Frequently Asked Questions

How do I change my address?

Promptly notify Shareowner Services when you move so that your account records can be updated: 1-800-554-7626

How do I consolidate multiple accounts registered in the same name?

If you have multiple accounts and receive more than one check or statement, call Shareowner Services at 1-800-554-7626.

I haven't received my dividend check. Can I get a replacement?

Please allow 10 calendar days past the payment date to request a replacement. Example March 16 for the March 6 payment date. Call Shareowner Services at 1-800-554-7626 and request a replacement.

How can I get my dividends sent electronically to my bank?

Call Shareowner Services at 1-800-554-7626.

What should I do if I cannot find my stock certificates?

Contact Shareowner Services and provide the certificate numbers that are lost or missing. Stops will be placed on the certificate(s) and replacement paperwork will be sent to you.

How do I transfer ownership of my shares?

Call Shareowner Services at 1-800-554-7626.

What happens if I don't send in form W-9?

IRS Form W-9 certifies that a "taxpayer identification number" is not subject to back up withholding. Under Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulations, we are required to withhold taxes on certain payments, including dividends, unless we have a signed W-9 on file.

Where is Southern Company common stock traded and under what symbol?

Southern is listed and traded on the New York Stock Exchange. In addition, the stock is on regional exchanges across the United States. The ticker symbol is SO, and the symbol SouthCo is used in newspaper stock listings.

Has Southern Company had any stock splits?

Southern Company has had two stock splits.

January 5, 1966 2 for 1 Price $66 3/8
February 28,1994 2 for 1 Price $41 1/8

When is the record date for Southern Company common stock?

The dividend record date is generally the first Monday of February, May, August and November.

When is the Dividend Payment Date?

Dividends are normally payable on the 6th of March, June, September and December.

When is the Annual Meeting?

The annual meeting is generally held on the fourth Wednesday of May.

When is the quarterly earnings release made public?

The Quarterly Earnings is generally released the last Wednesday of the month after the close of the Quarter.