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Morning Hot Stocks: Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE)

The company in question is, Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) currently with a stock price of 55.88 (-0.43% today). The market cap for Nucor Corporation is 17.89 B, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Steel & Iron industry. The target price for Nucor Corporation is 69.1. Currently Nucor Corporation is trading with a P/E of 16.86, and a forward P/E of 12.01. Average volume for Nucor Corporation is 2783.76 and so far today it is 2987665.

Performance in the last year for Nucor Corporation has been 25.34%. For EPS growth, Nucor Corporation has seen a growth of 904.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 2.83%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 0.30% over the last five years and could be 26.24% for the next five years. Nucor Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 29.60%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 305.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is -6.55%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -0.55%.

Since the IPO date for Nucor Corporation on the 09/01/1983, Nucor Corporation has seen performance year to date to be -5.52%. With Nucor Corporation trading at 55.88, the dividend yield is 2.70%, and the EPS is 3.31.

So could Nucor Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 16.86. The PEG is 0.64, P/S is 1.03 and the P/B is at 2.2. The P/cash is 10.48, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Nucor Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.4, and the quick ratio is 1.3. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.46, and total debt/equity at 0.54.

In terms of margins, Nucor Corporation has a gross margin of 14.40%, an operating margin of *TBA and a profit margin of *TBA.Payout ratio for Nucor Corporation is *TBA. Return on assets come to *TBA with return on investment coming to 8.50%.

Insider ownership for Nucor Corporation, is at 0.40% and institutional ownership comes to 83.00%. Outstanding shares are at 320.17. While shares float is 317.68. The float short is currently 1.97%, and short ratio is 2.25.

Graphs: Nucor Corporation NYSE: NUE | Friday May 19, 2017


Nucor Corporation NYSE: NUE




Nucor Corporation NYSE: NUE

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