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Southern's Vogtle Plant Creeps Toward Finish Line; Core Business Growth on Track

Travis Miller Strategist

Analyst Note

| Travis Miller |

We are reaffirming our outlook for Southern Company after the company reported earning $0.97 per share in the first quarter of 2022 mostly flat from earnings in the first quarter of 2021 adjusting for one-time net gains last year. We are reaffirming our narrow moat and stable moat trend ratings.

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Southern Co. is one of the largest utilities in the U.S. The company distributes electricity and natural gas to approximately 9 million customers in nine states. It owns 50 gigawatts of rate-regulated generating capacity, primarily for serving customers in Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi. Subsidiary Southern Power Co. owns 12 gigawatts of mostly non-rate-regulated renewable energy capacity and sells the electricity primarily under long-term power sales agreements. The solar and wind farms are located in Southern's regulated jurisdictions but also in Texas, California, and other states.

30 Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard, Northwest
Atlanta, GA, 30308
T +1 404 506-5000
Sector Utilities
Industry Utilities - Regulated Electric
Most Recent Earnings Mar 31, 2022
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2022
Stock Type Slow Growth
Employees 27,300

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