Southern Copper Corp

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SCCO : NYSE : Basic Materials
$34.63 up 0.2 | 0.58%
Today's Range: 34.66 - 34.96
Avg. Daily Volume: 1144100.0
12/08/16 - 10:15 AM ET

Financial Analysis


SOUTHERN COPPER CORP's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. SOUTHERN COPPER CORP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.37 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 3.25% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)1400.71133.6
EBITDA ($mil)543.9425.94
EBIT ($mil)369.4287.32
Net Income ($mil)197.698.44


Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)616.11392.21
Total Assets ($mil)13063.012865.21
Total Debt ($mil)5953.55950.89
Equity ($mil)5696.35516.89


Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin40.6440.83
EBITDA Margin38.8337.57
Operating Margin26.3725.35
Sales Turnover0.40.41
Return on Assets5.097.95
Return on Equity11.6818.55
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio2.733.48
Debt/Capital0.510.52
Interest Expense91.592.41
Interest Coverage4.043.11


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)773.0786.6
Div / share0.050.1
EPS0.260.12
Book value / share7.377.01
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1128884.01129519.0

Valuation


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 427.31 for the Metals & Mining industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.37. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.59 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 1.98. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SCCO 38.90 Peers 427.31   SCCO 36.87 Peers 11.27

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

SCCO is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Premium. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

SCCO is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SCCO 29.17 Peers 27.26   SCCO 2.76 Peers 1.05

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

SCCO is trading at a premium to its peers.

 

Premium. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

SCCO trades at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
SCCO 4.59 Peers 1.98   SCCO -31.50 Peers -47.54

Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

SCCO is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

SCCO is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SCCO 5.00 Peers 2.98   SCCO -0.52 Peers -10.87

Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

SCCO is trading at a significant premium to its industry.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

SCCO has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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