Analysts See $0.98 EPS for SCANA Corporation (SCG)

February 14, 2018 - By Michael Collier

 Analysts See $0.98 EPS 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.
Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo And Com Limited Liability Com has 67,100 shares. Td Cap Limited Liability Co stated it has 0% in SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG). Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership stated it has 264,403 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Parametric Assocs Limited Liability Co invested 0.01% in SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG). Polaris Greystone Fincl Gru Limited Liability Company invested 0.02% in SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG). Moreover, Warren Averett Asset Management Limited Co has 0.11% invested in SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG). First Manhattan has invested 0% in SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG). Riverhead Capital Mgmt Limited stated it has 0.09% in SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG). Crow Point Prns Lc has invested 0.41% in SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG). Blair William And Il accumulated 15,666 shares or 0.01% of the stock. American Intll Grp Incorporated owns 0.01% invested in SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) for 42,611 shares. Hennessy Advsrs owns 177,466 shares or 0.27% of their US portfolio. Advsrs Asset Management, a Colorado-based fund reported 25,353 shares. State Street holds 6.91 million shares. Laurion Management Limited Partnership, New York-based fund reported 20,200 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 $140.06M giving it 9.19 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 1.01% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $36.02. About 1.87 million shares traded. SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) has declined 4.13% since February 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.83% the S&P500.

SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering SCANA (NYSE:SCG), 3 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 23% are positive. SCANA had 33 analyst reports since August 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs on Friday, July 21 to “Neutral”. The stock of SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) has “Underperform” rating given on Friday, July 7 by Mizuho. Gabelli downgraded SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) on Friday, July 28 to “Hold” rating. Mizuho maintained it with “Buy” rating and $84 target in Tuesday, June 14 report. The rating was upgraded by Mizuho to “Buy” on Monday, February 8. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Saturday, August 15 by Zacks. Mizuho upgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Monday, August 28 report. On Thursday, November 16 the stock rating was upgraded by Guggenheim to “Neutral”. Edward Jones upgraded SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) on Monday, November 13 to “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, July 11 by Morgan Stanley.

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 $5.15 billion. It owns nuclear, coal, hydro, natural gas, biomass, and solar generating facilities. It has a 11.45 P/E ratio. The firm also purchases, sells, and transports natural gas; and offers energy-related services.

More important recent SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “SCANA downgraded at Moody’s amid contentious regulatory climate” on February 05, 2018, also Streetinsider.com published article titled: “Dominion Energy (D), SCANA Corporation (SCG) Announce FTC Granted Early …”, Postandcourier.com published: “The Pentagon wants to weigh in on SCANA’s sale because it pays a power bill, too” on January 29, 2018. More interesting news about SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “SCANA Is Losing Its Value” with publication date: January 17, 2018.

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