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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.29
NUE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.21 vs. NUE: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NUE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 2.41
Current: 0.29

0.2
2.41
Equity to Asset 0.51
NUE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. NUE: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NUE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 0.64
Current: 0.51

0.48
0.64
Interest Coverage 7.81
NUE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
79% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NUE: 7.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NUE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.74   Max: 82
Current: 7.81

1.74
82
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.95
M-Score: -2.99
WACC vs ROIC
9.65%
8.12%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.28
NUE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. NUE: 6.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NUE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.96   Max: 19.48
Current: 6.28

-2.96
19.48
Net-margin (%) 3.29
NUE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.21 vs. NUE: 3.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NUE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.62   Max: 11.91
Current: 3.29

-2.62
11.91
ROE (%) 8.73
NUE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. NUE: 8.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NUE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -3.83   Max: 38.68
Current: 8.73

-3.83
38.68
ROA (%) 4.39
NUE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.17 vs. NUE: 4.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NUE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.22   Max: 23.37
Current: 4.39

-2.22
23.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 15.35
NUE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. NUE: 15.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NUE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -5.42   Max: 74.11
Current: 15.35

-5.42
74.11
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.50
NUE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -8.70 vs. NUE: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NUE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9.3   Max: 37.7
Current: 1.5

-9.3
37.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 1.20
NUE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -46.20 vs. NUE: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NUE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -55   Max: 90
Current: 1.2

-55
90
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -3.10
NUE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NUE: -3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NUE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -56   Max: 205.1
Current: -3.1

-56
205.1
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

NUE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 11,622 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 129,048 sh (+23.61%)
David Dreman 2,305 sh (+7.56%)
Brian Rogers 5,008,900 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 72,400 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio 7,839 sh (-72.87%)
Jim Simons 33,900 sh (-91.54%)
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Q3 2014

NUE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Burbank 4,232 sh (New)
David Swensen 18,800 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 33,850 sh (+331.82%)
David Dreman 2,379 sh (+3.21%)
Dodge & Cox 73,200 sh (+1.10%)
Brian Rogers 5,008,900 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ken Fisher 122,722 sh (-4.90%)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,500 sh (-44.07%)
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Q4 2014

NUE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 37,133 sh (+471.28%)
Ray Dalio 126,550 sh (+273.86%)
Brian Rogers 5,008,900 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
David Swensen Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 72,400 sh (-1.09%)
Ken Fisher 117,289 sh (-4.43%)
» More
Q1 2015

NUE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Chuck Royce 114,000 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 124,436 sh (+6.09%)
Brian Rogers 5,008,900 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 72,400 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 10,643 sh (-71.34%)
» More
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 22.90
NUE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
64% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 92.60 vs. NUE: 22.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
NUE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.09   Max: 114.95
Current: 22.9

4.09
114.95
Forward P/E 14.79
NUE's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NUE: 14.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 22.50
NUE's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
66% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 268.00 vs. NUE: 22.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
NUE' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.07   Max: 116.05
Current: 22.5

4.07
116.05
P/B 2.00
NUE's P/B is ranked lower than
82% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. NUE: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NUE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 4.37
Current: 2

1.09
4.37
P/S 0.70
NUE's P/S is ranked lower than
73% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NUE: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NUE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 1.43
Current: 0.7

0.36
1.43
PFCF 12.00
NUE's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NUE: 12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
NUE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.6   Max: 1358
Current: 12

5.6
1358
POCF 8.60
NUE's POCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 26.26 vs. NUE: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
NUE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.13   Max: 53.96
Current: 8.6

4.13
53.96
EV-to-EBIT 14.44
NUE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 135.27 vs. NUE: 14.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NUE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -356.8   Max: 65.3
Current: 14.44

-356.8
65.3
PEG 0.61
NUE's PEG is ranked higher than
96% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NUE: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
NUE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 4.96
Current: 0.61

0.11
4.96
Shiller P/E 34.70
NUE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
66% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NUE: 34.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
NUE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.47   Max: 48.44
Current: 34.7

6.47
48.44
Current Ratio 3.85
NUE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. NUE: 3.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NUE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.65   Max: 5.52
Current: 3.85

1.65
5.52
Quick Ratio 2.27
NUE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. NUE: 2.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NUE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 3.86
Current: 2.27

0.95
3.86
Days Inventory 52.25
NUE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
77% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 94.46 vs. NUE: 52.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
NUE' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 33.74   Max: 61.53
Current: 52.25

33.74
61.53
Days Sales Outstanding 30.62
NUE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 79.75 vs. NUE: 30.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NUE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 18.95   Max: 36.76
Current: 30.62

18.95
36.76

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.20
NUE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
79% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. NUE: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
NUE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 5.16
Current: 3.2

0.61
5.16
Dividend Payout 0.71
NUE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
64% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NUE: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
NUE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 5.14
Current: 0.71

0.05
5.14
Dividend growth (3y) 0.70
NUE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
87% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NUE: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
NUE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -1.3   Max: 68.8
Current: 0.7

-1.3
68.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.35
NUE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
78% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. NUE: 3.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
NUE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 5.4
Current: 3.35

0.64
5.4
Share Buyback Rate -0.30
NUE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NUE: -0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
NUE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4   Max: -2
Current: -0.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 3.20
NUE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
94% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. NUE: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
NUE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 6.9
Current: 3.2

1.14
6.9
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
NUE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
64% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. NUE: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
NUE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 1.5
Current: 1.3

0.49
1.5
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
NUE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. NUE: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
NUE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 1.8
Current: 0.9

0.61
1.8
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.10
NUE's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NUE: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
NUE' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 6.18
Current: 2.1

0.2
6.18
Price/Graham Number 1.70
NUE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
50% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. NUE: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
NUE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 3.05
Current: 1.7

0.6
3.05
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.90
NUE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
71% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. NUE: 6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
NUE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 32.5
Current: 6.9

1.5
32.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 14.33
NUE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
95% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NUE: 14.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
NUE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -23.2   Max: 69.6
Current: 14.33

-23.2
69.6

Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel
Compare:TS, NSSMY, SID, PKX, GGB » details
Traded in other countries:NUO.Germany, NUE.Mexico, NUE.Argentina,
Nucor Corp was incorporated in Delaware. The Company and its affiliates are manufacturer of steel and steel products. The Company also produces direct reduced iron ('DRI') for use in the Company's steel mills. The Company through its affiliates processes ferrous and nonferrous metals and brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron, hot briquetted iron and DRI. Most of the Company's operating facilities and customers are located in North America, but increasingly, it is doing business outside of North America as well. The Company's operations include several international trading companies that buy and sell steel and steel products manufactured by the Company and others. Its three reportable segments are steel mills, steel products and raw materials. In the steel mills segment, it produces sheet steel (hot and cold-rolled and galvanized), plate steel, structural steel (wide-flange beams, beam blanks, H-piling and sheet piling) and bar steel (blooms, billets, concrete reinforcing bar, merchant bar and SBQ). It manufactures steel mainly from scrap steel and scrap steel substitutes using electric arc furnaces, continuous casting and automated rolling mills. In the steel products segment, it produces steel joists and joist girders, steel deck, fabricated concrete reinforcing steel, cold finished steel, steel fasteners, metal building systems, steel grating and expanded metal, and wire and wire mesh. In the raw materials segment, the Company produces DRI; brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron, HBI and DRI; supplies ferro-alloys; and processes ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal. The raw materials segment also includes its natural gas working interest drilling programs with Encana and Nucor's equity method investment in Hunter Ridge Energy Services LLC. It produces hot-rolled and cold-rolled and galvanized sheet steel in standard grades and to customers' specifications while maintaining inventories to fulfill anticipated orders. The steel mills segment sells its products mainly to steel service centers, fabricators and manufacturers located throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and, increasingly, elsewhere in the world. The primary raw materials for its steel mills segment are ferrous scrap and scrap substitutes such as pig iron, DRI and HBI. The Company competes in a variety of steel and metal markets, including markets for finished steel products, unfinished steel products, and raw materials.
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