Southern Copper Corp Dividend yield

 Price  80.66
 Dividend  4.00
 Earnings  3.42
 Cash-flow  3.62
 Book value  10.48
 Equity  10.49

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 stock dividend

Southern Copper Corp paid a total dividend of 3,092 million USD last year, for a market value of 62,350 millions (Market Cap 6,864 millions). Southern Copper Corp dividend per share is 4.00 USD, and his stock market price 80.66 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Southern Copper Corp has a dividend yield of 4.96%, 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 stocks dividend with other Industrial Metals and Mining companies or other of the high USA dividend stocks list.

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 4.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.96%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Southern Copper Corp payout on ernings is currently 116.96%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 39.34% and 38.07% 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 3.62 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 4.00, so the company does not generate 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 Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Southern Copper Corp's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Southern Copper Corp dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Industrial Metals and Mining stocks.

Southern Copper Corp stock dividend history

Southern Copper Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth Southern Copper Corp showed a return of -7.80% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.66% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 71.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. 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