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Also traded in: Argentina, Germany, Mexico, Peru

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.10
NYSE:SCCO's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 632.99 vs. NYSE:SCCO: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:SCCO' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.55 Max: 1.05
Current: 0.1
0.05
1.05
Equity-to-Asset 0.44
NYSE:SCCO's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
68% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. NYSE:SCCO: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:SCCO' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.44
0.42
0.73
Interest Coverage 5.38
NYSE:SCCO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
84% of the 1057 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. NYSE:SCCO: 5.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:SCCO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.38  Med: 16.17 Max: 32.24
Current: 5.38
5.38
32.24
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 3.78
Beneish M-Score: -2.35
WACC vs ROIC
8.17%
8.61%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 29.07
NYSE:SCCO's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
91% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. NYSE:SCCO: 29.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:SCCO' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.03  Med: 43.97 Max: 57.47
Current: 29.07
28.03
57.47
Net Margin % 14.43
NYSE:SCCO's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
85% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 0.21 vs. NYSE:SCCO: 14.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:SCCO' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.43  Med: 28.1 Max: 36.42
Current: 14.43
14.43
36.42
ROE % 14.01
NYSE:SCCO's ROE % is ranked higher than
92% of the 1363 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -10.65 vs. NYSE:SCCO: 14.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:SCCO' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.31  Med: 35.17 Max: 59.11
Current: 14.01
13.31
59.11
ROA % 6.02
NYSE:SCCO's ROA % is ranked higher than
90% of the 1530 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -9.67 vs. NYSE:SCCO: 6.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:SCCO' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.01  Med: 18.35 Max: 34.21
Current: 6.02
6.01
34.21
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 16.46
NYSE:SCCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
90% of the 1456 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -14.33 vs. NYSE:SCCO: 16.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:SCCO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.37  Med: 47.54 Max: 90.99
Current: 16.46
16.37
90.99
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -0.50
NYSE:SCCO's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 627 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -3.80 vs. NYSE:SCCO: -0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:SCCO' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.2  Med: 5.6 Max: 83.3
Current: -0.5
-17.2
83.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -6.90
NYSE:SCCO's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
63% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -19.30 vs. NYSE:SCCO: -6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:SCCO' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.2  Med: 1.7 Max: 136.2
Current: -6.9
-18.2
136.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -19.50
NYSE:SCCO's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
53% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -20.60 vs. NYSE:SCCO: -19.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:SCCO' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.8  Med: 0.3 Max: 184.7
Current: -19.5
-25.8
184.7
GuruFocus has detected 5 Warning Signs with Southern Copper Corp $NYSE:SCCO.
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» NYSE:SCCO's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-02 Est.)


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

SCCO Guru Trades in Q1 2016

RS Investment Management 540 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ray Dalio 243,700 sh (-10.11%)
Jeremy Grantham 9,100 sh (-21.55%)
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Q2 2016

SCCO Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Pioneer Investments 254,954 sh (New)
Jim Simons 98,356 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 792,700 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 540 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Ray Dalio 234,997 sh (-3.57%)
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Q3 2016

SCCO Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 348,056 sh (+253.87%)
Pioneer Investments 431,900 sh (+69.40%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ray Dalio 224,497 sh (-4.47%)
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Q4 2016

SCCO Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Pioneer Investments 434,800 sh (+0.67%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ray Dalio 194,897 sh (-13.19%)
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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Copper    NAICS: 212234    SIC: 1021
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Traded in other countries:SCCO.Argentina, PCU.Germany, SCCO.Mexico, SCCO.Peru,
Southern Copper Corp is producer of copper, molybdenum, zinc and silver. The Company's segments include Peruvian operations, Mexican open-pit operations, Mexican underground mining operations.

Southern Copper is one of the world's largest copper producers. The firm's 155 billion pounds of reserves at year-end 2015 ranked as the world's largest. In 2015, Southern Copper produced 1.6 billion pounds of mined copper, as well as a material amount of molybdenum and zinc, although these metals constitute a much smaller share of total revenue. Mexican conglomerate Grupo Mexico owns 86% of Southern Copper's outstanding shares.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 36.13
SCCO's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 18.53 vs. SCCO: 36.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
SCCO' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.96  Med: 16.6 Max: 65.73
Current: 36.13
4.96
65.73
Forward PE Ratio 25.91
SCCO's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 13.87 vs. SCCO: 25.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 36.13
SCCO's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
68% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 18.80 vs. SCCO: 36.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
SCCO' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.95  Med: 16.6 Max: 65
Current: 36.13
4.95
65
PB Ratio 4.85
SCCO's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 1620 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. SCCO: 4.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SCCO' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 5.03 Max: 10.65
Current: 4.85
2.3
10.65
PS Ratio 5.28
SCCO's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. SCCO: 5.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SCCO' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 4.31 Max: 9.95
Current: 5.28
1.6
9.95
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 30.55
SCCO's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
90% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 8.67 vs. SCCO: 30.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SCCO' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.81  Med: 14.73 Max: 73.74
Current: 30.55
3.81
73.74
EV-to-EBIT 21.75
SCCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
58% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 17.95 vs. SCCO: 21.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SCCO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3  Med: 10.8 Max: 39.9
Current: 21.75
3
39.9
EV-to-EBITDA 15.32
SCCO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
66% of the 565 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 10.62 vs. SCCO: 15.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SCCO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.7  Med: 9.5 Max: 28.3
Current: 15.32
2.7
28.3
Shiller PE Ratio 19.42
SCCO's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 24.89 vs. SCCO: 19.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
SCCO' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10  Med: 18.96 Max: 57.54
Current: 19.42
10
57.54
Current Ratio 2.57
SCCO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 1463 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. SCCO: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SCCO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 2.84 Max: 5.62
Current: 2.57
1.7
5.62
Quick Ratio 1.56
SCCO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1463 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. SCCO: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SCCO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 2.19 Max: 4.57
Current: 1.56
1.33
4.57
Days Inventory 114.31
SCCO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
71% of the 581 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 74.72 vs. SCCO: 114.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SCCO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 72.75  Med: 86.97 Max: 114.31
Current: 114.31
72.75
114.31
Days Sales Outstanding 45.35
SCCO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
59% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 35.22 vs. SCCO: 45.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SCCO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.05  Med: 39.88 Max: 50.7
Current: 45.35
10.05
50.7
Days Payable 70.28
SCCO's Days Payable is ranked higher than
64% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 50.10 vs. SCCO: 70.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SCCO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.05  Med: 62.05 Max: 94.26
Current: 70.28
43.05
94.26

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.64
SCCO's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
80% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SCCO: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
SCCO' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 5 Max: 22.03
Current: 0.64
0.47
22.03
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.18
SCCO's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. SCCO: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
SCCO' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.65 Max: 1.63
Current: 0.18
0.18
1.63
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -35.80
SCCO's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
56% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -20.60 vs. SCCO: -35.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
SCCO' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.9  Med: 8.2 Max: 162.9
Current: -35.8
-54.9
162.9
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.89
SCCO's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
78% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. SCCO: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.03
SCCO's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
99% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. SCCO: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
SCCO' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.26 Max: 1.16
Current: 0.03
0.02
1.16
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.60
SCCO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 1133 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. SCCO: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SCCO' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.5  Med: 0.5 Max: 2.6
Current: 2.6
-22.5
2.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.96
SCCO's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
76% of the 1575 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. SCCO: 4.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SCCO' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 4.1 Max: 10.96
Current: 4.96
0.68
10.96
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 3.65
SCCO's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
65% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. SCCO: 3.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SCCO' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.68 Max: 4.42
Current: 3.65
0.68
4.42
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.22
SCCO's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
60% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. SCCO: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SCCO' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.68 Max: 1.87
Current: 1.22
0.28
1.87
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.82
SCCO's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
75% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. SCCO: 2.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
SCCO' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.57 Max: 3.6
Current: 2.82
0.5
3.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.64
SCCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
83% of the 1746 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -4.17 vs. SCCO: 4.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SCCO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 9.25 Max: 33.1
Current: 4.64
2.5
33.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -12.85
SCCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
62% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -2.64 vs. SCCO: -12.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
SCCO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13  Med: 11.7 Max: 88.2
Current: -12.85
-13
88.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $5,380
EPS (TTM) $ 1.01
Beta0.90
Short Percentage of Float10.41%
52-Week Range $24.90 - 39.50
Shares Outstanding (Mil)773.02

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 6,837 8,247
EPS ($) 1.39 1.33
EPS without NRI ($) 1.39 1.33
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
5.64%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.44 0.40
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