NYSE:SCCO - Southern Copper Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $32.08 +0.09 (+0.28 %) (As of 12/13/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$31.99Today's Range$31.87 - $32.7852-Week Range$31.17 - $58.09Volume701,736 shsAverage Volume1.01 million shsMarket Capitalization$24.85 billionP/E Ratio20.88Dividend Yield4.98%Beta0.69 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Southern Copper Corporation engages in mining, exploring, smelting, and refining copper and other minerals in Peru, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and Ecuador. The company is involved in the mining, milling, and flotation of copper ore to produce copper and molybdenum concentrates; smelting of copper concentrates to produce blister and anode copper; refining of anode copper to produce copper cathodes; production of molybdenum concentrate and sulfuric acid; production of refined silver, gold, and other materials; and mining and processing of zinc and lead. It operates the Toquepala and Cuajone open-pit mines, and a smelter and refinery in Peru; and La Caridad, an open-pit copper mine, as well as a copper ore concentrator, a SX-EW plant, a smelter, refinery, and a rod plant. The company also operates Buenavista, an open-pit copper mine, as well as two copper concentrators and three SX-EW plants in Mexico. In addition, it operates five underground mines that produce zinc, lead, copper, silver, and gold; a coal mine that produces coal and coke; and a zinc refinery. It has interests in 44,182 hectares of exploration concessions in Peru; 148,122 hectares of exploration concessions in Mexico; 64,899 hectares of exploration concessions in Argentina; 36,387 hectares of exploration concessions in Chile; and 7,298 hectares of exploration concessions in Ecuador. The company was founded in 1952 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona. Southern Copper Corporation is a subsidiary of Americas Mining Corporation. Receive SCCO News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for SCCO and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Metal mining Sub-IndustryDiversified Metals & Mining SectorBasic Materials Current SymbolNYSE:SCCO Previous Symbol CUSIP84265V10 Webwww.southerncoppercorp.com Phone602-264-1375 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.90 Current Ratio2.71 Quick Ratio1.88 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio20.88 Forward P/E Ratio15.20 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$6.65 billion Price / Sales3.73 Cash Flow$1.8114 per share Price / Cash Flow17.71 Book Value$7.95 per share Price / Book4.04 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$728.50 million Net Margins13.24% Return on Equity14.97% Return on Assets6.86% Miscellaneous Employees13,140 Outstanding Shares773,040,000Market Cap$24.85 billion OptionableOptionable Southern Copper (NYSE:SCCO) Frequently Asked Questions What is Southern Copper's stock symbol? Southern Copper trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SCCO." How often does Southern Copper pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Southern Copper? Southern Copper announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 23rd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Wednesday, November 21st. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.99%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 6th. View Southern Copper's Dividend History. How were Southern Copper's earnings last quarter? Southern Copper Corp (NYSE:SCCO) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 24th. The basic materials company reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.02. The basic materials company earned $1.72 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.80 billion. Southern Copper had a net margin of 13.24% and a return on equity of 14.97%. View Southern Copper's Earnings History. When is Southern Copper's next earnings date? Southern Copper is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Southern Copper. What price target have analysts set for SCCO? 10 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Southern Copper's stock. Their forecasts range from $32.12 to $53.00. On average, they anticipate Southern Copper's share price to reach $40.9578 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 27.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Southern Copper. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Southern Copper? 10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southern Copper in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Southern Copper. Has Southern Copper been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about SCCO stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Southern Copper earned a news sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Southern Copper's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Southern Copper include BHP Billiton (BHP), Vale (VALE), Rio Tinto (RIO), GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (GDR) (NILSY), Anglo American (NGLOY), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), SOUTH32 Ltd/S (SOUHY), FORTESCUE METAL/S (FSUGY), First Quantum Minerals (FQVLF), Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (BVN), Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ), Lundin Mining (LUNMF), VEDA RESO/PAR VTG FPD 0.1 (VDNRF), Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF) and EXXARO RESOURCE/S (EXXAY). Who are Southern Copper's key executives? Southern Copper's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Oscar González Rocha, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 79)Mr. Edgard Corrales Aguilar, VP of Exploration (Age 62)Mr. Julián Jorge Lazalde Psihas, Sec. (Age 50)Mr. Germán Larrea Mota-Velasco, Chairman (Age 65)Mr. Raul Jacob Ruisanchez, VP of Fin., Treasurer & CFO (Age 60) Who are Southern Copper's major shareholders? Southern Copper's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (0.81%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.59%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.47%), Deutsche Bank AG (0.21%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (0.15%) and Capital Growth Management LP (0.12%). Company insiders that own Southern Copper stock include Bonilla Luis Miguel Palomino, German Larrea Mota Velasco and Quintanilla Daniel Muniz. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Southern Copper. Which institutional investors are selling Southern Copper stock? SCCO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Unigestion Holding SA, First Trust Advisors LP, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Bailard Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC and Jennison Associates LLC. Company insiders that have sold Southern Copper company stock in the last year include Bonilla Luis Miguel Palomino and Quintanilla Daniel Muniz. View Insider Buying and Selling for Southern Copper. Which institutional investors are buying Southern Copper stock? SCCO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Marshall Wace LLP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Southern Copper. How do I buy shares of Southern Copper? Shares of SCCO can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Southern Copper's stock price today? One share of SCCO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.08. How big of a company is Southern Copper? Southern Copper has a market capitalization of $24.85 billion and generates $6.65 billion in revenue each year. Southern Copper employs 13,140 workers across the globe. What is Southern Copper's official website? The official website for Southern Copper is http://www.southerncoppercorp.com. How can I contact Southern Copper? Southern Copper's mailing address is 1440 EAST MISSOURI AVENUE SUITE 160, PHOENIX AZ, 85014. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 602-264-1375 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Southern Copper (NYSE SCCO)Community Ranking: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 314 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 424 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 738MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Southern Copper and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SCCO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SCCO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 12/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the float in trading stocks?