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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 20698.12. It is in the Copper industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 36.57, a forward P/E of 22.11 and EPS of 0.73. At a stock price of 26.62 (2.35%) it has a dividend yield of 0.75%.

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 13.16% and more long-term 16.30% 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 -0.22%. For the last month performance for Southern Copper Corp. is 0.83%. While the last quarter is 5.46% and half year, 4.04%. Finally for the year, performance is -6.59%.

The 52-week high for Southern Copper Corp., is at -14.66%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 24.13%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.36% and 1.55% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.69%, and for the month it is 1.98%. Southern Copper Corp., has a target price of 28.52.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.07, and for total debt/equity Southern Copper Corp. has 0. 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 6.70%. Southern Copper Corp. has a payout ratio of 30.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 777.54. The shares float is 83.34, with the float short at 10.19%, with short ratio coming to 8.54.

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 28.52, 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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