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Southern (SO) Dividend Yield, Date & History

$67.21
+0.40 (+0.60%)
(As of 02/29/2024 ET)

Dividend Summary

Dividend Yield
4.17%
Annual Dividend
$2.80
Dividend Increase
Track Record
23 Years
Annualized 3-Year
Dividend Growth
3.06%
Dividend Payout Ratio
77.14%
Next
Dividend Payment
Mar. 6
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Southern vs. The Competition

TypeSouthernUtilities CompaniesNYSE Companies
Annual Dividend$2.80$4.21$1.52
Dividend Yield4.16%425.72%356.36%
Annualized 3-Year Dividend Growth3.06%329.11%1,251.85%
Track Record23 years18 years9 years

Southern Dividend Payout Ratio

TypePayout Ratio
Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings77.14%
Based on This Year's Estimates69.83%
Based on Next Year's Estimates65.12%
Based on Cashflow33.63%

Southern Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/18/2024quarterly$0.704.08%2/16/20242/20/20243/6/2024
10/16/2023quarterly$0.704.15%11/17/202311/20/202312/6/2023
7/17/2023quarterly$0.703.96%8/18/20238/21/20239/6/2023
4/17/2023quarterly$0.703.87%5/12/20235/15/20236/6/2023
1/20/2023quarterly$0.684.05%2/17/20232/21/20233/6/2023
10/18/2022quarterly$0.684.19%11/18/202211/21/202212/6/2022
7/18/2022quarterly$0.683.79%8/12/20228/15/20229/6/2022
4/19/2022quarterly$0.683.58%5/13/20225/16/20226/6/2022
1/14/2022quarterly$0.663.86%2/18/20222/22/20223/7/2022
10/18/2021quarterly$0.664.23%11/12/202111/15/202112/6/2021
7/19/2021quarterly$0.664.2%8/13/20218/16/20219/7/2021
4/20/2021quarterly$0.664%5/14/20215/17/20216/7/2021
1/15/2021quarterly$0.644.29%2/12/20212/16/20213/8/2021
10/19/2020quarterly$0.644.41%11/13/202011/16/202012/7/2020
7/20/2020quarterly$0.644.72%8/14/20208/17/20209/8/2020
4/20/2020quarterly$0.644.61%5/15/20205/18/20206/8/2020
1/17/2020quarterly$0.623.69%2/14/20202/18/20203/6/2020
10/21/2019quarterly$0.624.03%11/15/201911/18/201912/6/2019
7/15/2019quarterly$0.624.42%8/16/20198/19/20199/6/2019
4/15/2019quarterly$0.624.7%5/17/20195/20/20196/6/2019
1/17/2019quarterly$0.605.11%2/15/20192/19/20193/6/2019
10/15/2018quarterly$0.605.42%11/16/201811/19/201812/6/2018
7/16/2018quarterly$0.605.03%8/17/20188/20/20189/6/2018
4/16/2018quarterly$0.605.33%5/18/20185/21/20186/6/2018
1/19/2018quarterly$0.585.19%2/16/20182/20/20183/6/2018
10/16/2017quarterly$0.584.54%11/17/201711/20/201712/6/2017
7/17/2017quarterly$0.584.93%8/17/20178/21/20179/6/2017
4/17/2017quarterly$0.584.64%5/11/20175/15/20176/6/2017
1/13/2017quarterly$0.564.51%2/16/20172/21/20173/6/2017
10/17/2016quarterly$0.564.38%11/17/201611/21/201612/6/2016
7/18/2016quarterly$0.564.18%8/11/20168/15/20169/6/2016
4/18/2016quarterly$0.564.39%5/12/20165/16/20166/6/2016
1/14/2016quarterly$0.54254.6%2/11/20162/16/20163/7/2016
10/19/2015quarterly$0.54254.72%11/12/201511/16/201512/4/2015
7/20/2015quarterly$0.54255.02%8/13/20158/17/20159/5/2015
4/20/2015quarterly$0.54255%5/14/20155/18/20156/6/2015
1/16/2015quarterly$0.52504.07%2/12/20152/17/20153/6/2015
10/20/2014quarterly$0.52504.47%10/30/201411/3/201412/6/2014
7/21/2014quarterly$0.52504.68%7/31/20148/4/20149/6/2014
1/17/2014quarterly$0.50754.87%1/30/20142/3/20143/6/2014
10/21/2013quarterly$0.50754.8%10/31/201311/4/201312/6/2013
7/15/2013quarterly$0.50754.49%8/1/20138/5/20139/6/2013
4/16/2013quarterly$0.50754.22%5/2/20135/6/20136/6/2013
1/18/2013quarterly$0.494.47%1/31/20132/4/20133/6/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)













Southern Dividend - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Southern's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield for Southern is 4.17%. Learn more on SO's dividend yield history.

How much is Southern's annual dividend?

The annual dividend for SO shares is $2.80. Learn more on SO's annual dividend history.

How often does Southern pay dividends?

Southern pays quarterly dividends to shareholders.

When is Southern's next dividend payment?

Southern's next quarterly dividend payment of $0.70 per share will be made to shareholders on Wednesday, March 6, 2024.

When was Southern's most recent dividend payment?

Southern's most recent quarterly dividend payment of $0.70 per share was made to shareholders on Wednesday, December 6, 2023.

When was Southern's most recent ex-dividend date?

Southern's most recent ex-dividend date was Friday, February 16, 2024.

Is Southern's dividend growing?

Over the past three years, the company's dividend has grown by an average of 3.06% per year.

What track record does Southern have of raising its dividend?

Southern has increased its dividend for the past 23 consecutive years.

When did Southern last increase or decrease its dividend?

The most recent change in the company's dividend was an increase of $0.02 on Monday, April 17, 2023.

What is Southern's dividend payout ratio?
The dividend payout ratio for SO is:
  • 77.14% based on the trailing year of earnings
  • 69.83% based on this year's estimates
  • 65.12% based on next year's estimates
  • 33.66% based on cash flow

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This page (NYSE:SO) was last updated on 2/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff