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Freeport-McMoRan has the Lowest Price to Book Ratio in the Diversified Metals & Mining Industry (FCX, MTRN, GSM, SCCO, CMP)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Diversified Metals & Mining industry with the lowest price to book ratios. Often companies with the lowest ratio present the greatest value to investors.

Freeport-McMoRan ranks lowest with a a price to book ratio of 1.01. Following is Materion with a a price to book ratio of 1.24. Globe Specialty Metals ranks third lowest with a a price to book ratio of 1.57.

Southern Copper follows with a a price to book ratio of 3.80, and Compass Minerals International rounds out the bottom five with a a price to book ratio of 3.94.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Freeport-McMoRan on September 14th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $9.94. Since that call, shares of Freeport-McMoRan have fallen 4.2%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: lowest price to book ratio freeport-mcmoran materion globe specialty metals Southern Copper compass minerals international

Ticker(s): FCX MTRN GSM SCCO CMP