3. As of noon trading, Southern Copper Corporation ( SCCO) is down $0.27 (-0.8%) to $34.89 on light volume Thus far, 508,420 shares of Southern Copper Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $34.76-$35.47 after having opened the day at $35.45 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $35.16. Southern Copper Corporation engages in mining, exploring, producing, smelting, and refining copper and other minerals in Peru, Mexico, and Chile. Southern Copper Corporation has a market cap of $29.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 17.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Southern Copper Corporation a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Southern Copper Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Southern Copper Corporation Ratings Report now.