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Nucor (NUE) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.26 (-0.15%)
(As of 05/24/2024 08:50 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.06 million shs
Average Volume
1.40 million shs
Market Capitalization
$41.06 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Nucor MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.38 Rating Score
12.5% Upside
$192.75 Price Target
Short Interest
2.25% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.07mentions of Nucor in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$6.28 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $12.57 to $12.89 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.82 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

56th out of 168 stocks

Blast Furnaces & Steel Mills Industry

5th out of 12 stocks

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About Nucor Stock (NYSE:NUE)

Nucor Corporation engages in manufacture and sale of steel and steel products. It operates in three segments: steel mills, steel products, and raw materials. The 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 structural steel products; bar steel products, such as blooms, billets, concrete reinforcing and merchant bars, and engineered special bar quality products; and 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. The Steel Products segment offers steel joists and joist girders, steel decks, and galvanized torque tubes for used in solar arrays, hollow structural section steel tubing, electrical conduit, fabricated concrete reinforcing steel, cold finished steel, steel fasteners, steel grating and expanded metal, wire and wire mesh, metal building systems, insulated metal panels, steel racking, overhead doors, and utility towers and structures for communications and energy transmission. This segment is also involved in the piling distribution business. The Raw Materials segment produces direct reduced iron (DRI); brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron, hot briquetted iron, and DRI; supplies ferro-alloys; processes ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal; and engages in the natural gas production and industrial gas business. 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 markets its products through in-house sales force; and internal distribution and trading companies. Nucor Corporation was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

NUE Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Blast furnaces & steel mills
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
8 Analysts


Net Income
$4.52 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$34.71 billion
Cash Flow
$23.14 per share
Book Value
$90.61 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$41.06 billion

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NUE Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Nucor stock right now?

8 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nucor in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" NUE shares. 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 target for 2024?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Nucor's stock. Their NUE share price targets range from $154.00 to $240.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $192.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.5% from the stock's current price.
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How have NUE shares performed in 2024?

Nucor's stock was trading at $174.04 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, NUE stock has decreased by 1.6% and is now trading at $171.27.
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When is Nucor's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July 22nd 2024.
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How were Nucor's earnings last quarter?

Nucor Co. (NYSE:NUE) issued its earnings results on Monday, April, 22nd. The basic materials company reported $3.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $3.62 by $0.16. The basic materials company earned $8.14 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.26 billion. Nucor had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.62% and a net margin of 12.40%. Nucor's revenue was down 6.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $4.45 EPS.
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How often does Nucor pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Nucor?

Nucor declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 20th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 28th will be given a dividend of $0.54 per share on Friday, May 10th. This represents a $2.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.26%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 27th.
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Is Nucor a good dividend stock?

Nucor (NYSE:NUE) pays an annual dividend of $2.16 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.26%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 51 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 12.71%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, NUE will have a dividend payout ratio of 16.76% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Nucor's stock buyback program work?

Nucor announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan on Thursday, May 11th 2023, which allows the company to repurchase $4,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 11.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans 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 earnings guidance on Monday, April, 22nd. The company provided EPS guidance of below $3.46 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.63.

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

103 employees have rated Nucor Chief Executive Officer John J. Ferriola on John J. Ferriola has an approval rating of 91% among the company'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).

Who are Nucor's major shareholders?

Nucor's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.20%), Capital World Investors (1.57%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.68%), Nordea Investment Management AB (0.49%), ProShare Advisors LLC (0.43%) and Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. (0.35%). Insiders that own company stock include Allen C Behr, Allen C Behr, D Chad Utermark, Daniel R Needham, David A Sumoski, Douglas J Jellison, Gregory J Murphy, James D Frias, James D Frias, John J Hollatz, Kenneth Rex Query, Leon J Topalian, Maryemily Slate, Michael D Keller, Nicholas C Gangestad and Stephen D Laxton.
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How do I buy shares of Nucor?

Shares of NUE stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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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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This page (NYSE:NUE) was last updated on 5/27/2024 by Staff

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