Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 15564.24. It is in the Steel & Iron industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 33.3, a forward P/E of 15.14 and EPS of 1.46. At a stock price of 48.69 (-0.41%) it has a dividend yield of 3.08%.
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 16.82% 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 -2.72%. For the last month performance for Nucor Corporation is -9.51%. While the last quarter is 1.44% and half year, 25.78%. Finally for the year, performance is 16.93%.
The 52-week high for Nucor Corporation, is at -14.70%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 45.97%. The 20-day simple moving average is -6.09% and 7.92% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 1.95%, and for the month it is 1.65%. 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 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 319.66. The shares float is 316.97, with the float short at 3.54%, with short ratio coming to 4.08.
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 54.46, reached soon?
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