$0.98 EPS Expected for SCANA Corporation (SCG)

January 17, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

 $0.98 EPS Expected for SCANA Corporation (SCG)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.24, from 0.86 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 53 investors sold SCANA Corporation shares while 128 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 139 raised stakes. 93.06 million shares or 0.20% less from 93.24 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
First Midwest Bank & Trust Division has invested 0.07% in SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG). 677,673 were reported by Citadel Advsr Limited Liability Corporation. Morgan Stanley holds 0.01% or 450,335 shares in its portfolio. Art Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0.12% of its portfolio in SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG). Balyasny Asset Management Limited Liability Com has invested 0.03% in SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG). 21,291 are owned by Commercial Bank Of Nova Scotia. Schwab Charles Mngmt Incorporated holds 0.03% or 686,744 shares in its portfolio. Magellan Asset Ltd invested in 0.02% or 96,653 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And, New York-based fund reported 153,739 shares. Advantus Cap Management holds 0.02% of its portfolio in SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) for 14,332 shares. Utd Cap Advisers Limited Liability Com invested in 7,590 shares. 1,512 were accumulated by Benjamin F Edwards. Bokf Na stated it has 8,387 shares. Piedmont Inv Advsr Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 6,647 shares. Natl Pension Serv holds 0% of its portfolio in SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) for 210 shares.

Analysts expect SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) to report $0.98 EPS on February, 15.They anticipate $0.11 EPS change or 12.64 % from last quarter’s $0.87 EPS. SCG’s profit would be $139.76 million giving it 10.82 P/E if the $0.98 EPS is correct. After having $1.16 EPS previously, SCANA Corporation’s analysts see -15.52 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.28% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $42.43. About 1.07 million shares traded. SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) has declined 4.13% since January 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.83% the S&P500.

SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering SCANA (NYSE:SCG), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. SCANA had 32 analyst reports since August 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. CFRA maintained the shares of SCG in report on Wednesday, January 3 with “Buy” rating. As per Thursday, November 16, the company rating was upgraded by Guggenheim. The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Friday, July 7 with “Underperform”. The company was downgraded on Saturday, August 15 by Zacks. The stock of SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, October 29 by Macquarie Research. The stock of SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) earned “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, June 15. On Tuesday, January 24 the stock rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research to “Neutral”. The stock of SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) earned “Neutral” rating by Mizuho on Tuesday, February 14. Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Friday, July 21 report. Morgan Stanley maintained SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) rating on Monday, November 13. Morgan Stanley has “Underweight” rating and $46 target.

SCANA Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity to retail and wholesale clients in South Carolina. The company has market cap of $6.05 billion. It owns nuclear, coal, hydro, natural gas, biomass, and solar generating facilities. It has a 13.49 P/E ratio. The firm also purchases, sells, and transports natural gas; and offers energy-related services.

More notable recent SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Can Dominion Energy Clean Up Its Nuclear Mess?” on January 12, 2018, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Form 425 SCANA CORP Filed by: DOMINION ENERGY INC /VA/” published on January 16, 2018, Postandcourier.com published: “SCANA board opts against giving golden parachute to former CEO Kevin Marsh” on January 05, 2018. More interesting news about SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Here’s Why SCANA Corporation’s Stock Is Skyrocketing Today” published on January 03, 2018 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “ALERT: Rowley Law PLLC is Investigating Proposed Acquisition of Scana Corporation” with publication date: January 03, 2018.

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