Southern Copper Corporation (NYSE: SCCO) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 12 cents per share. At a price of $26.15 as of 9:37 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 12.7%. The average volume for Southern Copper Corporation has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Southern Copper Corporation has a market cap of $22.0 billion and is part of the metals & mining industry. Shares are down 31.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. Southern Copper Corporation engages in mining, exploring, producing, smelting, and refining copper and other minerals in Peru, Mexico, and Chile. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.18. TheStreet Ratings rates Southern Copper Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. You can view the full Southern Copper Corporation Ratings Report now.
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