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How has Nucor Corporation:(NYSE:NUE) performed recently?

Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 17178.3. It is in the Steel & Iron industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 48.04, a forward P/E of 17.48 and EPS of 1.12. At a stock price of 53.73 (-0.15%) it has a dividend yield of 2.79%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 21.60%, more recently this last year it has grown by -50.00%. The next year growth is going to be about 18.16% and more long-term 23.24% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 4.70%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 0.70% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -15.50%.

For performance, Nucor Corporation the past week has seen a gain of 2.85%. For the last month performance for Nucor Corporation is 13.69%. While the last quarter is 8.63% and half year, 49.25%. Finally for the year, performance is 22.66%.

The 52-week high for Nucor Corporation, is at -5.87%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 61.08%. The 20-day simple moving average is 6.24% and 21.95% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.99%, and for the month it is 2.22%. Nucor Corporation, has a target price of 54.11.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.58, and for total debt/equity Nucor Corporation has 0.6. The gross margin is 10.00%, while operating margin is 5.60%, the profit margin is 2.30%. The current ratio is 3.9 and the quick ratio is 2.6.

Insider ownership is at 0.50%, with instituitional ownership at 81.50%. Nucor Corporation has a payout ratio of 133.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 319.24. The shares float is 316.47, with the float short at 3.47%, with short ratio coming to 3.77.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Nucor Corporation, get 2.40%, with its returns on investment at 5.60%. Return on equity is 4.80%. So will the investors see the target price of 54.11, reached soon?

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