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May 05, 2016Printer Friendly Version
ATLANTA, May 5, 2016 – Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) today announced that an agreement has been reached that settles all contested issues in the New Jersey merger proceeding. The merger is still subject to final approval by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU). Consequently, the only remaining regulatory approvals required to close the merger are the BPU’s and Illinois Commerce Commission’s approvals of the comprehensive settlements reached... 
Southern Company and AGL Resources announce merger settlement with all parties in New Jersey
May 04, 2016Printer Friendly Version
1Q 2016 diluted EPS of $1.53, excluding merger expenses, compared to $1.62 in 1Q 2015 1Q 2016 diluted EPS of $1.30, excluding merger expenses and wholesale services, compared to $1.34 in 1Q 2015 Year-over-year weather impact across distribution operations and retail operations was $(0.11) due to warmer-than-normal weather in 1Q 2016 and colder-than-normal weather in 1Q 2015 ATLANTA, May 4, 2016 -- AGL Resources Inc. (NYSE: GAS) today reported first quarter 2016 net income, excluding merge... 
AGL Resources Reports First Quarter 2016 Earnings
May 03, 2016Printer Friendly Version
ATLANTA,  May 3, 2016 – Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) have received  regulatory approval of the companies' proposed merger from the Maryland Public  Service Commission, with all intervening parties in support of the previously  announced settlement agreement.AGL  Resources is the parent company of Elkton Gas, a regulated utility providing  natural gas distribution services to customers in Elkton, Md.When  completed, the combination of Southern Company and AGL Resource... 
Southern Company, AGL Resources receive merger approval from Maryland regulators
May 03, 2016Printer Friendly Version
ATLANTA - May 3, 2016 - The Board of Directors of AGL Resources Inc. (NYSE: GAS) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.53 per share on the company's common stock.  The dividend will be paid on June 1, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 13, 2016.  This marks the 274th consecutive dividend the company has paid since 1948.While timing around the close of the proposed merger between AGL Resources and The Southern Company is expected to occur in the second half of 201... 
AGL Resources Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend
Apr 14, 2016Printer Friendly Version
ATLANTA, Apr. 14, 2016 – Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) have received unanimous regulatory approval of the companies' proposed merger from the Georgia Public Service Commission, with all intervening parties in support of the recently announced settlement agreement. AGL Resources is the parent company of Atlanta Gas Light, a regulated utility providing natural gas distribution services to approximately 1,578,000 customers in Georgia.When completed, the combinatio... 
Southern Company, AGL Resources receive merger approval from Georgia regulators
Apr 06, 2016Printer Friendly Version
Average household paid nearly $200 less this winter compared to last   NAPERVILLE, Ill. - April 6, 2016 - Nicor Gas announced today that its customers' residential winter heating bills from November 2015 through March 2016 were the lowest since the 2001-2002 winter heating season. The 14-year low was due to a warmer-than-normal winter and historically low natural gas prices. As a result, 2.1 million customers in 656 communities throughout northern Illinois realized significant savings on their... 
Nicor Gas Residential Winter Heating Bills Lowest Since 2001
Mar 22, 2016Printer Friendly Version
ATLANTA,  March 22, 2016 – Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) have  received unanimous regulatory approval of the companies' proposed merger from  the California Public Utilities Commission.AGL  Resources is the parent company of Central Valley Gas Storage, a natural gas  storage facility located in the Sacramento River valley. When  completed, the combination of Southern Company and AGL Resources is expected to  create the second-largest utility company in the U.S. by cus... 
Southern Company, AGL Resources receive merger approval from California regulators
Feb 23, 2016Printer Friendly Version
ATLANTA,  February 23, 2016 – Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) today  received unanimous regulatory approval of the companies’ proposed merger from  the Virginia State Corporation Commission. AGL  Resources is the parent company of Virginia Natural Gas, a regulated utility  providing natural gas distribution services to approximately 290,000 customers  in southeastern Virginia, including the Hampton Roads region.When  completed, the combination of Southern Company ... 
Southern Company, AGL Resources receive merger approval from Virginia regulators
Feb 11, 2016Printer Friendly Version
4Q 2015 diluted EPS from continuing operations of $0.94 excluding merger-related expenses, compared to $1.24 in 4Q 2014 2015 diluted EPS from continuing operations of $3.24 excluding merger-related expenses and a non-cash goodwill impairment, compared to $4.71 in 2014 Dividend increase of $0.08 per share, or 3.9%, was announced on February 9, 2016 ATLANTA, February 11, 2016 -- AGL Resources Inc. (NYSE: GAS) today reported fourth quarter 2015 net income from continuing operations, excludin... 
AGL Resources Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2015 Earnings
Feb 10, 2016Printer Friendly Version
ATLANTA - Feb. 10, 2016 - The Board of Directors of AGL Resources Inc. (NYSE: GAS) has approved an increase of $0.08 per share, or 4 percent, in the annual dividend rate on the company's common stock, to an indicated annual dividend of $2.12 per share. The increased dividend reflects the underlying strength of AGL Resources' regulated operations. The new quarterly dividend rate of $0.53 per share is effective for the dividend payable March 1, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of busin... 
AGL Resources Board of Directors Increases Dividend by 4 Percent

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