Looking At Southern Copper Corporation (NYSE:SCCO) From All Angles

As an investor, I look for investments which does not compromise one fundamental factor for another. By this I mean, I look at stocks holistically, from their financial health to their future outlook. In the case of Southern Copper Corporation (NYSE:SCCO), it is a dependable dividend-paying company with a strong track record of delivering benchmark-beating performance. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. For those interested in digging a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on Southern Copper here.

Outstanding track record average dividend payer

SCCO delivered a bottom-line expansion of 46% in the prior year, with its most recent earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. This strong performance generated a robust double-digit return on equity of 21%, which paints a buoyant picture for the company.

NYSE:SCCO Income Statement, September 17th 2019
NYSE:SCCO Income Statement, September 17th 2019

SCCO is considered one of the top dividend payers in the market, and its profitability ensures that dividends are well-covered by its net income.

NYSE:SCCO Historical Dividend Yield, September 17th 2019
NYSE:SCCO Historical Dividend Yield, September 17th 2019

Next Steps:

For Southern Copper, I’ve compiled three essential aspects you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for SCCO’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for SCCO’s outlook.
  2. Financial Health: Are SCCO’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of SCCO? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

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