Sentiment Report: South Carolina Electric & Gas Co (NYSE:SCG)

Sunday, 14 Jan, 2018

Williams Capital reduced their price target on shares of SCANA from $70.00 to $50.00 and set a "hold" rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Yandex N V (Call) now has $11.27 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.06% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $3.96. Amica Retiree Medical Trust now owns 2,693 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $131,000 after buying an additional 1,849 shares during the last quarter. NovaGold Resources Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:NG) has declined 29.36% since January 13, 2017 and is downtrending. During the same period previous year, the company posted $1.32 earnings per share. The fund owned 64,007 shares of the utilities provider's stock after acquiring an additional 6,005 shares during the quarter. WFG Advisors LP now owns 1,747 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $117,000 after buying an additional 659 shares during the last quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 1,100,102 shares of the utilities provider's stock valued at $73,718,000 after buying an additional 1,025,052 shares during the period.

Wells Fargo & Co downgraded shares of SCANA (NYSE:SCG) from an outperform rating to a market perform rating in a research report report published on Friday, January 5th, Marketbeat reports. It has underperformed by 20.83% the S&P500. Patten Group Inc holds 201 shares. It also reduced Morgan Stanley Asia (APF) stake by 61,164 shares and now owns 3,080 shares. Adobe Systems Inc (NASDAQ:ADBE) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.24, from 0.86 in 2017Q2.

LNZ Capital LP increased its position in shares of Scana Corporation (NYSE:SCG) by 108.8% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. 60 funds opened positions while 139 raised stakes. Lpl Fin Ltd Liability Company invested 0% of its portfolio in SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG). Canada Pension Plan Investment Board owns 486,538 shares or 0.05% of their USA portfolio. Andra Ap holds 53,100 shares. Asset Management holds 0.02% or 25,353 shares in its portfolio.

SCG has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Citadel Limited Com holds 677,673 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. The utilities provider reported $1.16 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.17 by ($0.01). Guardian Life Com Of America invested in 321 shares or 0% of the stock. The active investment managers in our partner's database now hold: 93.06 million shares, down from 93.24 million shares in 2017Q2. The Georgia-based Vident Invest Advisory Limited Liability has invested 0.03% in SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG). Oakworth Cap has 2,728 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. California Pub Employees Retirement Sys accumulated 307,041 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Old Republic International Corp acquired 24,000 shares as Scana Corp (SCG)'s stock declined 0.18%. Reaves W H & Co Inc, a New Jersey-based fund reported 770,036 shares.#img1#.

Among 12 analysts covering SCANA (NYSE:SCG), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. SCG was included in 32 notes of analysts from August 15, 2015. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, September 27 by Williams Capital Group. TheStreet lowered shares of SCANA from a "b-" rating to a "c+" rating in a report on Monday, October 23rd. ValuEngine upgraded shares of SCANA from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. The company was downgraded on Friday, July 28 by Guggenheim. The stock of SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, January 4 by Mizuho. They issued a "neutral" rating and a $49.00 price target on the stock. Mizuho upgraded SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) on Monday, August 28 to "Neutral" rating.

Among 35 analysts covering Fortinet Inc. Finally, Edward Jones upgraded shares of SCANA from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, November 13th. Therefore 71% are positive. Morgan Stanley has "Underweight" rating and $46 target. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, October 12 by Morgan Stanley. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. The firm has "Buy" rating by Mizuho given on Monday, February 8. The rating was initiated by Credit Suisse with "Outperform" on Friday, December 30. The firm has "Underperform" rating given on Friday, July 7 by Mizuho.