Southern Copper Corp. (SCCO): Price and Financial Metrics

Southern Copper Corp. (SCCO): $72.66

1.84 (-2.47%)

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SCCO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $72.66 52-week high $87.59
Prev. close $74.50 52-week low $43.30
Day low $72.44 Volume 2,155,517
Day high $74.36 Avg. volume 1,208,096
50-day MA $80.23 Dividend yield 5.26%
200-day MA $74.13 Market Cap 56.17B

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  • SCCO scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 97.4% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SCCO is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • SCCO's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 30.76% of US stocks).

SCCO Stock Summary

  • SOUTHERN COPPER CORP's market capitalization of $57,774,365,996 is ahead of 96.15% of US-listed equities.
  • Of note is the ratio of SOUTHERN COPPER CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 4.33% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for SOUTHERN COPPER CORP is higher than it is for about 87.85% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SCCO, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ET, O, D, SRE, and AEP.
  • SCCO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit SOUTHERN COPPER CORP's official web site, go to

SCCO Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, SCCO's EV/EBIT ratio is 1.41% higher, now standing at 14.4.
  • Over the past 243 months, SCCO's price/sales ratio has gone up 3.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SCCO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SCCO 2023-09-06 6.1 7.8 22.1 14.4
SCCO 2023-09-05 6.1 7.8 22.0 14.3
SCCO 2023-09-01 6.3 8.0 22.8 14.8
SCCO 2023-08-31 6.2 7.9 22.4 14.5
SCCO 2023-08-30 6.2 7.9 22.5 14.6
SCCO 2023-08-29 6.2 7.9 22.4 14.5

SCCO Growth Metrics

    The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 134.04%.
  • The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 25.58%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 61.27%.
Over the past 52 months, SCCO's revenue has gone up $2,781,600,000.

The table below shows SCCO's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 10,047.9 2,802.5 2,638.5
2022-09-30 10,051.3 2,948.4 2,568.9
2022-06-30 10,575.3 3,578.9 2,917.5
2022-03-31 11,165.4 4,330.5 3,417.9
2021-12-31 10,934.1 4,292.4 3,397.1
2021-09-30 10,461.1 4,160.3 3,154.2

SCCO's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • SCCO has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 94.88% of graded US stocks.
  • SCCO's asset turnover comes in at 0.598 -- ranking 8th of 42 Non-Metallic and Industrial Metal Mining stocks.
  • TRQ, HL, and SND are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with SCCO.

The table below shows SCCO's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.598 0.627 0.268
2021-06-30 0.582 0.604 0.243
2021-03-31 0.531 0.555 0.192
2020-12-31 0.490 0.508 0.153
2020-09-30 0.463 0.483 0.130
2020-06-30 0.445 0.470 0.119

Southern Copper Corp. (SCCO) Company Bio

Southern Copper Corporation is a mining company that was founded in 1952. The current incarnation of Southern Copper can be traced to the 2005 acquisition of Southern Peru Copper Corporation by the Mexican copper producer Minera México. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Yahoo | September 19, 2023

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SCCO Price Returns

1-mo -6.59%
3-mo 4.04%
6-mo -1.71%
1-year 78.04%
3-year 91.36%
5-year 113.31%
YTD 25.02%
2022 4.25%
2021 -0.62%
2020 58.79%
2019 44.61%
2018 -33.11%

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