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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) which is in the industry Steel & Iron, gaining 1.21% today. In the last week its performance is 2.09%, and -0.28% for the past quarter. Currently, Nucor Corporation, NUE has a target price of 53.75, so today’s gain of 1.21% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.39%.

Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE), has a market cap of 15792.35, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.50%, and institutional ownership is 81.20%.

At the current price of 49.45, it has a dividend yield of 3.03%, 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 33.82, as well as a forward P/E of 15.44.

With a current EPS of 1.46, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 18.24%,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 35.91%. Since its IPO date on 9/1/1983, the total performance to date is 25.66%.

Volume today for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE), is 2710800, while its average volume is 2848.01. Whilst the total gain today was 1.21%, it did have a day high of -8.53%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.97%, and 2.29% for the month. The 52-week low for Nucor Corporation, NUE has been 49.39%, while the 52-week-high has reached -12.70%.

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 1.42, and the P/S is 1.01, along with a P/B of 2.08. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 6.77.

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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