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SLIDESHOW: Best High Dividend Stocks 2001-2021

By Dividend Channel Staff, updated Fri, June 25, 8:44 AM

#10. Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO) — 4.29% YIELD, 581.14% 20-YEAR RETURN

Start date: 06/25/2001
$10,000

06/25/2001
  $68,066

06/23/2021
End date: 06/23/2021
Start price/share: $23.06
End price/share: $61.47
Starting shares: 433.65
Ending shares: 1,108.08
Dividends reinvested/share: $37.90
Total return: 581.14%
Average annual return: 10.06%
Starting investment: $10,000.00
Ending investment: $68,066.33
Current dividend yield: 4.29%

Southern is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, Alabama Power Company, Georgia Power Company, and Mississippi Power Company, Co. provides electric service to retail customers in three Southeastern states in addition to wholesale customers in the Southeast. Co.'s Southern Power Company subsidiary develops, constructs, acquires, owns, and manages power generation assets, including renewable energy and battery energy storage projects, and sells electricity at market-based rates in the wholesale market. Co.'s Southern Company Gas subsidiary is an energy services holding company whose primary business is the distribution of natural gas in Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, and Tennessee.

Preferreds: ALP.PRN, GPE.PRA, MP.PRD, ALP.PRO, ALP.PRP, ALP.PRQ

Name: 
Southern Company (The)
Website: 
www.southerncompany.com
Sector: 
Electric Utilities
Number of ETFs Holding SO: 
112 (see which ones)
Total Market Value Held by ETFs: 
$8,054,914,428.34
Total Market Capitalization: 
$65,446,000,000
% of Market Cap. Held by ETFs: 
12.31%

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Hold (2.36 out of 4)
7th percentile
(ranked lower than approx. 93% of all stocks covered)

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