Briefing on the Fundamentals of Nucor

Nucor marked a 5.4% change today, compared to 0.4% for the S&P 500. Is it a good value at today's price of $148.73? Only an in-depth analysis can answer that question, but here are some facts that can give you an idea:

  • Nucor Corporation manufactures and sells steel and steel products.

  • Nucor belongs to the Basic Materials sector, which has an average price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 8.57 and an average price to book (P/B) of 1.86

  • The company's P/B ratio is 2.2

  • Nucor has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 4.7 based on its trailing 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $31.67 per share

  • Its forward P/E ratio is 11.6, based on its forward earnings per share (EPS) of $12.78

  • NUE has a Price to Earnings Growth (PEG) ratio of -0.66, which shows the company has a fair value when we factor growth into the price to earnings calculus.

  • Over the last four years, Nucor has averaged free cash flows of $2,364,855,000.00, which on average grew 143.0%

  • NUE's gross profit margins have averaged 17.7 % over the last four years and during this time they had a growth rate of 83.2 % and a coefficient of variability of 61.2 %.

  • Nucor has moved 27.3% over the last year compared to -17.4% for the S&P 500 -- a difference of 44.7%

  • NUE has an average analyst rating of hold and is 11.42% away from its mean target price of $133.48 per share

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