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NYSE:SCCO - Southern Copper Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.45 (-1.17 %)
(As of 02/21/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $37.85
50-Day Range
MA: $40.67
52-Week Range
Now: $37.85
Volume512,322 shs
Average Volume727,109 shs
Market Capitalization$29.26 billion
P/E Ratio19.92
Dividend Yield4.18%
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Metal mining
Sub-IndustryDiversified Metals & Mining
SectorBasic Materials



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.10 billion
Cash Flow$2.84 per share
Book Value$8.55 per share


Net Income$1.54 billion


Market Cap$29.26 billion
Next Earnings Date2/25/2020 (Estimated)

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Southern Copper (NYSE:SCCO) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Southern Copper's stock symbol?

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

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

Southern Copper announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 18th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 7th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Thursday, November 21st. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.23%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 6th. View Southern Copper's Dividend History.

How were Southern Copper's earnings last quarter?

Southern Copper Corp (NYSE:SCCO) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 24th. The basic materials company reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.02. The basic materials company earned $1.72 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.80 billion. Southern Copper had a net margin of 20.68% and a return on equity of 21.86%. View Southern Copper's Earnings History.

When is Southern Copper's next earnings date?

Southern Copper is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 25th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Southern Copper.

What price target have analysts set for SCCO?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Southern Copper's stock. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $46.00. On average, they anticipate Southern Copper's share price to reach $38.43 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Southern Copper.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Southern Copper?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southern Copper in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Southern Copper.

Has Southern Copper been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about SCCO stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Southern Copper earned a news sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Southern Copper.

Are investors shorting Southern Copper?

Southern Copper saw a drop in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 4,530,000 shares, a drop of 9.8% from the December 31st total of 5,020,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 682,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.6 days. Approximately 5.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Southern Copper's Current Options Chain.

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), Applied Materials (AMAT), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (BVN), Intel (INTC), Newmont Goldcorp (NEM), Barrick Gold (GOLD) and Cummins (CMI).

Who are Southern Copper's key executives?

Southern Copper's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Oscar González Rocha, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 80)
  • Mr. Raul Jacob Ruisanchez, VP of Fin., Treasurer & CFO (Age 61)
  • Ms. Lina Vingerhoets Vilca, Comptroller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Edgard Corrales Aguilar, VP of Exploration (Age 63)
  • Mr. Julián Jorge Lazalde Psihas, Sec. (Age 51)

Who are Southern Copper's major shareholders?

Southern Copper's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (0.48%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.17%), Personal Capital Advisors Corp (0.16%), Westwood Holdings Group Inc. (0.09%), Bollard Group LLC (0.09%) and Bank of America Corp DE (0.08%). Company insiders that own Southern Copper stock include Bonilla Luis Miguel Palomino, Quintanilla Daniel Muniz and Sanchez Mejorada Enri Castillo. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Southern Copper.

Which institutional investors are selling Southern Copper stock?

SCCO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Man Group plc, Swiss National Bank, TD Asset Management Inc., Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Denali Advisors LLC, Sei Investments Co., Janus Henderson Group PLC and IndexIQ Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Southern Copper.

Which institutional investors are buying Southern Copper stock?

SCCO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund, Financial Sense Advisors Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Southern Copper.

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 $37.85.

How big of a company is Southern Copper?

Southern Copper has a market capitalization of $29.26 billion and generates $7.10 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $1.54 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.00 on an earnings per share basis. Southern Copper employs 13,899 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Southern Copper.

What is Southern Copper's official website?

The official website for Southern Copper is http://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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Southern Copper (NYSE SCCO)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  367 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  501 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  868
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Southern Copper and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SCCO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SCCO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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