Nucor Corporation (NUE): Price and Financial Metrics

Nucor Corporation (NUE)

Today's Latest Price: $34.97 USD

2.01 (6.10%)

Updated Mar 30 3:55pm

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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

  • NUE has a higher market value than 87.84% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $9,625,991,992.
  • NUE's went public 34.26 years ago, making it older than 92.67% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Nucor Corp is higher than it is for about 83.57% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to NUE, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are FDS, STLD, APO, SABR, and CRL.
  • 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 $34.97 52-week high $61.17
Prev. close $33.36 52-week low $27.52
Day low $32.16 Volume 2,946,550
Day high $35.10 Avg. volume 2,791,364
50-day MA $42.50 Dividend yield 4.83%
200-day MA $50.69 Market Cap 10.53B

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:

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 97th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis implies the stock could yield a return of 10638.17% if fairly valued; such returns are always unlikely, though, so further investigation is likely warranted. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Nucor Corp ended up being:

  • In the past 5.8 years, Nucor Corp has a compound free cash flow growth rate of 1.35%; that's better than 93.35% of cash flow producing equities in the Basic Materials sector, where it is classified.
  • Nucor Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than only 16.5% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • NUE's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than only 16.5% 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 CMT, BMCH, BTG, FRD, and WMLPQ.

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NUE Price Returns

1-mo -14.40%
3-mo -37.10%
6-mo -27.71%
1-year -37.97%
3-year -36.14%
5-year -12.28%
YTD -37.10%
2019 11.84%
2018 -16.36%
2017 9.59%
2016 52.18%
2015 -14.93%

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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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