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3 Reasons Southern Company's Stock Could Rise

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There may or may not be a tech bubble, a real estate bubble, or a [insert rapidly expanding sector here] bubble, but investors' sentiment isn't likely to remain bullish forever. As growth-hungry traders come to their senses, dividends could come back in vogue - and Southern's stock price, along with it. Over the long-run, dividend stocks have continually beat out their counterparts, and rejecting today's trends for tomorrow's returns could mean major moves for Southern Company's stock.

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