Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO): Price and Financial Metrics

Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO)

Today's Latest Price: $60.20 USD

0.05 (0.08%)

Updated Dec 2 7:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 33 in Industrial - Metals

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SCCO Stock Summary

  • SCCO has a market capitalization of $46,500,357,130 -- more than approximately 95.41% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Southern Copper Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 7.18% 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 88.68% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SCCO, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are EXC, AEP, XEL, SRE, and BCE.
  • SCCO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Southern Copper Corp's official web site, go to

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SCCO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $60.20 52-week high $61.28
Prev. close $60.15 52-week low $23.43
Day low $59.64 Volume 1,181,309
Day high $60.74 Avg. volume 867,896
50-day MA $51.60 Dividend yield 3.33%
200-day MA $41.17 Market Cap 46.54B

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:
$60.20$384.42 548%

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 81th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Southern Copper Corp, consider:

  • 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 27.64% 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 89.28% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Basic Materials), Southern Copper Corp has a reliance on debt greater than just 24.74% of them.

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 ODC, BCC, RS, NEM, and WMS.

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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.

Copper's Hot, Lifting Southern Copper Corp.

Copper prices are going up and the charts of SCCO are bullish, here's how to approach it….SCCO

The Street RealMoney | September 3, 2020

Why Southern Copper (SCCO) Stock Might be a Great Pick

Southern Copper (SCCO) has seen solid earnings estimate revision activity over the past month, and belongs to a strong industry as well.

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Southern Copper Corp (SCCO) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

With us this morning, we have Southern Copper Corporation's Mr. Raul Jacob, Vice President of Finance, Treasurer and CFO, who will discuss the results of the company for the second quarter of 2020 as well as answer any questions that you might have. Thank you very much, Victor.

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Southern Copper's Q2 output slips as copper hit by lower ore grades

Southern Copper ([[SCCO]] -3.0%) slides after reporting Q2 adjusted EBITDA fell 18.3% Y/Y to $770M, as copper production slid 1.3% to 253.1K tons.Q2 net sales fell 1.8% to $1.785B, as sales volumes increased for copper (+11%), molybdenum (+15.4%) and silver (+28.1%), but prices fell sharply for copper (-12.6%), molybdenum (-32.1%)...

Seeking Alpha | July 28, 2020

Copper producer’s all-male board is spotlighted by proxy firm

(July 24): A proxy advisory firm for financial institutions such as hedge funds is taking issue with one of the world’s top copper producers for its lack of gender diversity in the board room. Institutional Shareholder Services is recommending that shareholders withhold their support from the entire board of Southern Copper Corp. at its annual general meeting Friday.

The Edge Markets | July 23, 2020

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SCCO Price Returns

1-mo 12.07%
3-mo 30.37%
6-mo 57.34%
1-year 68.58%
3-year 57.56%
5-year 156.98%
YTD 46.79%
2019 44.61%
2018 -33.11%
2017 50.79%
2016 23.11%
2015 -6.31%

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