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Nucor Corporation (NUE)

(Delayed Data from NYSE)

$78.49 USD


-0.95 (-0.96%)

Updated Apr 20, 2021 04:00 PM ET

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Industry: Steel - Producers

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Company Summary

Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, Nucor Corporation is a leading producer of structural steel, steel bars, steel joists, steel deck and cold finished bars in the United States. It also produces direct reduced iron (“DRI”) that is used in its steel mills. The company has 123 operating facilities, primarily in the United States and Canada. Also, most of its operating facilities and customers are located in North America.

Over the years, the company has grown through acquisitions as well as by tapping new markets and expanding geographically. Through its network of “mini-mills”, ...

General Information

Nucor Corporation



Phone: 704-366-7000

Fax: 704-362-4208


Email: NA

Industry Steel - Producers
Sector Basic Materials
Fiscal Year End December
Last Reported Quarter 3/31/2021
Next EPS Date 4/22/2021

EPS Information

Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate 3.14
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate 9.05
Estimated Long-Term EPS Growth Rate 12.00
Next EPS Report Date 4/22/2021

Price and Volume Information

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Yesterday's Close 79.44
52 Week High 82.76
52 Week Low 35.32
Beta 1.41
20 Day Moving Average 3,320,494.25
Target Price Consensus 59.17


% Price Change
4 Week 14.22
12 Week 45.71
YTD 47.56
% Price Change Relative to S&P 500
4 Week 8.11
12 Week 34.93
YTD 34.04
Share Information
Shares Outstanding (millions) 298.69
Market Capitalization (millions) 23,727.83
Short Ratio NA
Last Split Date 6/1/2006
Dividend Information
Dividend Yield 2.04%
Annual Dividend $1.62
Payout Ratio 0.49
Change in Payout Ratio 0.04
Last Dividend Payout / Amount 3/30/2021 / $0.41

Fundamental Ratios

P/E (F1) 8.78
Trailing 12 Months 23.93
PEG Ratio 0.73
EPS Growth
vs. Previous Year 157.69%
vs. Previous Quarter 112.70%
Sales Growth
vs. Previous Year 2.50%
vs. Previous Quarter 6.74%
Price Ratios
Price/Book 2.14
Price/Cash Flow 13.30
Price / Sales 1.18
3/31/21 NA
12/31/20 9.46
9/30/20 7.21
3/31/21 NA
12/31/20 5.36
9/30/20 4.13
Current Ratio
3/31/21 NA
12/31/20 3.61
9/30/20 3.78
Quick Ratio
3/31/21 NA
12/31/20 2.25
9/30/20 2.40
Operating Margin
3/31/21 NA
12/31/20 5.07
9/30/20 3.85
Net Margin
3/31/21 NA
12/31/20 3.58
9/30/20 2.15
Pre-Tax Margin
3/31/21 NA
12/31/20 4.15
9/30/20 3.98
Book Value
3/31/21 NA
12/31/20 37.20
9/30/20 35.49
Inventory Turnover
3/31/21 NA
12/31/20 5.09
9/30/20 5.04
3/31/21 NA
12/31/20 0.47
9/30/20 0.51
Debt to Capital
3/31/21 NA
12/31/20 31.94
9/30/20 33.72