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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 15211.99. It is in the Steel & Iron industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 31.2, a forward P/E of 14.21 and EPS of 1.46. At a stock price of 45.62 (0.60%) it has a dividend yield of 3.29%.

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 16.81% and more long-term 23.81% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 88.00%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 0.70% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -2.60%.

For performance, Nucor Corporation the past week has seen a gain of -6.99%. For the last month performance for Nucor Corporation is -10.07%. While the last quarter is -9.20% and half year, -0.61%. Finally for the year, performance is 13.48%.

The 52-week high for Nucor Corporation, is at -20.08%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 36.77%. The 20-day simple moving average is -11.71% and -0.04% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.99%, and for the month it is 2.09%. Nucor Corporation, has a target price of 54.46.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.57, and for total debt/equity Nucor Corporation has 0.59. The gross margin is 11.20%, while operating margin is 6.60%, the profit margin is 3.00%. The current ratio is 3.4 and the quick ratio is 2.2.

Insider ownership is at 0.50%, with instituitional ownership at 81.20%. Nucor Corporation has a payout ratio of 102.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 333.45. The shares float is 316.97, with the float short at 3.54%, with short ratio coming to 3.93.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Nucor Corporation, get 3.20%, with its returns on investment at 5.60%. Return on equity is 6.20%. So will the investors see the target price of 54.46, reached soon?

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