Southern Copper Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.63 (-1.07 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume1.53 million shs
Average Volume1.23 million shs
Market Capitalization$45.23 billion
P/E Ratio16.21
Dividend Yield6.09%
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About Southern Copper

Southern Copper Corp. engages in the development, production, and exploration of copper, molybdenum, zinc, and silver. It operates through the following segments: Peruvian Operations; Mexican Open-Pit Operations; and Mexican Underground Mining Operations. The Peruvian Operations segment focuses on the Toquepala and Cuajone mine complexes and the smelting and refining plants, industrial railroad, and port facilities that service both mines. The Mexican Open-Pit Operations segment comprises La Caridad and Buenavista mine complexes, the smelting, and refining plants and support facilities, which service both mines. The Mexican Underground Mining Operations segment involves in the operation of five underground mines, a coal mine, and several industrial processing facilities. The company was founded on December 12, 1952 and is headquartered in Phoenix, AZ.


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Overall MarketRank

1.90 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

140th out of 225 stocks

Metal Mining Industry

8th out of 21 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.9Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Southern Copper (NYSE:SCCO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Southern Copper a buy right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southern Copper in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating 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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Are investors shorting Southern Copper?

Southern Copper saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 4,940,000 shares, an increase of 14.4% from the July 29th total of 4,320,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,320,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.7 days. Currently, 5.8% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July, 26th. The basic materials company reported $1.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.15 by $0.06. The basic materials company earned $2.90 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.83 billion. 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 price 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 (WHO). Since then, SCCO shares have increased by 85.6% and is now trading at $58.51.
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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 Monday, July 26th. Investors 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.15%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 11th. This is a boost 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 $3.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 6.09%. SCCO has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of Southern Copper is 177.34%. 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 79.82% 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?

4 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Southern Copper's shares. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $70.00. On average, they anticipate Southern Copper's stock price to reach $64.63 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Southern Copper's key executives?

Southern Copper's management team includes the following people:
  • Oscar González Rocha, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Raúl Jacob Ruisánchez, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & VP-Finance
  • Edgard Augusto Corrales Aguilar, Vice President-Exploration
  • Lina Aide Vingerhoets Vilca, Comptroller
  • Castro Vaca, General Auditor

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 BlackRock Inc. (0.84%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.49%), State Street Corp (0.37%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (0.35%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.26%) and Bank of America Corp DE (0.26%). 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 major investors are selling Southern Copper stock?

SCCO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, State Street Corp, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., abrdn plc, Marshall Wace LLP, Marshall Wace LLP, and BlackRock Inc.. 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 major investors are buying Southern Copper stock?

SCCO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Susquehanna International Group LLP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of America Corp DE, Credit Suisse AG, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Amundi, and Citadel 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 $58.51.

How much money does Southern Copper make?

Southern Copper has a market capitalization of $45.23 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 9/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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