Nucor Corp. (NUE): Price and Financial Metrics

Nucor Corp. (NUE): $176.63

-0.05 (-0.03%)

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  • Quality is the dimension where NUE ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.53% of US stocks.
  • NUE's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • NUE ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 10th percentile.

NUE Stock Summary

  • NUE has a market capitalization of $45,326,142,683 -- more than approximately 94.81% of US stocks.
  • NUCOR CORP's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 93.49% of US equities in our set.
  • NUE's current price/earnings ratio is 5.27, which is higher than merely 10.52% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to NUCOR CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be ROP, APH, ADM, PH, and AME.
  • NUE's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit NUCOR CORP's official web site, go to

NUE Valuation Summary

  • NUE's price/sales ratio is 1; this is 23.08% lower than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • NUE's price/earnings ratio has moved down 15.5 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NUE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NUE 2023-01-31 1.0 2.4 5.0 4.1
NUE 2023-01-30 1.0 2.4 5.0 4.1
NUE 2023-01-27 1.0 2.4 5.0 4.1
NUE 2023-01-26 1.0 2.5 5.1 4.1
NUE 2023-01-25 0.9 2.3 4.7 3.8
NUE 2023-01-24 0.9 2.2 4.6 3.8

NUE Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 80.68%.
  • The 2 year price growth rate now stands at 237.54%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -24.89%.
Over the past 49 months, NUE's revenue has gone up $19,289,200,000.

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
2022-09-30 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
2021-06-30 25,994.32 3,230.095 3,041.558

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 $176.63 52-week high $187.90
Prev. close $176.68 52-week low $100.13
Day low $175.78 Volume 2,211,400
Day high $182.68 Avg. volume 2,033,378
50-day MA $149.24 Dividend yield 1.15%
200-day MA $133.46 Market Cap 45.31B

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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NUE Price Returns

1-mo 22.72%
3-mo 32.00%
6-mo 28.54%
1-year 61.39%
3-year 287.33%
5-year 215.67%
YTD 34.00%
2022 17.39%
2021 118.45%
2020 -1.76%
2019 11.84%
2018 -16.36%

NUE Dividends

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