Argi Investment Services buys $1,846,128 stake in SCANA Corporation (SCG)

SCANA Corporation (SCG) : Argi Investment Services scooped up 1,857 additional shares in SCANA Corporation during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 11, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 25,210 shares of SCANA Corporation which is valued at $1,846,128.SCANA Corporation makes up approximately 0.18% of Argi Investment Services’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Delphi Private Advisors added SCG to its portfolio by purchasing 61 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $4,467. SCANA Corporation makes up approx 0.01% of Delphi Private Advisors’s portfolio.Vanguard Group Inc boosted its stake in SCG in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 2,408 additional shares and now holds a total of 12,426,211 shares of SCANA Corporation which is valued at $909,971,432. SCANA Corporation makes up approx 0.05% of Vanguard Group Inc’s portfolio.Aspiriant reduced its stake in SCG by selling 9,838 shares or 63.74% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 5,596 shares of SCG which is valued at $408,564. SCANA Corporation makes up approx 0.03% of Aspiriant’s portfolio. Proficio Capital Partners sold out all of its stake in SCG during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 15 shares of SCG which is valued $1,124.Lmr Partners Llp reduced its stake in SCG by selling 6,284 shares or 35.09% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 11,625 shares of SCG which is valued at $871,178. SCANA Corporation makes up approx 0.13% of Lmr Partners Llp’s portfolio.

SCANA Corporation closed down -0.26 points or -0.36% at $72.5 with 3,71,377 shares getting traded on Tuesday. Post opening the session at $72.92, the shares hit an intraday low of $72.49 and an intraday high of $73.15 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Tuesday session in Red.

On the company’s financial health, SCANA Corporation reported $0.74 EPS for the quarter, based on the information available during the earnings call on Jul 28, 2016. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $0.74. The company had revenue of $905.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $986.95 million. The company’s revenue was down -6.4 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.69 EPS.

Investors should note that on Jul 28, 2016, SCANA Corporation announced a cash dividend of $0.5750. The company’s management has announced Sep 8, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Sep 12, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Oct 1, 2016.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on SCANA Corporation. SCANA Corporation was Downgraded by Morgan Stanley to ” Underweight” on Jun 15, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by Mizuho on Jun 14, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 84 from a previous price target of $74 .

SCANA Corporation is a holding company. SCANA through its subsidiaries is engaged in the generation transmission distribution and sale of electricity in South Carolina and in the purchase transmission and sale of natural gas in North Carolina and South Carolina. Through other wholly owned non-regulated subsidiaries SCANA markets natural gas to retail customers in Georgia and to wholesale customers primarily in the southeast and also provides fiber optic and other telecommunications services. The Company operates through the following segments: Electric Operations Gas Distribution Retail Gas Marketing and All Other. Electric Operations primarily generates transmits and distributes electricity. Gas Distribution purchases and sells natural gas primarily at retail. Retail Gas Marketing markets natural gas in Georgia. Energy Marketing markets natural gas to industrial and commercial customers and municipalities. All Other comprises the holding company and its subsidiaries.

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