Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO): Price and Financial Metrics

Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO)

Today's Latest Price: $69.11 USD

1.89 (-2.66%)

Updated Jan 15 7:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 40 in Industrial - Metals

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SCCO Stock Summary

  • SCCO has a higher market value than 95.78% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $54,888,202,099.
  • Of note is the ratio of Southern Copper Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 7.22% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For SCCO, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 88.74% of US equities we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SCCO, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are EXC, AEP, IBN, DUK, and SO.
  • 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 $69.11 52-week high $71.98
Prev. close $71.00 52-week low $23.43
Day low $68.78 Volume 643,000
Day high $70.57 Avg. volume 948,870
50-day MA $61.44 Dividend yield 2.89%
200-day MA $46.22 Market Cap 53.43B

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:
$69.11$349.14 392%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Southern Copper Corp with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Southern Copper Corp ranked in the 80th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 394.17% on a DCF basis. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Southern Copper Corp, consider:

  • As a business, SCCO is generating more cash flow than 89.44% of positive cash flow stocks in the Basic Materials.
  • 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 30.24% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Southern Copper Corp's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 27 -- greater than 89.12% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.

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

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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.

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: BHP, Rio Tinto, Southern Copper, Freeport-McMoRan and KAZ Minerals

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: BHP, Rio Tinto, Southern Copper, Freeport-McMoRan and KAZ Minerals

Yahoo | January 6, 2021

Southern Copper (SCCO) Hits 52-Week High: What's Driving It?

Southern Copper (SCCO) is well-poised to grown on uptrend in copper and silver prices prices, solid expansion projects and benefits of cost-reduction programs.

Yahoo | January 5, 2021

5 Stocks to Watch Out For as Copper Starts 2021 on a Strong Note

With copper prices are gaining on strong demand, we suggest stocks like BHP Group (BHP) Rio Tinto (RIO), Southern Copper (SCCO), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) and Kaz Minerals (KZMYY) to ride on the momentum.

Yahoo | January 5, 2021

5 Copper Stocks With Plenty of Prospects in 2021 and Beyond

With copper gaining on strong demand in China, BHP Group (BHP), Southern Copper (SCCO), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Kaz Minerals (KZMYY) and Coeur Mining (CDE) are poised well to perform well.

Yahoo | December 23, 2020

Southern Copper Approaches Our Target: What to Do Now

Southern Copper Approaches Our Price Target: What to Do Now…SCCO

The Street RealMoney | December 17, 2020

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SCCO Price Returns

1-mo 10.14%
3-mo 45.90%
6-mo 62.67%
1-year 62.96%
3-year 56.19%
5-year 254.57%
YTD 6.13%
2020 58.79%
2019 44.61%
2018 -33.11%
2017 50.79%
2016 23.11%

SCCO Dividends

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