Copper Stocks

Copper stocks are part of basic materials in stock market industry. Copper companies involve in the mining and production of the raw material. These companies also engage in the manufacture of copper-based goods such as electrical wire used in homes, businesses, and industrial buildings.

Copper StocksAs is the case with other commodity stocks, the dividend yields offered by these companies can vary. Typically, the companies are offering similar level of dividend as the wider market average.

Copper Companies List

While gold is seen as a valuable metal that can prop up a portfolio, it's not the most cherished of metals. Copper is a metal often in demand. It can be used in construction, for example, for piping. The recovering real-estate market bodes well for the future of copper stocks.

Copper companies are:
  • Southern Copper Corp. (SCCO)
  • Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX)
  • Nevsun Resources Ltd. (NSU)

Top Performing Copper Stocks 2015

The following is the year-to-date return of these stocks in 2015. Some of these stocks are listed in New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NASDAQ, etc. They may be part of international stocks listed in US stock exchange.

Top performing copper stocks 2015 are:
  1. Southern Copper Corp. (SCCO) 17.92%
  2. Nevsun Resources Ltd. (NSU) 4.01%
  3. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) 2.96%

Copper Stocks Table

No.CompanyTickerCountryMarket CapPrice
1Southern Copper Corp.SCCOUSA26.65B33.14
2Freeport-McMoRan Inc.FCXUSA24.60B23.66
3Nevsun Resources Ltd.NSUCanada804.20M4


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