Nucor Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:NUE)

About Nucor Corporation

Nucor Corporation 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: $63.90
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $60.05
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $54.65
  • 52-Week Range: $319,920,000.00 - $37.77
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.77
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.90
  • P/E Growth: 0.78
  • Market Cap: $20.44B
  • Outstanding Shares: 319,920,000
  • Beta: 1.45
  • 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%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 6 Hold Ratings, 10 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.53)
Consensus Price Target: $63.88 (0.04% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/13/2017Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$78.00View Rating Details
2/6/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$63.00 -> $67.00View Rating Details
2/5/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuy$75.00View Rating Details
1/20/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutral$50.00 -> $65.00View Rating Details
1/13/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutral$46.00 -> $56.00View Rating Details
1/10/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$77.00View Rating Details
1/9/2017KeyCorpUpgradeSector Weight -> Overweight$70.00View Rating Details
12/12/2016ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$65.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
12/5/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuy$55.00 -> $73.00View Rating Details
11/30/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetOverweight$59.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details
11/29/2016MacquarieDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformView Rating Details
11/9/2016Bank of America CorpUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$50.00 -> $57.00View Rating Details
10/20/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/26/2016Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$50.00 -> $55.00View Rating Details
5/10/2016Rosenblatt SecuritiesBoost Price TargetNeutral$47.00 -> $51.00View Rating Details
4/13/2016Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy -> Hold$52.00View Rating Details
3/9/2016NomuraBoost Price TargetBuy$47.00 -> $50.00View Rating Details
11/24/2015BB&T CorporationInitiated CoverageBuy$50.00View Rating Details
10/19/2015S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingStrong-BuyView Rating Details
4/14/2015Clarkson CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$55.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/19/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/31/2017Q416$0.34$0.50$3.78 billion$3.96 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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 Corporation (NYSE:NUE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.60 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.02 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 20164$0.33$0.62$0.41
Q1 20172$0.71$0.80$0.76
Q2 20171$1.27$1.27$1.27
Q3 20171$0.82$0.82$0.82
Q4 20171$0.36$0.36$0.36
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE)
Annual Dividend:$1.51
Dividend Yield:2.36%
Dividend Growth:-8.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:65.94% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
41.94% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
37.56% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:43 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.63%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 76.41%
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)


Latest Headlines for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE)
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What is Nucor Corporation's stock symbol?

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

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

Nucor Corporation declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 30th. Investors of record on Friday, December 30th will be given a dividend of $0.3775 per share on Friday, February 10th. This represents a $1.51 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.36%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 28th. This is a positive change from Nucor Corporation's previous quarterly dividend of $0.38.

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

17 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Nucor Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $78.00. On average, they anticipate Nucor Corporation's share price to reach $63.88 in the next year.

When will Nucor Corporation announce their earnings?

Nucor Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April, 19th 2017.

Who owns Nucor Corporation stock?

Nucor Corporation's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (6.21%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.28%), FMR LLC (0.85%), Franklin Resources Inc. (0.78%), Prudential PLC (0.53%) and AQR Capital Management LLC (0.51%). Company insiders that own Nucor Corporation stock include Christopher J Kearney, D Chad Utermark, Gregory Hayes, James D Frias, James R Darsey, John J Ferriola, Raymond S Napolitan Jr and Robert J Stratman.

Who sold Nucor Corporation stock? Who is selling Nucor Corporation stock?

Nucor Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Capital Guardian Trust Co., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Credit Agricole S A, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and Janus Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Nucor Corporation stock in the last year include D Chad Utermark, James D Frias, James R Darsey, John J Ferriola, Raymond S Napolitan Jr and Robert J Stratman.

Who bought Nucor Corporation stock? Who is buying Nucor Corporation stock?

Nucor Corporation's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, State Street Corp, DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main, Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Ardevora Asset Management LLP, Blockhouse Capital Management LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Investec Asset Management LTD. Company insiders that have bought Nucor Corporation stock in the last two years include Christopher J Kearney and Gregory Hayes.

How do I buy Nucor Corporation stock?

Shares of Nucor Corporation 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 Corporation stock cost?

One share of Nucor Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $63.90.

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Last Updated on 2/19/2017 by Staff