Southern Company: Solid Dividend Stock That Will Likely Hold Up Well During Recession

Nov. 10, 2022 7:19 AM ETThe Southern Company (SO)12 Comments
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  • Increasingly, pundits are expecting a recession in 2023.
  • Those interested in capital preservation would do well to look at companies that have products consumers absolutely need.
  • Utility companies provide solid dividends, and they are likely to continue with solid revenue even if the broader market drops.
  • Southern Company is a strong dividend payer that should continue bringing in revenue regardless of whether a recession hits.

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There is quite a bit of economic anxiety in the United States. Indeed, much of the world is concerned over supply chains, inflation, and the possibility of recession. Many pundits expect a recession to hit the American economy in

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Chris is a history instructor at a community college. He is building a dividend-paying stock portfolio that is hopefully low on the risk scale to build up income for his golden years.

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