NYSE:SCCO

Southern Copper Competitors

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$71.59
$73.17
50-Day Range
$65.82
$76.20
52-Week Range
$31.38
$83.15
Volume1.23 million shs
Average Volume1.14 million shs
Market Capitalization$56.30 billion
P/E Ratio43.61
Dividend Yield3.31%
Beta1.16

Competitors

Southern Copper (NYSE:SCCO) Vs. BHP, RIO, VALE, FCX, CLF, and MP

Should you be buying SCCO stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "metal mining" are considered alternatives and competitors to Southern Copper, including BHP Group (BHP), Rio Tinto Group (RIO), Vale (VALE), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF), and MP Materials (MP).

BHP Group (NYSE:BHP) and Southern Copper (NYSE:SCCO) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for BHP Group and Southern Copper, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
BHP Group18702.38
Southern Copper52001.29

Southern Copper has a consensus price target of $49.9286, indicating a potential downside of 31.44%. Given Southern Copper's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Southern Copper is more favorable than BHP Group.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares BHP Group and Southern Copper's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
BHP Group$42.93 billion2.93$7.96 billion$3.5821.89
Southern Copper$7.29 billion7.73$1.49 billion$1.9237.93

BHP Group has higher revenue and earnings than Southern Copper. BHP Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Southern Copper, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

BHP Group has a beta of 1.02, suggesting that its share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Southern Copper has a beta of 1.16, suggesting that its share price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

6.9% of Southern Copper shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.0% of BHP Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Southern Copper shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares BHP Group and Southern Copper's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
BHP GroupN/AN/AN/A
Southern Copper17.17%18.67%7.95%

Dividends

BHP Group pays an annual dividend of $4.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.2%. Southern Copper pays an annual dividend of $2.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. BHP Group pays out 112.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Southern Copper pays out 125.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. BHP Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Southern Copper has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. BHP Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

Southern Copper beats BHP Group on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Southern Copper (NYSE:SCCO) and Rio Tinto Group (NYSE:RIO) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, profitability and risk.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

6.9% of Southern Copper shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 7.5% of Rio Tinto Group shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Southern Copper shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Southern Copper and Rio Tinto Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Southern Copper52001.29
Rio Tinto Group19802.39

Southern Copper currently has a consensus price target of $49.9286, indicating a potential downside of 31.44%. Given Southern Copper's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Southern Copper is more favorable than Rio Tinto Group.

Risk and Volatility

Southern Copper has a beta of 1.16, indicating that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Rio Tinto Group has a beta of 0.67, indicating that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Southern Copper and Rio Tinto Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Southern Copper17.17%18.67%7.95%
Rio Tinto GroupN/AN/AN/A

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Southern Copper and Rio Tinto Group's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Southern Copper$7.29 billion7.73$1.49 billion$1.9237.93
Rio Tinto Group$43.17 billion2.64$8.01 billion$6.3314.43

Rio Tinto Group has higher revenue and earnings than Southern Copper. Rio Tinto Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Southern Copper, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Southern Copper pays an annual dividend of $2.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Rio Tinto Group pays an annual dividend of $6.18 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.8%. Southern Copper pays out 125.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Rio Tinto Group pays out 97.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Southern Copper has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Rio Tinto Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Rio Tinto Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Vale (NYSE:VALE) and Southern Copper (NYSE:SCCO) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk.

Volatility and Risk

Vale has a beta of 1.19, suggesting that its stock price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Southern Copper has a beta of 1.16, suggesting that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

19.0% of Vale shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 6.9% of Southern Copper shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Southern Copper shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Vale pays an annual dividend of $0.86 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Southern Copper pays an annual dividend of $2.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Vale pays out 53.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Southern Copper pays out 125.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Vale has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Southern Copper has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Vale is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Vale and Southern Copper, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Vale21802.55
Southern Copper52001.29

Vale presently has a consensus target price of $18.20, indicating a potential downside of 16.70%. Southern Copper has a consensus target price of $49.9286, indicating a potential downside of 31.44%. Given Vale's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Vale is more favorable than Southern Copper.

Profitability

This table compares Vale and Southern Copper's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Vale7.33%25.65%10.46%
Southern Copper17.17%18.67%7.95%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Vale and Southern Copper's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Vale$37.57 billion2.98$-1,683,000,000.00$1.6013.66
Southern Copper$7.29 billion7.73$1.49 billion$1.9237.93

Southern Copper has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Vale. Vale is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Southern Copper, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Vale beats Southern Copper on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) and Southern Copper (NYSE:SCCO) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Freeport-McMoRan and Southern Copper's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Freeport-McMoRan-0.73%1.56%0.67%
Southern Copper17.17%18.67%7.95%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Freeport-McMoRan and Southern Copper, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Freeport-McMoRan051112.76
Southern Copper52001.29

Freeport-McMoRan presently has a consensus target price of $27.00, indicating a potential downside of 35.82%. Southern Copper has a consensus target price of $49.9286, indicating a potential downside of 31.44%. Given Southern Copper's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Southern Copper is more favorable than Freeport-McMoRan.

Dividends

Freeport-McMoRan pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Southern Copper pays an annual dividend of $2.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Freeport-McMoRan pays out 1,500.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Southern Copper pays out 125.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Freeport-McMoRan has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Southern Copper has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Southern Copper is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Risk & Volatility

Freeport-McMoRan has a beta of 2.27, indicating that its share price is 127% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Southern Copper has a beta of 1.16, indicating that its share price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

72.3% of Freeport-McMoRan shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 6.9% of Southern Copper shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Freeport-McMoRan shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Southern Copper shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Freeport-McMoRan and Southern Copper's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Freeport-McMoRan$14.40 billion4.26$-239,000,000.00$0.022,103.50
Southern Copper$7.29 billion7.73$1.49 billion$1.9237.93

Southern Copper has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Freeport-McMoRan. Southern Copper is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Freeport-McMoRan, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Southern Copper beats Freeport-McMoRan on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Cleveland-Cliffs (NYSE:CLF) and Southern Copper (NYSE:SCCO) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Cleveland-Cliffs and Southern Copper's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Cleveland-Cliffs-3.38%-2.69%-0.35%
Southern Copper17.17%18.67%7.95%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

67.6% of Cleveland-Cliffs shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 6.9% of Southern Copper shares are held by institutional investors. 1.8% of Cleveland-Cliffs shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Southern Copper shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Cleveland-Cliffs and Southern Copper, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Cleveland-Cliffs03302.50
Southern Copper52001.29

Cleveland-Cliffs currently has a consensus price target of $21.44, indicating a potential upside of 4.79%. Southern Copper has a consensus price target of $49.9286, indicating a potential downside of 31.44%. Given Cleveland-Cliffs' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Cleveland-Cliffs is more favorable than Southern Copper.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Cleveland-Cliffs and Southern Copper's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cleveland-Cliffs$1.99 billion5.13$292.80 million$1.1218.27
Southern Copper$7.29 billion7.73$1.49 billion$1.9237.93

Southern Copper has higher revenue and earnings than Cleveland-Cliffs. Cleveland-Cliffs is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Southern Copper, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Cleveland-Cliffs has a beta of 2.24, indicating that its stock price is 124% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Southern Copper has a beta of 1.16, indicating that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Southern Copper beats Cleveland-Cliffs on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Southern Copper (NYSE:SCCO) and MP Materials (NYSE:MP) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Southern Copper and MP Materials' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Southern Copper17.17%18.67%7.95%
MP MaterialsN/AN/AN/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

6.9% of Southern Copper shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 45.3% of MP Materials shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Southern Copper shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Southern Copper and MP Materials, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Southern Copper52001.29
MP Materials02302.60

Southern Copper presently has a consensus target price of $49.9286, suggesting a potential downside of 31.44%. MP Materials has a consensus target price of $38.20, suggesting a potential upside of 30.33%. Given MP Materials' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe MP Materials is more favorable than Southern Copper.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Southern Copper and MP Materials' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Southern Copper$7.29 billion7.73$1.49 billion$1.9237.93
MP MaterialsN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Southern Copper has higher revenue and earnings than MP Materials.

Summary

Southern Copper beats MP Materials on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Southern Copper Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
BHP Group logo
BHP
BHP Group
1.4$78.37+1.5%$125.86 billion$42.93 billion21.89
Rio Tinto Group logo
RIO
Rio Tinto Group
1.7$91.36+1.1%$114.02 billion$43.17 billion14.43Analyst Downgrade
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Vale logo
VALE
Vale
2.2$21.85+5.1%$112.05 billion$37.57 billion42.84
Freeport-McMoRan logo
FCX
Freeport-McMoRan
1.9$42.07+1.3%$61.36 billion$14.40 billion-467.39
Cleveland-Cliffs logo
CLF
Cleveland-Cliffs
1.5$20.46+1.3%$10.22 billion$1.99 billion-73.07Analyst Upgrade
MP Materials logo
MP
MP Materials
1.7$29.31+7.4%$5.00 billionN/A0.00Analyst Downgrade
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Turquoise Hill Resources logo
TRQ
Turquoise Hill Resources
1.4$18.98+0.0%$3.82 billion$1.17 billion9.78Upcoming Earnings
Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. logo
BVN
Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A.
1.1$9.88+0.4%$2.51 billion$867.89 million-19.37
Hudbay Minerals logo
HBM
Hudbay Minerals
1.8$8.64+6.0%$2.26 billion$1.24 billion-14.64Upcoming Earnings
Decrease in Short Interest
Pretium Resources logo
PVG
Pretium Resources
2.0$11.50+2.5%$2.16 billion$484.54 million23.47Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
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Lithium Americas logo
LAC
Lithium Americas
1.1$12.33+8.9%$1.48 billion$4.84 million-33.32Upcoming Earnings
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Nexa Resources logo
NEXA
Nexa Resources
1.4$10.06+0.3%$1.33 billion$2.33 billion-2.18
EMX Royalty logo
EMX
EMX Royalty
0.0$3.42+2.3%$291.45 million$3.83 million-68.40
Westwater Resources logo
WWR
Westwater Resources
1.0$4.04+3.5%$130.64 millionN/A-1.41Upcoming Earnings
Gap Down
U.S. Gold logo
USAU
U.S. Gold
1.4$10.99+1.7%$77.58 millionN/A-3.47Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
Gap Up
Opiant Pharmaceuticals logo
OPNT
Opiant Pharmaceuticals
0.5$11.64+5.4%$50.41 million$40.52 million-116.39Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
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Gap Down
LEXX
Lexaria Bioscience
0.0$6.14+18.1%$31.34 million$380,000.000.00High Trading Volume
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