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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 -0.04% today. In the last week its performance is -1.26%, and 8.44% for the past quarter. Currently, Nucor Corporation, NUE has a target price of 54.42, so today’s gain of -0.04% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.82%.

Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE), has a market cap of 16217.2, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.50%, and institutional ownership is 81.10%.

At the current price of 50.03, it has a dividend yield of 3.00%, and its target price is 54.42. This is with a profit margin of 3.40%, and total debt/equity of 0.59. Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) has a P/E of 34.23, as well as a forward P/E of 15.68.

With a current EPS of 1.46, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 16.54%,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 23.81%.

Performance for the year is 15.69%. Since its IPO date on 9/1/1983, the total performance to date is 26.22%.

Volume today for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE), is 725060, while its average volume is 2741.37. Whilst the total gain today was -0.04%, it did have a day high of -12.35%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.69%, and 1.66% for the month. The 52-week low for Nucor Corporation, NUE has been 49.99%, while the 52-week-high has reached -12.35%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 5.60%, and its return on assets is 3.70%. Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) has an operating margin of 7.70%. 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 1.44, and the P/S is 1.04, along with a P/B of 2.11. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 6.96.

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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