Nucor Corporation (NUE): Price and Financial Metrics

Nucor Corporation (NUE): $105.16

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  • NUE scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 97.79% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for NUE is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 52 weeks.
  • NUE's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 23.67% of US stocks).

NUE Stock Summary

  • NUE has a market capitalization of $30,338,645,362 -- more than approximately 90.78% of US stocks.
  • NUE's went public 35.82 years ago, making it older than 92.73% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Over the past twelve months, NUE has reported earnings growth of 315.34%, putting it ahead of 92.14% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to NUE, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are TRU, FOXA, FLT, LH, and CRL.
  • NUE's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Nucor Corp's official web site, go to

NUE Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, NUE's price/earnings ratio is 44.72% lower, now standing at 11.
  • NUE's price/earnings ratio has moved down 4.6 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, NUE's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NUE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NUE 2021-09-03 1.3 2.7 11.0 9.4
NUE 2021-09-02 1.3 2.8 11.1 9.5
NUE 2021-09-01 1.3 2.8 11.2 9.6
NUE 2021-08-31 1.3 2.8 11.4 9.7
NUE 2021-08-30 1.4 2.9 11.7 10.0
NUE 2021-08-27 1.4 2.9 11.6 9.9

NUE Growth Metrics

  • The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 28.23%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 9.4%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 63.78%.
NUE's revenue has moved up $7,757,597,000 over the prior 49 months.

The table below shows NUE's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 25,994.32 3,230.095 3,041.558
2021-03-31 21,532.46 3,026.082 1,643.571
2020-12-31 20,139.66 2,696.877 721.47
2020-09-30 20,011.35 2,894.79 430.45
2020-06-30 20,547.89 2,971.526 512.066
2020-03-31 22,116.57 2,359.911 789.668

NUE's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • NUE has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 85.14% of graded US stocks.
  • NUE's asset turnover comes in at 1.241 -- ranking 14th of 41 Steel Works Etc stocks.
  • TMST, STLD, and OCC are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with NUE.

The table below shows NUE's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-03 1.241 0.205 0.215
2021-04-03 1.082 0.150 0.117
2020-12-31 1.056 0.111 0.053
2020-10-03 1.074 0.097 0.051
2020-07-04 1.119 0.098 0.058
2020-04-04 1.214 0.109 0.081

NUE Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of NUE, see our NUE price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $112.36 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

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NUE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $105.16 52-week high $128.81
Prev. close $103.30 52-week low $46.00
Day low $101.99 Volume 3,660,500
Day high $106.55 Avg. volume 3,278,289
50-day MA $108.87 Dividend yield 1.57%
200-day MA $88.43 Market Cap 30.88B

Nucor Corporation (NUE) Company Bio

Nucor Corporation manufactures and sells steel and steel products in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Steel Mills, Steel Products, and Raw Materials. The company's products are used in automotive, energy, agricultural, heavy equipment, and transportation sectors. The company was founded in 1940 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Latest NUE News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Nucor Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate NUE as an investment opportunity.

Steel Earnings: Steel Dynamics Beats; Nucor, Cleveland-Cliffs On Tap Amid Peak Steel Price Fears

Steel Dynamics topped views with Nucor and Cleveland-Cliffs due this week. Can they overcome peak steel-price fears?

Yahoo | October 18, 2021

US Steel Stock Falls On Double Downgrade From Morgan Stanley

United States Steel shares fell sharply Monday but regained some ground by the closing bell, after a double downgrade, to underweight, from Morgan Stanley analyst Carlos De Alba.

Yahoo | October 18, 2021

Where Do Hedge Funds Stand On Nucor Corporation (NUE)?

At Insider Monkey, we pore over the filings of nearly 873 top investment firms every quarter, a process we have now completed for the latest reporting period. The data we’ve gathered as a result gives us access to a wealth of collective knowledge based on these firms’ portfolio holdings as of June 30th. In this […]

Yahoo | October 18, 2021

GrowGeneration (GRWG) Terminates HGS Buyout, Updates 2021 View

Following GrowGeneration (GRWG) and HGS Hydro's mutual agreement to terminate their previously announced acquisition, the former updates its 2021 revenue guidance.

Yahoo | October 18, 2021

Commercial Metals (CMC) Q4 Earnings & Sales Miss Estimates, Up Y/Y

Commercial Metals' (CMC) Q4 earnings and sales figures climb year over year on solid demand and record shipment levels.

Yahoo | October 18, 2021

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NUE Price Returns

1-mo 9.73%
3-mo 11.92%
6-mo 36.23%
1-year 121.74%
3-year 94.21%
5-year 152.44%
YTD 100.37%
2020 -1.76%
2019 11.84%
2018 -16.36%
2017 9.59%
2016 52.18%

NUE Dividends

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