Nucor Corporation (NUE): Price and Financial Metrics

Nucor Corporation (NUE)

Today's Latest Price: $54.78 USD

1.64 (-2.91%)

Updated Nov 25 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 28 in Steel

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NUE Stock Summary

  • Nucor Corp's market capitalization of $16,539,667,059 is ahead of 88.44% of US-listed equities.
  • Nucor Corp's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.97% of US equities in our set.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Nucor Corp is higher than it is for about 83.29% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to NUE, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are FOXA, FWONA, CE, KSU, and LH.
  • NUE's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Nucor Corp's official web site, go to

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NUE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $54.78 52-week high $58.70
Prev. close $56.42 52-week low $27.52
Day low $54.52 Volume 2,703,883
Day high $55.92 Avg. volume 2,369,484
50-day MA $49.04 Dividend yield 2.94%
200-day MA $43.22 Market Cap 16.54B

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.

NUE Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$54.78$62.52 19%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Nucor Corp. To summarize, we found that Nucor Corp ranked in the 51th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Nucor Corp, consider:

  • As a business, NUE is generating more cash flow than 85.55% of positive cash flow stocks in the Basic Materials.
  • Nucor Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than merely 13.4% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Nucor Corp's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 23 -- greater than 85.75% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as NUE, try MLM, SWM, PVG, FMC, and GCP.

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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.

Nucor: An Attractive 3.5% Dividend For A Company In Growth Mode

Introduction After seeing the recently-announced deal whereby Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF) is purchasing the US division of ArcelorMittal (MT), I wanted to revisit Nucor (NUE) to have a closer look at how this large steel producer is getting through the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. And I was positively impressed with what...

The Investment Doctor on Seeking Alpha | October 3, 2020

Nucor declares $0.4025 dividend

Nucor (NUE) declares $0.4025/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.Forward yield 3.52%Payable Nov. 10; for shareholders of record Sept. 30; ex-div Sept. 29.See NUE Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....

Seeking Alpha | September 10, 2020

Nucor Was Way Off Base on Its Earnings Projections -- but Shareholders Won't Complain

The giant steelmaker's forecast for the second quarter was much too conservative, but for all the right reasons.

Yahoo | July 31, 2020

3 Dividend Aristocrats to Buy and Hold Forever

No stock is perfect, but some companies are just built to last in a way that sets them apart from the pack. Here are three stocks that stand out for their mix of relatively generous yields, strong businesses, and historical commitment to investors, a factor that has earned them the title of Dividend Aristocrats. If you are looking to buy and hold a stock forever, you need to take a look at Nucor (NYSE: NUE), Chevron (NYSE: CVX), and Consolidated Edison (NYSE: ED).

Yahoo | July 29, 2020

Nucor Nearly Triples Its Second Quarter Earnings Guidance: What It Means for the Stock

The steelmaker reported earnings of $0.36 per share, after predicting a range of $0.10 to $0.15 per share just one month ago.

Yahoo | July 26, 2020

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NUE Price Returns

1-mo 13.60%
3-mo 20.16%
6-mo 32.08%
1-year 0.89%
3-year 7.54%
5-year 52.59%
YTD 0.39%
2019 11.84%
2018 -16.36%
2017 9.59%
2016 52.18%
2015 -14.93%

NUE Dividends

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Nucor Corp (NUE) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Nucor Corp (NUE) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Nucor Corp (NUE) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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