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147. Southern
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Rank: 147 (Previous rank: 145)
CEO: Thomas A. Fanning
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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2009
Revenues 17,456.0 10.9
Profits 1,975.0 20.2
Assets 55,032.0
Stockholders' equity 16,909.0
Market value (3/25/2011) 31,778.2
Profits as % of  
Revenues 11.3
Assets 3.6
Stockholders' equity 11.7
Earnings per share  
2010 $ 2.36
% change from 2009 14.6
2000-2010 annual growth rate % 1.6
Total return to investors %
2010 20.8
2000-2010 annual rate 11.7
Rank Company 500
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 Exelon 141 18,644.0
2 Southern 147 17,456.0
3 NextEra Energy 161 15,317.0
4 Dominion Resources 162 15,264.0
5 Duke Energy 173 14,272.0
6 PG&E Corp. 177 13,841.0
7 FirstEnergy 183 13,339.0
8 Consolidated Edison 184 13,325.0
9 Edison International 198 12,409.0
10 Public Service Enterprise Group 201 12,195.0
11 Entergy 213 11,487.6
12 Xcel Energy 237 10,310.9
13 Progress Energy 240 10,190.0
14 Sempra Energy 274 9,003.0
15 CenterPoint Energy 279 8,785.0
16 PPL 280 8,638.0
17 DTE Energy 283 8,557.0
18 Ameren 313 7,638.0
19 Pepco Holdings 335 7,039.0
20 CMS Energy 360 6,442.0
21 NiSource 362 6,422.7
22 Integrys Energy Group 430 5,203.2
23 Northeast Utilities 459 4,898.2
24 Atmos Energy 473 4,789.7
25 Scana 483 4,601.0
Issue date: May 23, 2011
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30 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30308
404-506-5000
www.southerncompany.com
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