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 59.54  0.57  0.95%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Nucor Corporation is 'Strong Hold'.
For the selected time horizon Nucor Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.1462, jensen alpha of 0.0912, total risk alpha of (0.35), sortino ratio of 0.0892 and treynor ratio of 0.326
Macroaxis buy or sell recommendations module provides unbiased advice that can be used to complement current average analyst sentiment on Nucor. Our buy or sell recommendations engine ##verb4## current market data to analyse the company potential to grow from the prospective of investors 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 18.03 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 Return0.42Value At Risk2.01
Potential Upside2.65Standard Deviation1.43
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

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Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares25.8 M1.4 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares21.7 M1.2 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares17.8 M995 M
Clearbridge Investments LlcCommon Shares9.2 M518.2 M
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon Shares7.2 M401.8 M
Capital World InvestorsCommon Shares6 M336.2 M

Nucor Greeks

Alpha over DOW
βBeta against DOW=1.26
Overall volatility
 IrInformation ratio =0.11

Nucor Volatility Alert

Nucor Corporation has relatively low volatility with skewness of -1.03 and kurtosis of 2.58. 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 Equity13.71 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset7.32 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin5.73 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin9.68 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation21.39 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding317.92 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.42 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions78.93 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted4.09 M3.24 M
Price to Earning18.03 times40.69 times
Price to Book2.29 times14.44 times
Price to Sales1.02 times17.81 times
Revenue19.12 B9.85 B
Gross Profit2.03 B21.75 B
EBITDA2.57 B1.41 B
Net Income1.09 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents1.63 B3.89 B
Cash per Share5.11 times5.17 times
Total Debt4.39 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity49.6 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio2.11 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share26.75 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations1.32 B1.25 B
Short Ratio1.75 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share3.4 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth0.77 times1.22 times
Number of Employees23.7 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization19.48 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
Strong Hold


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Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

   Payment of 940 shares by James Frias of Nucor subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.1462
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.336
Mean Deviation1.01
Semi Deviation1.18
Downside Deviation1.75
Coefficient Of Variation340.2
Standard Deviation1.43
Information Ratio0.1094
Jensen Alpha0.0912
Total Risk Alpha(0.35)
Sortino Ratio0.0892
Treynor Ratio0.326
Maximum Drawdown6.43
Value At Risk(2.01)
Potential Upside2.65
Downside Variance3.06
Semi Variance1.39
Expected Short fall(1.16)

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 66.85 Billion. Nucor totals roughly 21.39 Billion in current valuation claiming about 32% of equities listed under Steel Production And Products industry.