Short Ratio breakdown for NucorShort Ratio is typically used by traders and speculators to identify trends in current market sentiment for a particular equity instrument. In its simple terms this ratio shows how many days it will take all current short sellers to cover their positions if the price of a stock begins to rise.
The higher the Short Ratio, the longer it would take to buy back the borrowed shares. In theory, the more short positions are currently outstanding, the faster it will be to cover shorted positions.
Nucor Short Ratio Assessment
Based on latest financial disclosure Nucor Corporation has Short Ratio of 3.7 times. This is 95.77% higher than that of Basic Materials sector, and 452.24% higher than that of Steel and Iron industry, The Short Ratio for all stocks is 132.7% lower than the firm.
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Short Ratio ComparisonNucor is regarded fifth in short ratio category among related companies.
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