Nucor Corp. (NUE): Price and Financial Metrics

Nucor Corp. (NUE): $106.92

1.63 (+1.55%)

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  • Quality is the dimension where NUE ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 86.53% of US stocks.
  • NUE's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • NUE's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 12.29% of US stocks).

NUE Stock Summary

  • NUCOR CORP's market capitalization of $27,065,995,504 is ahead of 92.26% of US-listed equities.
  • NUE's went public 36.76 years ago, making it older than 93.22% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 3, NUCOR CORP P/E ratio is greater than that of about just 5.76% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to NUE, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are AME, ROST, TSN, PH, and YUMC.
  • Visit NUE's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

NUE Valuation Summary

  • NUE's price/earnings ratio is 3.4; this is 68.66% lower than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, NUE's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NUE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NUE 2022-09-19 0.7 1.9 3.4 3.0
NUE 2022-09-16 0.7 1.8 3.4 3.0
NUE 2022-09-15 0.7 1.8 3.4 3.0
NUE 2022-09-14 0.7 1.9 3.5 3.1
NUE 2022-09-13 0.8 2.1 3.9 3.4
NUE 2022-09-12 0.9 2.2 4.1 3.5

NUE Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 237.54%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 80.68%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 54.07%.
NUE's revenue has moved up $21,959,758,000 over the prior 52 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
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
2021-06-30 25,994.32 3,230.095 3,041.558
2021-03-31 21,532.46 3,026.082 1,643.571

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)

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NUE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $106.92 52-week high $187.90
Prev. close $105.29 52-week low $88.50
Day low $103.99 Volume 1,555,221
Day high $107.41 Avg. volume 2,867,810
50-day MA $130.11 Dividend yield 1.9%
200-day MA $127.08 Market Cap 27.99B

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.

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Yahoo | September 23, 2022

Nucor (NUE) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know

Nucor (NUE) closed at $108.85 in the latest trading session, marking a -1.49% move from the prior day.

Yahoo | September 22, 2022

3 Reasons Growth Investors Will Love Nucor (NUE)

Nucor (NUE) is well positioned to outperform the market, as it exhibits above-average growth in financials.

Yahoo | September 22, 2022

After Plunging 20% in 4 Weeks, Here's Why the Trend Might Reverse for Nucor (NUE)

The heavy selling pressure might have exhausted for Nucor (NUE) as it is technically in oversold territory now. In addition to this technical measure, strong agreement among Wall Street analysts in revising earnings estimates higher indicates that the stock is ripe for a trend reversal.

Yahoo | September 22, 2022

How the Work From Home Trend Can Hurt Steel Stocks.

Nonresidential construction in the U.S. is slowing down, meaning there is less demand for steel. Production remains below prepandemic levels.

Yahoo | September 20, 2022

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NUE Price Returns

1-mo -23.39%
3-mo 2.40%
6-mo -28.03%
1-year 5.59%
3-year 129.65%
5-year 116.30%
YTD -5.58%
2021 118.45%
2020 -1.76%
2019 11.84%
2018 -16.36%
2017 9.60%

NUE Dividends

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