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Nucor Corporation (NUE)

(Delayed Data from NYSE)

$78.49 USD

78.49
2,241,095

-0.95 (-0.96%)

Updated Apr 20, 2021 04:00 PM ET

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1Strong Buy25.41%
2Buy19.02%
3Hold10.72%
4Sell6.46%
5Strong Sell3.06%
S&P50011.04%

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VGM Score A

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B Value B Growth A Momentum A VGM

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The industry with the best average Zacks Rank would be considered the top industry (1 out of 265), which would place it in the top 1% of Zacks Ranked Industries. The industry with the worst average Zacks Rank (265 out of 265) would place in the bottom 1%.

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Top 1% (3 out of 254)

Industry: Steel - Producers

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Why Earnings Season Could Be Great for Nucor (NUE)

Nucor (NUE) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP heading into earnings season.

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Why the Earnings Surprise Streak Could Continue for Nucor (NUE)

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Nucor (NUE) shares have started gaining and might continue moving higher in the near term, as indicated by solid earnings estimate revisions.

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