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Today’s Top Companies to look at: Southern Copper Corporation (NYSE: SCCO)

With a market cap of 28.27 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 709.99, and so far today it has a volume of 0. Performance year to date since the 01/05/1996 is 16.12%.

To help you determine whether Southern Copper Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 31.67 and forward P/E is 18.86. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Southern Copper Corporation has a value for PEG of 1.48. P/S ratio is 4.94 and the P/B ratio is 4.71. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 37.62 and 929.91 respectively.

At the current price Southern Copper Corporation is trading at, 37.09 (0.00% today), Southern Copper Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.29%, 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 16.39% 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 762.18, 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 7.79%, with the short ratio at a value of 8.95. 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 -6.10%, with 48.96% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 5.76% and the 200 day simple moving average is 9.35%.

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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