Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC lifted its position in shares of SCANA by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. (NYSE:SCG) by 28.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 47,823 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 10,544 shares during the period. Jane Street Group LLC's holdings in Scana Corp. were worth $3,618,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. The worst thing we can do is try to pick a top or a bottom of a strong move that continues to move into further overbought or oversold territory. Global X Management Co. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC lifted its position in shares of SCANA by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. LLC now owns 1,456 shares of the company's stock valued at $110,000 after buying an additional 947 shares in the last quarter. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.32 earnings per share. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 2,389 shares of the company's stock valued at $181,000 after buying an additional 222 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 64.85% of the company's stock. (NYSE:SCG) opened at 68.86 on Thursday. SCANA has a 12-month low of $45.36 and a 12-month high of $74.99. The firm's stock has a market capitalization of $6.75 bln. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $51.83 and a 200 day moving average price of $61.73.
08/28/2017 - Scana Corporation was upgraded to "neutral" by analysts at Mizuho. The business's revenue was up 2.3% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Gabelli analyst T. Winter now expects that the utilities provider will post earnings per share of $4.24 for the year, down from their previous forecast of $4.25.
The company recently announced a dividend for shareholders that will be paid on Monday the 1st of January 2018. The ex-dividend date is Friday the 8th of September 2017. This represents a $2.45 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.34%.
Several other equities analysts also recently issued reports on the company. On August 1 the company was set at "Overweight" by Barclays which was a boost from the previous "Equalweight" rating. Zacks Investment Research cut Scana Corp. from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, September 27th.
On September 29 the company was downgraded to "Sell" from "Hold" in a statement from Williams Capital.
SCANA Corporation (SCG) stock is sinking -2.78% to $46.50. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $73.75.
In terms of volatility, it has a beta coefficient of 0.27 and technical analysis volatility indicator called Average True Range or ATR around 1.29. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity, and the purchase, sale and transportation of natural gas in North Carolina and SC. It operates through segments, including Electric Operations, Gas Distribution, Retail Gas Marketing, Energy Marketing and All Other.