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Morning Stock Stories: Southern Copper Corporation (NYSE:SCCO)

The company in question is, Southern Copper Corporation (NYSE:SCCO) currently with a stock price of 33.66 (0.00% today). The market cap for Southern Copper Corporation is 26.26 B, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Copper industry. The target price for Southern Copper Corporation is 36.83. Currently Southern Copper Corporation is trading with a P/E of 28.74, and a forward P/E of 17.02. Average volume for Southern Copper Corporation is 968.1 and so far today it is 764714.

Performance in the last year for Southern Copper Corporation has been 26.34%. For EPS growth, Southern Copper Corporation has seen a growth of 8.30%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 14.60%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -18.20% over the last five years and could be 21.21% for the next five years. Southern Copper Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 27.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 70.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.00%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 5.06%.

Since the IPO date for Southern Copper Corporation on the 01/05/1996, Southern Copper Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 5.61%. With Southern Copper Corporation trading at 33.66, the dividend yield is 0.95%, and the EPS is 1.17.

So could Southern Copper Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 28.74. The PEG is 1.36, P/S is 4.59 and the P/B is at 4.28. The P/cash is 34.95, with P/free cash flow at 863.82.

Southern Copper Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.8, and the quick ratio is 1.8. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.98, and total debt/equity at 0.

In terms of margins, Southern Copper Corporation has a gross margin of 44.90%, an operating margin of 31.30% and a profit margin of 15.80%.Payout ratio for Southern Copper Corporation is 19.60%. Return on assets come to 6.90% with return on investment coming to 9.00%.

Insider ownership for Southern Copper Corporation, is at 86.52% and institutional ownership comes to 7.00%. Outstanding shares are at 780.16. While shares float is 81.65. The float short is currently 9.15%, and short ratio is 7.71.

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