Southern Copper Corp. Fundamental Company Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis

Date: October 15, 2016
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Southern Copper Corp. Fundamental Company Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis
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Southern Copper Corp. Fundamental Company Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis
Southern Copper Corp. Fundamental Company Report provides a complete overview of the company’s affairs. All available data is presented in a comprehensive and easily accessed format. The report includes financial and SWOT information, industry analysis, opinions, estimates, plus annual and quarterly forecasts made by stock market experts. The report also enables direct comparison to be made between Southern Copper Corp. and its competitors. This provides our Clients with a clear understanding of Southern Copper Corp. position in the Metals and Mining Industry.

  • The report contains detailed information about Southern Copper Corp. that gives an unrivalled in-depth knowledge about internal business-environment of the company: data about the owners, senior executives, locations, subsidiaries, markets, products, and company history.
  • Another part of the report is a SWOT-analysis carried out for Southern Copper Corp.. It involves specifying the objective of the company's business and identifies the different factors that are favorable and unfavorable to achieving that objective. SWOT-analysis helps to understand company’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and possible threats against it.
  • The Southern Copper Corp. financial analysis covers the income statement and ratio trend-charts with balance sheets and cash flows presented on an annual and quarterly basis. The report outlines the main financial ratios pertaining to profitability, margin analysis, asset turnover, credit ratios, and company’s long-term solvency. This sort of company's information will assist and strengthen your company’s decision-making processes.
  • In the part that describes Southern Copper Corp. competitors and the industry in whole, the information about company's financial ratios is compared to those of its competitors and to the industry. The unique analysis of the market and company’s competitors along with detailed information about the internal and external factors affecting the relevant industry will help to manage your business environment. Your company’s business and sales activities will be boosted by gaining an insight into your competitors’ businesses.
  • Also the report provides relevant news, an analysis of PR-activity, and stock price movements. The latter are correlated with pertinent news and press releases, and annual and quarterly forecasts are given by a variety of experts and market research firms. Such information creates your awareness about principal trends of Southern Copper Corp. business.

About Southern Copper Corp.

Southern Copper Corporation is an integrated copper producer. The company produces copper, molybdenum, zinc and silver. All of its mining, smelting and refining facilities are located in Peru and in Mexico.

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. As part of this production process, the company also produces significant amounts of molybdenum concentrate and refined silver.

The company also produces refined copper using SX/EW technology. It operates the Toquepala and Cuajone mines high in the Andes Mountains, approximately 860 kilometers southeast of the city of Lima, Peru. The company also operates a smelter and refinery west of the Toquepala and Cuajone mines in the coastal city of Ilo, Peru.

The company’s Mexican operations are conducted through its subsidiary, Minera Mexico S.A. de C.V. (Minera Mexico). Minera Mexico engages primarily in the mining and processing of copper, molybdenum, zinc, silver, gold and lead. Minera Mexico operates through subsidiaries that are grouped into three separate units.

Mexicana de Cobre S.A. de C.V. 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 ‘Cananea Unit’) operates Cananea, an open-pit copper mine, which is located at the site of copper ore deposits, a copper concentrator and two SX/EW plants.

Industrial Minera Mexico, S.A. de C.V. and Minerales Metalicos del Norte, S.A. (together with its subsidiaries, the ‘IMMSA Unit’) operate five underground mines that produce zinc, lead, copper, silver and gold, a coal mine and several industrial processing facilities for zinc and copper.


Peruvian operations include the Toquepala and Cuajone mine complexes and the smelting and refining plants, industrial railroad and port facilities which service both mines. The Peruvian operations produce copper, with production of by-product molybdenum, silver and other material.

Mexican open-pit operations, which include La Caridad and Cananea mine complexes and the smelting and refining plants and support facilities which service both mines. The Mexican open-pit operations produce copper, with production of by-products of molybdenum, silver and other material.

Mexican underground mining operations include five underground mines that produce zinc, copper, silver and gold, a coal mine which produces coal and coke, and several industrial processing facilities for zinc, copper and silver. This group is identified as the IMMSA Unit.

Exploration Activities

In Peru, the company has direct control of 182,447 hectares of mineral rights. In Mexico, it holds 368,182 hectares of exploration concessions. The company also holds 35,958 hectares of exploration concessions in Chile.

Los Chancas: The Los Chancas project, located in the department of Apurimac in southern Peru, is a copper and molybdenum porphyry deposit.

Tantahuatay: The Tantahuatay project is located in the department of Cajamarca in northern Peru. In addition, the company obtained the construction license for the mine and industrial complex. It has a 44.25% participation in the project.

Other Peruvian Prospects


El Arco: The El Arco site is located in the state of Baja California in Mexico. In 2009, the company identified a water source for the leaching operation. Four production wells were tested and determined a potential water resource of approximately 200 liters per second in the area. Also six diamond drill holes have been drilled to a depth of 2,640 meters in 2009.

Angangueo: The Angangueo site is located in the state of Michoacan in Mexico. During 2009, the company continued negotiating with the State of Michoacan, Mexico to purchase various properties essential to its operations.

Buenavista: The Buenavista site is located in the state of Sonora, Mexico, adjacent to the Cananea ore body.

Carbon Coahuila: In Coahuila, an exploration program of diamond drilling has identified two additional areas, Esperanza with a potential for approximately 30 million tons of ‘in place’ mineralized coal and Guayacan with a potential for 15 million tons of ‘in place’ mineralized coal, that could be used for a future coal-fired power plant.

The Chalchihuites: The Chalchihuites site is located in the State of Zacatecas. It is a replacement deposit with mixed oxides and sulfides of lead, copper, zinc and silver.

Pilares: In 2008, the company bought Freeport-McMoran’s 49% interest in Minera Pilares, S.A. de C.V. (Minera Pilares), giving a 100% ownership. Minera Pilares is located in the state of Sonora, ten kilometers from the town of Nacozari de Garcia and six straight line kilometers from La Caridad mine.

Sierra de Lobos: This project is located southwest of the city of Leon, Guanajuato. The company’s target is to identify a copper and zinc deposit with mineralized material with average grades between 0.5% and 1.0% copper and between 5% and 7% zinc including a small contribution of gold and silver.


El Salado: The El Salado prospect is located in northern Chile (Atacama area) and it corresponds to an ore body with copper and gold in veins. In 2009 a diamond drilling program totaling 3,387 meters was completed.

Resguardo de la Costa: During 2009, the company continued with the exploration of El Resguardo de la Costa prospect (copper-gold in veins) located also in the Atacama area and completed 1,378 meters of diamond drilling.

Ticnamar: The Ticnamar prospect, located in northern Chile, has been explored as a deposit with copper-molybdenum porphyric veins. In 2009, 3,671 meters of diamond drilling were completed.

Other Chilean Prospects: For 2010, a drilling program of 11,500 meters has been planned for the following prospects located in northern Chile: Catanave (epithermal gold- silver veins), Santa Marta (porphyric copper-molybdenum veins), and San Benito (porphyric copper-molybdenum veins).


Southern Copper Corporation was founded in 1952.

The above Company Fundamental Report is a half-ready report and contents are subject to change.
It means that we have all necessary data in our database to prepare the report but need 2-3 days to complete it. During this time we are also updating the report with respect to the current moment. So, you can get all the most recent data available for the same price. Please note that preparation of additional types of analyses requires extra time.




1.1. Key facts
1.2. Financial Performance
1.3. Key Executives
1.4. Ownership and Major Holders
1.5. Company History


2.1. Business Description
2.2. Major Products and Services
2.3. Markets and Sales Activities
2.4. Locations, Subsidiaries, Operating Units


3.1. Overview
3.2. Strengths
3.3. Weaknesses
3.4. Opportunities
3.5. Threats


4.1. Financial Statements
  4.1.1. Income Statement
  4.1.2. Balance Sheet
  4.1.3. Cash Flow
4.2. Financial Ratios
  4.2.1. Profitability
  4.2.2. Margin Analysis
  4.2.3. Asset Turnover
  4.2.4. Credit Ratios
  4.2.5. Long-Term Solvency
  4.2.6. Growth Over Prior Year
  4.2.7. Financial Ratios Charts
4.3. Stock Market Snapshot


5.1. Southern Copper Corp. Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of Southern Copper Corp. and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of Southern Copper Corp. and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. Southern Copper Corp. Industry Analysis
  5.4.1. Metals & Mining Industry Snapshot
  5.4.2. Southern Copper Corp. Industry Position Analysis


6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events


7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates



9.1. Political Factors
9.2. Economic Factors
9.3. Social Factors
9.4. Technological Factors
9.5. Environmental Factors
9.6. Legal Factors


10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix





Southern Copper Corp. Key Facts
Management Effectiveness
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
Southern Copper Corp. Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
Southern Copper Corp. Major Shareholders
Southern Copper Corp. History
Southern Copper Corp. Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
Southern Copper Corp. Offices and Representations
Southern Copper Corp. SWOT Analysis
Yearly Income Statement Including Trends
Income Statement Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Balance Sheet Including Trends
Balance Sheet Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Cash Flow Including Trends
Cash Flow Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Southern Copper Corp. Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Credit Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
Southern Copper Corp. Capital Market Snapshot
Southern Copper Corp. Direct Competitors Key Facts
Direct Competitors Profitability Ratios
Direct Competitors Margin Analysis Ratios
Direct Competitors Asset Turnover Ratios
Direct Competitors Credit Ratios
Direct Competitors Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Metals & Mining Industry Statistics
Southern Copper Corp. Industry Position
Company vs. Industry Income Statement Analysis
Company vs. Industry Balance Sheet Analysis
Company vs. Industry Cash Flow Analysis
Company vs. Industry Ratios Comparison
Southern Copper Corp. Consensus Recommendations1
Analyst Recommendation Summary1
Price Target Summary1
Experts Recommendation Trends1
Revenue Estimates Analysis1
Earnings Estimates Analysis1
Historical Surprises1
Revenue Estimates Trend1
Earnings Estimates Trend1
Revenue Revisions1


Southern Copper Corp. Annual Revenues in Comparison with Cost of Goods Sold and Gross Profit
Profit Margin Chart
Operating Margin Chart
Return on Equity (ROE) Chart
Return on Assets (ROA) Chart
Debt to Equity Chart
Current Ratio Chart
Southern Copper Corp. 1-year Stock Charts
Southern Copper Corp. 5-year Stock Charts
Southern Copper Corp. vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
Southern Copper Corp. vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
Southern Copper Corp. Article Density Chart

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The complete financial data is available for publicly traded companies.

Enhanced SWOT Analysis

Enhanced SWOT is a 3×3 grid that arranges strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats into one scheme:

  • How to use the strengths to take advantage of the opportunities?
  • How to use the strengths to reduce likelihood and impact of the threats?
  • How to overcome the weaknesses that obstruct taking advantage of the opportunities?
  • How to overcome the weaknesses that can make the threats a reality?

Upon answering these questions a company can develop a project plan to improve its business performance.

PESTEL Analysis

PESTEL (also termed as PESTLE) is an ideal tool to strategically analyze what influence different outside factors – political, economic, sociocultural, technological, environmental and legal – exert on a business to later chart its long term targets.

Being part of the external analysis when carrying out a strategic assessment or performing a market study, PESTEL gives an overview of diverse macro-environmental factors that any company should thoughtfully consider. By perceiving these outside environments, businesses can maximally benefit from the opportunities while minimizing the threats to the organization.

Key Factors Examined by PESTEL Analysis:

  • Political – What opportunities and pressures are brought by political bodies and what is the degree of public regulations’ impact on the business?
  • Economic – What economic policies, trends and structures are expected to affect the organization, what is this influence’s degree?
  • Sociological – What cultural and societal aspects will work upon the demand for the business’s products and operations?
  • Technological – What impact do the technological aspects, innovations, incentives and barriers have on the organization?
  • Environmental – What environmental and ecological facets, both locally and farther afield, are likely to predetermine the business?
  • Legal – What laws and legislation will exert influence on the style the business is carried out?

IFE, EFE, IE Matrices

The Internal Factor Evaluation matrix (IFE matrix) is a strategic management tool helping audit or evaluate major weaknesses and strengths in a business’s functional areas. In addition, IFE matrix serves as a basis for identifying and assessing relationships amongst those areas. The IFE matrix is utilised in strategy formulation.

The External Factor Evaluation matrix (EFE matrix) is a tool of strategic management that is typically utilised to assess current market conditions. It is an ideal instrument for visualising and prioritising the threats and opportunities a firm is facing.

The essential difference between the above mentioned matrices lies in the type of factors incorporated in the model; whilst the latter is engaged in internal factors, the former deals exceptionally with external factors – those exposed to social, political, economic, legal, etc. external forces.

Being a continuation of the EFE matrix and IFE matrix models, the Internal External matrix (IE matrix) rests upon an investigation of external and internal business factors integrated into one suggestive model.

Porter Five Forces Analysis

The Porter’s five forces analysis studies the industry of operation and helps the company find new sources of competitive advantage. The analysis surveys an industry through five major questions:

  1. What composes a threat of substitute products and services?
  2. Is there a threat of new competitors entering the market?
  3. What is the intensity of competitive rivalry?
  4. How big is the bargaining power of buyers?
  5. How significant is the bargaining power of suppliers?

VRIO Analysis

VRIO stands for Value, Rarity, Imitability, Organization. This analysis helps to evaluate all company’s resources and capabilities and bring them together into one aggregate table that includes:

  • Tangible resources
    • Financial
    • Physical
    • Technological
    • Organizational
  • Intangible resources
    • Human
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Reputation
  • Organizational capabilities

The result of the analysis gives a clear picture of company’s competitive and economic implications, answering the questions if the resources mentioned above are:

  • Valuable?
  • Rare?
  • Costly to imitate?
  • Organized properly?
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