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Southern Copper is Among the Companies in the Diversified Metals & Mining Industry With the Highest Enterprise Value to Sales Ratio (SCCO, CMP, FCX, GSM, MTRN)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Diversified Metals & Mining industry with the highest Enterprise Value (EV) to Sales ratios. EV/Sales gives investors an idea of how much it costs to buy the company's sales and the lower the ratio, the more undervalued the company is believed to be.

Southern Copper ranks highest with a EV/Sales of 4.75. Compass Minerals International is next with a EV/Sales of 2.42. Freeport-McMoRan ranks third highest with a EV/Sales of 1.88.

Globe Specialty Metals follows with a EV/Sales of 0.79, and Materion rounds out the top five with a EV/Sales of 0.56.

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