SCANA Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (SCG)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for SCANA (NYSE: SCG) is tomorrow, June 6, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 51 cents per share. At a price of $50.04 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4%.

The average volume for SCANA has been 626,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. SCANA has a market cap of $7.05 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 10.3% 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 15.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates SCANA as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full SCANA Ratings Report.

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