NYSE:NUE - Nucor Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $64.38 -0.03 (-0.05 %) (As of 09/23/2018 12:52 PM ET)Previous Close$64.38Today's Range$63.62 - $64.8752-Week Range$53.42 - $70.48Volume3.23 million shsAverage Volume1.87 million shsMarket Capitalization$20.37 billionP/E Ratio18.34Dividend Yield2.36%Beta1.54 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Nucor Corporation manufactures and sells steel and steel products in the United States and internationally. 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; hollow structural section steel tubing, steel electrical conduit, plate steel, and structural steel products; bar steel products, such as blooms, billets, concrete reinforcing and merchant bars, wire rods, and special bar quality; and tubular and plate steel products. This segment sells its products to steel service centers, fabricators, and manufacturers in automotive, energy, agricultural, heavy equipment, and transportation sectors. The Steel Products segment produces steel joists and joist girders, steel decks, fabricated concrete reinforcing and cold finished steel products, steel fasteners, metal building systems, steel gratings and expanded metal, and wire and wire mesh products to general contractors, fabricators, distributors, and manufacturers. Its products are used by contractors in constructing highways, bridges, reservoirs, utilities, hospitals, schools, airports, stadiums, and high-rise buildings. The Raw Materials segment produces direct reduced iron; processes ferrous and nonferrous metals; brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron, hot briquetted iron; 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 use in manufacturing process; and nonferrous scrap metal to aluminum can producers, secondary aluminum smelters, steel mills and other processors, and consumers of various nonferrous metals. The company offers its products through its in-house sales forces; and internal distribution and trading companies. The company was founded in 1940 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Receive NUE News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for NUE and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Blast furnaces & steel mills Sub-IndustrySteel SectorBasic Materials SymbolNYSE:NUE CUSIP67034610 Webwww.nucor.com Phone704-366-7000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.43 Current Ratio3.05 Quick Ratio1.55 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio18.34 Forward P/E Ratio8.43 P/E Growth0.7 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$20.25 billion Price / Sales1.01 Cash Flow$5.8421 per share Price / Cash11.02 Book Value$28.58 per share Price / Book2.25 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.51 Net Income$1.32 billion Net Margins7.58% Return on Equity16.22% Return on Assets9.10% Miscellaneous Employees25,100 Outstanding Shares316,340,000Market Cap$20.37 billion Nucor (NYSE:NUE) Frequently Asked Questions 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 6th. Investors of record on Friday, September 28th will be given a dividend of $0.38 per share on Friday, November 9th. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.36%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 27th. View Nucor's Dividend History. How will Nucor's stock buyback program work? Nucor declared that its board has approved a share repurchase program on Thursday, September 6th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 10% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. How were Nucor's earnings last quarter? Nucor Co. (NYSE:NUE) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 19th. The basic materials company reported $2.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $2.10 by $0.03. The basic materials company earned $6.46 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.47 billion. Nucor had a net margin of 7.58% and a return on equity of 16.22%. Nucor's revenue was up 24.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.00 earnings per share. View Nucor's Earnings History. When is Nucor's next earnings date? Nucor is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 18th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Nucor. What guidance has Nucor issued on next quarter's earnings? Nucor updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Friday, September, 14th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.35-2.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.39. What price target have analysts set for NUE? 12 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Nucor's stock. Their predictions range from $56.04 to $80.00. On average, they expect Nucor's share price to reach $71.0867 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Nucor. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Nucor? 12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nucor in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Nucor. Who are some of Nucor's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Nucor include ArcelorMittal (MT), POSCO (PKX), SUMITOMO Corp/S (SSUMY), Tenaris (TS), Steel Dynamics (STLD), EVRAZ (EVRZF), Ternium (TX), United States Steel (X), APERAM/SH N Y REGISTRY SH (APEMY), Carpenter Technology (CRS), Commercial Metals (CMC), AK Steel (AKS), USINAS SIDERURG/S (USNZY), SunCoke Energy (SXC) and SunCoke Energy Partners (SXCP). Who are Nucor's key executives? Nucor's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. John J. Ferriola, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 65)Mr. James D. Frias, CFO, Treasurer & Exec. VP (Age 61)Mr. Ladd R. Hall, Exec. VP of Flat-Rolled Products (Age 61)Mr. R. Joseph Stratman, Chief Digital Officer & Exec. VP (Age 61)Mr. Michael D. Keller, VP, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer Who are Nucor's major shareholders? Nucor's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.02%), Northern Trust Corp (1.68%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.51%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.47%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.41%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.41%). Company insiders that own Nucor stock include D Chad Utermark, David A Sumoski, James D Frias, John J Ferriola, Ladd R Hall, Leon J Topalian, Raymond S Napolitan Jr, Robert J Stratman and Victoria F Haynes. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Nucor. Which institutional investors are selling Nucor stock? NUE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, PointState Capital LP, Voya Investment Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, OLD Republic International Corp, Nomura Holdings Inc., Morgan Stanley and United Services Automobile Association. Company insiders that have sold Nucor company stock in the last year include D Chad Utermark, David A Sumoski, James D Frias, John J Ferriola, Ladd R Hall, Leon J Topalian, Raymond S Napolitan Jr, Robert J Stratman and Victoria F Haynes. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nucor. Which institutional investors are buying Nucor stock? NUE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including KBC Group NV, Ashler Capital LLC, Luminus Management LLC, Royal London Asset Management Ltd., MUFG Securities EMEA plc, Stevens Capital Management LP, Foundry Partners LLC and Tocqueville Asset Management L.P.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nucor. 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Nucor's stock price today? One share of NUE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $64.38. How big of a company is Nucor? Nucor has a market capitalization of $20.37 billion and generates $20.25 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $1.32 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.51 on an earnings per share basis. Nucor employs 25,100 workers across the globe. What is Nucor's official website? The official website for Nucor is http://www.nucor.com. How can I contact Nucor? Nucor's mailing address is 1915 REXFORD ROAD, CHARLOTTE NC, 28211. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 704-366-7000. MarketBeat Community Rating for Nucor (NYSE NUE)Community Ranking: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 546 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 496 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,042MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Nucor and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NUE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NUE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 9/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the reasons investors use put options?