Analysts See $1.13 EPS for SCANA (SCG); Teradyne (TER) Shorts Raised By 7.51%

October 13, 2017 - By Adrian Mccoy

Teradyne Incorporated (NYSE:TER) had an increase of 7.51% in short interest. TER’s SI was 8.78M shares in October as released by FINRA. Its up 7.51% from 8.16 million shares previously. With 1.75M avg volume, 5 days are for Teradyne Incorporated (NYSE:TER)’s short sellers to cover TER’s short positions. It closed at $38.65 lastly. It is down 88.99% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 72.29% the S&P500.

Analysts expect SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) to report $1.13 EPS on October, 26.They anticipate $0.19 EPS change or 14.39% from last quarter’s $1.32 EPS. SCG’s profit would be $161.53M giving it 10.97 P/E if the $1.13 EPS is correct. After having $0.85 EPS previously, SCANA Corporation’s analysts see 32.94% EPS growth. It closed at $49.6 lastly. It is down 4.13% since October 13, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.83% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.11, from 1.1 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 21 investors sold Teradyne, Inc. shares while 119 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 112 raised stakes. 180.44 million shares or 0.80% less from 181.89 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Natixis stated it has 505,469 shares or 0.17% of all its holdings. Hexavest Inc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER). Lsv Asset invested in 0.05% or 897,591 shares. Bancorp Of Montreal Can invested in 0.01% or 499,101 shares. 121,161 are owned by Gsa Capital Partners Llp. Rice Hall James And Assoc Ltd Llc holds 0.1% or 73,381 shares. Panagora Asset Mgmt reported 0.04% stake. Blair William And Co Il holds 0% or 9,421 shares. Tcw Gru Inc holds 366,331 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Moreover, Stifel Fin has 0.01% invested in Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER) for 63,216 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp holds 0% or 26,273 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0% or 7,228 shares. Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt accumulated 59 shares. Parametric Associate Limited Liability Company owns 677,248 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. American Century holds 0.17% or 5.40 million shares.

Among 15 analysts covering Teradyne (NYSE:TER), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Teradyne had 31 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co given on Thursday, January 26. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, December 6 by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, July 21. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, October 6 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, September 15. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, February 3 by Goldman Sachs. Craig Hallum downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, July 29 report. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of TER in report on Friday, October 28 with “Outperform” rating. As per Wednesday, September 23, the company rating was maintained by Sidoti. The stock of Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, April 4 by Robert W. Baird.

Teradyne, Inc. supplies automation equipment for test and industrial applications. The company has market cap of $7.65 billion. The Firm designs, develops, makes and sells automatic test systems used to test semiconductors, wireless products, data storage and complex electronics systems in the consumer electronics, wireless, automotive, industrial, communications, and aerospace and defense industries. It has a 19.99 P/E ratio.

Since April 28, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 selling transactions for $6.27 million activity. 8,000 shares were sold by JOHNSON MERCEDES, worth $280,577 on Friday, May 19. BRADLEY MICHAEL A sold $326,162 worth of stock or 9,235 shares. Another trade for 3,232 shares valued at $115,221 was made by CHRISTMAN DANIEL W on Tuesday, May 9. Robbins Brad sold 12,000 shares worth $433,320. 40,000 shares valued at $1.41M were sold by JAGIELA MARK E on Friday, May 12. On Friday, April 28 Gray Charles Jeffrey sold $541,800 worth of Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER) or 15,000 shares. 78,767 shares were sold by Beecher Gregory R, worth $2.84 million on Friday, April 28.

SCANA Corporation is a holding company. The company has market cap of $7.09 billion. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity in South Carolina. It has a 11.7 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through divisions, including Electric Operations, Gas Distribution, Gas Marketing and All Other.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.11, from 0.97 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 46 investors sold SCANA Corporation shares while 161 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 133 raised stakes. 93.24 million shares or 2.65% less from 95.77 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Hennessy Advsr reported 0.37% in SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG). Pinnacle Fincl Prns holds 0.09% or 9,416 shares. Fulton State Bank Na has invested 0.03% in SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG). Price T Rowe Md holds 0% or 312,313 shares. Callahan Advsrs Ltd accumulated 57,920 shares or 0.84% of the stock. Global X Management Ltd Liability Com owns 6,688 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Baker Ellis Asset Ltd Liability Corp reported 4,755 shares stake. Vanguard Group Inc accumulated 13.89 million shares. Moreover, Virtus Advisers has 0.06% invested in SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG). Bb&T Ltd Co owns 27,556 shares. Oppenheimer & Company reported 22,339 shares. Td Asset Management owns 99,691 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Amica Retiree Med Trust, Rhode Island-based fund reported 844 shares. Mcmillion Cap Mgmt Inc owns 10,330 shares. Zwj Counsel Inc holds 0.04% of its portfolio in SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) for 7,550 shares.

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