Digging into the largest publicly traded copper companies can set up your portfolio to benefit from the expected growth in the sector.
News & Analysis: Southern Copper
Digging into the copper mining industry can reveal some potential investment opportunities and better explain what it takes to make money from an ore that is growing in value.
Commodity-related stocks declined on fears over global growth.
If I had my druthers, these companies would be off my watch list and in my portfolio.
A seemingly poor earnings report and the market's waning appetite for copper contributed to this stock's decline last month.
SCCO earnings call for the period ending March 31, 2019.
It would be too simplistic to attribute the stock's rise to the continuing rebound in the copper market last month.
Freeport McMoRan makes more headlines, but don't look at the miner without also examining peer Southern Copper -- boring is sometimes better.
SCCO earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018.
An uninspiring earnings report wasn't the only thing that disheartened investors last month.