Southern Copper Corp. (SCCO): Price and Financial Metrics

Southern Copper Corp. (SCCO): $71.67

1.20 (+1.70%)

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SCCO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $71.67 52-week high $82.05
Prev. close $70.47 52-week low $42.42
Day low $70.33 Volume 142,142
Day high $71.75 Avg. volume 1,318,137
50-day MA $74.13 Dividend yield 5.82%
200-day MA $63.77 Market Cap 55.41B

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  • Quality is the dimension where SCCO ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.96% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SCCO is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • SCCO's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 9.94% of US stocks).

SCCO Stock Summary

  • SOUTHERN COPPER CORP's market capitalization of $50,274,801,535 is ahead of 95.75% of US-listed equities.
  • Of note is the ratio of SOUTHERN COPPER CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 4.79% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For SCCO, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 87.74% of US equities we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to SOUTHERN COPPER CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be SRE, O, ET, D, and BCE.
  • 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 20.6; this is 59.69% higher than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, SCCO's price/sales ratio has gone up 3.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SCCO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SCCO 2023-05-17 5.4 6.8 20.6 13.2
SCCO 2023-05-16 5.3 6.6 20.1 13.0
SCCO 2023-05-15 5.5 6.9 21.0 13.4
SCCO 2023-05-12 5.3 6.6 20.1 13.0
SCCO 2023-05-11 5.3 6.6 20.1 13.0
SCCO 2023-05-10 5.7 7.1 21.6 13.8

SCCO Growth Metrics

    The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 134.04%.
  • The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 25.58%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 61.27%.
Over the past 52 months, SCCO's revenue has gone up $2,781,600,000.

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
2022-12-31 10,047.9 2,802.5 2,638.5
2022-09-30 10,051.3 2,948.4 2,568.9
2022-06-30 10,575.3 3,578.9 2,917.5
2022-03-31 11,165.4 4,330.5 3,417.9
2021-12-31 10,934.1 4,292.4 3,397.1
2021-09-30 10,461.1 4,160.3 3,154.2

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

Southern Copper Corp. (SCCO) Company Bio

Southern Copper Corporation is a mining company that was founded in 1952. The current incarnation of Southern Copper can be traced to the 2005 acquisition of Southern Peru Copper Corporation by the Mexican copper producer Minera México. (Source:Wikipedia)

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SCCO Price Returns

1-mo -8.36%
3-mo -3.10%
6-mo 19.73%
1-year 17.77%
3-year 114.86%
5-year 76.16%
YTD 21.85%
2022 4.25%
2021 -0.62%
2020 58.79%
2019 44.61%
2018 -33.11%

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