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Nucor Stock Forecast, Price & News

$49.18
+0.21 (+0.43 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 09:08 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$48.82
Now: $49.18
$49.97
50-Day Range
$41.95
MA: $45.47
$48.97
52-Week Range
$27.52
Now: $49.18
$58.70
Volume4.00 million shs
Average Volume2.51 million shs
Market Capitalization$14.85 billion
P/E Ratio29.27
Dividend Yield3.27%
Beta1.45
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; plate steel products; wide-flange beams, beam blanks, and H-piling and sheet piling products; 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 automotive, energy, agricultural, heavy equipment, and transportation sectors. The Steel Products segment offers hollow structural section steel tubing products, electrical conduits, steel joists and joist girders, steel decks, fabricated concrete reinforcing steel products, cold finished steel products, steel fasteners, metal building systems, steel grating and expanded metal products, and wire and wire mesh products to general contractors, fabricators, distributors, and manufacturers. This segment also engages in the piling distribution business. The Raw Materials segment produces direct reduced iron (DRI); processes ferrous and nonferrous metals; brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron, DRI, and 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 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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.85 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Blast furnaces & steel mills
Sub-IndustrySteel
CUSIP67034610
Phone704-366-7000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$22.59 billion
Cash Flow$7.14 per share
Book Value$35.59 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.27 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees26,800
Market Cap$14.85 billion
Next Earnings Date10/27/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$49.18
+0.21 (+0.43 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 09:08 PM ET)
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Nucor (NYSE:NUE) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Nucor's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Nucor's stock was trading at $35.43 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, NUE shares have increased by 38.8% and is now trading at $49.18.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Nucor?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nucor in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Nucor's next earnings date?

Nucor is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 27th 2020.
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How were Nucor's earnings last quarter?

Nucor Co. (NYSE:NUE) issued its earnings results on Thursday, July, 23rd. The basic materials company reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.22. The basic materials company earned $4.33 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.43 billion. Nucor had a net margin of 2.49% and a return on equity of 7.95%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 26.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.26 earnings per share.
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How often does Nucor pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Nucor?

Nucor declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 10th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 30th will be given a dividend of $0.4025 per share on Tuesday, November 10th. This represents a $1.61 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.27%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 29th.
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What guidance has Nucor issued on next quarter's earnings?

Nucor issued an update on its third quarter 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, September, 17th. The company provided EPS guidance of 0.50-0.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.38.

What price target have analysts set for NUE?

11 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Nucor's stock. Their forecasts range from $37.00 to $71.00. On average, they anticipate Nucor's stock price to reach $51.90 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.5% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Nucor?

Nucor saw a decline in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 3,630,000 shares, a decline of 17.5% from the August 15th total of 4,400,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,070,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.8 days. Approximately 1.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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Who are some of Nucor's key competitors?

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), Intel (INTC), Home Depot (HD), Walt Disney (DIS), Micron Technology (MU) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

Who are Nucor's key executives?

Nucor's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. John J. Ferriola, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 66)
  • Mr. James D. Frias, CFO, Treasurer & Exec. VP (Age 62)
  • Mr. Ladd R. Hall, Exec. VP of Flat-Rolled Products (Age 62)
  • Mr. R. Joseph Stratman, Chief Digital Officer & Exec. VP (Age 62)
  • Mr. Raymond S. Napolitan Jr., P.E, Exec. VP of Engineered Bar Products (Age 61)

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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.14%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.05%), ProShare Advisors LLC (0.71%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.52%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (0.51%) and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.45%). Company insiders that own Nucor stock include Allen C Behr, John J Ferriola, Ladd R Hall, Leon J Topalian, Raymond S Napolitan Jr and Victoria F Haynes.
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Which institutional investors are selling Nucor stock?

NUE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., Prudential PLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Cibc World Markets Corp, Prudential Financial Inc., TD Asset Management Inc., Advisor Group Holdings Inc., and Toronto Dominion Bank. Company insiders that have sold Nucor company stock in the last year include Allen C Behr, John J Ferriola, Leon J Topalian, and Raymond S Napolitan Jr.
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Which institutional investors are buying Nucor stock?

NUE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nordea Investment Management AB, SG Americas Securities LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Main Street Research LLC, Personal Capital Advisors Corp, Reilly Financial Advisors LLC, Poplar Forest Capital LLC, and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.
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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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Nucor's stock price today?

One share of NUE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $49.18.

How big of a company is Nucor?

Nucor has a market capitalization of $14.85 billion and generates $22.59 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $1.27 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.31 on an earnings per share basis. Nucor employs 26,800 workers across the globe.

What is Nucor's official website?

The official website for Nucor is 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.

This page was last updated on 9/21/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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