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How has Southern Copper Corp.:(NYSE:SCCO) performed recently?

Southern Copper Corp. (NYSE: SCCO) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 20038.66. It is in the Copper industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 35.51, a forward P/E of 23.44 and EPS of 0.73. At a stock price of 26.3 (1.74%) it has a dividend yield of 0.77%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been -12.50%, more recently this last year it has grown by -42.40%. The next year growth is going to be about 9.21% and more long-term 7.90% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -22.30%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -0.40% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -3.50%.

For performance, Southern Copper Corp. the past week has seen a gain of -2.64%. For the last month performance for Southern Copper Corp. is -2.23%. While the last quarter is -10.43% and half year, 7.22%. Finally for the year, performance is -3.78%.

The 52-week high for Southern Copper Corp., is at -15.85%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 22.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.05% and -0.32% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.56%, and for the month it is 2.04%. Southern Copper Corp., has a target price of 28.09.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.07, and for total debt/equity Southern Copper Corp. has 1.07. The gross margin is 39.20%, while operating margin is 24.30%, the profit margin is 11.40%. The current ratio is 2.9 and the quick ratio is 1.7.

Insider ownership is at 0.40%, with instituitional ownership at 7.70%. Southern Copper Corp. has a payout ratio of 30.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 775.19. The shares float is 83.34, with the float short at 13.05%, with short ratio coming to 7.51.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Southern Copper Corp., get 4.40%, with its returns on investment at 8.50%. Return on equity is 10.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 28.09, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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