Analyst Ratings for Scana Corp. (SCG)

Updated: 2017-07-29

An average rating of Hold has been given to Scana Corp. (NYSE:SCG) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, SCG was issued an average rating of Hold.

A buy rating was issued by 3 analysts, 1 issued an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 2 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SCG. The highest price target was 78, implying potential capital gains of 27.26 percent. The lowest price target was 63, implying potential capital losses of 2.79 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 5.39 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 7.15 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.71 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.95 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of SCG to grow at a rate of -5.35 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. SCG has a PEG ratio of -2.78.

In the last 52-weeks, SCG has achieved a high of 75.92 and a low of 61.06. Currently the stock is 0.38 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 19.27 percent. SCG has a P/E ratio of 14.87. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SCG value stock report compares SCG to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of SCG is $9.38 billion. SCG will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.