Southern Copper Corp Dividend yield

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   USD per share 
 Price  30.77
 Dividend  1.60
 Earnings  1.97
 Cash-flow  2.56
 Book value  7.89
 Equity  7.73

Southern Copper Corp is part of Industrial Metals and Mining business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Southern Copper Corp is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Southern Copper Corp paid a total dividend of 1,237 million USD last year, for a market value of 23,785 millions (Market Cap 2,528 millions). Dividend per share of Southern Copper Corp is 1.60 USD, and his stock market price 30.77 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Southern Copper Corp has a dividend yield of 5.20%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Basic Materials industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Southern Copper Corp dividend yield with other Industrial Metals and Mining companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Southern Copper Corp

Southern Copper Corp Dividend Payout

About the ability of Southern Copper Corp to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.60 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.20%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Southern Copper Corp payout on ernings is currently 81.22%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 40.41% and 46.31% respectively. Both figures show that Southern Copper Corp can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Southern Copper Corp is USD 2.56 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.60, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Southern Copper Corp, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Basic Materials industry and Industrial Metals and Mining sector companies.

Southern Copper Corp payout

Southern Copper Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth Southern Copper Corp showed a return of -8.10% compared to a worldwide -5.60% average, and a -3.44% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -35.20% versus a worldwide performance of a -11.41%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Industrial Metals and Mining firms.

Southern Copper Corp stock and market return

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