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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Southern Copper Corp. (NYSE:SCCO) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company Southern Copper Corp. (NYSE:SCCO) which is in the industry Copper, gaining 0.85% today. In the last week its performance is -0.11%, and -3.08% for the past quarter. Currently, Southern Copper Corp., SCCO has a target price of 28.89, so today’s gain of 0.85% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.24%.

Southern Copper Corp. (NYSE:SCCO), has a market cap of 20023.92, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 6.70%.

At the current price of 26.1, it has a dividend yield of 0.77%, and its target price is 28.89. This is with a profit margin of 11.40%, and total debt/equity of 0. Southern Copper Corp. (NYSE:SCCO) has a P/E of 35.85, as well as a forward P/E of 20.81.

With a current EPS of 0.73, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 17.75%,Southern Copper Corp. (NYSE:SCCO) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -12.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 16.30%.

Performance for the year is -3.26%. Since its IPO date on 1/5/1996, the total performance to date is 0.41%.

Volume today for Southern Copper Corp. (NYSE:SCCO), is 600500, while its average volume is 1136.23. Whilst the total gain today was 0.85%, it did have a day high of -6.81%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.61%, and 1.81% for the month. The 52-week low for Southern Copper Corp., SCCO has been 21.71%, while the 52-week-high has reached -16.33%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.50%, and its return on assets is 4.40%. Southern Copper Corp. (NYSE:SCCO) has an operating margin of 24.30%. With a sales growth of -3.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Southern Copper Corp., SCCO is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 1.07, and has a current ratio of 2.9 and 1.7 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Southern Copper Corp.? Well its PEG is 2.2, and the P/S is 4.03, along with a P/B of 3.64. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 36.36.

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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