Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO): Price and Financial Metrics

Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO): $65.59

1.45 (+2.26%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where SCCO ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 93.2% of US stocks.
  • SCCO's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 52 weeks.
  • SCCO ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 11th percentile.

SCCO Stock Summary

  • SCCO has a higher market value than 94.63% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $50,706,400,434.
  • Of note is the ratio of Southern Copper Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 5.63% 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 88.01% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SCCO, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are KMI, OXY, TRP, MPLX, and WELL.
  • SCCO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Southern Copper Corp's official 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

  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 635.87%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -5.64%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 9.52%.
Over the past 30 months, SCCO's revenue has gone up $2,812,600,000.

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
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 93.2% of graded US stocks.
  • SCCO's asset turnover comes in at 0.582 -- ranking 8th of 42 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 $65.59 52-week high $83.29
Prev. close $64.14 52-week low $49.90
Day low $63.84 Volume 829,200
Day high $65.91 Avg. volume 1,214,369
50-day MA $60.80 Dividend yield 5.49%
200-day MA $67.44 Market Cap 50.71B

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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Latest SCCO News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Southern Copper Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate SCCO as an investment opportunity.

Why Earnings Season Could Be Great for Southern Copper (SCCO)

Southern Copper (SCCO) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP heading into earnings season.

Yahoo | October 22, 2021

Southern Copper (SCCO) to Post Q3 Earnings: What to Expect?

Southern Copper's (SCCO) third-quarter 2021 results are likely to reflect decline in production due to lower grades at Peruvian operations.

Yahoo | October 21, 2021

Altman Advisors Inc. Takes $1.16 Million Position in Southern Copper Co. (NYSE:SCCO)

Altman Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in Southern Copper Co. (NYSE:SCCO) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 17,736 shares of the basic materials company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,157,000. Other institutional investors and hedge funds […]

Transcript Daily | October 20, 2021

Southern Copper Corp. Has Some Shine

On Monday we gave a nod to Freeport-McMoRan , and a Real Money subscriber wanted to know the potential for Southern Copper Corp. to rally. Let's check out the charts. In this daily bar chart of SCCO, below, we can see that prices corrected lower from May to September.

Yahoo | October 19, 2021

Southern Copper (SCCO) to Report Q3 Results: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth

Southern Copper (SCCO) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | October 18, 2021

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SCCO Price Returns

1-mo 13.18%
3-mo 2.01%
6-mo -6.82%
1-year 33.56%
3-year 98.32%
5-year 173.48%
YTD 3.92%
2020 58.79%
2019 44.61%
2018 -33.11%
2017 50.79%
2016 23.11%

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