Nucor Corp. (NUE): Price and Financial Metrics

Nucor Corp. (NUE): $164.49

2.91 (-1.74%)

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NUE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $164.49 52-week high $182.68
Prev. close $167.40 52-week low $129.46
Day low $163.54 Volume 258,108
Day high $166.83 Avg. volume 1,557,507
50-day MA $153.91 Dividend yield 1.2%
200-day MA $155.77 Market Cap 40.44B

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  • NUE scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 97.96% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for NUE is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • NUE's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 14.48% of US stocks).

NUE Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $41,893,423,820, NUCOR CORP has a greater market value than 94.04% of US stocks.
  • NUCOR CORP's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 93.02% of US equities in our set.
  • As for revenue growth, note that NUE's revenue has grown -17.2% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of merely 15.87% of US companies in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to NUE, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are DHI, GIS, BKR, HSY, and AME.
  • Visit NUE's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

NUE Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, NUE's EV/EBIT ratio is 48.8% lower, now standing at 6.4.
  • Over the past 243 months, NUE's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NUE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NUE 2023-11-29 1.1 2.0 8.1 6.4
NUE 2023-11-28 1.1 1.9 7.9 6.3
NUE 2023-11-27 1.1 1.9 7.9 6.3
NUE 2023-11-24 1.1 1.9 7.7 6.2
NUE 2023-11-22 1.1 1.9 7.7 6.2
NUE 2023-11-21 1.1 1.9 7.8 6.2

NUE Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 206.27%.
  • The year over year revenue growth rate now stands at 85.58%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 385.57%.
Over the past 34 months, NUE's revenue has gone up $19,395,896,000.

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
2022-12-31 41,512.47 10,072.05 7,607.337
2022-09-30 43,152.92 10,148.93 8,602.022
2022-06-30 42,965.39 9,081.331 9,035.017
2022-03-31 39,960.08 8,172.533 7,980.652
2021-12-31 36,483.94 6,230.776 6,827.461
2021-09-30 31,379.58 4,111.649 4,975.886

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 81.34% of graded US stocks.
  • NUE's asset turnover comes in at 1.241 -- ranking 14th of 41 Steel Works Etc stocks.
  • TMST, ATI, 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 1.77 (Moderate Buy)

Nucor Corp. (NUE) Company Bio

Nucor Corporation is a producer of steel and related products based in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is the largest steel producer in the United States, as well as the largest "mini-mill" steelmaker (i.e. it uses electric arc furnaces to melt scrap steel as opposed to blast furnaces to melt iron). It is also the biggest recycler of scrap in North America. (Source:Wikipedia)

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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.

Why Is Nucor (NUE) Up 7.2% Since Last Earnings Report?

Nucor (NUE) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | November 22, 2023

Nucor (NUE) Invests $280M to Modernize Alabama Steel Plate Mill

Nucor (NUE) invests $280 million to modernize its Alabama steel plate mill.

Yahoo | November 21, 2023

Here is What to Know Beyond Why Nucor Corporation (NUE) is a Trending Stock

Nucor (NUE) has received quite a bit of attention from users lately. Therefore, it is wise to be aware of the facts that can impact the stock's prospects.

Yahoo | November 21, 2023

Nucor to Build New Mill Stand at Tuscaloosa Plate Mill

Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) announced today that the company's Board of Directors approved $280 million to modernize its steel plate mill in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The investment will enable Nucor Steel Tuscaloosa to strengthen its ability to serve key market segments that are part of the overall Plate Mill Group strategy.

Yahoo | November 17, 2023

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Rich Duprey on InvestorPlace | November 14, 2023

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NUE Price Returns

1-mo 8.00%
3-mo -2.12%
6-mo 12.74%
1-year 10.43%
3-year 207.06%
5-year 213.25%
YTD 26.03%
2022 17.39%
2021 118.45%
2020 -1.76%
2019 11.84%
2018 -16.36%

NUE Dividends

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