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
  • Sub-Industry: Steel
  • Symbol: NYSE:NUE
  • CUSIP: 67034610
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $17.88147 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 319,425,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $55.28
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $58.29
  • 52 Week Range: $45.30 - $68.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.47
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.25
  • P/E Growth: 0.60
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $18.24 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.98
  • Book Value: $26.23 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.13
  • Annual Dividend: $1.51
  • Dividend Yield: 2.7%
  • 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: 2.40 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.53
  • Short Ratio: 1.99

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.3775 per share on Thursday, November 9th. This represents a $1.51 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.70%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 28th. View Nucor Corporation's Dividend History.

How were Nucor Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 20th. The company reported $1.00 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.06 by $0.06. The firm earned $5.17 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.08 billion. Nucor Corporation had a return on equity of 13.39% and a net margin of 6.08%. The firm's revenue was up 21.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $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 Thursday, October, 19th 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 1 year price targets for Nucor Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $57.00 to $77.50. On average, they expect Nucor Corporation's stock price to reach $68.23 in the next twelve months. 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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. (9.54%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.02%), BlackRock Inc. (6.61%), State Street Corp (5.64%), Capital World Investors (1.88%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.83%). Company insiders that own Nucor Corporation stock include Christopher J Kearney, D Chad Utermark, David A Sumoski, James D Frias, James R Darsey, John J Ferriola, Leon J Topalian, 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 FMR LLC, Boston Partners, Prudential Financial Inc., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Capital World Investors, BlackRock Inc., State Street Corp and Retirement Systems of Alabama. Company insiders that have sold Nucor Corporation stock in the last year include David A Sumoski, James D Frias, John J Ferriola, Leon J Topalian, 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 Pioneer Investment Management Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Prudential PLC, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Conning Inc., Harbour Capital Advisors LLC and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. 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 $55.98.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Nucor Corporation (NYSE NUE)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  434 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  351 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  785
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: 5 Hold Ratings, 10 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $68.23 (21.89% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/19/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
9/18/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$70.00 -> $62.00MediumView Rating Details
9/16/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
9/14/2017Citigroup Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$53.60 -> $65.00LowView Rating Details
9/12/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$78.00 -> $60.00LowView Rating Details
9/6/2017MacquarieInitiated CoverageNeutral -> Neutral$57.00MediumView Rating Details
9/6/2017Bank of America CorporationReiterated RatingBuy$73.00LowView Rating Details
7/27/2017Longbow ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$66.00MediumView Rating Details
7/25/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$62.00 -> $63.00LowView Rating Details
7/19/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuy$77.50HighView Rating Details
5/24/2017Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$56.00 -> $68.00LowView Rating Details
5/15/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuy$73.00LowView 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
12/12/2016ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$65.00 -> $75.00N/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 9/22/2015 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:11/9/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.51
Dividend Yield:2.70%
Dividend Growth:-8.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:43.77% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
37.28% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
33.04% (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: 74.86%
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
9/19/2017Victoria F HaynesDirectorSell2,500$55.16$137,900.00View SEC Filing  
7/25/2017David A SumoskiInsiderSell2,537$61.66$156,431.42View SEC Filing  
7/24/2017John J FerriolaChairmanSell14,941$60.17$898,999.97View SEC Filing  
7/24/2017Leon J TopalianInsiderSell2,626$60.23$158,163.98View SEC Filing  
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 logoVictoria F. Haynes Sells 2,500 Shares of Nucor Corporation (NUE) Stock - September 21 at 1:32 PM logoNucor (NUE) Lowers Q3 Guidance on Outages & Import Pressure - Nasdaq - September 20 at 7:04 AM logoAgree To Buy Nucor Corp. At $32.50, Earn 4.5% Using Options - Nasdaq - September 20 at 7:03 AM logoKeyCorp Reaffirms Hold Rating for Nucor Corporation (NUE) - September 19 at 1:18 PM logoMissouri up against 4 states for Nucor steel mill - September 19 at 5:44 AM logoNucor Is a 'Pounding-the-Table' Buy Here, Jim Cramer Says - September 19 at 5:44 AM logoNucor Corporation's (NUE) Market Perform Rating Reaffirmed at BMO Capital Markets - September 18 at 6:26 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Nucor Corporation (NUE) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $5.38 Billion - September 18 at 6:56 AM logoNucor Cuts Guidance, Citing Steel Imports - September 17 at 6:03 AM logoNucor Lowers Q3 Earnings Guidance - Quick Facts - September 17 at 6:03 AM logoNucor (NUE) Lowers Q3 EPS Guidance - September 17 at 6:03 AM logoNucor Announces Guidance For Its Third Quarter Earnings - September 17 at 6:03 AM logoNucor's stock falls after profit warning - September 17 at 6:03 AM logoNucor Board of Directors Approves Steel Bar Micro Mill Project and Merchant Bar Operations Expansion - September 17 at 6:03 AM logo[$$] Nucor Cuts Guidance, Citing Steel Imports - September 17 at 6:03 AM logoNucor Corporation (NUE) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts - September 16 at 3:30 PM logoNucor Corporation's (NUE) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group LLC - September 16 at 9:50 AM logoDaily Dividend Report: IDCC, ORCL, TJX, AVB, NUE - Nasdaq - September 16 at 7:12 AM logoCan U.S. Steel Rise above $30? What Wall Street Thinks - September 15 at 6:57 AM logoNucor Announces the Addition of General Lloyd J. Austin III to the Nucor Board of Directors - September 15 at 6:57 AM logoNucor Announces 178th Consecutive Cash Dividend - September 15 at 6:57 AM logoNucor Corporation (NUE) Announces $0.38 Quarterly Dividend - September 14 at 3:56 PM logoThis Just In: Nucor Stock Upgraded - September 14 at 12:46 PM logoNucor Corporation (NUE) Stock Rating Upgraded by Citigroup Inc. - September 14 at 9:35 AM logoWhy Brokerages Seem Apprehensive about AK Steel - September 14 at 8:35 AM logoVentas Medical REIT: Cramer's Top Takeaways - September 13 at 7:16 AM logoNucor: Potential Catalysts - September 13 at 7:16 AM logoThe Biggest Problem Facing This Dividend Aristocrat - September 13 at 7:09 AM logoHow Safe Is Nucor's Dividend? - September 12 at 7:16 AM logoNucor Corporation (NUE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Bank of America Corporation - September 10 at 7:02 PM logoNucor Corporation (NUE) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Macquarie - September 10 at 5:16 PM logoNucor Corporation (NUE) vs. L.B. Foster (FSTR) Head-To-Head Comparison - September 10 at 6:06 AM logoSurprising Analyst 12-Month Target For VLUE - September 6 at 7:02 AM logoHow Hurricane Harvey Rebuilding Could Boost 4 Great Companies - September 6 at 7:02 AM logoValuEngine Lowers Nucor Corporation (NUE) to Hold - September 2 at 8:14 PM logo Analysts Expect Nucor Corporation (NUE) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $5.38 Billion - August 31 at 9:50 AM logoHow These Steel & Iron Stocks are Performing? -- Companhia Siderurgica Nacional, ArcelorMittal, Nucor, and TimkenSteel - August 30 at 7:26 AM logo3 Unknown but Amazing Dividend Stocks - August 29 at 11:25 PM logo Brokerages Expect Nucor Corporation (NUE) Will Post Earnings of $1.08 Per Share - August 29 at 4:10 AM logoNucor Corporation (NUE) Given a $70.00 Price Target at BMO Capital Markets - August 27 at 7:36 AM logoKey Indicators US Steel Investors Should Track in 3Q17 - August 25 at 9:27 AM logoKey Indicators US Steel Investors Should Track in 3Q17 - August 25 at 9:27 AM logoA Deeper Dive into July 2017 Steel Imports Data - August 25 at 9:27 AM logoA Deeper Dive into July 2017 Steel Imports Data - August 25 at 9:27 AM logoDividend Yield of Nucor - August 24 at 10:18 AM logoNucor Corporation (NUE) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - August 22 at 2:40 PM logoNucor (NUE) Down 9.3% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? - Nasdaq - August 22 at 5:54 AM logoNucor (NUE) Down 9.3% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? - August 22 at 12:53 AM logoNucor Corporation to Post FY2018 Earnings of $3.80 Per Share, KeyCorp Forecasts (NUE) - August 21 at 8:32 AM logo7 Fascinating Things You Probably Didn't Know About Nucor Corp. - August 20 at 11:29 AM



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