Nucor Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

NUE -- USA Stock  

USD 65.61  0.64  0.97%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Nucor Corporation is 'Cautious Hold'. Macroaxis provides Nucor buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Nucor positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Nucor available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Nucor buy-and-hold prospective. Please see also Nucor Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus.

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For the selected time horizon Nucor Corporation has a mean deviation of 1.22, semi deviation of 1.72, standard deviation of 1.58, variance of 2.49, downside variance of 3.34 and semi variance of 2.96
Macroaxis provides unbiased advice on Nucor that should be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Nucor. Our buy, hold, or sell recommendation engine determines the firm potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Nucor is not overpriced, please verify all Nucor Corporation fundamentals including its Cash per Share, Beta and the relationship between Revenue and Cash Flow from Operations . Given that Nucor has Price to Earning of 16.04 times, we recommend you check Nucor market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your last-minute risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Nucor Thematic Classifications

Power Stocks IdeaPower Stocks
High potential, large capitalization stocks theme
Steel Works Etc IdeaSteel Works Etc
USA Equities from Steel Works Etc industry as classified by Fama & French
Manufacturing IdeaManufacturing
Manufacturing of goods across different domains

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.037434Value At Risk1.86
Potential Upside2.14Standard Deviation1.58
 Return Density 

Nucor Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.08
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.06

Nucor Volatility Alert

Nucor Corporation has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.74 and kurtosis of 0.82. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Nucor Corporation to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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Nucor Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsNucorPeer Average
Return On Equity15.55 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset7.32 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin6.26 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin12.38 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation23.47 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding318.1 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.49 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions80.70 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted5.79 M3.24 M
Price to Earning16.04 times40.69 times
Price to Book2.33 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.99 times17.81 times
Revenue21.01 B9.85 B
Gross Profit2.57 B21.75 B
EBITDA2.6 B1.41 B
Net Income1.31 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents760.25 M3.89 B
Cash per Share2.39 times5.17 times
Total Debt3.82 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity40.90 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio2.49 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share28.22 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations256.37 M1.25 B
Short Ratio2.50 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share4.09 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth0.74 times1.22 times
Number of Employees25.1 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization20.87 B29.78 B
Total Asset4.38 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings7.26 B38.24 B
Working Capital823.83 M3.58 B
Current Asset1.42 B36.8 B
   Payment of 193 shares by Raymond Napolitan of Nucor subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

Nucor Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions
Over 81.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
On June 28, 2018 Nucor paid $ 0.38 per share dividend to its current shareholders
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Sale by Lisenby Terry S of 400 shares of Nucor
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