Scana Corporation (SCG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 06, 2013

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Scana Corporation ( SCG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.5075 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SCG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.53% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $50.32, the dividend yield is 4.03%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SCG was $50.32, representing a -7.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.41 and a 12.52% increase over the 52 week low of $44.72.

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 $3.34. Zacks Investment Research reports SCG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.15%, compared to an industry average of 4.9%.

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:

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF ( RYU )
  • PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio ( PEY )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF ( SPLV )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund ( DON ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DON with an increase of 10.87% over the last 100 days. RYU has the highest percent weighting of SCG at 2.62%.

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



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