Nucor Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides Nucor Corporation 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 Corporation 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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Nucor Corporation -- USA Stock  

USD 66.18  0.41  0.62%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Nucor Corporation is 'Buy'.
For the selected time horizon Nucor Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0772, jensen alpha of 0.0934, total risk alpha of 0.0857, sortino ratio of 0.058 and treynor ratio of 0.1327
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 16.25 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.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.11Value At Risk2.66
Potential Upside3.26Standard Deviation1.76
 Return Density 

Nucor Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.76
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0516

Nucor Volatility Alert

Nucor Corporation has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.64 and kurtosis of 1.0. 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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FundamentalsNucorPeer Average
Return On Equity15.92 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset7.70 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin6.51 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin13.04 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation24.11 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding317.94 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.42 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions82.02 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted4.09 M3.24 M
Price to Earning16.25 times40.69 times
Price to Book2.42 times14.44 times
Price to Sales1.05 times17.81 times
Revenue20.25 B9.85 B
Gross Profit2.57 B21.75 B
EBITDA2.64 B1.41 B
Net Income1.31 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents999.1 M3.89 B
Cash per Share3.14 times5.17 times
Total Debt3.93 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity43.30 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio2.42 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share27.48 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations329.13 M1.25 B
Short Ratio1.75 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share4.10 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth0.83 times1.22 times
Number of Employees25.1 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization21.17 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


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Financial Leverage

   Payment of 943 shares by James Darsey of Nucor subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.0772
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.1427
Mean Deviation1.23
Semi Deviation1.45
Downside Deviation1.57
Coefficient Of Variation1583.22
Standard Deviation1.76
Information Ratio0.0516
Jensen Alpha0.0934
Total Risk Alpha0.0857
Sortino Ratio0.058
Treynor Ratio0.1327
Maximum Drawdown7.32
Value At Risk2.66
Potential Upside3.26
Downside Variance2.46
Semi Variance2.11
Expected Short fall1.46

Current Valuation

Nucor Current Valuation Analysis
Nucor Corporation is regarded second in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Steel Production And Products industry is now estimated at about 76.81 Billion. Nucor totals roughly 24.11 Billion in current valuation claiming about 31% of equities listed under Steel Production And Products industry.