Southern Copper Corp Company Profile (NYSE:SCCO)

About Southern Copper Corp (NYSE:SCCO)

Southern Copper Corp logoSouthern Copper Corporation is an integrated copper producer. It produces copper and, in the production process, obtains several by-products, including molybdenum, silver, zinc, sulfuric acid and other metals. Its segments include the Peruvian operations, the Mexican open-pit operations and the Mexican underground mining operations segment identified as the IMMSA unit. The Peruvian operations segment includes the Toquepala and Cuajone mine complexes, and the smelting and refining plants, including a metals plant industrial railroad and port facilities that service both mines. The Mexican open-pit operations segment includes the La Caridad and Buenavista mine complexes, and the smelting and refining plants, including a metals plant and a copper rod plant, and support facilities that service both mines. As of December 31, 2016, the Mexican underground mining operations segment included five underground mines that produce zinc, copper, silver and gold, a coal mine and a zinc refinery.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Copper
  • Sub-Industry: Diversified Metals & Mining
  • Symbol: NYSE:SCCO
  • CUSIP: 84265V10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $26.98 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 773,016,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $34.98
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $35.03
  • 52 Week Range: $24.90 - $39.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 29.73
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.72
  • P/E Growth: 0.93
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $5.72 billion
  • Price / Sales: 4.72
  • Book Value: $7.87 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.43
  • Annual Dividend: $0.32
  • Dividend Yield: 1.4%
  • EBIDTA: $2.46 billion
  • Net Margins: 12.71%
  • Return on Equity: 12.08%
  • Return on Assets: 5.19%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.04%
  • Current Ratio: 2.73%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.69%
  • Average Volume: 922,697 shs.
  • Beta: 0.65
  • Short Ratio: 7.23

Frequently Asked Questions for Southern Copper Corp (NYSE:SCCO)

What is Southern Copper Corp's stock symbol?

Southern Copper Corp trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SCCO."

How often does Southern Copper Corp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Southern Copper Corp?

Southern Copper Corp declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 27th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Wednesday, May 31st. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.38%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, May 15th. View Southern Copper Corp's Dividend History.

How were Southern Copper Corp's earnings last quarter?

Southern Copper Corp (NYSE:SCCO) released its earnings results on Monday, July, 25th. The company reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.03. The business earned $1.34 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.34 billion. Southern Copper Corp had a return on equity of 12.08% and a net margin of 12.71%. View Southern Copper Corp's Earnings History.

When will Southern Copper Corp make its next earnings announcement?

Southern Copper Corp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July, 24th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Southern Copper Corp.

Where is Southern Copper Corp's stock going? Where will Southern Copper Corp's stock price be in 2017?

8 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Southern Copper Corp's stock. Their predictions range from $23.00 to $43.00. On average, they expect Southern Copper Corp's stock price to reach $31.58 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Southern Copper Corp.

What are analysts saying about Southern Copper Corp stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Southern Copper Corp stock:

  • 1. FBR & Co analysts commented, "With this report, we are updating our estimates for Southern Copper to incorporate additional information from the company's release of its 10-K earlier this month. After completing its $3.5 billion investment program in Mexico, the company is now eyeing its next stage of organic growth with the goal of raising copper production to 1.5 million Mt in 2023 from 0.9 million Mt in 2016. Growth projects include completions of existing growth initiatives (Toquepala, Pilares, and El Pilar), as well as the commencement of new large-scale projects (Tia Maria, El Arco, Los Chancas, and Buenavista Zinc). This growth pipeline anticipates meaningful capex spending in 2018 for Tia Maria ($431 million of $1.6 billion in 2018) and production from this project in 2020 and thereafter. We are positive on Southern Copper's long-term organic development prospects and maintain our rating of Outperform. The positive cost and sustaining capital guidance versus our estimates lead to an increase in our price target to $43, from $41." (3/14/2017)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Southern Copper Corporation is a mining metallurgical company, producer of copper and valuable by-products. " (2/14/2017)

Who are some of Southern Copper Corp's key competitors?

Who owns Southern Copper Corp stock?

Southern Copper Corp's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (1.01%), State Street Corp (0.44%), Manning & Napier Advisors LLC (0.21%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.19%), Axiom International Investors LLC DE (0.18%) and Capital Growth Management LP (0.16%). Company insiders that own Southern Copper Corp stock include Bonilla Luis Miguel Palomino and German Larrea Mota Velasco. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Southern Copper Corp.

Who sold Southern Copper Corp stock? Who is selling Southern Copper Corp stock?

Southern Copper Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Teachers Advisors LLC, Morgan Stanley, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Cipher Capital LP, AGF Investments Inc., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Bank of Montreal Can and Jennison Associates LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Southern Copper Corp.

Who bought Southern Copper Corp stock? Who is buying Southern Copper Corp stock?

Southern Copper Corp's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Manning & Napier Advisors LLC, Capital Growth Management LP, Prudential Financial Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Karp Capital Management Corp, Airain ltd and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Southern Copper Corp.

How do I buy Southern Copper Corp stock?

Shares of Southern Copper Corp can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Southern Copper Corp stock cost?

One share of Southern Copper Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.90.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Southern Copper Corp (NYSE:SCCO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 3 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.88)
Consensus Price Target: $31.58 (9.50% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Southern Copper Corp (NYSE:SCCO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/11/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
3/14/2017FBR & CoBoost Price TargetOutperform -> Outperform$41.00 -> $43.00LowView Rating Details
2/9/2017Barclays PLCDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underweight$32.00 -> $33.00N/AView Rating Details
2/5/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSell$23.00N/AView Rating Details
12/13/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight -> UnderweightN/AView Rating Details
12/7/2016Credit Suisse Group AGUpgradeUnderperform -> Neutral$32.00N/AView Rating Details
8/26/2016HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeHold -> Buy$26.01 -> $31.50N/AView Rating Details
6/9/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncInitiated CoverageNeutral$27.00N/AView Rating Details
5/4/2016Citigroup IncDowngradeNeutral -> SellN/AView Rating Details
3/24/2016Bank of America CorpUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
3/23/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price Target$25.00 -> $25.50N/AView Rating Details
3/23/2016BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$30.00N/AView Rating Details
2/17/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$29.00 -> $28.00N/AView Rating Details
12/8/2015SantanderDowngradeBuy -> Hold$30.00N/AView Rating Details
9/29/2015ScotiabankDowngradeSector Perform$39.00 -> $35.00N/AView Rating Details
9/29/2015Howard WeilLower Price TargetOutperform -> Sector Perform$39.00 -> $35.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Southern Copper Corp (NYSE:SCCO)
Earnings by Quarter for Southern Copper Corp (NYSE:SCCO)
Earnings History by Quarter for Southern Copper Corp (NYSE:SCCO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/25/2016Q2$0.26$0.29$1.34 billion$1.34 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2016Q4$0.19$0.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q3$0.23$0.12$1.28 billion$1.13 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2015Q2$0.36$0.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2015Q1$0.29$0.35$1.33 billion$1.27 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2015$0.38$0.46$1.48 billion$1.47 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/11/2014$0.45$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2014$0.45$0.39$1.53 billion$1.48 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/15/2014$0.44$0.40$1.40 billion$1.49 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2014$0.41$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/20/2014$0.44$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014$0.42$0.39$1.35 billion$1.35 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q4 2012$0.62$0.63$1.65 billion$1.65 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$0.61$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2012$0.68$0.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Southern Copper Corp (NYSE:SCCO)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.55$0.55$0.55
Q2 20171$0.56$0.56$0.56
Q3 20171$0.61$0.61$0.61
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Southern Copper Corp (NYSE:SCCO)
Next Dividend:5/31/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.32
Dividend Yield:0.92%
Dividend Growth:-35.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:36.78% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
18.82% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
16.24% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Southern Copper Corp (NYSE:SCCO)

Dividend History by Quarter for Southern Copper Corp (NYSE:SCCO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Southern Copper Corp (NYSE:SCCO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.39%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 5.13%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Southern Copper Corp (NYSE:SCCO)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Southern Copper Corp (NYSE:SCCO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Southern Copper Corp (NYSE:SCCO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/1/2016Bonilla Luis Miguel PalominoDirectorSell600$33.15$19,890.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2015German Larrea Mota VelascoChairmanBuy334,000$27.14$9,064,760.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2015German Larrea Mota VelascoChairmanBuy54,000$26.86$1,450,440.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2015German Larrea Mota VelascoChairmanBuy112,000$26.17$2,931,040.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015German Larrea Mota VelascoChairmanBuy30,000$26.64$799,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2015German Larrea Mota VelascoChairmanBuy90,000$26.79$2,411,100.00View SEC Filing  
9/29/2015German Larrea Mota VelascoChairmanBuy122,600$25.87$3,171,662.00View SEC Filing  
9/28/2015German Larrea Mota VelascoChairmanBuy27,400$25.75$705,550.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2015German Larrea Mota VelascoChairmanBuy50,000$24.10$1,205,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015German Larrea Mota VelascoChairmanBuy250,000$25.07$6,267,500.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2014German Larrea Mota VelascoChairmanBuy200,000$28.29$5,658,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2014German Larrea Mota VelascoChairmanBuy350,000$28.51$9,978,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2014German Larrea Mota VelascoChairmanBuy50,000$31.53$1,576,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2014German Larrea Mota VelascoChairmanBuy100,000$31.89$3,189,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2014German Larrea Mota VelascoChairmanBuy50,000$32.56$1,628,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2014German Larrea Mota VelascoChairmanBuy155,000$32.46$5,031,300.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2014German Larrea Mota VelascoChairmanBuy45,000$32.49$1,462,050.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2014German Larrea Mota VelascoChairmanBuy100,000$31.36$3,136,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/8/2014Morales Luis CastelazoDirectorSell1,000$33.80$33,800.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2014German Larrea Mota VelascoChairmanBuy2,593$27.12$70,322.16View SEC Filing  
5/7/2013Bonilla Luis Miguel PalominoDirectorSell1,200$33.10$39,720.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Southern Copper Corp (NYSE:SCCO)
Latest Headlines for Southern Copper Corp (NYSE:SCCO)
DateHeadline logoWhy Freeport and Teck Resources Reported Lower Profits in 1Q17 - May 24 at 9:35 AM logoHow Are Freeport’s Cash Flows Looking amid the Current Turmoil? - May 24 at 9:35 AM logoSouthern Copper Corp (SCCO) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - May 23 at 8:23 PM logoCopper’s Outlook: Understanding the 2017 Deficit Story - May 23 at 9:28 AM logoHow to Read the Projected Copper Deficit Theme - May 23 at 9:28 AM logoSouthern Copper Corp. : SCCO-US: Dividend Analysis : May 17th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 12:38 PM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Tahoe Resources, Southern Copper and Viper Energy Partners - Nasdaq - May 12 at 3:22 PM logoSouthern Copper Corporation (SCCO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 15, 2017 - Nasdaq - May 12 at 3:22 PM logoSouthern Copper Corp (SCCO) Plans $0.12 Dividend - May 10 at 3:24 PM logoEdited Transcript of SCCO earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-17 3:00pm GMT - May 6 at 7:29 PM logoSouthern Copper profit jumps 70% on higher metals prices - May 5 at 8:02 PM logoShares of SCCO Now Oversold - Nasdaq - May 4 at 8:00 PM logoToday's Research Reports on Freeport-McMoRan and Southern Copper as Copper Prices Slide on Demand Concerns - May 4 at 9:16 AM logoSouthern Copper Corp (SCCO) Earns News Impact Score of 0.31 - May 3 at 10:52 PM logoSouthern Copper profit rises 70 percent - May 3 at 7:12 PM logoSouthern Copper Corp (SCCO) Getting Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows - April 30 at 5:45 PM logoSouthern Copper Corp (SCCO) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday - April 29 at 7:24 AM logoSouthern Copper Corp (SCCO) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - April 29 at 1:14 AM logoMining Stocks to Watch for Q1 Earnings on May 1: SCCO, HCLP - April 28 at 3:55 PM logoShould You Sell Southern Copper (SCCO) Before Earnings? - April 27 at 8:08 PM logoSouthern Copper Corp (SCCO) Earns News Sentiment Score of -0.12 - April 23 at 11:00 AM logoThe Commodities Conundrum: Why the Cycle May Be Turning - April 19 at 9:24 AM logoSouthern Copper Corp (SCCO) Receives Media Impact Score of 0.31 - April 18 at 8:31 PM logoSouthern Copper Corp (SCCO) Earns Hold Rating from Cowen and Company - April 17 at 9:52 AM logoSouthern Copper Corp (SCCO) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds - April 14 at 10:22 PM logoSouthern Copper Corp's (SCCO) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Cowen and Company - April 14 at 3:34 PM logoCopper Prices Could Rise As Another Major Copper Mine Goes On Strike - April 14 at 11:58 AM logoMexico Generadora de Energia S. de R.L. -- Moody's Affirms Mexico Generadora's Baa2 Rating; Outlook Changed to Stable - April 11 at 7:29 PM logoSouthern Copper says Peru operations normal, refuting strikers' claims - April 10 at 7:13 PM logoStrike affects up to 80 pct of Southern Copper's output in Peru - union - April 10 at 7:13 PM logoSouthern Copper says Peru operations normal despite strike - April 10 at 7:13 PM logoSouthern Copper Corporation (SCCO) - March 31 at 1:00 AM logoGrupo Minero Mexico, S.A. de C.V. -- Moody's affirms Southern Copper's Baa2 ratings; outlook changed to stable - March 29 at 10:03 PM logoWhy UBS Is Bullish On Copper - March 23 at 12:39 AM logoCopper Explores The Bottom End Of Its Trading Range - March 15 at 12:12 AM logoWhat a Complete Shutdown at Grasberg Could Mean for Freeport - February 27 at 9:21 AM logoWhy Earnings Season Could Be Great for Southern Copper (SCCO) - Yahoo Finance - February 24 at 5:26 AM logoWhy Earnings Season Could Be Great for Southern Copper (SCCO) - February 23 at 7:50 PM logoTrump triple play for stocks: Dow, S&P, Nasdaq hit record highs again via boosts from tax talk, China, Japan - February 19 at 6:39 PM logoSouthern Copper Corporation (SCCO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 10 ... - February 11 at 12:18 AM logoWhy Southern Copper Corp Stock Rocketed 18% in January - Motley Fool - February 9 at 2:34 AM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Kennametal, Donaldson and Southern Copper - February 8 at 11:51 AM logoWhy Southern Copper Corp Stock Rocketed 18% in January - February 7 at 2:13 PM logoSouthern Copper Corp. :SCCO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 6, 2017 - February 6 at 7:48 PM logoSouthern Copper Corporation's (SCCO) CEO Raul Jacob on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - February 4 at 12:19 AM logoEdited Transcript of SCCO earnings conference call or presentation 2-Feb-17 5:00pm GMT - February 3 at 3:40 AM logo7:37 am Southern Copper reports Q4 EPS and revs below consensus - February 2 at 12:39 AM



Southern Copper Corp (SCCO) Chart for Thursday, May, 25, 2017

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