 30, 20160.050.47
May 31, 20160.050.47
April 30, 20160.050.47
March 31, 20160.050.48
February 29, 20160.050.48
January 31, 20160.050.47
December 31, 20150.050.48
November 30, 20150.050.44
October 31, 20150.050.44
September 30, 20150.040.40
August 31, 20150.040.40
July 31, 20150.040.40
June 30, 20150.040.39
May 31, 20150.040.39
April 30, 20150.040.39
March 31, 20150.040.39
February 28, 20150.040.39
January 31, 20150.040.39
December 31, 20140.040.33
November 30, 20140.040.37
October 31, 20140.040.36
September 30, 20140.040.36
August 31, 20140.040.36
July 31, 20140.040.36
June 30, 20140.040.36
May 31, 20140.040.36
March 31, 20140.040.36
February 28, 20140.040.36
January 31, 20140.040.36
December 31, 20130.040.33
November 30, 20130.040.33
October 31, 20130.040.33
September 30, 20130.040.32
August 31, 20130.040.32
July 31, 20130.040.32
June 30, 20130.030.27
May 31, 20130.030.27
April 30, 20130.030.27
March 31, 20130.030.27
January 31, 20130.030.27
November 30, 20120.020.18
October 31, 20120.020.18
September 30, 20120.020.18
August 31, 20120.020.18
July 31, 20120.020.18
June 30, 20120.020.18
May 31, 20120.020.18
April 30, 20120.020.17
March 31, 20120.020.17
February 29, 20120.020.17
January 31, 20120.020.17
December 31, 20110.020.17
November 30, 20110.020.17
October 31, 20110.020.17
September 30, 20110.020.17
August 31, 20110.020.17
July 31, 20110.020.17
June 30, 20110.020.17
May 31, 20110.020.19
April 30, 20110.020.18
March 31, 20110.020.17
February 28, 20110.020.17
January 31, 20110.020.17
December 31, 20100.020.17
November 30, 20100.020.17
October 31, 20100.020.17
September 30, 20100.020.17
August 31, 20100.020.17
July 31, 20100.020.17
June 30, 20100.020.17
May 31, 20100.020.17
April 30, 20100.020.17
March 31, 20100.020.17
February 28, 20100.030.21
January 31, 20100.030.21
December 31, 20090.030.21
November 30, 20090.030.21
October 31, 20090.030.21
September 30, 20090.030.21
August 31, 20090.030.21
July 31, 20090.030.21
June 30, 20090.030.21
May 31, 20090.030.21
April 30, 20090.030.21
March 31, 20090.030.21
February 28, 20090.030.21
January 31, 20090.030.21
December 31, 20080.030.21
November 30, 20080.030.21
October 31, 20080.030.21
September 30, 20080.030.21
August 31, 20080.030.20
July 31, 20080.030.20
June 30, 20080.030.20
May 31, 20080.030.20
April 30, 20080.050.39
March 31, 20080.050.39
February 29, 20080.050.39
January 31, 20080.080.62
December 31, 20070.080.62
November 30, 20070.090.72
October 31, 20070.090.71
September 30, 20070.090.71
August 31, 20070.090.71
July 31, 20070.10.75
June 30, 20070.10.75
May 31, 20070.10.75
April 30, 20070.10.75
March 31, 20070.10.75
February 28, 20070.050.40
January 31, 20070.050.40
December 31, 20060.050.40
November 30, 20060.050.40
October 31, 20060.050.40
September 30, 20060.060.41
June 30, 20060.050.40
May 31, 20060.050.40
April 30, 20060.050.40
March 31, 20060.060.41
February 28, 20060.060.41
January 31, 20060.050.40
December 31, 20050.040.27
November 30, 20050.040.27
October 31, 20050.040.27
September 30, 20050.040.27
August 31, 20050.040.27
July 31, 20050.040.31
June 30, 20050.040.31
May 31, 20050.040.31
April 30, 20050.040.32
March 31, 20050.040.31
February 28, 20050.050.34
January 31, 20050.050.34
December 31, 20040.050.37
November 30, 20040.050.37
October 31, 20040.050.37
September 30, 20040.050.37
August 31, 20040.050.37
July 31, 20040.050.36
June 30, 20040.050.36
May 31, 20040.050.36
April 30, 20040.050.36
March 31, 20040.050.34
February 29, 20040.050.34

Top Direct Holders

HolderPositionShares% of Shares
Outstanding
Report Date
Mr. Thomas A. FanningN/A56,164less than 0.1%2016-01-13
W. Paul BowersPresident & CEO, GPC51,989less than 0.1%2017-01-09
Dr. Bruce W. HudsonN/A45,082less than 0.1%2005-09-16
W. George Hairston,IIIN/A43,927less than 0.1%2004-10-27
Kimberly S. GreeneEVP & COO, Southern Co.35,868less than 0.1%2016-07-01
Charles D. MccraryN/A27,880less than 0.1%2014-01-13
G. Edison Holland,JrN/A19,582less than 0.1%2015-01-12
Mr. Stephen E. KuczynskiPres. & CEO, Southern Nuclear18,455less than 0.1%2016-05-04
Arthur P. BeattieExecutive Vice President & CFO12,553less than 0.1%2016-07-05
Christopher C. WomackEVP & Pres. External Affairs12,333less than 0.1%2017-02-14

Top Fund Holders

HolderSharesReport Date% of Shares
Outstanding
% of Total
Assets Managed
Market Value($1000)
Franklin Advisers Inc   Premium Plus13,464,8062016-09-301.370.60690,745
State Street Corp   Premium Plus47,547,5222016-09-304.850.252,439,187
Federated Investment Management Company   Premium Plus15,478,4292016-09-301.583.56794,043
Capital Research Global Investors   Premium Plus16,513,0742016-12-311.690.26812,278
Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC   Premium Plus12,061,0822016-12-311.230.42593,285
Vanguard Group Inc   Premium Plus64,137,1602016-09-306.540.193,290,235
Mellon Capital Management Corporation   Premium Plus7,633,5632016-09-300.780.26391,602
BlackRock Fund Advisors   Premium Plus36,291,5942016-09-303.700.221,861,760
Northern Trust Investments N A   Premium Plus11,698,8482016-09-301.190.19600,150
Geode Capital Management, LLC   Premium Plus8,548,2042016-09-300.870.22437,840
Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx21,174,6762017-01-312.160.201,046,664
VA CollegeAmerica Cap Income Builder14,694,7242016-12-311.500.75722,833
Vanguard 500 Index Fund14,531,7052017-01-311.480.25718,302
State Street Global Advisors (Aus) Ltd11,586,6352016-12-311.180.25569,676
SPDR® S&P 500® ETF Trust11,451,5542016-12-311.170.25563,304
Federated Strategic Value Dividend Fund11,338,0682016-12-311.163.94557,720
SPDR® S&P 500 ETF11,277,1782017-02-161.120.23544,011
Vanguard Institutional Index Fund10,746,4292017-01-311.100.25531,196
Franklin Income Fund10,000,0002016-12-311.020.61491,900
Utilities Select Sector SPDR® Fund9,974,1552017-02-160.997.62481,153

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