Nucor Corporation (NUE): Price and Financial Metrics

Nucor Corporation (NUE): $104.90

-1.77 (-1.66%)

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  • NUE scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 96.69% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for NUE is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • NUE's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 34.8% of US stocks).

NUE Stock Summary

  • Nucor Corp's market capitalization of $29,744,650,228 is ahead of 91.16% of US-listed equities.
  • Nucor Corp's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.76% of US equities in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, NUE is more volatile than 83.99% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to NUE, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ADM, NDAQ, LH, VRSK, and GLW.
  • 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 EV/EBIT ratio is 15; this is 12.79% lower than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • NUE's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.5 over the prior 243 months.
  • NUE's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 5.6 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 2021-02-17 0.9 1.7 40.0 23.9
NUE 2013-02-15 0.8 2.0 30.3 18.7
NUE 2012-12-03 0.6 1.7 25.3 16.1
NUE 2008-07-02 1.0 3.3 11.9 8.5
NUE 2006-12-06 1.3 4.1 11.4 7.6
NUE 2006-02-02 1.0 3.1 9.6 5.9

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 $98.70 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

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NUE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $104.90 52-week high $110.96
Prev. close $106.67 52-week low $42.65
Day low $104.76 Volume 2,500,000
Day high $106.66 Avg. volume 3,213,914
50-day MA $99.23 Dividend yield 1.56%
200-day MA $73.23 Market Cap 31.39B

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:
$104.90$35.16 -66%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Nucor Corp with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Nucor Corp ranked in the 28th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for NUE, they are:

  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.75 years comes in at -0.01%; that's greater than just 20.89% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • As a business, NUE is generating more cash flow than 86.25% of positive cash flow stocks in the Basic Materials.
  • NUE's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 26.51% of tickers in our DCF set.

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 SXT, BHP, DD, SAND, and TGB.

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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.

Surging Earnings Estimates Sign Upside for Nucor (NUE) Inventory

Nucor (NUE) might be a stable alternative for buyers given the corporates remarkably enhancing earnings outlook. Whereas the inventory has been a robust performer these days, this pattern would possibly proceed since analysts are nonetheless elevating their earnings estimates for the corporate. The upward pattern in estimate revisions for this metal firm displays rising optimism [] The post Surging Earnings Estimates Sign Upside for Nucor (NUE) Inventory appeared first on UK Stocks, Forex, Commodities, Crypto, Live Market News- Daily Forex News .

FXNews24 | July 30, 2021

Surging Earnings Estimates Signal Upside for Nucor (NUE) Stock

Nucor (NUE) shares have started gaining and might continue moving higher in the near term, as indicated by solid earnings estimate revisions.

Yahoo | July 30, 2021

Is Nucor (NUE) Stock Outpacing Its Basic Materials Peers This Year?

Is (NUE) Outperforming Other Basic Materials Stocks This Year?

Yahoo | July 30, 2021

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U.S. Steel (X) Tops Earnings and Revenue Estimates in Q2

U.S. Steel (X) benefits from strong steel shipments and higher prices in the second quarter.

Yahoo | July 30, 2021

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NUE Price Returns

1-mo 13.34%
3-mo 6.67%
6-mo 99.87%
1-year 147.61%
3-year 79.48%
5-year 125.95%
YTD 99.08%
2020 -1.76%
2019 11.84%
2018 -16.36%
2017 9.59%
2016 52.18%

NUE Dividends

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