Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 05, 2013

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Southern Copper Corporation ( SCCO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SCCO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -40% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $26.27, the dividend yield is 1.83%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SCCO was $26.27, representing a -37.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.03 and a 0.84% increase over the 52 week low of $26.05.

SCCO is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) and VALE S.A. ( VALE ). SCCO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.92. Zacks Investment Research reports SCCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -22.91%, compared to an industry average of 1.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SCCO Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to SCCO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SCCO as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares MSCI All Peru Capped ETF ( EPU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EPU with an decrease of -26.93% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SCCO at 14.76%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: BHP , EPU , SCCO , VALE

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