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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 -0.32% today. In the last week its performance is -2.68%, and -5.31% for the past quarter. Currently, Southern Copper Corp., SCCO has a target price of 28.69, so today’s gain of -0.32% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.47%.

Southern Copper Corp. (NYSE:SCCO), has a market cap of 20045.66, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 7.60%.

At the current price of 25.31, it has a dividend yield of 0.79%, and its target price is 28.69. This is with a profit margin of 12.70%, and total debt/equity of 0. Southern Copper Corp. (NYSE:SCCO) has a P/E of 31.35, as well as a forward P/E of 22.21.

With a current EPS of 0.81, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 20.82%,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 7.90%.

Performance for the year is -11.48%. Since its IPO date on 01/05/1996, the total performance to date is -2.51%.

Volume today for Southern Copper Corp. (NYSE:SCCO), is 226372, while its average volume is 1456.27. Whilst the total gain today was -0.32%, it did have a day high of -19.02%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.16%, and 2.18% for the month. The 52-week low for Southern Copper Corp., SCCO has been 17.80%, while the 52-week-high has reached -19.02%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.50%, and its return on assets is 5.00%. Southern Copper Corp. (NYSE:SCCO) has an operating margin of 26.40%. With a sales growth of -2.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Southern Copper Corp., SCCO is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 1.11, and has a current ratio of 2.5 and 1.8 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Southern Copper Corp.? Well its PEG is 3.97, and the P/S is 4, along with a P/B of 3.66. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 21.56.

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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