Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO): Price and Financial Metrics

Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO): $65.64

-2.07 (-3.06%)

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  • Quality is the dimension where SCCO ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 93.64% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SCCO is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 31 weeks.
  • SCCO ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 46th percentile.

SCCO Stock Summary

  • Southern Copper Corp's market capitalization of $50,389,437,113 is ahead of 94.92% of US-listed equities.
  • Of note is the ratio of Southern Copper Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 6.08% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For SCCO, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 88% of US equities we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Southern Copper Corp are TRP, KMI, EXC, AEP, and BCE.
  • SCCO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Southern Copper Corp's official web site, go to

SCCO Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, SCCO's price/sales ratio is 217.65% higher, now standing at 5.4.
  • SCCO's price/sales ratio has moved up 4 over the prior 243 months.
  • SCCO's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 6.3 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 2019-05-17 3.8 4.0 18.4 11.5
SCCO 2015-05-14 4.6 4.7 20.4 13.6
SCCO 2013-06-25 3.5 4.5 12.7 8.2
SCCO 2010-03-09 7.2 6.9 28.8 18.2
SCCO 2007-09-10 4.9 7.8 12.6 8.4
SCCO 2004-10-01 3.8 2.9 14.7 8.9

SCCO Growth Metrics

  • 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%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 10.51%.
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

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SCCO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $65.64 52-week high $83.29
Prev. close $67.71 52-week low $42.02
Day low $65.16 Volume 1,712,000
Day high $67.58 Avg. volume 1,312,999
50-day MA $65.29 Dividend yield 4.27%
200-day MA $66.35 Market Cap 50.74B

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:
$65.64$443.91 539%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for SCCO, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Southern Copper Corp ranked in the 85th 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:

  • The compound growth rate in the free cash flow of Southern Copper Corp over the past 3.98 years is 0.84%; that's better than 92.64% of cash flow producing equities in the Basic Materials sector, where it is classified.
  • SCCO's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 31.29% 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 GPL, CTAM, ASIX, GFI, and PAAS.

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Southern Copper (SCCO) Q2 Earnings Beat Estimates, Up Y/Y

Higher metal prices through the quarter aided Southern Copper's (SCCO) second-quarter revenues and earnings. It expects copper production in 2021 to be around 960,000 tons.

Yahoo | July 28, 2021

Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

With us this morning, we have Southern Copper Corporation, Mr. Raul Jacob, Vice President, Finance, Treasurer and CFO, who will discuss the results of the company for the second quarter 2021, as well as answer any questions that you may have. Now, I will pass the call on to Mr. Raul Jacob.

Yahoo | July 27, 2021

Copper Producers Are Paying the Price of Their Covid Cutbacks

(Bloomberg) -- Southern Copper Corp. missed quarterly output expectations as the world’s fifth-largest producer deals with the lingering effects of the pandemic.While producer profits are booming thanks to high prices fueled by the pandemic recovery, their operations are paying the price of Covid-fighting measures. Southern had to process lower quality ore last quarter after undertaking earthworks and maintenance that had been postponed last year in a bid to maintain production with reduced staf

Yahoo | July 26, 2021

Freeport-McMoRan: Copper's Future Outlook Is A Crucial Component

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SCCO Price Returns

1-mo 2.26%
3-mo -4.80%
6-mo -1.94%
1-year 55.60%
3-year 57.54%
5-year 194.67%
YTD 2.59%
2020 58.79%
2019 44.61%
2018 -33.11%
2017 50.79%
2016 23.11%

SCCO Dividends

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