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: $19.17 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 319,425,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $55.65
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $57.50
  • 52 Week Range: $46.52 - $68.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.84
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.64
  • P/E Growth: 0.77
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $18.24 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.05
  • Book Value: $26.23 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.29
  • Annual Dividend: $1.51
  • Dividend Yield: 2.6%
  • EBITDA: $2.67 billion
  • Net Margins: 5.80%
  • Return on Equity: 12.91%
  • Return on Assets: 6.96%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.37%
  • Current Ratio: 2.16%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.16%
  • Average Volume: 2.32 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.54
  • 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 14th. Shareholders 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 2.52%. 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 19th. The company reported $0.79 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.78 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $5.17 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.19 billion. Nucor Corporation had a net margin of 5.80% and a return on equity of 12.91%. The company's revenue was up 20.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.88 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 Tuesday, January, 30th 2018. 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 twelve-month price objectives for Nucor Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $56.04 to $77.50. On average, they expect Nucor Corporation's stock price to reach $67.44 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
  • Lloyd J. Austin III, 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. (0.13%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.05%), State Treasurer State of Michigan (0.03%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.03%), Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc. (0.03%) and PGGM Investments (0.03%). 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 APG Asset Management N.V., PGGM Investments, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Park National Corp OH, State Treasurer State of Michigan and Fisher Asset Management LLC. 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 Shell Asset Management Co., Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC, Beacon Financial Group, Mutual of America Capital Management LLC, Eqis Capital Management Inc., Gilman Hill Asset Management LLC, Honkamp Krueger Financial Services Inc. and Bonness Enterprises 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 $60.00.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Nucor Corporation (NYSE NUE)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  445 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  369 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  814
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: 6 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: $67.44 (12.39% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE)
Price Target History for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE)
Analysts' Ratings History for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/23/2017Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform -> Market Perform$57.00 -> $63.00N/AView Rating Details
10/20/2017Bank of America CorporationLower Price TargetBuy$73.00 -> $71.00N/AView Rating Details
10/20/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$63.00 -> $67.00N/AView Rating Details
10/20/2017Citigroup Inc.Set Price TargetBuy$65.00 -> $66.00N/AView Rating Details
10/19/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
10/6/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$68.00N/AView Rating Details
10/2/2017Longbow ResearchDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$55.01 -> $56.04LowView Rating Details
9/18/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$70.00 -> $62.00MediumView Rating Details
9/12/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$78.00 -> $60.00LowView Rating Details
9/6/2017MacquarieInitiated CoverageNeutral -> Neutral$57.00MediumView Rating Details
7/19/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuy$77.50HighView 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
(Data available from 10/23/2015 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
10/19/2017Q3 2017$0.78$0.79$5.19 billion$5.17 billionViewN/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: $3.97
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$1.14$1.16$1.15
Q2 20172$1.08$1.27$1.18
Q3 20172$0.78$0.79$0.79
Q4 20171$0.86$0.86$0.86
(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:2.52%
Dividend Growth:-8.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:43.90% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
40.05% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
34.32% (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: 74.83%
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)


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Nucor Corporation (NUE) Chart for Monday, October, 23, 2017

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