Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO): Price and Financial Metrics

Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO): $66.21

3.22 (+5.11%)

POWR Rating

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  • SCCO scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 93.46% of US stocks.
  • SCCO's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 51 weeks.
  • SCCO's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 12.27% of US stocks).

SCCO Stock Summary

  • SCCO has a higher market value than 94.43% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $48,696,389,134.
  • Of note is the ratio of Southern Copper Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 5.64% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For SCCO, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 87.95% of US equities we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Southern Copper Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be KMI, OXY, MPLX, WELL, and TRP.
  • Visit SCCO's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

SCCO Valuation Summary

  • SCCO's price/earnings ratio is 17.3; this is 13.07% lower than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • SCCO's price/sales ratio has moved up 3.6 over the prior 243 months.
  • SCCO's price/sales ratio has moved up 3.6 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SCCO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SCCO 2021-09-03 4.9 6.1 17.3 10.6
SCCO 2021-09-02 4.9 6.1 17.3 10.5
SCCO 2021-09-01 4.8 6.0 17.1 10.4
SCCO 2021-08-31 4.9 6.1 17.3 10.6
SCCO 2021-08-30 4.9 6.2 17.5 10.6
SCCO 2021-08-27 4.9 6.2 17.4 10.6

SCCO Growth Metrics

  • The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 39.73%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 178.64%.
  • The 2 year price growth rate now stands at -37.5%.
Over the past 33 months, SCCO's revenue has gone up $2,643,000,000.

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
2021-06-30 9,909.3 3,733.2 2,792.6
2021-03-31 8,797.7 3,091 2,119.4
2020-12-31 7,984.9 2,783.6 1,570.4
2020-09-30 7,488.8 2,229.3 1,285.9
2020-06-30 7,219.2 2,021 1,169.5
2020-03-31 7,251.8 2,015.8 1,312.4

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 94.16% of graded US stocks.
  • SCCO's asset turnover comes in at 0.582 -- ranking 8th of 43 Non-Metallic and Industrial Metal Mining stocks.
  • SMTS, TRQ, and FCX 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
2021-06-30 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
2020-03-31 0.450 0.487 0.127

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SCCO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $66.21 52-week high $83.29
Prev. close $62.99 52-week low $47.64
Day low $63.05 Volume 2,403,400
Day high $66.90 Avg. volume 1,220,350
50-day MA $60.91 Dividend yield 5.44%
200-day MA $67.54 Market Cap 51.19B

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.

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SCCO Price Returns

1-mo 13.16%
3-mo 8.19%
6-mo -6.02%
1-year 43.80%
3-year 95.59%
5-year 183.72%
YTD 4.90%
2020 58.79%
2019 44.61%
2018 -33.11%
2017 50.79%
2016 23.11%

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