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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 16210.72. It is in the Steel & Iron industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 34.22, a forward P/E of 15.68 and EPS of 1.46. At a stock price of 49.19 (-1.68%) it has a dividend yield of 3.00%.

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 16.54% 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 -1.38%. For the last month performance for Nucor Corporation is -4.50%. While the last quarter is 6.95% and half year, 30.31%. Finally for the year, performance is 25.05%.

The 52-week high for Nucor Corporation, is at -13.82%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 47.47%. The 20-day simple moving average is -5.18% and 9.22% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.44%, and for the month it is 1.68%. Nucor Corporation, has a target price of 54.42.

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 7.70%, the profit margin is 3.40%. The current ratio is 3.4 and the quick ratio is 2.2.

Insider ownership is at 0.50%, with instituitional ownership at 81.10%. Nucor Corporation has a payout ratio of 111.10%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 324.02. The shares float is 316.97, with the float short at 3.47%, with short ratio coming to 4.01.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Nucor Corporation, get 3.70%, with its returns on investment at 5.60%. Return on equity is 7.10%. So will the investors see the target price of 54.42, 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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