FORTUNE's 100 Fastest-growing companies 
Corporate America's supercharged performers
Southern Copper
Fastest Growing Rank: 4 (2005 rank: 20)
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Address: 2575 East Camelback Road, Suite 500, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Phone: 602-977-6595
Website: http://www.southernperu.com
Comment:
Bright copper prices boost growth; operations in Peru and Mexico.
Revenues 4,287.8 51 33
Net income 1,523.3 - -
Total return - 96 11
Earnings per share - 173 14
As of 8/24/06 $89.42
Beat the S&P 500* Yes
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 7
From the September 18, 2006 Issue
Notes:
*The S&P 500 returned 11.2% annually over the same period.
Footnote:
Grupo México, Mexico City, owns 75% of the company. The company changed name from Southern Peru Copper, Oct. 31, 2005.
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