Southern Copper Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:SCCO)

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$55.85 $0.73 (1.32%) SCCO stock closing price Mar 21, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of SCCO requires an investor to check the cash flows for Southern Copper. The profit-loss statement shows Southern Copper profits, the balance sheet shows Southern Copper debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Southern Copper stock analysis. Southern Copper had a positive net income cash flow of $1.02B till this quarter of 2017 Q3. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Southern Copper has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $252.5M.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow493.8M324.6M153.4M647.1M474.3M299.8M135.3M510.7M373.84M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-224.4M-112.2M3.4M-393.8M-321.4M-329M-238.9M-209.8M-155.8M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net-8M15.8M18M-109M-123.5M-50.3M-18M-162.2M-80.05M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-709.4M-496.6M-245.2M-1.12B-837.9M-563.7M-222.5M-1.15B-842.73M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--------100.4M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments20.8M11.2M-1.4M552.1M502.7M505.3M320.8M-264.8M-543.55M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities---114.4M111.2M36.4M-53.8M-100.44M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares----71.7M-71.7M-53.7M-53.7M-1B-724.35M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-------1.78B1.54B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-262.8M-154.6M-61.8M-139.3M-100.6M-61.9M-23.2M-271.2M-
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities--------12M-11.95M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-76.2M-61.5M-29M11.1M-2.9M-13.5M16M-0.5M6.47M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year274.5M364M1.67B2.46B848.11M2.19B772.3M716.74M1.41B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End798.5M688.7M698.7M546M511.5M452.5M376M274.5M504.49M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Southern Copper stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Southern Copper stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Southern Copper has cash of $798.5M on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the Southern Copper stock price.
  • Southern Copper increased its cash from operating activities to $1.28B till 2017 Q3. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-688.6M for SCCO stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-262.7M for Southern Copper. The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.

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