Today’s top gainers include the company Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) which is in the industry Steel & Iron, gaining 3.66% today. In the last week its performance is 5.53%, and -2.66% for the past quarter. Currently, Nucor Corporation, NUE has a target price of 53.75, so today’s gain of 3.66% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.71%.
Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE), has a market cap of 15196.51, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.50%, and institutional ownership is 81.20%.
At the current price of 47.86, it has a dividend yield of 3.13%, and its target price is 53.75. This is with a profit margin of 3.00%, and total debt/equity of 0.59. Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) has a P/E of 32.74, as well as a forward P/E of 15.
With a current EPS of 1.46, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 17.36%,Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 21.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 23.78%.
Performance for the year is 26.69%. Since its IPO date on 9/1/1983, the total performance to date is 20.69%.
Volume today for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE), is 3557600, while its average volume is 2874.07. Whilst the total gain today was 3.66%, it did have a day high of -16.15%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.90%, and 2.20% for the month. The 52-week low for Nucor Corporation, NUE has been 43.48%, while the 52-week-high has reached -16.15%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is 5.60%, and its return on assets is 3.20%. Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) has an operating margin of 6.60%. With a sales growth of -2.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Nucor Corporation, NUE is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.57, and has a current ratio of 3.4 and 2.2 for quick ratio.
So what is the value of Nucor Corporation? Well its PEG is 1.38, and the P/S is 0.97, along with a P/B of 2.02. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 6.52.