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Morning Recap: Southern Copper Corporation (NYSE: SCCO)

With a market cap of 28.68 B, Southern Copper Corporation has a large market cap size. Southern Copper Corporation (NYSE: SCCO) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 01/05/1996. Southern Copper Corporation is in the Copper industry and Basic Materials sector. Average volume for Southern Copper Corporation, is 712.16, and so far today it has a volume of 9784. Performance year to date since the 01/05/1996 is 14.50%.

To help you determine whether Southern Copper Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 31.23 and forward P/E is 18.58. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Southern Copper Corporation has a value for PEG of 1.46. P/S ratio is 5.01 and the P/B ratio is 4.65. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 38.16 and 943.29 respectively.

At the current price Southern Copper Corporation is trading at, 36.81 (0.66% today), Southern Copper Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.31%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 19.60%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.17, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 16.17% after growing 8.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 70.10%, and 27.20% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 784.14, and the number of shares float is 81.64. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.50%, and institutional ownership is at 6.80%. The float short is 8.36%, with the short ratio at a value of 9.59. Management has seen a return on assets of 6.90%, and also a return on investment of 9.00%.

The ability for Southern Copper Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.8, and quick ratio is 1.8. Long term debt/equity is 0.98 and total debt/equity is 0. In terms of margins, Southern Copper Corporation has a gross margin of 44.90%, with its operating margin at 31.30%, and Southern Copper Corporation has a profit margin of 15.80%.

The 52 week high is -6.81%, with 47.83% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 5.38% and the 200 day simple moving average is 8.70%.

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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