buyittradeit Saturday, 08/02/08 08:01:30 AM Re: None Post # of 23 BOSTON (Thomson Financial) - Scana Corp. Friday said second-quarter net earnings rose to $57 million, or 48 cents a share, from $55 million, or 47 cents a share, in the year-ago period. Revenue for the Columbia, S.C.-based company rose to $1.22 billion from $1.01 billion a year earlier. Scana said earnings improved for the second quarter of 2008 compared to last year, with the impact of "sustained" electric and natural gas customer growth and the 4.4% retail electric rate increase that went into effect in January. For 2008, the company affirms its previous earnings guidance of $2.90 to $3.05 a share. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters, on average, forecast full-year profit of $2.94 a share. Shares closed Thursday at $36.19. The only people in this world that don't want to be millionaires are billionaires.