Nucor Company Profile (NYSE:NUE)

About Nucor (NYSE:NUE)

Nucor logoNucor Corporation (Nucor) manufactures steel and steel products. The Company produces direct reduced iron (DRI) for use in its steel mills. It operates in three segments: steel mills, steel products and raw materials. The 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). The steel products segment produces steel joists and joist girders, steel deck, fabricated concrete reinforcing steel and cold finished steel. The raw materials produces DRI; brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron, HBI and DRI; supplies ferro-alloys, and processes ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal. It also processes ferrous and nonferrous metals and brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron, hot briquetted iron (HBI) and DRI.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Steel & Iron
  • Sub-Industry: Steel
  • Symbol: NYSE:NUE
  • CUSIP: 67034610
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $18.11 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 319,051,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $59.34
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $60.35
  • 52 Week Range: $44.81 - $68.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.10
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.21
  • P/E Growth: 0.48
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $17.31 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.05
  • Book Value: $25.49 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.23
  • Annual Dividend: $1.51
  • Dividend Yield: 2.7%
  • EBIDTA: $2.54 billion
  • Net Margins: 4.53%
  • Return on Equity: 9.32%
  • Return on Assets: 5.01%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.45%
  • Current Ratio: 2.72%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.68%
  • Average Volume: 2.79 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.45
  • Short Ratio: 2.47

Frequently Asked Questions for Nucor (NYSE:NUE)

What is Nucor's stock symbol?

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

How often does Nucor pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Nucor?

Nucor declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 21st. Investors of record on Friday, March 31st will be given a dividend of $0.3775 per share on Thursday, May 11th. This represents a $1.51 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 29th. View Nucor's Dividend History.

How were Nucor's earnings last quarter?

Nucor Co. (NYSE:NUE) released its earnings results on Thursday, April, 20th. The company reported $1.11 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.03. The business earned $4.82 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.67 billion. Nucor had a net margin of 4.53% and a return on equity of 9.32%. The business's revenue was up 29.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.27 EPS. View Nucor's Earnings History.

When will Nucor make its next earnings announcement?

Nucor is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July, 19th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Nucor.

Where is Nucor's stock going? Where will Nucor's stock price be in 2017?

15 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Nucor's shares. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $78.00. On average, they expect Nucor's stock price to reach $68.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Nucor.

Who are some of Nucor's key competitors?

Who owns Nucor stock?

Nucor's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. (9.51%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.89%), BlackRock Inc. (6.76%), State Street Corp (5.79%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.90%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.29%). Company insiders that own Nucor stock include Christopher J Kearney, D Chad Utermark, James D Frias, James R Darsey, John J Ferriola, Raymond S Napolitan Jr, Robert J Stratman and Victoria F Haynes. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Nucor.

Who sold Nucor stock? Who is selling Nucor stock?

Nucor's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ameriprise Financial Inc., State Street Corp, Wellington Management Group LLP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, FMR LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Morgan Stanley and APG Asset Management N.V.. Company insiders that have sold Nucor stock in the last year include James D Frias, James R Darsey, John J Ferriola, Raymond S Napolitan Jr and Victoria F Haynes. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nucor.

Who bought Nucor stock? Who is buying Nucor stock?

Nucor's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Geode Capital Management LLC and Scout Investments Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nucor.

How do I buy Nucor stock?

Shares of Nucor can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Nucor stock cost?

One share of Nucor stock can currently be purchased for approximately $56.76.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Nucor (NYSE:NUE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: $68.50 (20.68% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Nucor (NYSE:NUE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/15/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuy$73.00LowView Rating Details
5/9/2017Longbow ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutral -> NeutralMediumView Rating Details
4/24/2017MacquarieUpgradeUnderperform -> Neutral$55.00 -> $62.00MediumView Rating Details
4/21/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
4/19/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$77.00 -> $75.00LowView Rating Details
3/22/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$70.00 -> $75.00LowView Rating Details
3/21/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuy$73.00 -> $75.00HighView Rating Details
2/13/2017Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$78.00N/AView Rating Details
2/5/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuy$75.00N/AView Rating Details
1/20/2017Citigroup IncReiterated RatingNeutral$50.00 -> $65.00N/AView Rating Details
1/13/2017Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingNeutral$46.00 -> $56.00N/AView Rating Details
1/9/2017KeyCorpUpgradeSector Weight -> Overweight$70.00N/AView Rating Details
12/12/2016ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$65.00 -> $75.00N/AView Rating Details
11/9/2016Bank of America CorpUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$50.00 -> $57.00N/AView Rating Details
7/26/2016Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$50.00 -> $55.00N/AView Rating Details
5/10/2016Rosenblatt SecuritiesBoost Price TargetNeutral$47.00 -> $51.00N/AView Rating Details
4/13/2016Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy -> Hold$52.00N/AView Rating Details
3/9/2016NomuraBoost Price TargetBuy$47.00 -> $50.00N/AView Rating Details
11/24/2015BB&T Co.Initiated CoverageBuy$50.00N/AView Rating Details
10/19/2015S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingStrong-BuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Nucor (NYSE:NUE)
Earnings by Quarter for Nucor (NYSE:NUE)
Earnings History by Quarter for Nucor (NYSE:NUE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/20/2017Q1 17$1.14$1.11$4.67 billion$4.82 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2017Q416$0.34$0.50$3.78 billion$3.96 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2016Q316$0.90$0.88$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$0.55$0.65$5.37 billion$5.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.75$0.76$5.37 billion$5.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.39$0.46$5.21 billion$5.29 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.36$0.41$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 (NYSE:NUE)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.60
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$1.14$1.16$1.15
Q2 20172$1.30$1.54$1.42
Q3 20171$1.24$1.24$1.24
Q4 20171$0.79$0.79$0.79
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Nucor (NYSE:NUE)
Most Recent Dividend:5/11/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.51
Dividend Yield:2.66%
Dividend Growth:-8.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:65.94% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
33.33% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
32.47% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:43 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Nucor (NYSE:NUE)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Nucor (NYSE:NUE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.63%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 76.41%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Nucor (NYSE:NUE)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Nucor (NYSE:NUE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Nucor (NYSE:NUE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/27/2017Victoria F HaynesDirectorSell3,000$61.52$184,560.00View SEC Filing  
4/25/2017John J FerriolaChairmanSell12,232$61.60$753,491.20View SEC Filing  
3/15/2017James D FriasCFOSell52,631$62.57$3,293,121.67View SEC Filing  
2/22/2017Raymond S Napolitan JrInsiderSell12,400$63.74$790,376.00View SEC Filing  
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)


Headline Trends for Nucor (NYSE:NUE)
Latest Headlines for Nucor (NYSE:NUE)
DateHeadline logoNucor (NUE) Down 6.1% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? - May 22 at 9:50 AM logoOpinion: What U.S. Steel Could Do to Reassure the Market - May 18 at 8:01 AM logoNucor (NUE) Poised on Acquisitions, Strategic Investments - May 17 at 6:52 PM logoJapan's JFE aims to widen coking coal sources after Australian cyclone - May 17 at 8:53 AM logoNucor Co. (NUE) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - May 16 at 12:56 PM logoHow Analysts Are Rating AK Steel after 1Q17 Earnings - May 15 at 10:05 AM logoNucor Co. (NUE) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - May 12 at 12:50 PM logoWorried About Volatility? Buy these 5 Low Leverage Stocks - May 12 at 8:36 AM logoAnalyzing Valuation Catalysts for Cliffs Natural Resources - May 12 at 8:36 AM logoInstant Analysis: U.S. Steel Sets Ex-CEO's Departure Date - May 12 at 8:36 AM logoNucor Promotes Leon Topalian to Executive Vice President - May 11 at 7:24 PM logoUS Steel's CEO steps down as the company's challenges pile up; COO David Burritt takes over the top job - May 11 at 12:08 AM logoUS Steel's CEO steps down as the company's challenges pile up; COO David Burritt takes over the top job - May 10 at 7:06 PM logo Brokerages Anticipate Nucor Co. (NUE) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $5.48 Billion - May 10 at 12:33 PM logo3 Terrible Reasons to Sell Nucor Corporation - May 9 at 6:26 PM logoNucor Invites You To Join Its Annual Meeting Of Stockholders Webcast - May 9 at 11:25 AM logo3 Biggest Challenges Facing Nucor Corporation - May 9 at 11:25 AM logo3 Top Dividend Aristocrats For May - May 9 at 11:25 AM logoNucor Co. (NUE) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Longbow Research - May 9 at 7:54 AM logoNucor Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NUE-US : May 8, 2017 - May 8 at 12:15 PM logo$1.32 Earnings Per Share Expected for Nucor Co. (NUE) This Quarter - May 8 at 11:26 AM logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Nucor Co. (NUE) Boosted by Analyst - May 8 at 9:42 AM logoNucor Co. (NUE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC - May 6 at 7:24 AM logoCramer vets the best and the worst of the US steel producers - May 5 at 7:12 PM logoShould US Steel Demand Indicators Please Nucor Investors? - May 5 at 9:06 AM logoNucor Co. to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $1.30 Per Share, KeyCorp Forecasts (NUE) - May 5 at 7:16 AM logoSomewhat Positive Press Coverage Likely to Affect Nucor (NUE) Share Price - May 2 at 11:38 PM logoNucor (NUE) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.28 - April 29 at 10:47 PM logoNucor Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:NUE) : April 28, 2017 - April 28 at 7:53 PM logoVictoria F. Haynes Sells 3,000 Shares of Nucor Co. (NUE) Stock - April 28 at 12:06 PM logoSteel Earnings Started with a Bang but Ended with a Whimper - April 27 at 7:26 PM logoEarnings Growth to Pick Up Steam in Q1: Top 5 Picks - April 27 at 10:07 AM logoNucor Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NUE-US : April 27, 2017 - April 27 at 10:07 AM featured highlights: Nucor, Primerica, Universal Forest Products, UnitedHealth Group and Lithia Motors - April 27 at 10:07 AM logoNucor Corporation Reports Biggest Profit in 8 Years: Key Takeaways - April 27 at 7:47 AM logoNucor (NUE) Receives Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.37 - April 26 at 8:52 PM logoS&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Top Gainers For April Are Chevron, Nucor And AbbVie Per Analyst Targets - April 26 at 6:21 PM logoBuyers Still Attracted to Steel Maker Nucor - April 26 at 6:21 PM logoJohn J. Ferriola Sells 12,232 Shares of Nucor Co. (NUE) Stock - April 26 at 5:44 PM logoU.S. Steel Is In Full Meltdown After Stunning Loss; Steel Rivals Hit - April 25 at 6:08 PM logoMacquarie Upgrades Nucor Co. (NUE) to "Neutral" - April 24 at 8:52 PM logoEarnings, Patriotism, and China: Good News for US Steelmakers - April 24 at 5:50 PM logoIs Nucor Corp. (NUE) Stock a Solid Choice Right Now? - April 24 at 12:46 PM logoU.S. Steel: All For One, One For All - April 24 at 12:46 PM logoNucor (NUE) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds - April 23 at 7:21 PM logoNucor Co. (NUE) Given "Buy" Rating at Jefferies Group LLC - April 23 at 5:02 PM logo2 Cheap Dividend Stocks You Can Buy Right Now - April 22 at 12:37 PM logoTrumping, dumping and going to Mexico: Three takeaways from Nucor’s earnings - April 21 at 6:46 PM logoCompany News for April 21, 2017 - April 21 at 6:46 PM logoNucor and Steel Dynamics: Steel Earnings Start with a Bang - April 21 at 6:46 PM


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