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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 20208.6. It is in the Copper industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 32.15, a forward P/E of 23.02 and EPS of 0.81. At a stock price of 26.1 (0.23%) 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 15.41% and more long-term 7.90% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -31.80%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -0.40% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -2.30%.

For performance, Southern Copper Corp. the past week has seen a gain of -1.14%. For the last month performance for Southern Copper Corp. is -0.19%. While the last quarter is -12.61% and half year, 4.55%. Finally for the year, performance is -6.09%.

The 52-week high for Southern Copper Corp., is at -16.49%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 21.47%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.05% and -1.27% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.37%, and for the month it is 1.93%. Southern Copper Corp., has a target price of 28.04.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.11, and for total debt/equity Southern Copper Corp. has 0. The gross margin is 40.70%, while operating margin is 26.40%, the profit margin is 12.70%. The current ratio is 2.5 and the quick ratio is 1.8.

Insider ownership is at 0.40%, with instituitional ownership at 7.70%. Southern Copper Corp. has a payout ratio of 33.30%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 776.06. The shares float is 83.33, with the float short at 12.61%, with short ratio coming to 7.2.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Southern Copper Corp., get 5.00%, with its returns on investment at 8.50%. Return on equity is 11.60%. So will the investors see the target price of 28.04, 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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