Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 11, 2013


Southern Copper Corporation ( SCCO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 11, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 26, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SCCO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -91.27% decrease from the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of SCCO was $40.72, representing a -3.12% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.03 and a 46.9% increase over the 52 week low of $27.72.

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 $2.28. Zacks Investment Research reports SCCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -1.99%, compared to an industry average of 24.2%.

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:

  • WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund ( DTN )
  • WisdomTree Global Natural Resources International Index ( GNAT )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials ( PYZ )
  • iShares MSCI All Peru Capped Index Fund ( EPU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PYZ with an increase of 13.14% over the last 100 days. DTN has the highest percent weighting of SCCO at 2.66%.

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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