WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): February 1, 2013 (January 31, 2013)
SOUTHERN COPPER CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
1440 E. Missouri Ave., Suite 160, Phoenix, AZ 85014
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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ITEM 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On January 31, 2013, Southern Copper Corporation (SCC) issued a press release announcing financial results for the quarter and full year ended on December 31, 2012. In this press release, SCC reported that on January 24, 2013, its Board of Directors authorized a cash dividend of $0.24 per share of common stock. This dividend is payable on February 26, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 13, 2013. A copy of this press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
The information in this report and the exhibit attached hereto are being furnished and shall not be deemed as filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Act of 1934. Accordingly, this information will not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed by Southern Copper Corporation pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933 or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, except as expressly stated in such filing.
ITEM 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
99.1 Press release of Southern Copper Corporation dated January 31, 2013, furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 of this Form 8-K.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: February 1, 2013