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Dec. 11, 2020, 6:14 p.m. EST

Southern Co. stock falls Friday, underperforms market

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Shares of Southern Co. SO slipped 0.13% to $60.42 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.16% to 30,046.37 and the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.13% to 3,663.46. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of losses. Southern Co. closed $10.68 below its 52-week high ($71.10), which the company achieved on January 31st.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE rose 0.71% to $73.80, Dominion Energy Inc. D rose 0.79% to $74.91, and Duke Energy Corp. DUK fell 0.24% to $91.54. Trading volume (2.1 M) remained 1.7 million below its 50-day average volume of 3.9 M.

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