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Nucor Stock Forecast, Price & News

+5.02 (+4.73%)
(As of 06/24/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
2.78 million shs
Average Volume
3.33 million shs
Market Capitalization
$29.55 billion
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NUE Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Overall MarketRank

2.89 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

18th out of 242 stocks

Blast Furnaces & Steel Mills Industry

2nd out of 16 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 4.4Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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About Nucor (NYSE:NUE)

Nucor Corporation manufactures and sells steel and steel products. The company's Steel Mills segment produces hot-rolled, cold-rolled, and galvanized sheet steel products; plate steel products; wide-flange beams, beam blanks, and H-piling and sheet piling products; and bar steel products, such as blooms, billets, concrete reinforcing and merchant bars, and special bar quality products. It also engages in the steel trading and rebar distribution businesses. This segment sells its products to steel service centers, fabricators, and manufacturers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Its Steel Products segment offers hollow structural section steel tubing products, electrical conduits, steel racking, steel joists and joist girders, steel decks, fabricated concrete reinforcing steel products, cold finished steel products, steel fasteners, metal building systems, insulated metal panels, steel grating and expanded metal products, and wire and wire mesh products primarily for use in nonresidential construction applications. This segment also engages in the piling distribution business. The company's Raw Materials segment produces direct reduced iron (DRI); brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron, hot briquetted iron, and DRI; supplies ferro-alloys; and processes ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal, as well as engages in the natural gas drilling operations. This segment sells its ferrous scrap to electric arc furnace steel mills and foundries for manufacturing process; and nonferrous scrap metal to aluminum can producers, secondary aluminum smelters, steel mills and other processors, and consumers of various nonferrous metals. It serves agriculture, automotive, construction, energy and transmission, oil and gas, heavy equipment, infrastructure, and transportation industries through its in-house sales force; and internal distribution and trading companies. Nucor Corporation was incorporated in 1958 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Blast furnaces & steel mills
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Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
9 Analysts


Net Income
$6.83 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$36.48 billion
Cash Flow
$27.70 per share
Book Value
$51.10 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$29.55 billion

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Nucor Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Nucor stock right now?

9 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nucor in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Nucor stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in NUE, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Nucor's stock price forecast for 2022?

9 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Nucor's stock. Their NUE stock forecasts range from $102.00 to $190.00. On average, they expect Nucor's share price to reach $132.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.6% from the stock's current price.
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How has Nucor's stock performed in 2022?

Nucor's stock was trading at $114.15 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, NUE shares have decreased by 2.7% and is now trading at $111.06.
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When is Nucor's next earnings date?

Nucor is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 28th 2022.
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How were Nucor's earnings last quarter?

Nucor Co. (NYSE:NUE) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 21st. The basic materials company reported $7.67 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $7.35 by $0.32. The basic materials company earned $10.49 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.72 billion. Nucor had a net margin of 19.97% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 55.61%. Nucor's quarterly revenue was up 49.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $3.10 EPS.
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How often does Nucor pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Nucor?

Nucor announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 9th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share on Thursday, August 11th. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.80%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 29th.
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Is Nucor a good dividend stock?

Nucor(NYSE:NUE) pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.89%. Nucor has been increasing its dividend for 49 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Nucor is 7.15%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Nucor will have a dividend payout ratio of 15.33% next year. This indicates that Nucor will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Nucor's stock buyback program work?

Nucor declared that its board has initiated a stock repurchase program on Thursday, December 2nd 2021, which allows the company to buyback $4,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 13% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

What guidance has Nucor issued on next quarter's earnings?

Nucor issued an update on its second quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Wednesday, June, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $8.75-$8.85 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.10. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

Who are Nucor's key executives?

Nucor's management team includes the following people:

What is John J. Ferriola's approval rating as Nucor's CEO?

103 employees have rated Nucor CEO John J. Ferriola on Glassdoor.com. John J. Ferriola has an approval rating of 91% among Nucor's employees. This puts John J. Ferriola in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Nucor own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Nucor investors own include AT&T (T), AbbVie (ABBV), NVIDIA (NVDA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Intel (INTC), Home Depot (HD), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Walt Disney (DIS).

What is Nucor's stock symbol?

Nucor trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NUE."

Who are Nucor's major shareholders?

Nucor's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (13.12%), BlackRock Inc. (8.69%), State Street Corp (5.88%), Capital World Investors (3.19%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.78%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.70%). Company insiders that own Nucor stock include Allen C Behr, Allen C Behr, Craig A Feldman, D Chad Utermark, Daniel R Needham, David A Sumoski, Douglas J Jellison, James D Frias, James D Frias, John J Ferriola, Kenneth Rex Query, Ladd R Hall, Leon J Topalian, Maryemily Slate, Michael D Keller, Raymond S Napolitan Jr and Raymond S Napolitan, Jr.
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Which major investors are selling Nucor stock?

NUE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, Vanguard Group Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., Capital Fund Management S.A., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Madison Asset Management LLC, and Main Street Research LLC. Company insiders that have sold Nucor company stock in the last two years include Allen C Behr, Craig A Feldman, D Chad Utermark, Daniel R Needham, David A Sumoski, Douglas J Jellison, James D Frias, Kenneth Rex Query, Leon J Topalian, Maryemily Slate, Michael D Keller, Raymond S Napolitan Jr, and Raymond S Napolitan, Jr.
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Which major investors are buying Nucor stock?

NUE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CFS Investment Advisory Services LLC, BlackRock Inc., 1832 Asset Management L.P., Twin Tree Management LP, Ardevora Asset Management LLP, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.
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How do I buy shares of Nucor?

Shares of NUE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Nucor's stock price today?

One share of NUE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $111.06.

How much money does Nucor make?

Nucor (NYSE:NUE) has a market capitalization of $29.55 billion and generates $36.48 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $6.83 billion in net income (profit) each year or $27.959990 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Nucor have?

Nucor employs 28,800 workers across the globe.

Does Nucor have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Nucor: Ambassador Steel Corporation, Corporacion POK SA de CV, Gallatin Steel Company, Harris Steel Inc., Harris Steel ULC, Harris U.S. Holdings Inc., Independence Tube Corporation, Joy Global - Steel Plate mill, Magnatrax Corporation, Nu-Iron Unlimited, Nucor Castrip Arkansas LLC, Nucor Energy Holdings Inc., Nucor Steel Auburn Inc., Nucor Steel Birmingham Inc., Nucor Steel Connecticut Inc., Nucor Steel Decatur LLC, Nucor Steel Florida Inc., Nucor Steel Gallatin LLC, Nucor Steel Jackson Inc., Nucor Steel Kankakee Inc., Nucor Steel Kingman LLC, Nucor Steel Louisiana LLC, Nucor Steel Marion Inc., Nucor Steel Memphis Inc., Nucor Steel Seattle Inc., Nucor Steel Sedalia LLC, Nucor Steel Tuscaloosa Inc., Nucor-Yamato Steel Company, Republic Conduit, Republic Conduit Inc., Skyline Steel, Skyline Steel LLC, Southland Tube Inc, Southland Tube Inc., St. Louis Cold Drawn Inc, St. Louis Cold Drawn LLC, The David J. Joseph Company, and Vulcraft-Omega.
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When was Nucor founded?

Nucor was founded in 1958.

How can I contact Nucor?

Nucor's mailing address is 1915 REXFORD ROAD, CHARLOTTE NC, 28211. The official website for Nucor is www.nucor.com. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at (704) 366-7000 or via fax at 704-362-4208.

This page (NYSE:NUE) was last updated on 6/25/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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