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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 2.02% today. In the last week its performance is 1.56%, and 1.75% for the past quarter. Currently, Southern Copper Corp., SCCO has a target price of 28.71, so today’s gain of 2.02% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.03%.

Southern Copper Corp. (NYSE:SCCO), has a market cap of 20768.17, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 6.80%.

At the current price of 26.75, it has a dividend yield of 0.75%, and its target price is 28.71. 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 36.74, as well as a forward P/E of 22.02.

With a current EPS of 0.73, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 13.45%,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 -10.74%. Since its IPO date on 1/5/1996, the total performance to date is 2.91%.

Volume today for Southern Copper Corp. (NYSE:SCCO), is 775900, while its average volume is 961.24. Whilst the total gain today was 2.02%, it did have a day high of -0.93%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.90%, and 1.97% for the month. The 52-week low for Southern Copper Corp., SCCO has been 24.74%, while the 52-week-high has reached -14.25%.

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 2.25, and the P/S is 4.18, along with a P/B of 3.73. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 37.71.

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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