SCANA Co. (NYSE:SCG) has received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the fifteen ratings firms that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $52.36.
Several research firms have recently issued reports on SCG. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of SCANA from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 2nd. ValuEngine lowered shares of SCANA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Mizuho reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $46.50 price objective on shares of SCANA in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. Guggenheim raised shares of SCANA from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 16th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, TheStreet lowered shares of SCANA from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Monday, October 23rd.
SCANA (SCG) traded up $0.50 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $37.71. 1,405,182 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,714,472. SCANA has a 52 week low of $34.76 and a 52 week high of $71.28. The firm has a market capitalization of $5,389.40, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.97, a P/E/G ratio of 3.49 and a beta of 0.20. The company has a quick ratio of 0.77, a current ratio of 0.88 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.12.
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SCANA Corporation is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity in South Carolina. The Company operates through segments, including Electric Operations, Gas Distribution, Gas Marketing and All Other. The Company is engaged in the purchase, transmission and sale of natural gas in North Carolina and South Carolina.
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