Nucor Corporation (NUE): Price and Financial Metrics

Nucor Corporation (NUE): $61.81

0.29 (+0.47%)

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NUE Stock Summary

  • NUE has a market capitalization of $18,422,214,483 -- more than approximately 87.97% of US stocks.
  • Nucor Corp's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.78% of US equities in our set.
  • NUE's price/sales ratio is 0.91; that's higher than the P/S ratio of just 20.27% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Nucor Corp are FWONA, VRSK, DRI, WEX, and LBTYA.
  • Visit NUE's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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NUE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $61.81 52-week high $63.48
Prev. close $61.52 52-week low $27.52
Day low $61.30 Volume 2,395,900
Day high $62.51 Avg. volume 2,628,555
50-day MA $55.16 Dividend yield 2.62%
200-day MA $48.58 Market Cap 18.42B

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:
$61.81$29 -53%

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 35th 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. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Nucor Corp, consider:

  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.8 years comes in at -0.02%; that's greater than just 21.82% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • Nucor Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than only 14.47% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • As a business, Nucor Corp experienced a tax rate of about 0% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Basic Materials), this tax rate is higher than only 0% of stocks generating free cash flow.

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

AUY, SXT, MTX, SUZ, and HL can be thought of as valuation peers to NUE, in the sense that they are in the Basic Materials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Yahoo | March 2, 2021

Nucor (NUE) Intends to Construct TrueCore Facility in Utah

Nucor's (NUE) latest facility will help the company expand its capacity and grow its line of value-added products.

Yahoo | March 2, 2021

Nucor Announces Plans to Build TrueCore Facility in Utah

Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) announced plans today to build a third TrueCore manufacturing facility to be located in Brigham City, Utah. The 120,000 square foot facility will manufacture insulated wall and roof panels using state-of-the-art continuous line equipment. The new facility is expected to be operational in 2022 and will employ 50 teammates.

Yahoo | February 24, 2021

Nucor Announces 192nd Consecutive Cash Dividend

The board of directors of Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) declared the regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.405 per share on Nucor's common stock. This cash dividend is payable on May 11, 2021 to stockholders of record on March 31, 2021 and is Nucor's 192nd consecutive quarterly cash dividend.

Yahoo | February 23, 2021

Caterpillar Is Ready for Further Gains After a Shallow Correction

It's not too late to make a bet on stocks that benefit from the reopening of our economy, Jim Cramer told his Mad Money viewers Monday evening. The reopening train is leaving the station with or without you, Cramer added, which makes now the perfect time to buy. In the manufacturing space, Cramer recommended Caterpillar and said it may finally be time for Nucor to shine.

Yahoo | February 23, 2021

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NUE Price Returns

1-mo 26.09%
3-mo 13.68%
6-mo 33.99%
1-year 53.45%
3-year 0.02%
5-year 67.08%
YTD 16.21%
2020 -1.76%
2019 11.84%
2018 -16.36%
2017 9.59%
2016 52.18%

NUE Dividends

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