Southern Copper Stock Forecast, Price & News

+4.05 (+5.56 %)
(As of 05/7/2021 05:22 PM ET)
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Volume1.82 million shs
Average Volume1.15 million shs
Market Capitalization$59.43 billion
P/E Ratio46.03
Dividend Yield3.30%
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Metal mining
Sub-IndustryDiversified Metals & Mining
Year FoundedN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.29 billion
Cash Flow$3.19 per share
Book Value$8.87 per share


Net Income$1.49 billion




Market Cap$59.43 billion
Next Earnings Date7/27/2021 (Estimated)


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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.


Overall MarketRank

1.09 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

308th out of 862 stocks

Metal Mining Industry

31st out of 89 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.6Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Southern Copper (NYSE:SCCO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Southern Copper a buy right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southern Copper in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 sell ratings and 2 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "sell" Southern Copper stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Southern Copper?

Wall Street analysts have given Southern Copper a "Sell" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas 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, July 27th 2021.
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How were Southern Copper's earnings last quarter?

Southern Copper Co. (NYSE:SCCO) announced its quarterly earnings data on Saturday, May, 1st. The basic materials company reported $0.99 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.89 by $0.10. Southern Copper had a net margin of 17.17% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 18.67%.
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How has Southern Copper's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Southern Copper's stock was trading at $31.53 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SCCO shares have increased by 144.2% and is now trading at $76.99.
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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 Friday, April 23rd. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, May 11th will be given a dividend of $0.70 per share on Tuesday, May 25th. This represents a $2.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, May 10th. This is a boost from Southern Copper's previous quarterly dividend of $0.60.
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Is Southern Copper a good dividend stock?

Southern Copper pays an annual dividend of $2.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.31%. Southern Copper does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Southern Copper is 125.00%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, Southern Copper will have a dividend payout ratio of 91.60% in the coming year. This indicates that Southern Copper may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for SCCO?

7 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Southern Copper's shares. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $70.00. On average, they expect Southern Copper's share price to reach $49.93 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 35.1%.
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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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.52%), Bank of Nova Scotia (0.06%), Royal London Asset Management Ltd. (0.04%), Standard Life Aberdeen plc (0.04%), Swiss National Bank (0.03%) and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.03%). 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 Fisher Asset Management LLC, Bank of Nova Scotia, Denali Advisors LLC, Los Angeles Capital Management LLC, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Private Advisor Group LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, and Asio Capital LLC. Company insiders that have sold Southern Copper company stock in the last year include Bonilla Luis Miguel Palomino, and German Larrea Mota Velasco.
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Which major investors are buying Southern Copper stock?

SCCO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Great Lakes Advisors LLC, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Centre Asset Management LLC, GWM Advisors LLC, Convergence Investment Partners LLC, and CWM Advisors 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 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 $76.99.

How much money does Southern Copper make?

Southern Copper has a market capitalization of $59.52 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.

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 5/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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