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Southern Copper (SCCO) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.36 (+0.66%)
(As of 05/13/2022 06:40 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
2.72 million shs
Average Volume
1.21 million shs
Market Capitalization
$42.57 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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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 82,134 hectares of exploration concessions in Peru; 493,533 hectares of exploration concessions in Mexico; 246,346 hectares of exploration concessions in Argentina; 29,888 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Metal mining
Diversified Metals & Mining
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$10.93 billion
Cash Flow
$5.47 per share
Book Value
$10.62 per share


Net Income
$3.40 billion
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$42.57 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 3/2 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Ex-Dividend for 5/31 Dividend
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Next Earnings (Estimated)
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Overall MarketRank

1.77 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

147th out of 237 stocks

Metal Mining Industry

16th out of 29 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.9Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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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When is Southern Copper's next earnings date?

Southern Copper is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July 25th 2022.
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How were Southern Copper's earnings last quarter?

Southern Copper Co. (NYSE:SCCO) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 3rd. The basic materials company reported $1.02 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.01 by $0.01. The basic materials company had revenue of $2.76 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.68 billion. Southern Copper had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 42.14% and a net margin of 30.61%.
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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 Tuesday, May 3rd. Investors of record on Tuesday, May 17th will be paid a dividend of $1.25 per share on Tuesday, May 31st. This represents a $5.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 9.08%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, May 16th. This is a boost from Southern Copper's previous quarterly dividend of $1.00.
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Is Southern Copper a good dividend stock?

Southern Copper pays an annual dividend of $4.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 7.26%. SCCO has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Southern Copper has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Southern Copper is 90.29%. 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 94.34% 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 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Southern Copper's stock. Their forecasts range from $62.00 to $68.50. On average, they anticipate Southern Copper's stock price to reach $63.88 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.0% 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:
  • Mr. Oscar Gonzalez Rocha, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 84, Pay $1.46M)
  • Mr. Raul Jacob Ruisanchez, VP of Fin., Treasurer & CFO (Age 64, Pay $442.96k)
  • Ms. Lina A. Vingerhoets Vilca, Comptroller (Age 61, Pay $269.16k)
  • Mr. Edgard Corrales Aguilar, VP of Exploration (Age 66, Pay $406.02k)
  • Mr. Julian Jorge Lazalde Psihas, Sec. (Age 54, Pay $320.47k)
  • Mr. Victor Pedraglio, Mang. of Financial Planning & Investor Relations
  • Mr. Andres Carlos Ferrero Ghislieri, Gen. Counsel & Assistant Sec. (Age 53)
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 BlackRock Inc. (0.91%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.49%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.22%), Marathon Asset Management Ltd (0.22%), Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. (0.17%) and Vanguard Group Inc. (0.11%). Company insiders that own Southern Copper stock include Andreve Vicente Ariztegui, Bonilla Luis Miguel Palomino and German Larrea Mota Velasco.
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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 Acadian Asset Management LLC, Bank of Nova Scotia, Bank of Montreal Can, Marathon Asset Management Ltd, Sei Investments Co., Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co., Principal Financial Group Inc., and Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd.. 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 BlackRock Inc., Bridgewater Associates LP, First Trust Advisors LP, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., APG Asset Management N.V., Fisher Asset Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Federated Hermes Inc..
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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 $55.06.

How much money does Southern Copper make?

Southern Copper has a market capitalization of $42.57 billion and generates $10.93 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $3.40 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.429990 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Southern Copper have?

Southern Copper employs 14,700 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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 602-264-1397.

This page was last updated on 5/16/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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