Southern Copper Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.32 (-0.49 %)
(As of 08/2/2021 11:43 AM ET)
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Volume24,244 shs
Average Volume1.31 million shs
Market Capitalization$50.50 billion
P/E Ratio18.09
Dividend Yield4.27%
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About Southern Copper

Southern Copper Corporation engages in mining, exploring, smelting, and refining copper and other minerals in Peru, Mexico, Argentina, Ecuador, and Chile. 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 in Mexico. The company also operates Buenavista, an open-pit copper mine, as well as two copper concentrators and two operating 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. The company has interests in 59,252 hectares of exploration concessions in Peru; 503,104 hectares of exploration concessions in Mexico; 229,312 hectares of exploration concessions in Argentina; 27,353 hectares of exploration concessions in Chile; and 7,299 hectares of exploration concessions in Ecuador. Southern Copper Corporation was incorporated in 1952 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona. Southern Copper Corporation is a subsidiary of Americas Mining Corporation.


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Overall MarketRank

2.22 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

85th out of 918 stocks

Metal Mining Industry

7th out of 95 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.8Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Southern Copper (NYSE:SCCO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Southern Copper a buy right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southern Copper in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 3 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Southern Copper stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in SCCO, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Southern Copper?

Wall Street analysts have given Southern Copper a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Southern Copper wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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When is Southern Copper's next earnings date?

Southern Copper is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October 25th 2021.
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How were Southern Copper's earnings last quarter?

Southern Copper Co. (NYSE:SCCO) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July, 26th. The basic materials company reported $1.21 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.15 by $0.06. Southern Copper had a net margin of 28.18% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 37.37%.
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How has Southern Copper's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Southern Copper's stock was trading at $31.53 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SCCO stock has increased by 108.0% and is now trading at $65.57.
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How often does Southern Copper pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Southern Copper?

Southern Copper announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 26th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.90 per share on Thursday, August 26th. This represents a $3.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 11th. This is a positive change from Southern Copper's previous quarterly dividend of $0.70.
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Is Southern Copper a good dividend stock?

Southern Copper pays an annual dividend of $2.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.27%. SCCO has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Southern Copper does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Southern Copper is 137.93%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, Southern Copper will have a dividend payout ratio of 57.85% next year. This indicates that Southern Copper will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for SCCO?

5 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Southern Copper's stock. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $70.00. On average, they anticipate Southern Copper's stock price to reach $59.30 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.6%.
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Who are Southern Copper's key executives?

Southern Copper's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Oscar Gonzalez Rocha, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 83, Pay $1.4M)
  • Mr. Raul Jacob Ruisanchez, VP of Fin., Treasurer & CFO (Age 63, Pay $341.53k)
  • Ms. Lina A. Vingerhoets Vilca, Comptroller (Age 60, Pay $212.28k)
  • Mr. Edgard Corrales Aguilar, VP of Exploration (Age 65, Pay $332.41k)
  • Mr. Julián Jorge Lazalde Psihas, Sec. (Age 53, Pay $262.8k)
  • Mr. Victor Pedraglio, Mang. of Financial Planning & Investor Relations
  • Mr. Andres Carlos Ferrero Ghislieri, Gen. Counsel & Assistant Sec. (Age 52)

Who are some of Southern Copper's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Southern Copper own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Southern Copper investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), B2Gold (BTG), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Applied Materials (AMAT), Intel (INTC), Newmont (NEM), Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (BVN), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and General Electric (GE).

What is Southern Copper's stock symbol?

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

Who are Southern Copper's major shareholders?

Southern Copper's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.49%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.01%), Chartwell Investment Partners LLC (0.01%), Capital CS Group LLC (0.01%), Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank (0.00%) and Asio Capital LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Southern Copper stock include Andreve Vicente Ariztegui, Bonilla Luis Miguel Palomino, German Larrea Mota Velasco, Perez Alfredo Casar and Sanchez Mejorada Enri Castillo.
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Which institutional investors are selling Southern Copper stock?

SCCO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, GWM Advisors LLC, Calamos Wealth Management LLC, Marshall Financial Group LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Mcmillion Capital Management Inc., Great Valley Advisor Group Inc., and Whittier Trust Co.. Company insiders that have sold Southern Copper company stock in the last year include Andreve Vicente Ariztegui, Bonilla Luis Miguel Palomino, and German Larrea Mota Velasco.
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Which institutional investors are buying Southern Copper stock?

SCCO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Capital CS Group LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Cutler Group LP, Wedbush Securities Inc., Veriti Management LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., and Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank .
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Southern Copper's stock price today?

One share of SCCO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $65.57.

How much money does Southern Copper make?

Southern Copper has a market capitalization of $50.69 billion and generates $7.98 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $1.57 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.03 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Southern Copper have?

Southern Copper employs 13,777 workers across the globe.

What is Southern Copper's official website?

The official website for Southern Copper is www.southerncoppercorp.com.

Where are Southern Copper's headquarters?

Southern Copper is headquartered at 1440 EAST MISSOURI AVENUE SUITE 160, PHOENIX AZ, 85014.

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]

This page was last updated on 8/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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