Significant Factors Impacting EPS
3 Months Ended March
Consolidated EarningsAs Reported
Traditional Operating Companies
Parent Company and Other
Consolidated EarningsExcluding Synfuels
Less: Synthetic Fuels
TotalExcluding Synthetic Fuels
- For the first quarter 2008 and 2007, diluted earnings per share was less than 1 cent per share.
- Tax credits associated with Southern Company's synthetic fuel investments expired December 31, 2007.
Synthetic fuel related income no longer materially contributes to Southern Company's earnings or
earnings per share.
- Certain prior year data has been reclassified to conform with current year presentation.
- Information contained in this report is subject to audit and adjustments. Certain classifications may be
different from final results published in the Form 10-Q.