Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) open the trading on April 30, 2021, with a bit cautious approach as it glided -0.18% to $82.26. During the day, the stock rose to $83.5817 and sunk to $81.27 before settling in for the price of $82.41 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, NUE posted a 52-week range of $35.75-$83.11.
It was noted that the giant of the Basic Materials sector posted annual sales growth of 4.10% over the last 5 years. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 57.10%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -42.90%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $303.46 million, simultaneously with a float of $295.65 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $24.61 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $72.67, while the 200-day Moving Average is $55.54.
It is quite fundamental to gauge the extent of the productivity of the business which is accounted for 26400 workers. It has generated 762,866 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 27,163. The stock had 7.81 Receivables turnover and 1.05 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +11.16, operating margin was +8.19 and Pretax Margin of +4.15.
Nucor Corporation (NUE) Ownership Facts and Figures
Sometimes it helps to make our mind if we keep our tabs on how bigger investors are working with the stock of the Steel industry. Nucor Corporation’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.50%, in contrast to 81.30% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Apr 29, this organization’s Executive Vice President sold 5,647 shares at the rate of 81.42, making the entire transaction reach 459,785 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 45,623. Preceding that transaction, on Apr 28, Company’s CFO, Treasurer and EVP sold 34,324 for 81.94, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 2,812,427. This particular insider is now the holder of 323,506 in total.
Nucor Corporation (NUE) Earnings and Revenue Records
So, what does the last quarter earnings report of the company that was made public on 3/30/2021 suggests? It has posted $3.12 earnings per share (EPS) beating the forecaster’s viewpoint (set at $3.09) by $0.03. This company achieved a net margin of +3.56 while generating a return on equity of 6.78. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 3.05 per share during the current fiscal year.
Nucor Corporation’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -42.90% and is forecasted to reach 4.59 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 8.88% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 57.10% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Nucor Corporation (NUE). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 2.30. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 2.60. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $72.93, and its Beta score is 1.41. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 1.20. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 77.02.
In the same vein, NUE’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 1.13, a figure that is expected to reach 3.98 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 4.59 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Nucor Corporation (NUE)
[Nucor Corporation, NUE] recent stats showed that its last 5-days Average volume was superior the volume it posted in the year-ago period. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 88.01% While, its Average True Range was 2.41.
Raw Stochastic average of Nucor Corporation (NUE) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 96.29%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 83.44% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 33.48% that was lower than 35.05% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.