Is SCANA Corp. (NYSE:SCG) a Good Investment?

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Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of SCANA Corp. (NYSE:SCG) for the period of 9-Day stands at 75.68% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 74.28%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of SCANA Corp. (NYSE:SCG) signals “Sell” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Sell”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Sell” for SCANA Corp. (NYSE:SCG) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Sell”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently SCANA Corp. (NYSE:SCG)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

SCANA Corporation is an energy-based holding company whose businesses include regulated electric and natural gas utility operations, telecommunications and other non-regulated energy-related businesses. SCANA’s subsidiaries serve electric customers in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, SCANA Corp. (NYSE:SCG) opened the session at $49.83 and after going down -1.36% closed at $49.17. The stock lost -0.66 points in the last trade.

SCANA Corp. (NYSE:SCG)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $49.06 and $49.98 during the previous active session. SCANA Corp. (NYSE:SCG) traded with the volume of 1.29 Million with average volume of 1.6 Million. The stock has MEDIUM volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 0.27 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 1.09 and 25.77 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of SCANA Corp. (NYSE:SCG) is at 8.25% and the shares outstanding are 142.2 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for SCANA Corp. (NYSE:SCG) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of SCANA Corp. (NYSE:SCG) stands at 4.98% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 11.59 while Forward P/E shows the value of 13.88.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 2.11. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 1.62 and 1.2 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 76.83 and 0 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of SCANA Corp. (NYSE:SCG) stands at 0.4 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 0.5.

Return on Assets ROA of SCANA Corp. (NYSE:SCG) is at 3.2% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of SCANA Corp. (NYSE:SCG) stand at 10.5% and 6.7% respectively.

The payout ratio of SCANA Corp. (NYSE:SCG) stands at 55.1%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of SCANA Corp. (NYSE:SCG) on the basis of 5 day trade show the jump of 0.76% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows decrease of -17.83%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in red zone with the value of -23.53% while six month performance of the shares of SCANA Corp. (NYSE:SCG) remained bearish with the count of -26.28%.

The yearly and YTD performance of SCANA Corp. (NYSE:SCG) remained down at -29.21% and -32.9% respectively.