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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 0.65% today. In the last week its performance is 7.92%, and 9.06% for the past quarter. Currently, Nucor Corporation, NUE has a target price of 53, so today’s gain of 0.65% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.08%.

Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE), has a market cap of 16306.78, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.50%, and institutional ownership is 81.20%.

At the current price of 51.41, it has a dividend yield of 2.94%, and its target price is 53. This is with a profit margin of 2.30%, and total debt/equity of 0.6. Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) has a P/E of 45.61, as well as a forward P/E of 16.74.

With a current EPS of 1.12, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 21.94%,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 19.24%.

Performance for the year is 19.95%. Since its IPO date on 09/01/1983, the total performance to date is 28.81%.

Volume today for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE), is 934254, while its average volume is 2686.54. Whilst the total gain today was 0.65%, it did have a day high of -0.30%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.42%, and 2.18% for the month. The 52-week low for Nucor Corporation, NUE has been 54.14%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.30%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 5.60%, and its return on assets is 2.40%. Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) has an operating margin of 5.60%. With a sales growth of -15.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Nucor Corporation, NUE is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.58, and has a current ratio of 3.9 and 2.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Nucor Corporation? Well its PEG is 2.37, and the P/S is 1.03, along with a P/B of 2.2. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 7.

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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