NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for SCANA (NYSE: SCG) is tomorrow, March 7, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 50 cents per share. At a price of $44.52 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.4%. The average volume for SCANA has been 690,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. SCANA has a market cap of $5.76 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 0.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. SCANA Corporation and its subsidiaries engage in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity to retail and wholesale customers in South Carolina. It owns nuclear, coal, hydro, oil and gas, and biomass generating facilities. The company has a P/E ratio of 15, above the average utilities industry P/E ratio of 14.9 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
- Sign up for TheStreet's FREE Dividend and Income Investor Newsletter