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Southern Co.: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

November 7, 2018

ATLANTA (AP) _ Southern Co. (SO) on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit of $1.17 billion.

The Atlanta-based company said it had profit of $1.14 per share.

The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.07 per share.

The power company posted revenue of $6.16 billion in the period.

Southern Co. shares have fallen 5 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 index has risen 3 percent. The stock has declined 12 percent in the last 12 months.

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This story was generated by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using data from Zacks Investment Research. Access a Zacks stock report on SO at https://www.zacks.com/ap/SO

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