Basic Trading Data for SCANA Corporation (SCG)

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LSV Asset Management grew its stake in shares of SCANA by 833.9% during the second quarter. Sigma Planning Corp now owns 3,266 shares of the utilities provider's stock valued at $219,000 after purchasing an additional 10 shares during the period. Cadence Capital Management LLC's holdings in SCANA were worth $482,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Nordea Investment Management AB increased its stake in shares of SCANA by 13.0% in the first quarter. SCANA Corporation (SCG) has had a 20-day average volume of 2,361,880 shares, with an average of 20% of short term indicators pointed at Sell. Shell Asset Management Co. now owns 12,668 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $849,000 after acquiring an additional 53 shares in the last quarter. Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC now owns 4,665 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $313,000 after acquiring an additional 35 shares in the last quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Johnson Financial Group Inc. grew its holdings in SCANA by 7.9% during the 3rd quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 2,438 shares of the utilities provider's stock valued at $159,000 after buying an additional 77 shares during the period. Finally, First Trust Advisors LP grew its stake in shares of SCANA by 106.6% in the second quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 8,900 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $596,000 after acquiring an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 66.78% of the company's stock. (NYSE:SCG) traded down $0.83 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $43.50. The firm has a market cap of $6,203.81, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.69, a PEG ratio of 2.98 and a beta of 0.20.

SCANA (NYSE:SCG) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The utilities provider reported $1.16 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.17 by ($0.01). SCANA had a net margin of 10.45% and a return on equity of 10.05%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.23 earnings per share. The business's quarterly revenue was down 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts anticipate that SCANA Co. will post 4.17 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Saturday, July 1st. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 12th will be paid a $0.6125 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 8th. This represents a $2.45 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.57%.

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/11/17, Monro Inc (Symbol: MNRO), SCANA Corp (Symbol: SCG), and DDR Corp (Symbol: DDR) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends.

SCG has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Finally, Bank of America started coverage on shares of SCANA in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Edward Jones upgraded shares of SCANA from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday, November 13th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of SCANA from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock.

The average Wall Street analyst rating for SCANA Corporation is Hold, according to the average of 11 analyst scores. If you are accessing this piece on another site, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of USA and worldwide trademark & copyright laws. The correct version of this story can be viewed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/12/07/bbt-securities-llc-has-1-64-million-holdings-in-scana-co-scg.html.

SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) has seen its stock price gain 29.50, or -40.26%, so far in 2017. The Company is engaged in the purchase, transmission and sale of natural gas in North Carolina and SC.