Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO): Price and Financial Metrics

Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO): $61.18

0.13 (+0.21%)

POWR Rating

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  • SCCO scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 96.82% of US stocks.
  • SCCO's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • SCCO's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 35.2% of US stocks).

SCCO Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $59,087,029,398, Southern Copper Corp has a greater market value than 95.39% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Southern Copper Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 4.96% 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 87.5% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Southern Copper Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be TRP, KMI, AEP, EXC, and SRE.
  • 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

    Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 9.52%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 178.64%.
  • The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 105.36%.
Over the past 52 months, SCCO's revenue has gone up $4,744,900,000.

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
2021-12-31 10,934.1 4,292.4 3,397.1
2021-09-30 10,461.1 4,160.3 3,154.2
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

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 94.88% of graded US stocks.
  • SCCO's asset turnover comes in at 0.598 -- ranking 8th of 42 Non-Metallic and Industrial Metal Mining stocks.
  • TRQ, HL, and SND 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
2021-09-30 0.598 0.627 0.268
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

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SCCO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $61.18 52-week high $79.32
Prev. close $61.05 52-week low $53.36
Day low $60.02 Volume 846,713
Day high $61.52 Avg. volume 1,238,229
50-day MA $67.49 Dividend yield 8.19%
200-day MA $64.02 Market Cap 47.30B

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 0.86%
3-mo -9.00%
6-mo 10.11%
1-year -2.63%
3-year 110.98%
5-year 115.75%
YTD 2.98%
2021 -0.62%
2020 58.79%
2019 44.61%
2018 -33.11%
2017 50.79%

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