Scana Corporation (SCG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 06, 2012

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Scana Corporation ( SCG ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 06, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.495 per share scheduled for January 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SCG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that SCG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $46.18, the dividend yield is 4.29%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SCG was $46.18, representing a -8.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.34 and a 9.22% increase over the 52 week low of $42.28.

SCG is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXC ). SCG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.11. Zacks Investment Research reports SCG's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 6.27%, compared to an industry average of -1.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SCG Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to SCG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SCG as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio ( PEY )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund ( DON ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DON with an increase of 4.59% over the last 100 days. PEY has the highest percent weighting of SCG at 2.18%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: DON , DUK , EXC , PEY , SCG

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