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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.42
SCCO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 2446 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 425.45 vs. SCCO: 0.42 )
SCCO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.42

Equity to Asset 0.51
SCCO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
69% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. SCCO: 0.51 )
SCCO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 0.79
Current: 0.51

0.46
0.79
Interest Coverage 12.88
SCCO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
59% of the 1343 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. SCCO: 12.88 )
SCCO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.27   Max: 9999.99
Current: 12.88

2.27
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.30
M-Score: -2.39
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 42.54
SCCO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 0.19 vs. SCCO: 42.54 )
SCCO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 7.79   Max: 57.47
Current: 42.54

7.79
57.47
Net-margin (%) 27.19
SCCO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -3.16 vs. SCCO: 27.19 )
SCCO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.03   Max: 37.32
Current: 27.19

5.03
37.32
ROE (%) 29.25
SCCO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 2315 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -10.93 vs. SCCO: 29.25 )
SCCO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.61   Max: 58.19
Current: 29.25

2.61
58.19
ROA (%) 14.44
SCCO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 2403 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -8.76 vs. SCCO: 14.44 )
SCCO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 33.68
Current: 14.44

1.9
33.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 35.03
SCCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 2322 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -10.94 vs. SCCO: 35.03 )
SCCO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.2   Max: 89.46
Current: 35.03

3.2
89.46
Revenue Growth (%) 5.60
SCCO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. SCCO: 5.60 )
SCCO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -17.7   Max: 105.1
Current: 5.6

-17.7
105.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 1.80
SCCO's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1428 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. SCCO: 1.80 )
SCCO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 155.9
Current: 1.8

0
155.9
EPS Growth (%) 2.00
SCCO's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. SCCO: 2.00 )
SCCO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -45.5   Max: 190.8
Current: 2

-45.5
190.8
» SCCO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

SCCO Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 18,905 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,823,256 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 328,223 sh (+1212.89%)
Joel Greenblatt 75,821 sh (+200.96%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,696,400 sh (+22.33%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Howard Marks Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
John Burbank 211,223 sh (-72.31%)
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Q3 2013

SCCO Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Caxton Associates 10,900 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 553,730 sh (+68.71%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 1,163,300 sh (-31.43%)
Jim Simons 981,756 sh (-46.15%)
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Q4 2013

SCCO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 23,435 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 22,500 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 662,100 sh (New)
David Dreman 540 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 265,034 sh (+2331.5%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,638,127 sh (+40.82%)
Ray Dalio 332,357 sh (-39.98%)
Jim Simons 276,456 sh (-71.84%)
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Q1 2014

SCCO Guru Trades in Q1 2014

RS Investment Management 130,105 sh (New)
David Dreman 2,317 sh (+329.07%)
Ray Dalio 375,226 sh (+12.9%)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 1,288,227 sh (-21.36%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,783 sh (-66.79%)
Jim Simons 35,856 sh (-87.03%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SCCO

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Add 329.07%$27.1 - $32.32 $ 32.8613%2317
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Reduce -39.98%0.05%$24.78 - $29.54 $ 32.8622%332357
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy$24.78 - $29.54 $ 32.8622%540
John Burbank 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.19%$25.9 - $30.15 $ 32.8618%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.09%$25.9 - $30.15 $ 32.8618%0
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Add 68.71%0.05%$25.9 - $30.15 $ 32.8618%553730
John Burbank 2013-06-30 Reduce -72.31%0.8%$27.06 - $37.22 $ 32.862%211223
John Hussman 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.28%$27.06 - $37.22 $ 32.862%0
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Add 1212.89%0.07%$27.06 - $37.22 $ 32.862%328223
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 200.96%0.06%$27.06 - $37.22 $ 32.862%75821
John Burbank 2013-03-31 Reduce -22.09%0.31%$35.74 - $41.96 $ 32.86-15%762943
John Hussman 2013-03-31 New Buy0.28%$35.74 - $41.96 $ 32.86-15%200000
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 New Buy0.01%$35.74 - $41.96 $ 32.86-15%25000
John Burbank 2012-12-31 Add 27.43%0.3%$33.28 - $38.94 $ 32.86-10%979300
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Reduce -62.27%0.11%$33.28 - $38.94 $ 32.86-10%27347
John Burbank 2012-09-30 Add 60.61%0.45%$30.51 - $36.92 $ 32.860%768500
John Burbank 2012-06-30 Add 134.68%0.29%$28.36 - $33.33 $ 32.868%478500
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 107.07%0.09%$28.36 - $33.33 $ 32.868%74029
Richard Perry 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.03%$28.36 - $33.33 $ 32.868%0
John Burbank 2012-03-31 Reduce -74.73%1.42%$30.5234 - $35.7376 $ 32.867%203899
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 173%0.06%$30.5234 - $35.7376 $ 32.867%35750
Richard Perry 2012-03-31 New Buy0.03%$30.5234 - $35.7376 $ 32.867%17200
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.05%$23.736 - $32.4231 $ 32.8613%12956
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0417%$25.38 - $36.2 $ 32.864%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 New Buy0.04%$30.39 - $40.06 $ 32.86-5%9065
John Keeley 2011-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$30.39 - $40.06 $ 32.86-5%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 19.00
SCCO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2651 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SCCO: 19.00 )
SCCO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.69   Max: 67.51
Current: 19

4.69
67.51
P/B 4.90
SCCO's P/B is ranked higher than
61% of the 2651 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. SCCO: 4.90 )
SCCO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 10.65
Current: 4.9

1.1
10.65
P/S 4.85
SCCO's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 2651 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SCCO: 4.85 )
SCCO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 9.94
Current: 4.85

1.08
9.94
EV-to-EBIT 12.80
SCCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
94% of the 2651 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SCCO: 12.80 )
SCCO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 37.6
Current: 12.8

3.1
37.6
PEG 1.50
SCCO's PEG is ranked higher than
96% of the 2651 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SCCO: 1.50 )
SCCO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 24.14
Current: 1.5

0.08
24.14
Shiller P/E 16.80
SCCO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
96% of the 2651 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SCCO: 16.80 )
SCCO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.11   Max: 67.48
Current: 16.8

6.11
67.48
Current Ratio 3.97
SCCO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 2436 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. SCCO: 3.97 )
SCCO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 6.06
Current: 3.97

1.7
6.06
Quick Ratio 3.09
SCCO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 2432 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. SCCO: 3.09 )
SCCO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.33   Max: 5.05
Current: 3.09

1.33
5.05

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.40
SCCO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
60% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. SCCO: 1.40 )
SCCO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 22.03
Current: 1.4

1.15
22.03
Dividend Payout 0.33
SCCO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
98% of the 2651 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SCCO: 0.33 )
SCCO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 4.37
Current: 0.33

0.16
4.37
Dividend growth (3y) -25.80
SCCO's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
67% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 9.90 vs. SCCO: -25.80 )
SCCO' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 162.9
Current: -25.8

0
162.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.26
SCCO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
63% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. SCCO: 3.26 )
SCCO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.68   Max: 51.26
Current: 3.26

2.68
51.26
Share Buyback Rate 0.60
SCCO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 1978 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -11.80 vs. SCCO: 0.60 )
SCCO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 18.4   Max: -22.6
Current: 0.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 4.90
SCCO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 2651 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. SCCO: 4.90 )
SCCO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 10.96
Current: 4.9

0.63
10.96
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.80
SCCO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2651 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SCCO: 1.80 )
SCCO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 18.52
Current: 1.8

0.67
18.52
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
SCCO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 2651 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SCCO: 1.20 )
SCCO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 2.12
Current: 1.2

0.27
2.12
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.10
SCCO's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 2651 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SCCO: 1.10 )
SCCO' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 9.31
Current: 1.1

0.21
9.31
Price/Graham Number 2.00
SCCO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
93% of the 2651 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SCCO: 2.00 )
SCCO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 4.38
Current: 2

0.5
4.38
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.80
SCCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. SCCO: 7.80 )
SCCO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 32.7
Current: 7.8

2.7
32.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 20.89
SCCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -13.79 vs. SCCO: 20.89 )
SCCO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -7   Max: 97.9
Current: 20.89

-7
97.9

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Copper
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Traded in other countries:PCU.Germany
Southern Copper Corporation, a Delaware corporation was incorporated in 1952. The Company is an integrated producer of copper in the world. It produces copper, molybdenum, zinc and silver. All of its mining, smelting and refining facilities are located in Peru and Mexico and it conducts exploration activities in those countries and in Argentina, Chile and Ecuador. The Company's Peruvian copper operations involve mining, milling and flotation of copper ore to produce copper concentrates and molybdenum concentrates; the smelting of copper concentrates to produce anode copper; and the refining of anode copper to produce copper cathodes. It also produces significant amounts of molybdenum concentrate and refined silver. The Company's Mexican operations are conducted through subsidiaries. The Company's Mexican operations are conducted through its subsidiary, Minera Mexico S.A. de C.V. ('Minera Mexico'), which it acquired in 2005. Minera Mexico mines and processes copper, molybdenum, zinc, silver, gold and lead. It operates through subsidiaries that are grouped into three separate units. Mexicana de Cobre S.A. de C.V. together with its subsidiaries, the ' La Caridad unit operates La Caridad, an open-pit copper mine, a copper ore concentrator, a SX/EW plant, a smelter, refinery and a rod plant. Mexicana de Cananea S.A. de C.V. together with its subsidiaries, the ' IMMSA unit' operates ive underground mines that produce zinc, lead, copper, silver and gold, a coal mine and a zinc refinery. The Company operates the Toquepala and Cuajone mines high in the Andes Mountains, approximately 860 kilometers southeast of the city of Lima, Peru. It also operates a smelter and refinery west of the Toquepala and Cuajone mines in the coastal city of Ilo, Peru. The Company faces competition from other copper mining and producing companies around the world. The Company's exploration, mining, milling, smelting and refining activities are subject to a number of Peruvian and Mexican laws and regulations, including environmental laws and regulations, as well as certain industry technical standards.
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