NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for SCANA (NYSE: SCG) is tomorrow, June 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 $47.26 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.2%.

The average volume for SCANA has been 579,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. SCANA has a market cap of $6.11 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 4.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

SCANA Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages 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 16.2, equal to the average utilities industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates SCANA as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full SCANA Ratings Report.

See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.

null

More from Markets

China's GDP Growth Slips for Quarter, Year

China's GDP Growth Slips for Quarter, Year

Why Bankrate's CFA Expects Two More Rate Hikes in 2019

Why Bankrate's CFA Expects Two More Rate Hikes in 2019

16 Stocks Jim Cramer Says Could Win from a U.S.-Chinese Trade Deal

16 Stocks Jim Cramer Says Could Win from a U.S.-Chinese Trade Deal

Trump Counters Claims of China Tariff Rollback, Reports Reuters

Trump Counters Claims of China Tariff Rollback, Reports Reuters

How to Handle Market Volatility According to This Financial Adviser

How to Handle Market Volatility According to This Financial Adviser