NUE:NYE-Nucor Corporation

COMMON STOCK | Steel | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 53.09

Change

-0.07 (-0.13)%

Market Cap

USD 14.39B

Volume

1.83M

Average Target Price

USD 59.92 (+12.86%)
Average Analyst Rating

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About

Nucor Corporation manufactures and sells steel and steel products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Steel Mills, Steel Products, and Raw Materials. The Steel Mills segment produces hot-rolled, cold-rolled, and galvanized sheet steel products; plate steel products; wide-flange beams, beam blanks, and H-piling and sheet piling products; bar steel products, such as blooms, billets, concrete reinforcing and merchant bars, and special bar quality products. It also engages in the steel trading and rebar distribution businesses. This segment sells its products to steel service centers, fabricators, and manufacturers in automotive, energy, agricultural, heavy equipment, and transportation sectors. The Steel Products segment offers hollow structural section steel tubing products, electrical conduits, steel joists and joist girders, steel decks, fabricated concrete reinforcing steel products, cold finished steel products, steel fasteners, metal building systems, steel grating and expanded metal products, and wire and wire mesh products to general contractors, fabricators, distributors, and manufacturers. This segment also engages in the piling distribution business. The Raw Materials segment produces direct reduced iron (DRI); processes ferrous and nonferrous metals; brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron, DRI, and hot briquetted iron; supplies ferro-alloys; and processes ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal, as well as engages in the natural gas drilling operations. This segment sells its ferrous scrap to electric arc furnace steel mills and foundries for manufacturing process; and nonferrous scrap metal to aluminum can producers, secondary aluminum smelters, steel mills and other processors, and consumers of various nonferrous metals. The company offers its products through its in-house sales forces; and internal distribution and trading companies. The company was founded in 1940 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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ETFs Containing NUE

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
SLX VanEck Vectors Steel ETF 5.42 % 0.56 %

-0.33 (-0.91%)

USD 0.06B
BASE:CA Evolve Global Materials &.. 4.95 % 0.00 %

N/A

CAD 1.00M
XME SPDR S&P Metals and Minin.. 4.46 % 0.35 %

-0.15 (-0.54%)

USD 0.56B
FHM:CA First Trust AlphaDEX U.S... 3.68 % 0.78 %

N/A

CAD 2.41M
FXZ First Trust Materials Alp.. 3.61 % 0.64 %

-0.33 (-0.86%)

USD 0.13B
JHMA John Hancock Multifactor .. 3.51 % 0.47 %

+0.09 (+0.27%)

USD 0.02B
SBM ProShares Short Basic Mat.. 2.54 % 0.95 %

-0.03 (-0.16%)

USD 1.80M
SMN ProShares UltraShort Basi.. 2.54 % 0.95 %

-0.11 (-0.42%)

USD 6.97M
IYM iShares U.S. Basic Materi.. 2.53 % 0.00 %

+0.23 (+0.25%)

USD 0.40B
UYM ProShares Ultra Basic Mat.. 2.42 % 0.95 %

+0.30 (+0.53%)

USD 0.04B
PICK 2.30 % 0.39 %

N/A

N/A
SPVM Invesco S&P 500 Value Wit.. 1.67 % 0.39 %

-0.17 (-0.42%)

USD 0.09B
BASE.B:CA 0.00 % 0.00 %

N/A

N/A

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Steel)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 2.47% 62% D- 24% F
Dividend Return 1.54% 50% F 42% F
Total Return 4.01% 62% D- 24% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -15.80% 62% D- 22% F
Dividend Return 2.51% 75% C 51% F
Total Return -13.29% 62% D- 22% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -8.16% 77% C+ 39% F
Dividend Return 13.13% 91% A- 50% F
Total Return 4.96% 77% C+ 35% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 6.13% 38% F 70% C-
Dividend Return 2.91% 91% A- 60% D-
Total Return 9.04% 38% F 71% C-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 21.56% 92% A- 34% F
Risk Adjusted Return 41.91% 85% B 55% F
Market Capitalization 14.39B 93% A 88% B+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Steel)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 6.90 57% F 90% A-
Price/Book Ratio 1.44 27% F 52% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 6.01 53% F 61% D-
EV/EBITDA 4.59 60% D- 68% D+
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 22.81% 79% C+ 88% B+
Return on Invested Capital 19.28% 80% B- 90% A-
Return on Assets 10.98% 100% A+ 95% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 43.23% 62% D- 68% D+
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.05 53% F 43% F
Short Percent 2.31% 92% A- 76% C
Beta 1.61 40% F 14% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.