Nucor Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:NUE)

About Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE)

Nucor Corporation 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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Steel
  • Symbol: NYSE:NUE
  • CUSIP: 67034610
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $19.21649 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 319,051,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $58.43
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $59.80
  • 52 Week Range: $44.81 - $68.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.99
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.66
  • P/E Growth: 0.61
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $18.24 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.06
  • Book Value: $26.14 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.31
  • Annual Dividend: $1.51
  • Dividend Yield: 2.5%
  • EBIDTA: $2.67 billion
  • Net Margins: 6.08%
  • Return on Equity: 13.39%
  • Return on Assets: 7.20%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.37%
  • Current Ratio: 2.16%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.16%
  • Average Volume: 2.82 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.52
  • Short Ratio: 1.95
Frequently Asked Questions for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE)

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, June 6th. Investors of record on Friday, June 30th will be given a dividend of $0.3775 per share on Friday, August 11th. This represents a $1.51 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.50%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 28th. View Nucor Corporation's Dividend History.

How were Nucor Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 20th. The company reported $1.00 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.06 by $0.06. The business earned $5.17 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.08 billion. Nucor Corporation had a return on equity of 13.39% and a net margin of 6.08%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 21.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.73 EPS. View Nucor Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Nucor Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Nucor Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 18th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Nucor Corporation.

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

15 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Nucor Corporation's stock. Their forecasts range from $57.00 to $78.00. On average, they anticipate Nucor Corporation's share price to reach $69.32 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Nucor Corporation.

Who are some of Nucor Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Nucor Corporation's key executives?

Nucor Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • John J. Ferriola, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • James D. Frias, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer
  • James R. Darsey, Executive Vice President - Merchant and Rebar Products
  • Ladd R. Hall, Executive Vice President - Flat-Rolled Products
  • Raymond S. Napolitan Jr., Executive Vice President - Fabricated Construction Products
  • Rober Joseph Stratman, Executive Vice President - Raw Materials
  • David A. Sumoski, Executive Vice President - Engineered Bar Products
  • D. Chad Utermark, Executive Vice President - Beam and Plate Products
  • John H. Walker, Lead Independent Director
  • Patrick J. Dempsey Jr., Independent Director

Who owns Nucor Corporation stock?

Nucor Corporation's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include APG Asset Management N.V. (0.17%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.12%), Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. (0.11%), National Pension Service (0.10%), KAMES CAPITAL plc (0.09%) and Meyer Handelman Co. (0.08%). Company insiders that own Nucor Corporation 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 Corporation.

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 Sippican Capital Advisors, Bank of Montreal Can, Exxonmobil Investment Management Inc. TX, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Oakbrook Investments LLC, Huntington National Bank, Farmers Trust Co. and Charter Trust Co.. Company insiders that have sold Nucor Corporation 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 Corporation.

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

Nucor Corporation's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Rothschild Investment Corp IL, National Pension Service, Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, Beech Hill Advisors Inc., Abner Herrman & Brock LLC, Augustine Asset Management Inc., Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. and Meeder Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nucor Corporation.

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.

What is Nucor Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Nucor Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $60.51.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Nucor Corporation (NYSE NUE)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  411 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  322 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  733
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Nucor Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 11 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.73)
Consensus Price Target: $69.32 (14.56% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/25/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$62.00 -> $63.00N/AView Rating Details
7/19/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuy$77.50HighView Rating Details
7/19/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$68.00HighView Rating Details
7/18/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
6/26/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingOverweight$72.00 -> $66.00LowView Rating Details
6/19/2017Longbow ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> BuyLowView Rating Details
5/24/2017Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$56.00 -> $68.00LowView Rating Details
5/15/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuy$73.00LowView Rating Details
4/24/2017MacquarieUpgradeUnderperform -> Neutral$55.00 -> $62.00MediumView Rating Details
4/21/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
3/22/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetOverweight$70.00 -> $75.00LowView Rating Details
3/21/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuy$73.00 -> $75.00HighView Rating Details
1/20/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutral$50.00 -> $65.00N/AView Rating Details
12/12/2016ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$65.00 -> $75.00N/AView Rating Details
11/9/2016Bank of America CorporationUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$50.00 -> $57.00N/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 CorporationInitiated CoverageBuy$50.00N/AView Rating Details
10/19/2015S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingStrong-BuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE)
Earnings by Quarter for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE)
Earnings History by Quarter for Nucor Corporation (NYSE NUE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/18/2017$1.08N/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2017Q2 2017$1.06$1.00$5.08 billion$5.17 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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 Corporation (NYSE:NUE)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.84
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$1.14$1.16$1.15
Q2 20172$1.08$1.27$1.18
Q3 20171$0.84$0.84$0.84
Q4 20171$0.67$0.67$0.67
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE)
Next Dividend:8/11/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.51
Dividend Yield:2.50%
Dividend Growth:-8.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:43.77% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
36.21% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
31.59% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:43 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 76.45%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Nucor Corporation (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 Corporation (NYSE:NUE)
Latest Headlines for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE)
DateHeadline logoInside U.S. Steel’s Valuation ahead of Its 2Q17 Earnings - July 25 at 6:15 AM logoETFs with exposure to Nucor Corp. : July 24, 2017 - July 25 at 6:15 AM logoNucor CEO says the US is losing a 'trade war' in steel to 'predatory countries like China' - July 25 at 6:15 AM logoNucor CEO says the US is losing a 'trade war' in steel to... - July 25 at 6:15 AM logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: Steel Dynamics' Sales Jumped 18.3%; Exceeded Expectations - July 24 at 8:44 AM logoNucor Corporation (NUE) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research - July 23 at 11:50 PM logoNucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $5.29 Billion - July 23 at 10:21 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) Will Announce Earnings of $1.11 Per Share - July 21 at 12:32 PM logoJefferies Group Research Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for Nucor Corporation (NUE) - July 21 at 8:24 AM logoNucor Q2 Profit Increases - July 21 at 4:31 AM logoNucor's (NUE) Earnings and Revenues Miss Estimates in Q2 - July 21 at 4:31 AM logoNucor's (NUE) Q2 Earnings & Sales Trail Estimates - July 21 at 4:31 AM logoNucor's (NUE) CEO John Ferriola on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - July 21 at 4:31 AM logoNucor Reports Results for Second Quarter and First Half of 2017 - July 21 at 4:31 AM logoNucor's (NUE) Q2 Earnings & Sales Trail Estimates - July 21 at 4:31 AM logoEarnings rise for Nucor in second quarter, but miss mark - July 21 at 4:31 AM logoNucor's (NUE) Earnings and Revenues Miss Estimates in Q2 - July 21 at 4:31 AM logoNucor Becomes Second Steelmaker To Miss Earnings Views In 2 Days - July 21 at 4:31 AM logoNucor misses Street 2Q forecasts - July 21 at 4:31 AM logoEdited Transcript of NUE earnings conference call or presentation 20-Jul-17 6:00pm GMT - July 21 at 4:31 AM logoNucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) Announces Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.06 EPS - July 20 at 5:10 PM logoJefferies Group Weighs in on Nucor Corporation's FY2018 Earnings (NUE) - July 20 at 1:19 PM logoSteel stocks open lower after Nucor misses on Q2 earnings - July 20 at 11:14 AM logoNucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) Receives "Buy" Rating from Berenberg Bank - July 19 at 8:53 AM logoNucor Corporation's (NUE) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Morgan Stanley - July 18 at 4:17 PM logoNucor (NUE) to Post Q2 Earnings: Can it Pull a Surprise? - Nasdaq - July 17 at 11:39 AM logoNucor (NUE) to Post Q2 Earnings: Can it Pull a Surprise? - July 17 at 11:39 AM logoContrasting Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) & National Steel Company (SID) - July 17 at 10:26 AM logoS&P 500 'Safer' Dividend Aristocrats Paced By High Target Net Gains, Per Analyst July Estimates - July 15 at 7:01 AM logoETFs with exposure to Nucor Corp. : July 14, 2017 - July 15 at 7:01 AM logoNucor Corporation (NUE) to Release Earnings on Thursday - July 13 at 10:26 PM logoNucor Corporation Honored by Volkswagen as a Best Supplier - July 12 at 6:30 AM logoNucor Corp. (NUE) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA - July 8 at 1:10 PM logoAfter Fighting for Survival, US Steelmakers Are Chasing Growth - July 7 at 7:45 AM logoNucor Invites You to Join Its Second Quarter of 2017 Conference Call on the Web - July 6 at 7:35 AM logoNucor Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NUE-US : July 4, 2017 - July 5 at 9:05 AM logoNucor Corporation (NUE) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - July 3 at 3:34 PM logoNucor Corporation's (NUE) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group LLC - June 30 at 3:35 PM logoInvestors Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Nucor Corporation (NUE) - June 30 at 1:17 PM logo Brokerages Anticipate Nucor Corporation (NUE) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $5.31 Billion - June 29 at 11:44 AM logoIs Nucor Corporation (NUE) Stock a Suitable Value Pick Now? - Nasdaq - June 28 at 11:07 PM logoExclusive: In Warsaw, Trump to promote U.S. natural gas exports: Cohn - June 28 at 1:01 PM logoIs Nucor Corporation (NUE) Stock a Suitable Value Pick Now? - June 28 at 1:01 PM logoU.S. Steel: No More Whack-a-Mole? - June 28 at 1:01 PM logoCould Rising Chinese Steel Prices Help US Steelmakers? - June 28 at 1:01 PM logoNucor CEO Encouraged by Trump's Steel Stance - June 27 at 7:01 PM logoUS Steel Imports Hit 2-Year High in May on Higher Spreads - June 27 at 7:01 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Nucor Corporation (NUE) Will Announce Earnings of $1.07 Per Share - June 27 at 8:33 AM logoETFs with exposure to Nucor Corp. : June 26, 2017 - June 27 at 6:49 AM logoNucor Co. (NUE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by KeyCorp - June 26 at 6:28 PM



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