Nucor Corp. (NUE): Price and Financial Metrics

Nucor Corp. (NUE): $105.64

1.23 (+1.18%)

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  • NUE scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 95.53% of US stocks.
  • NUE's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • NUE's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 19.68% of US stocks).

NUE Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $40,503,291,882, Nucor Corp has a greater market value than 92.94% of US stocks.
  • NUE's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 0.63 -- higher than just 3.5% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Nucor Corp is reporting a growth rate of 936.95%; that's higher than 97.61% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Nucor Corp are AME, APTV, PH, APH, and CTAS.
  • Visit NUE's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

NUE Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, NUE's price/earnings ratio is 44.72% lower, now standing at 11.
  • NUE's price/earnings ratio has moved down 4.6 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, NUE's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NUE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NUE 2021-09-03 1.3 2.7 11.0 9.4
NUE 2021-09-02 1.3 2.8 11.1 9.5
NUE 2021-09-01 1.3 2.8 11.2 9.6
NUE 2021-08-31 1.3 2.8 11.4 9.7
NUE 2021-08-30 1.4 2.9 11.7 10.0
NUE 2021-08-27 1.4 2.9 11.6 9.9

NUE Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 63.78%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 152.39%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 595.59%.
NUE's revenue has moved up $16,472,590,000 over the prior 15 months.

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
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
2021-03-31 21,532.46 3,026.082 1,643.571
2020-12-31 20,139.66 2,696.877 721.47
2020-09-30 20,011.35 2,894.79 430.45

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 $105.64 52-week high $187.90
Prev. close $104.41 52-week low $87.71
Day low $103.00 Volume 1,831,000
Day high $107.09 Avg. volume 3,272,702
50-day MA $129.01 Dividend yield 1.89%
200-day MA $121.06 Market Cap 28.11B

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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Yahoo | February 25, 2022

S&P 500 Continues Rally as Materials, Financials Power Ahead

By Yasin Ebrahim

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

Longtime Nucor exec who helped steer company's growth program stepping down

Nucor CFO Jim Frias will retire from Nucor on June 11. He plans to step back from the executive position starting March 6 when Steve Laxton, currently vice president of business development and strategic planning, is promoted as his replacement.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Nucor CFO Frias to retire after 12 years in the role

Nucor Corp. said Wednesday that Chief Financial Officer Jim Frias will retire, after 12 years in the role and 31 years at the steel maker. Frias, 65, will start transitioning out of the CFO role as of March 6 and his retirement will be effective June 11. The company said Steve Laxton, currently vice president of business development and strategic planning, will succeed Frias as CFO. Laxton has been with Nucor since 2003. Nucor's stock, which rose 1.1% in premarket trading, has soared 95.1% over

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

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NUE Price Returns

1-mo -19.37%
3-mo -28.89%
6-mo -5.80%
1-year 11.24%
3-year 106.83%
5-year 104.83%
YTD -6.71%
2021 118.45%
2020 -1.76%
2019 11.84%
2018 -16.36%
2017 9.60%

NUE Dividends

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