Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO): Price and Financial Metrics

Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO): $72.54

2.90 (+4.16%)

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  • SCCO scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 93.75% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SCCO is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 198 days.
  • SCCO's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 47.66% of US stocks).

SCCO Stock Summary

  • SCCO has a higher market value than 95.55% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $56,078,734,933.
  • Of note is the ratio of Southern Copper Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 6.24% 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 88.21% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Southern Copper Corp are DOW, PBR, D, CP, and LVS.
  • 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 $72.54 52-week high $83.15
Prev. close $69.64 52-week low $31.38
Day low $71.81 Volume 913,600
Day high $72.90 Avg. volume 1,138,373
50-day MA $72.28 Dividend yield 3.31%
200-day MA $59.93 Market Cap 56.08B

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:
$72.54$446.4 515%

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 85th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 518% on a DCF basis. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for SCCO, they are:

  • In the past 3.98 years, Southern Copper Corp has a compound free cash flow growth rate of 0.84%; that's higher than 93.73% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Basic Materials sector.
  • 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 28.63% of tickers in our DCF set.

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

Want more companies with a valuation profile/forecast similar to that of Southern Copper Corp? See ASIX, KL, DOW, GFI, and HDSN.

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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.

Southern Copper's Q1: Weaker Operational Performance, Better Financial Results

Photo by Funtay/iStock via Getty ImagesSouthern Copper (SCCO) is another copper producer that benefited from high copper prices. Although its production declined in Q1 compared to the previous quarters, high copper prices pushed the revenues and net income to new highs. Southern Copper's copper production declined to 476.8 million lb...

Peter Arendas on Seeking Alpha | May 4, 2021

Southern Copper (SCCO) Q1 Earnings Top Estimates on High Prices

Southern Copper (SCCO) delivers better-than-expected first-quarter earnings on the back of higher metal prices.

Yahoo | April 30, 2021

Southern Copper (NYSE:SCCO) Has Gifted Shareholders With A Fantastic 198% Total Return On Their Investment

When you buy shares in a company, it's worth keeping in mind the possibility that it could fail, and you could lose...

Yahoo | April 30, 2021

7 Copper Stocks Set To Benefit From a Huge $15K Target

Copper stocks could have years of growth ahead thanks to demand from new technologies.

Vince Martin on InvestorPlace | April 27, 2021

7 Hot Stocks to Buy Because of Soaring Sales

These hot stocks all have strong sales and opportunities for continued growth.

Louis Navellier and the InvestorPlace Research Staff on InvestorPlace | April 26, 2021

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SCCO Price Returns

1-mo 1.60%
3-mo 2.37%
6-mo 33.91%
1-year 131.09%
3-year 56.19%
5-year 192.37%
YTD 12.34%
2020 58.79%
2019 44.61%
2018 -33.11%
2017 50.79%
2016 23.11%

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