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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.34
NUE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
59% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. NUE: 0.34 )
NUE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 2.38
Current: 0.34

0.25
2.38
Equity to Asset 0.50
NUE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
66% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. NUE: 0.50 )
NUE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 0.64
Current: 0.5

0.5
0.64
Interest Coverage 6.11
NUE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
62% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. NUE: 6.11 )
NUE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.74   Max: 82
Current: 6.11

1.74
82
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.68
M-Score: -2.67
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 4.87
NUE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. NUE: 4.87 )
NUE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.96   Max: 19.48
Current: 4.87

-2.96
19.48
Net-margin (%) 2.56
NUE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. NUE: 2.56 )
NUE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.62   Max: 11.91
Current: 2.56

-2.62
11.91
ROE (%) 6.38
NUE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. NUE: 6.38 )
NUE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -3.97   Max: 36.17
Current: 6.38

-3.97
36.17
ROA (%) 3.21
NUE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. NUE: 3.21 )
NUE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.34   Max: 22.26
Current: 3.21

-2.34
22.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.77
NUE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.02 vs. NUE: 11.77 )
NUE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -5.78   Max: 73.3
Current: 11.77

-5.78
73.3
Revenue Growth (%) 6.00
NUE's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. NUE: 6.00 )
NUE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -9.3   Max: 37.7
Current: 6

-9.3
37.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 15.40
NUE's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -4.80 vs. NUE: 15.40 )
NUE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -55   Max: 90
Current: 15.4

-55
90
EPS Growth (%) 53.90
NUE's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -9.50 vs. NUE: 53.90 )
NUE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -56   Max: 205.1
Current: 53.9

-56
205.1
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

NUE Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Mark Hillman 19,890 sh (New)
David Dreman 62,625 sh (+0.27%)
Brian Rogers 5,008,900 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 72,400 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 70,000 sh (-4.11%)
Ken Fisher 116,761 sh (-6.56%)
Steven Cohen 16,979 sh (-97.08%)
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Q3 2013

NUE Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 4,800 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 35,100 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 225,582 sh (+1228.59%)
Ken Fisher 124,365 sh (+6.51%)
Mark Hillman 19,890 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 72,400 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 5,008,900 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 60,000 sh (-14.29%)
David Dreman 1,710 sh (-97.27%)
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Q4 2013

NUE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 7,845 sh (+63.44%)
Mark Hillman 19,890 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 5,008,900 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 72,400 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Chuck Royce 55,000 sh (-8.33%)
Ken Fisher 106,565 sh (-14.31%)
David Dreman 470 sh (-72.51%)
Steven Cohen 8,840 sh (-96.08%)
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Q1 2014

NUE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Brian Rogers 5,008,900 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NUE

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Reduce -72.51%0.01%$47.58 - $54.62 $ 52.141%470
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$47.58 - $54.62 $ 52.141%0
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Reduce -97.27%0.09%$43.55 - $50.87 $ 52.1411%1710
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 New Buy0.01%$43.55 - $50.87 $ 52.1411%35100
John Burbank 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.45%$43.16 - $48.23 $ 52.1413%0
John Burbank 2012-12-31 Reduce -50.05%0.47%$37.82 - $43.97 $ 52.1428%268100
Ray Dalio 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.17%$37.82 - $43.97 $ 52.1428%0
John Burbank 2012-09-30 Add 32.97%0.23%$36.8 - $40.76 $ 52.1434%536687
Ray Dalio 2012-09-30 New Buy0.17%$36.8 - $40.76 $ 52.1434%329712
Scott Black 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.07%$36.8 - $40.76 $ 52.1434%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.03%$36.8 - $40.76 $ 52.1434%0
John Burbank 2012-06-30 New Buy0.52%$34.81 - $43.12 $ 52.1437%403600
Scott Black 2012-06-30 Reduce -29.7%0.04%$34.81 - $43.12 $ 52.1437%12545
Ray Dalio 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.02%$34.81 - $43.12 $ 52.1437%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 58.54%0.01%$34.81 - $43.12 $ 52.1437%11050
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 New Buy0.03%$40.52 - $45.41 $ 52.1428%6970
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 New Buy0.02%$40.52 - $45.41 $ 52.1428%29814
George Soros 2011-03-31 Sold Out $43.75 - $48.88 $ 52.1413%0
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 34.20
NUE's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
59% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 15.80 vs. NUE: 34.20 )
NUE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.09   Max: 114.95
Current: 34.2

4.09
114.95
P/B 2.20
NUE's P/B is ranked lower than
67% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. NUE: 2.20 )
NUE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 4.37
Current: 2.2

1.09
4.37
P/S 0.90
NUE's P/S is ranked lower than
65% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. NUE: 0.90 )
NUE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 1.43
Current: 0.9

0.36
1.43
EV-to-EBIT 21.30
NUE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
56% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 14.50 vs. NUE: 21.30 )
NUE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3   Max: 64.6
Current: 21.3

3
64.6
PEG 0.70
NUE's PEG is ranked higher than
75% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. NUE: 0.70 )
NUE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 4.96
Current: 0.7

0.11
4.96
Shiller P/E 27.30
NUE's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
57% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 15.80 vs. NUE: 27.30 )
NUE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.5   Max: 31.47
Current: 27.3

6.5
31.47

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.80
NUE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
75% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. NUE: 2.80 )
NUE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 5.16
Current: 2.8

0.61
5.16
Dividend Payout 0.96
NUE's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
69% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. NUE: 0.96 )
NUE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 3.44
Current: 0.96

0.07
3.44
Dividend growth (3y) 0.70
NUE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
78% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -12.70 vs. NUE: 0.70 )
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) 2.94
NUE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
74% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. NUE: 2.94 )
NUE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 5.42
Current: 2.94

0.64
5.42
Share Buyback Rate -0.30
NUE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
78% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. NUE: -0.30 )
NUE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4   Max: -2
Current: -0.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Tangible Book 3.50
NUE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
77% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. NUE: 3.50 )
NUE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.39   Max: 4.49
Current: 3.5

1.39
4.49
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.40
NUE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
53% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. NUE: 1.40 )
NUE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.46
Current: 1.4

0.58
1.46
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
NUE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. NUE: 1.10 )
NUE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 2.05
Current: 1.1

0.74
2.05
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.10
NUE's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. NUE: 2.10 )
NUE' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 6.18
Current: 2.1

0.31
6.18
Price/Graham Number 2.10
NUE's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
72% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. NUE: 2.10 )
NUE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 3.05
Current: 2.1

0.8
3.05
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.70
NUE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
54% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. NUE: 4.70 )
NUE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 33.4
Current: 4.7

1.5
33.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 19.40
NUE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
91% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. NUE: 19.40 )
NUE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -22.5   Max: 68.3
Current: 19.4

-22.5
68.3

Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel
Compare:TS, NSSMY, SID, PKX, GGB » details
Traded in other countries:NUO.Germany
Nucor Corp., was incorporated in Delaware in 1958. 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), plate steel, structural steel (wide-flange beams, beam blanks 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, light gauge steel framing, 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. It produces hot-rolled and cold-rolled 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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