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$59.82
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$59.52
Now: $59.82
$61.55
50-Day Range
$48.73
MA: $55.13
$63.03
52-Week Range
$27.52
Now: $59.82
$63.48
Volume2.83 million shs
Average Volume2.60 million shs
Market Capitalization$18.06 billion
P/E Ratio42.43
Dividend Yield2.63%
Beta1.33

Competitors

Nucor (NYSE:NUE) Vs. STLD, RS, CLF, X, WOR, and CMC

Should you be buying NUE stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "steel" are considered alternatives and competitors to Nucor, including Steel Dynamics (STLD), Reliance Steel & Aluminum (RS), Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF), United States Steel (X), Worthington Industries (WOR), and Commercial Metals (CMC).

Steel Dynamics (NASDAQ:STLD) and Nucor (NYSE:NUE) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and profitability.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Steel Dynamics and Nucor's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Steel Dynamics$10.49 billion0.83$671.10 million$3.1013.41
Nucor$22.59 billion0.80$1.27 billion$4.3113.88

Nucor has higher revenue and earnings than Steel Dynamics. Steel Dynamics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Nucor, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Steel Dynamics and Nucor, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Steel Dynamics11702.67
Nucor07402.36

Steel Dynamics presently has a consensus price target of $33.75, suggesting a potential downside of 18.83%. Nucor has a consensus price target of $49.90, suggesting a potential downside of 16.58%. Given Nucor's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Nucor is more favorable than Steel Dynamics.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

80.0% of Steel Dynamics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.1% of Nucor shares are owned by institutional investors. 5.0% of Steel Dynamics shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Nucor shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Steel Dynamics has a beta of 1.4, indicating that its share price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nucor has a beta of 1.33, indicating that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Steel Dynamics and Nucor's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Steel Dynamics5.17%13.33%6.29%
Nucor2.15%7.21%4.13%

Dividends

Steel Dynamics pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Nucor pays an annual dividend of $1.62 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Steel Dynamics pays out 32.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Nucor pays out 37.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Steel Dynamics has raised its dividend for 8 consecutive years and Nucor has raised its dividend for 48 consecutive years. Nucor is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

Steel Dynamics beats Nucor on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Reliance Steel & Aluminum (NYSE:RS) and Nucor (NYSE:NUE) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk and earnings.

Dividends

Reliance Steel & Aluminum pays an annual dividend of $2.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Nucor pays an annual dividend of $1.62 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Reliance Steel & Aluminum pays out 24.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Nucor pays out 37.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Reliance Steel & Aluminum has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Nucor has raised its dividend for 48 consecutive years. Nucor is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

78.4% of Reliance Steel & Aluminum shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.1% of Nucor shares are held by institutional investors. 3.4% of Reliance Steel & Aluminum shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Nucor shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Reliance Steel & Aluminum and Nucor, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Reliance Steel & Aluminum03302.50
Nucor07402.36

Reliance Steel & Aluminum presently has a consensus target price of $110.6667, suggesting a potential downside of 16.29%. Nucor has a consensus target price of $49.90, suggesting a potential downside of 16.58%. Given Reliance Steel & Aluminum's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Reliance Steel & Aluminum is more favorable than Nucor.

Volatility & Risk

Reliance Steel & Aluminum has a beta of 1.02, meaning that its share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nucor has a beta of 1.33, meaning that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Reliance Steel & Aluminum and Nucor's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Reliance Steel & Aluminum4.44%10.72%6.75%
Nucor2.15%7.21%4.13%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Reliance Steel & Aluminum and Nucor's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Reliance Steel & Aluminum$10.97 billion0.77$701.50 million$10.3412.79
Nucor$22.59 billion0.80$1.27 billion$4.3113.88

Nucor has higher revenue and earnings than Reliance Steel & Aluminum. Reliance Steel & Aluminum is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Nucor, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Reliance Steel & Aluminum beats Nucor on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Cleveland-Cliffs (NYSE:CLF) and Nucor (NYSE:NUE) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, risk, institutional ownership and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Cleveland-Cliffs and Nucor, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Cleveland-Cliffs04402.50
Nucor07402.36

Cleveland-Cliffs presently has a consensus price target of $11.9357, indicating a potential downside of 10.53%. Nucor has a consensus price target of $49.90, indicating a potential downside of 16.58%. Given Cleveland-Cliffs' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Cleveland-Cliffs is more favorable than Nucor.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

67.6% of Cleveland-Cliffs shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.1% of Nucor shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.8% of Cleveland-Cliffs shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Nucor shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk & Volatility

Cleveland-Cliffs has a beta of 2.24, meaning that its stock price is 124% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nucor has a beta of 1.33, meaning that its stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Cleveland-Cliffs and Nucor's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Cleveland-Cliffs-3.38%-2.69%-0.35%
Nucor2.15%7.21%4.13%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Cleveland-Cliffs and Nucor's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cleveland-Cliffs$1.99 billion3.21$292.80 million$1.1211.91
Nucor$22.59 billion0.80$1.27 billion$4.3113.88

Nucor has higher revenue and earnings than Cleveland-Cliffs. Cleveland-Cliffs is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Nucor, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Nucor beats Cleveland-Cliffs on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

United States Steel (NYSE:X) and Nucor (NYSE:NUE) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares United States Steel and Nucor's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
United States Steel-16.25%-18.78%-6.21%
Nucor2.15%7.21%4.13%

Volatility & Risk

United States Steel has a beta of 2.39, meaning that its share price is 139% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nucor has a beta of 1.33, meaning that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for United States Steel and Nucor, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
United States Steel27202.00
Nucor07402.36

United States Steel presently has a consensus price target of $9.8571, indicating a potential downside of 40.66%. Nucor has a consensus price target of $49.90, indicating a potential downside of 16.58%. Given Nucor's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Nucor is more favorable than United States Steel.

Dividends

United States Steel pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. Nucor pays an annual dividend of $1.62 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. United States Steel pays out 44.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Nucor pays out 37.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. United States Steel has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Nucor has increased its dividend for 48 consecutive years. Nucor is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares United States Steel and Nucor's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
United States Steel$12.94 billion0.34$-630,000,000.00$0.09184.56
Nucor$22.59 billion0.80$1.27 billion$4.3113.88

Nucor has higher revenue and earnings than United States Steel. Nucor is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than United States Steel, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

60.4% of United States Steel shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.1% of Nucor shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of United States Steel shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Nucor shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Nucor beats United States Steel on 15 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Worthington Industries (NYSE:WOR) and Nucor (NYSE:NUE) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, dividends and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Worthington Industries and Nucor's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Worthington Industries24.09%10.60%4.56%
Nucor2.15%7.21%4.13%

Volatility and Risk

Worthington Industries has a beta of 1.28, suggesting that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nucor has a beta of 1.33, suggesting that its stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Worthington Industries pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Nucor pays an annual dividend of $1.62 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Worthington Industries pays out 42.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Nucor pays out 37.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Worthington Industries has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years and Nucor has increased its dividend for 48 consecutive years. Nucor is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

51.4% of Worthington Industries shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.1% of Nucor shares are held by institutional investors. 36.6% of Worthington Industries shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Nucor shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Worthington Industries and Nucor's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Worthington Industries$3.06 billion1.09$78.80 million$2.3527.19
Nucor$22.59 billion0.80$1.27 billion$4.3113.88

Nucor has higher revenue and earnings than Worthington Industries. Nucor is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Worthington Industries, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Worthington Industries and Nucor, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Worthington Industries02002.00
Nucor07402.36

Nucor has a consensus target price of $49.90, suggesting a potential downside of 16.58%. Given Nucor's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Nucor is more favorable than Worthington Industries.

Summary

Nucor beats Worthington Industries on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Nucor (NYSE:NUE) and Commercial Metals (NYSE:CMC) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Nucor and Commercial Metals' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Nucor$22.59 billion0.80$1.27 billion$4.3113.88
Commercial Metals$5.48 billion0.55$279.50 million$2.649.53

Nucor has higher revenue and earnings than Commercial Metals. Commercial Metals is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Nucor, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Nucor has a beta of 1.33, meaning that its stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Commercial Metals has a beta of 1.24, meaning that its stock price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Nucor and Commercial Metals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Nucor07402.36
Commercial Metals15102.00

Nucor presently has a consensus price target of $49.90, indicating a potential downside of 16.58%. Commercial Metals has a consensus price target of $22.3750, indicating a potential downside of 11.03%. Given Commercial Metals' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Commercial Metals is more favorable than Nucor.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

75.1% of Nucor shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.2% of Commercial Metals shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.4% of Nucor shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Commercial Metals shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Nucor pays an annual dividend of $1.62 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Commercial Metals pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Nucor pays out 37.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Commercial Metals pays out 18.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Nucor has raised its dividend for 48 consecutive years and Commercial Metals has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Nucor is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares Nucor and Commercial Metals' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Nucor2.15%7.21%4.13%
Commercial Metals4.75%16.20%7.49%

Summary

Nucor beats Commercial Metals on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Nucor Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Steel Dynamics logo
STLD
Steel Dynamics
2.4$41.58-1.2%$8.75 billion$10.49 billion18.32Dividend Increase
News Coverage
Reliance Steel & Aluminum logo
RS
Reliance Steel & Aluminum
2.1$132.20-2.4%$8.43 billion$10.97 billion21.64Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
Cleveland-Cliffs logo
CLF
Cleveland-Cliffs
1.1$13.34-8.0%$6.39 billion$1.99 billion-47.64Earnings Announcement
News Coverage
United States Steel logo
X
United States Steel
1.4$16.61-5.9%$4.36 billion$12.94 billion-1.64Analyst Report
News Coverage
Worthington Industries logo
WOR
Worthington Industries
1.6$63.89-2.8%$3.34 billion$3.06 billion5.03
Commercial Metals logo
CMC
Commercial Metals
1.8$25.15-2.6%$3.02 billion$5.48 billion11.64Insider Selling
Unusual Options Activity
Allegheny Technologies logo
ATI
Allegheny Technologies
1.4$19.66-4.6%$2.49 billion$4.12 billion-6.20Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Carpenter Technology logo
CRS
Carpenter Technology
1.5$40.66-5.9%$1.95 billion$2.18 billion-22.22
Schnitzer Steel Industries logo
SCHN
Schnitzer Steel Industries
1.4$34.54-4.4%$936.31 million$1.71 billion57.57
Haynes International logo
HAYN
Haynes International
1.3$27.93-4.8%$354.21 million$380.53 million-52.70
Olympic Steel logo
ZEUS
Olympic Steel
1.2$17.84-3.8%$197.58 million$1.58 billion-33.04Earnings Announcement
Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
Universal Stainless & Alloy Products logo
USAP
Universal Stainless & Alloy Products
1.0$10.28-0.0%$91.33 million$243.01 million-7.85
This page was last updated on 2/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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