Nucor Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:NUE)

About Nucor Corp.

Nucor Corp. logoNucor Corporation (Nucor) manufactures steel and steel products. The Company also produces direct reduced iron (DRI) for use in the Company's steel mills. It also processes ferrous and nonferrous metals and brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron, hot briquetted iron (HBI) and DRI. Nucor operates in three segments: steel mills, steel products and raw materials. Its steel mills segment produces and distributes sheet steel (hot-rolled, cold-rolled and galvanized), plate steel, structural steel (wide-flange beams, beam blanks, H-piling and sheet piling) and bar steel (blooms, billets, concrete reinforcing bar, merchant bar, wire rod and special bar quality). Its steel products segment produces steel joists and joist girders, steel deck, fabricated concrete reinforcing steel and cold finished steel. Its raw materials segment produces DRI; brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron, HBI and DRI; supplies ferro-alloys, and processes ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Steel & Iron
  • Sub-Industry: Steel
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: NUE
  • CUSIP: 67034610
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $47.87
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $47.80
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $49.61
  • 52-Week Range: $33.90 - $57.08
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 32.81
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.34
  • P/E Growth: 0.78
  • Market Cap: $15.24B
  • Outstanding Shares: 318,355,000
  • Beta: 1.47
  • Net Margins: 3.26%
  • Return on Equity: 9.27%
  • Return on Assets: 4.99%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.54%
  • Current Ratio: 3.53%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.20%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Nucor Corp. (NYSE:NUE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 10 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.37)
Consensus Price Target: $52.83 (10.37% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Nucor Corp. (NYSE:NUE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/20/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
10/8/2016Credit Suisse Group AGSet Price TargetHold$52.00View Rating Details
10/1/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/20/2016Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHold$57.50View Rating Details
8/22/2016Citigroup Inc.Initiated CoverageNeutral$55.00View Rating Details
7/26/2016Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$50.00 -> $55.00View Rating Details
7/22/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$59.50View Rating Details
7/20/2016Bank of America Corp.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$56.00View Rating Details
7/12/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$52.00 -> $55.00View Rating Details
7/6/2016Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeHold -> Buy$52.00 -> $60.00View Rating Details
6/24/2016ArgusUpgradeHold -> Buy$58.00View Rating Details
5/10/2016Rosenblatt SecuritiesBoost Price TargetNeutral$47.00 -> $51.00View Rating Details
4/22/2016Credit Agricole SADowngradeOutperform -> Sell$40.00 -> $44.00View Rating Details
4/13/2016Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy -> Hold$52.00View Rating Details
3/9/2016NomuraBoost Price TargetBuy$47.00 -> $50.00View Rating Details
2/29/2016KeyCorpDowngradeOutperform -> Overweight$45.83 -> $45.83View Rating Details
1/24/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$62.00 -> $59.00View Rating Details
12/22/2015MacquarieLower Price TargetNeutral$47.00 -> $38.00View Rating Details
11/24/2015BB&T Corp.Initiated CoverageBuy$50.00View Rating Details
10/19/2015S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingStrong-BuyView Rating Details
4/14/2015Clarkson CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$55.00View Rating Details
1/23/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$55.00 -> $52.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Nucor Corp. (NYSE:NUE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/20/2016Q316$0.90$0.84$3.77 billion$4.29 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2016Q216$0.70$0.73$4.49 billion$4.25 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2016Q116$0.27$0.22$3.63 billion$3.72 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q415$0.23$0.46$3.68 billion$3.46 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q315$0.49$0.71$4.48 billion$4.23 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.25$0.39$4.58 billion$4.36 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.14$0.21$4.74 billion$4.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2015Q414$0.60$0.65$5.37 billion$5.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.71$0.76$5.37 billion$5.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.40$0.46$5.21 billion$5.29 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.37$0.35$4.84 billion$5.11 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2014Q413$0.40$0.53$4.78 billion$4.90 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2013Q313$0.39$0.46$4.77 billion$4.94 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2013Q2 2013$0.30$0.27$4.65 billion$4.67 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2013Q1 2013$0.25$0.26$4.61 billion$4.55 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2013Q4 2012$0.31$0.43$4.55 billion$4.45 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2012$0.42$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2012$0.38$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2012$0.39$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2012$0.27$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2011$0.53$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2011$0.81$0.94ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2011$0.36$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2011($0.10)($0.04)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Nucor Corp. (NYSE:NUE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.47 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.12 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.23$0.32$0.29
Q2 20163$0.58$0.70$0.65
Q3 20164$0.88$1.02$0.93
Q4 20163$0.38$0.98$0.66
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Nucor Corp. (NYSE:NUE)
Annual Dividend:$1.50
Dividend Yield:3.13%
Dividend Growth:0.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:93.75% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
60.73% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
48.08% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:42 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Nucor Corp. (NYSE:NUE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Nucor Corp. (NYSE:NUE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.63%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 77.95%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/28/2016James D FriasCFOSell9,000$53.14$478,260.00View SEC Filing  
7/27/2016John J FerriolaChairmanSell12,128$54.12$656,367.36View SEC Filing  
7/25/2016James R DarseyInsiderSell71,465$52.45$3,748,339.25View SEC Filing  
4/29/2016Robert J StratmanEVPSell52,631$49.90$2,626,286.90View SEC Filing  
4/28/2016D. Chad UtermarkEVPSell2,050$50.65$103,832.50View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016Raymond S Napolitan JrEVPSell7,000$39.94$279,580.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016Christopher J. KearneyDirectorBuy5,000$40.14$200,700.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016John J. FerriolaCEOSell12,003$39.86$478,439.58View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016James D FriasCFOSell4,579$38.78$177,573.62View SEC Filing  
4/28/2015Gregory HayesDirectorBuy4,050$49.49$200,434.50View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014James DarseyEVPSell26,791$51.97$1,392,328.27View SEC Filing  
4/30/2014Ladd HallEVPSell19,573$51.63$1,010,553.99View SEC Filing  
3/3/2014Peter BrowningDirectorSell5,674$49.66$281,770.84View SEC Filing  
10/21/2013Robert J StratmanEVPSell15,397$51.37$790,943.89View SEC Filing  
2/4/2013Peter C BrowningDirectorSell1,200$46.09$55,308.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Nucor Corp. (NYSE:NUE) Chart for Saturday, October, 22, 2016

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