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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 -0.64% today. In the last week its performance is 5.14%, and -3.70% for the past quarter. Currently, Southern Copper Corp., SCCO has a target price of 28.16, so today’s gain of -0.64% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.34%.

Southern Copper Corp. (NYSE:SCCO), has a market cap of 20189.79, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 7.70%.

At the current price of 26.59, it has a dividend yield of 0.75%, and its target price is 28.16. 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 32.83, as well as a forward P/E of 23.51.

With a current EPS of 0.81, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 16.60%,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 -7.33%. Since its IPO date on 1/5/1996, the total performance to date is 2.10%.

Volume today for Southern Copper Corp. (NYSE:SCCO), is 943100, while its average volume is 1452.98. Whilst the total gain today was -0.64%, it did have a day high of -8.90%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.52%, and 2.17% for the month. The 52-week low for Southern Copper Corp., SCCO has been 23.75%, while the 52-week-high has reached -14.92%.

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 4.16, and the P/S is 4.02, along with a P/B of 3.83. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 21.72.

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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