Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is one of the largest utility companies in the United States, and serves 4.4 million customers more than 43 gigawatts of power in the Southeastern states.
-Seven Year Average Revenue Growth Rate: 5.8%
-Seven Year Average EPS Growth Rate: 3%
-Seven Year Average Dividend Growth Rate: 4%
-Current Dividend Yield: 4.26%
-Balance Sheet Strength: Rather Solid for a Utility