Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO): Price and Financial Metrics

Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO)

Today's Latest Price: $37.51 USD

0.66 (1.79%)

Updated Jun 2 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 33 in Industrial - Metals

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SCCO Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $28,487,219,323, Southern Copper Corp has a greater market value than 93.86% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Southern Copper Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 6.92% 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 89.19% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SCCO, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are PEG, WELL, ES, ETR, and DTE.
  • Visit SCCO's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to
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SCCO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $37.51 52-week high $44.82
Prev. close $36.85 52-week low $23.43
Day low $37.01 Volume 760,876
Day high $38.01 Avg. volume 905,598
50-day MA $31.61 Dividend yield 2.17%
200-day MA $35.26 Market Cap 29.00B

Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO) Company Bio

Southern Corporation engages in mining, exploring, smelting, and refining copper and other minerals in Peru, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and Ecuador. The company was founded in 1952 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.

SCCO Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target:Forecasted Gain:

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Southern Copper Corp. To summarize, we found that Southern Copper Corp ranked in the 86th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Southern Copper Corp ended up being:

  • In the past 2.99 years, Southern Copper Corp has a compound free cash flow growth rate of 0.88%; that's higher than 89.1% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Basic Materials sector.
  • Southern Copper Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than merely 23.47% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • SCCO's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than merely 23.47% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as SCCO, try FMC, BMCH, USCR, NTIC, and TG.

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Latest SCCO News From Around the Web

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Southern Copper (SCCO) Up 7.8% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

Southern Copper (SCCO) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Zacks Investment Research | May 27, 2020

Edited Transcript of SCCO earnings conference call or presentation 27-Apr-20 2:00pm GMT

Q1 2020 Southern Copper Corp Earnings Call

Yahoo | May 13, 2020

Why It Might Not Make Sense To Buy Southern Copper Corporation (NYSE:SCCO) For Its Upcoming Dividend

Southern Copper Corporation (NYSE:SCCO) is about to trade ex-dividend in the next 3 days. You can purchase shares...

Yahoo | May 8, 2020

Why Southern Copper Stock Rose 15% in April

Southern Copper rebounded in April along with the market, but investors shouldn't ignore the warning signs for difficult days ahead.

Yahoo | May 6, 2020

Earnings Preview: Southern Copper (SCCO) Q1 Earnings Expected to Decline

Southern Copper (SCCO) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Zacks Investment Research | April 27, 2020

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SCCO Price Returns

1-mo 18.81%
3-mo 6.58%
6-mo -0.58%
1-year 12.55%
3-year 20.53%
5-year 39.48%
YTD -10.16%
2019 44.61%
2018 -33.11%
2017 50.79%
2016 23.11%
2015 -6.31%

SCCO Dividends

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