Dividends

Subject to declaration by the Board of Directors, dividends are paid on Southern Company common stock on or about the 6th day of March, June, September, and December. At present, all dividends paid to shareholders are fully taxable.

Historical Dividends Issued

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
17-Oct-16 17-Nov-16 21-Nov-16 06-Dec-16 0.5600 U.S. Currency
18-Jul-16 11-Aug-16 15-Aug-16 06-Sep-16 0.5600 U.S. Currency
18-Apr-16 12-May-16 16-May-16 06-Jun-16 0.5600 U.S. Currency
14-Jan-16 11-Feb-16 16-Feb-16 07-Mar-16 0.5425 U.S. Currency
YTD dividends paid in 2016: 2.2225

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
19-Oct-15 12-Nov-15 16-Nov-15 04-Dec-15 0.5425 U.S. Currency
20-Jul-15 13-Aug-15 17-Aug-15 05-Sep-15 0.5425 U.S. Currency
20-Apr-15 14-May-15 18-May-15 06-Jun-15 0.5425 U.S. Currency
16-Jan-15 12-Feb-15 17-Feb-15 06-Mar-15 0.525 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 2015: 2.1525

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
20-Oct-14 30-Oct-14 03-Nov-14 06-Dec-14 0.5250 U.S. Currency
21-Jul-14 31-Jul-14 04-Aug-14 06-Sep-14 0.5250 U.S. Currency
21-Apr-14 01-May-14 05-May-14 06-Jun-14 0.5250 U.S. Currency
17-Jan-14 30-Jan-14 03-Feb-14 06-Mar-14 0.5075 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 2014: 2.0825

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
21-Oct-13 31-Oct-13 04-Nov-13 06-Dec-13 0.5075 U.S. Currency
15-Jul-13 01-Aug-13 05-Aug-13 06-Sep-13 0.5075 U.S. Currency
15-Apr-13 02-May-13 06-May-13 06-Jun-13 0.5075 U.S. Currency
18-Jan-13 31-Jan-13 04-Feb-13 06-Mar-13 0.4900 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 2013: 2.0125

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
15-Oct-12 01-Nov-12 05-Nov-12 06-Dec-12 0.4900 U.S. Currency
16-Jul-12 02-Aug-12 06-Aug-12 06-Sep-12 0.4900 U.S. Currency
16-Apr-12 03-May-12 07-May-12 06-Jun-12 0.4900 U.S. Currency
13-Jan-12 02-Feb-12 06-Feb-12 06-Mar-12 0.4725 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 2012: 1.9425

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
17-Oct-11 3-Nov-11 07-Nov-11 06-Dec-11 0.4725 U.S. Currency
18-Jul-11 28-Jul-11 01-Aug-11 06-Sep-11 0.4725 U.S. Currency
18-Apr-11 28-Apr-11 02-May-11 06-Jun-11 0.4725 U.S. Currency
13-Jan-11 3-Feb-11 07-Feb-11 05-Mar-11 0.4550 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 2011: 1.8725

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
18-Oct-10 28-Oct-10 01-Nov-10 06-Dec-10 0.4550 U.S. Currency
19-Jul-10 29-Jul-10 02-Aug-10 04-Sep-10 0.4550 U.S. Currency
19-Apr-10 29-Apr-10 03-May-10 05-Jun-10 0.4550 U.S. Currency
15-Jan-10 28-Jan-10 01-Feb-10 06-Mar-10 0.4375 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 2010: 1.8025

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
19-Oct-09 29-Oct-09 02-Nov-09 05-Dec-09 0.4375 U.S. Currency
20-Jul-09 30-Jul-09 03-Aug-09 05-Sep-09 0.4375 U.S. Currency
20-Apr-09 30-Apr-09 04-May-09 06-Jun-09 0.4375 U.S. Currency
16-Jan-09 29-Jan-09 02-Feb-09 06-Mar-09 0.4200 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 2009: 1.7325

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
20-Oct-08 30-Oct-08 03-Nov-08 06-Dec-08 0.4200 U.S. Currency
21-Jul-08 31-Jul-08 04-Aug-08 06-Sep-08 0.4200 U.S. Currency
21-Apr-08 01-May-08 05-May-08 06-Jun-08 0.4200 U.S. Currency
18-Jan-08 31-Jan-08 04-Feb-08 06-Mar-08 0.4025 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 2008: 1.6625

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
15-Oct-07 01-Nov-07 05-Nov-07 06-Dec-07 0.4025 U.S. Currency
16-Jul-07 02-Aug-07 06-Aug-07 06-Sep-07 0.4025 U.S. Currency
16-Apr-07 03-May-07 07-May-07 06-Jun-07 0.4025 U.S. Currency
12-Jan-07 01-Feb-07 05-Feb-07 06-Mar-07 0.3875 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 2007: 1.5950

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
16-Oct-06 02-Nov-06 06-Nov-06 06-Dec-06 0.3875 U.S. Currency
17-Jul-06 03-Aug-06 07-Aug-06 06-Sep-06 0.3875 U.S. Currency
17-Apr-06 27-Apr-06 01-May-06 06-Jun-06 0.3875 U.S. Currency
13-Jan-06 02-Feb-06 06-Feb-06 06-Mar-06 0.3725 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 2006: 1.5350

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
17-Oct-05 03-Nov-05 07-Nov-05 06-Dec-05 0.3725 U.S. Currency
18-Jul-05 28-Jul-05 01-Aug-05 06-Sep-05 0.3725 U.S. Currency
18-Apr-05 28-Apr-05 02-May-05 06-Jun-05 0.3725 U.S. Currency
13-Jan-05 03-Feb-05 07-Feb-05 05-Mar-05 0.3575 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 2005: 1.4750

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
18-Oct-04 28-Oct-04 01-Nov-04 06-Dec-04 0.3575 U.S. Currency
19-Jul-04 29-Jul-04 02-Aug-04 04-Sep-04 0.3575 U.S. Currency
19-Apr-04 29-Apr-04 03-May-04 05-Jun-04 0.3500 U.S. Currency
15-Jan-04 29-Jan-04 02-Feb-04 06-Mar-04 0.3500 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 2004: 1.4150

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
20-Oct-03 30-Oct-03 03-Nov-03 06-Dec-03 0.3500 U.S. Currency
21-Jul-03 31-Jul-03 04-Aug-03 06-Sep-03 0.3500 U.S. Currency
21-Apr-03 01-May-03 05-May-03 06-Jun-03 0.3425 U.S. Currency
16-Jan-03 30-Jan-03 03-Feb-03 06-Mar-03 0.3425 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 2003: 1.3850

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
21-Oct-02 31-Oct-02 04-Nov-02 06-Dec-02 0.3425 U.S. Currency
15-Jul-02 01-Aug-02 05-Aug-02 06-Sep-02 0.3425 U.S. Currency
15-Apr-02 02-May-02 06-May-02 06-Jun-02 0.3350 U.S. Currency
22-Jan-02 31-Jan-02 04-Feb-02 06-Mar-02 0.3350 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 2002: 1.3550

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
15-Oct-01 01-Nov-01 05-Nov-01 06-Dec-01 0.3350 U.S. Currency
16-Jul-01 02-Aug-01 06-Aug-01 06-Sep-01 0.3350 U.S. Currency
16-Apr-01 03-May-01 07-May-01 06-Jun-01 0.3350 U.S. Currency
17-Jan-01 01-Feb-01 05-Feb-01 06-Mar-01 0.3350 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 2001: 1.3400

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
16-Oct-00 02-Nov-00 06-Nov-00 06-Dec-00 0.3350 U.S. Currency
17-Jul-00 03-Aug-00 07-Aug-00 06-Sep-00 0.3350 U.S. Currency
18-Apr-00 27-Apr-00 01-May-00 06-Jun-00 0.3350 U.S. Currency
14-Jan-00 03-Feb-00 07-Feb-00 06-Mar-00 0.3350 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 2000: 1.3400

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
18-Oct-99 28-Oct-99 01-Nov-99 06-Dec-99 0.3350 U.S. Currency
19-Jul-99 29-Jul-99 02-Aug-99 04-Sep-99 0.3350 U.S. Currency
19-Apr-99 29-Apr-99 03-May-99 05-Jun-99 0.3350 U.S. Currency
19-Jan-99 28-Jan-99 01-Feb-99 06-Mar-99 0.3350 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 1999: 1.3400

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
19-Oct-98 29-Oct-98 02-Nov-98 05-Dec-98 0.3350 U.S. Currency
20-Jul-98 30-Jul-98 03-Aug-98 05-Sep-98 0.3350 U.S. Currency
20-Apr-98 30-Apr-98 04-May-98 06-Jun-98 0.3350 U.S. Currency
19-Jan-98 29-Jan-98 02-Feb-98 06-Mar-98 0.3350 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 1998: 1.3400

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
20-Oct-97 30-Oct-97 03-Nov-97 06-Dec-97 0.3250 U.S. Currency
21-Jul-97 31-Jul-97 04-Aug-97 06-Sep-97 0.3250 U.S. Currency
21-Apr-97 01-May-97 05-May-97 06-Jun-97 0.3250 U.S. Currency
20-Jan-97 30-Jan-97 03-Feb-97 06-Mar-97 0.3250 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 1997: 1.3000

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
21-Oct-96 31-Oct-96 04-Nov-96 06-Dec-96 0.3150 U.S. Currency
19-Jul-96 01-Aug-96 05-Aug-96 06-Sep-96 0.3150 U.S. Currency
15-Apr-96 02-May-96 06-May-96 06-Jun-96 0.3150 U.S. Currency
15-Jan-96 01-Feb-96 05-Feb-96 06-Mar-96 0.3150 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 1996: 1.2600

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
16-Oct-95 02-Nov-95 06-Nov-95 06-Dec-95 0.3050 U.S. Currency
17-Jul-95 03-Aug-95 07-Aug-95 06-Sep-95 0.3050 U.S. Currency
17-Apr-95 25-Apr-95 01-May-95 06-Jun-95 0.3050 U.S. Currency
16-Jan-95 31-Jan-95 06-Feb-95 06-Mar-95 0.3050 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 1995: 1.2200

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
17-Oct-94 01-Nov-94 07-Nov-94 06-Dec-94 0.2950 U.S. Currency
18-Jul-94 26-Jul-94 01-Aug-94 06-Sep-94 0.2950 U.S. Currency
18-Apr-94 26-Apr-94 02-May-94 06-Jun-94 0.2950 U.S. Currency
17-Jan-94 01-Feb-94 07-Feb-94 05-Mar-94 0.2950 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 1994: 1.18

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
18-Oct-93 26-Oct-93 01-Nov-93 06-Dec-93 0.2850 U.S. Currency
19-Jul-93 27-Jul-93 02-Aug-93 06-Sep-93 0.2850 U.S. Currency
19-Apr-93 27-Apr-93 03-May-93 05-Jun-93 0.2850 U.S. Currency
18-Jan-93 26-Jan-93 01-Feb-93 06-Mar-93 0.2850 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 1993: 1.1400

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
19-Oct-92 27-Oct-92 02-Nov-92 05-Dec-92 0.2750 U.S. Currency
20-Jul-92 28-Jul-92 03-Aug-92 05-Sep-92 0.2750 U.S. Currency
20-Apr-92 28-Apr-92 04-May-92 06-Jun-92 0.2750 U.S. Currency
20-Jan-92 28-Jan-92 03-Feb-92 06-Mar-92 0.2750 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 1992: 1.1000

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
21-Oct-91 29-Oct-91 04-Nov-91 06-Dec-91 0.2675 U.S. Currency
15-Jul-91 30-Jul-91 05-Aug-91 06-Sep-91 0.2675 U.S. Currency
15-Apr-91 30-Apr-91 06-May-91 06-Jun-91 0.2675 U.S. Currency
21-Jan-91 29-Jan-91 04-Feb-91 06-Mar-91 0.2675 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 1991: 1.0700

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
15-Oct-90 30-Oct-90 05-Nov-90 06-Dec-90 0.2675 U.S. Currency
16-Jul-90 31-Jul-90 06-Aug-90 06-Sep-90 0.2675 U.S. Currency
16-Apr-90 01-May-90 07-May-90 06-Jun-90 0.2675 U.S. Currency
15-Jan-90 30-Jan-90 05-Feb-90 06-Mar-90 0.2675 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 1990: 1.0700

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
16-Oct-89 31-Oct-89 06-Nov-89 06-Dec-89 0.2675 U.S. Currency
17-Jul-89 01-Aug-89 07-Aug-89 06-Sep-89 0.2675 U.S. Currency
17-Apr-89 25-Apr-89 01-May-89 06-Jun-89 0.2675 U.S. Currency
16-Jan-89 31-Jan-89 06-Feb-89 06-Mar-89 0.2675 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 1989: 1.0700

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
17-Oct-88 01-Nov-88 07-Nov-88 06-Dec-88 0.2675 U.S. Currency
18-Jul-88 26-Jul-88 01-Aug-88 06-Sep-88 0.2675 U.S. Currency
18-Apr-88 26-Apr-88 02-May-88 06-Jun-88 0.2675 U.S. Currency
18-Jan-88 26-Jan-88 01-Feb-88 05-Mar-88 0.2675 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 1988: 1.0700

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
19-Oct-87 27-Oct-87 02-Nov-87 05-Dec-87 0.2675 U.S. Currency
20-Jul-87 28-Jul-87 03-Aug-87 05-Sep-87 0.2675 U.S. Currency
20-Apr-87 28-Apr-87 04-May-87 06-Jun-87 0.2675 U.S. Currency
19-Jan-87 27-Jan-87 02-Feb-87 06-Mar-87 0.2675 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 1987: 1.0700

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
20-Oct-86 28-Oct-86 03-Nov-86 06-Dec-86 0.2675 U.S. Currency
21-Jul-86 29-Jul-86 04-Aug-86 06-Sep-86 0.2550 U.S. Currency
21-Apr-86 29-Apr-86 05-May-86 06-Jun-86 0.2550 U.S. Currency
20-Jan-86 28-Jan-86 03-Feb-86 06-Mar-86 0.2550 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 1986: 1.0325

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
11-Sep-85 29-Oct-85 04-Nov-85 06-Dec-85 0.2550 U.S. Currency
15-Jul-85 30-Jul-85 05-Aug-85 06-Sep-85 0.2400 U.S. Currency
15-Apr-85 30-Apr-85 06-May-85 08-Jun-85 0.2400 U.S. Currency
21-Jan-85 29-Jan-85 04-Feb-85 06-Mar-85 0.2400 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 1985: 0.9750

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
15-Oct-84 30-Oct-84 05-Nov-84 06-Dec-84 0.2400 U.S. Currency
16-Jul-84 31-Jul-84 06-Aug-84 06-Sep-84 0.2250 U.S. Currency
16-Apr-84 01-May-84 07-May-84 06-Jun-84 0.2250 U.S. Currency
16-Jan-84 31-Jan-84 06-Feb-84 06-Mar-84 0.2250 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 1984: 0.9150

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
21-Sep-83 01-Nov-83 07-Nov-83 06-Dec-83 0.2250 U.S. Currency
18-Jul-83 26-Jul-83 01-Aug-83 06-Sep-83 0.2125 U.S. Currency
18-Apr-83 26-Apr-83 02-May-83 06-Jun-83 0.2125 U.S. Currency
17-Jan-83 01-Feb-83 07-Feb-83 05-Mar-83 0.2125 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 1983: 0.8625

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
18-Oct-82 26-Oct-82 01-Nov-82 06-Dec-82 0.2125 U.S. Currency
19-Jul-82 27-Jul-82 02-Aug-82 04-Sep-82 0.2125 U.S. Currency
19-Apr-82 27-Apr-82 03-May-82 05-Jun-82 0.2025 U.S. Currency
18-Jan-82 26-Jan-82 01-Feb-82 06-Mar-82 0.2025 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 1982: 0.8300

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
19-Oct-81 27-Oct-81 02-Nov-81 05-Dec-81 0.2025 U.S. Currency
20-Jul-81 28-Jul-81 03-Aug-81 05-Sep-81 0.2025 U.S. Currency
20-Apr-81 28-Apr-81 04-May-81 06-Jun-81 0.2025 U.S. Currency
19-Jan-81 27-Jan-81 02-Feb-81 06-Mar-81 0.2025 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 1981: 0.8100

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
20-Oct-80 28-Oct-80 03-Nov-80 06-Dec-80 0.2025 U.S. Currency
21-Jul-80 29-Jul-80 04-Aug-80 06-Sep-80 0.1925 U.S. Currency
21-Apr-80 29-Apr-80 05-May-80 06-Jun-80 0.1925 U.S. Currency
21-Jan-80 29-Jan-80 04-Feb-80 06-Mar-80 0.1925 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 1980: 0.7800

Declaration Ex-dividend Record Payable Amount Type
16-Oct-79 30-Oct-79 05-Nov-79 06-Dec-79 0.1925 U.S. Currency
17-Jul-79 31-Jul-79 06-Aug-79 06-Sep-79 0.1925 U.S. Currency
18-Apr-79 01-May-79 07-May-79 06-Jun-79 0.1925 U.S. Currency
16-Jan-79 30-Jan-79 05-Feb-79 06-Mar-79 0.1925 U.S. Currency
Total dividends paid in 1979: 0.7700

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