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Why Fundamental Investors Might Love Southern Copper Corporation (NYSE:SCCO)

Simply Wall St

Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of Southern Copper Corporation (NYSE:SCCO), there's is a highly-regarded dividend-paying company with a great track record of delivering benchmark-beating performance. Below, I've touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, read the full report on Southern Copper here.

Outstanding track record average dividend payer

In the previous year, SCCO has ramped up its bottom line by 46%, with its latest earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. The strong earnings growth is reflected in impressive double-digit 21% return to shareholders, which is an optimistic signal for the future.

NYSE:SCCO Income Statement, September 13th 2019
NYSE:SCCO Income Statement, September 13th 2019

SCCO is considered one of the top dividend payers in the market, and it has also been able to maintain it at a level in which net income is able to cover dividend payments.

NYSE:SCCO Historical Dividend Yield, September 13th 2019
NYSE:SCCO Historical Dividend Yield, September 13th 2019

Next Steps:

For Southern Copper, I've compiled three fundamental aspects you should further research:

  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!

We aim to bring you long-term focused research analysis driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis may not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements or qualitative material.

If you spot an error that warrants correction, please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com. This article by Simply Wall St is general in nature. It does not constitute a recommendation to buy or sell any stock, and does not take account of your objectives, or your financial situation. Simply Wall St has no position in the stocks mentioned. Thank you for reading.