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Southern Copper Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.47 (+0.79 %)
(As of 11/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $59.98
50-Day Range
MA: $52.17
52-Week Range
Now: $59.98
Volume678,265 shs
Average Volume863,445 shs
Market Capitalization$46.37 billion
P/E Ratio39.46
Dividend Yield3.36%
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 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. The company has interests in 37,622 hectares of exploration concessions in Peru; 147,974 hectares of exploration concessions in Mexico; 63,453 hectares of exploration concessions in Argentina; 42,615 hectares of exploration concessions in Chile; and 7,298 hectares of exploration concessions in Ecuador. Southern Copper Corporation was founded in 1952 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona. Southern Copper Corporation is a subsidiary of Americas Mining Corporation.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.8Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.12 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Metal mining
Sub-IndustryDiversified Metals & Mining



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.29 billion
Cash Flow$3.65 per share
Book Value$8.87 per share


Net Income$1.49 billion


Market Cap$46.37 billion
Next Earnings Date2/23/2021 (Estimated)
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Southern Copper (NYSE:SCCO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Southern Copper's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Southern Copper's stock was trading at $31.53 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SCCO stock has increased by 90.2% and is now trading at $59.98.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Southern Copper?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southern Copper in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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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 short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Southern Copper wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks 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 Tuesday, February 23rd 2021.
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How were Southern Copper's earnings last quarter?

Southern Copper Co. (NYSE:SCCO) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 28th. The basic materials company reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.07. The basic materials company earned $1.79 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.22 billion. Southern Copper had a net margin of 16.20% and a return on equity of 17.10%.
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How often does Southern Copper pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Southern Copper?

Southern Copper declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 22nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 11th will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share on Tuesday, November 24th. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.33%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 9th. This is an increase from Southern Copper's previous quarterly dividend of $0.40.
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What price target have analysts set for SCCO?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Southern Copper's stock. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $45.00. On average, they expect Southern Copper's stock price to reach $36.83 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 38.6%.
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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).

Who are Southern Copper's key executives?

Southern Copper's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Oscar González Rocha, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 82, Pay $1.64M)
  • Mr. Raul Jacob Ruisanchez, VP of Fin., Treasurer & CFO (Age 62, Pay $343.32k)
  • Ms. Lina A. Vingerhoets Vilca, Comptroller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 59, Pay $212.1k)
  • Mr. Edgard Corrales Aguilar, VP of Exploration (Age 64, Pay $334.02k)
  • Mr. Julián Jorge Lazalde Psihas, Sec. (Age 52, Pay $303.2k)
  • Mr. Victor Pedraglio, Mang. of Financial Planning & Investor Relations
  • Mr. Andres Carlos Ferrero Ghislieri, Gen. Counsel & Assistant Sec. (Age 51)

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (0.71%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.55%), State Street Corp (0.49%), Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership (0.27%), Ashmore Group plc (0.20%) and Neuberger Berman Group LLC (0.18%). Company insiders that own Southern Copper stock include Bonilla Luis Miguel Palomino, German Larrea Mota Velasco, Perez Alfredo Casar and Sanchez Mejorada Enri Castillo.
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Which major investors are selling Southern Copper stock?

SCCO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., State Street Corp, Fisher Asset Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Ashmore Group plc, Natixis, Wells Fargo & Company MN, and Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.. Company insiders that have sold Southern Copper company stock in the last year include Bonilla Luis Miguel Palomino, German Larrea Mota Velasco, and Perez Alfredo Casar.
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Which major investors are buying Southern Copper stock?

SCCO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC.
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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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Southern Copper's stock price today?

One share of SCCO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $59.98.

How big of a company is Southern Copper?

Southern Copper has a market capitalization of $46.37 billion and generates $7.29 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $1.49 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.92 on an earnings per share basis. Southern Copper employs 14,301 workers across the globe.

What is Southern Copper's official website?

The official website for Southern Copper is 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]

This page was last updated on 11/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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