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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 18128.34. It is in the Steel & Iron industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 50.8, a forward P/E of 18.5 and EPS of 1.12. At a stock price of 55.29 (-2.83%) it has a dividend yield of 2.64%.

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 18.59% and more long-term 21.05% 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 4.48%. For the last month performance for Nucor Corporation is 13.26%. While the last quarter is 15.05% and half year, 64.52%. Finally for the year, performance is 38.06%.

The 52-week high for Nucor Corporation, is at -3.14%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 65.76%. The 20-day simple moving average is 11.60% and 27.17% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.80%, and for the month it is 2.23%. Nucor Corporation, has a target price of 53.53.

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 81.30%. Nucor Corporation has a payout ratio of 133.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 318.6. The shares float is 316.47, with the float short at 3.47%, with short ratio coming to 3.91.

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 53.53, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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