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Nucor Corporation (NUE) Tending Higher: Checkout the Key Metrics

Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) shares traded higher over the last trading session, gaining 1.70% on 05/14/21. The shares fell to a low of $99.38 before closing at $102.51. Intraday shares traded counted 3.95 million, which was -10.04% lower than its 30-day average trading volume of 3.59M. NUE’s previous close was $100.80 while the outstanding shares total 301.85M. The firm has a beta of 1.35, a 12-month trailing P/E ratio of 18.98, and a growth ratio of 2.14. The stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is 74.88, with weekly volatility at 5.18% and ATR at 3.59. The NUE stock’s 52-week price range has touched low of $35.75 and a $103.98 high.

Investors have identified the Steel company Nucor Corporation as an interesting stock but before investments are made there, an in-depth look at its trading activities will have to be conducted. The share is trading with a market value of around $30.16 billion, the company now has both obstacles and catalysts that affect them and they came from their mode of operations. With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to come up with a rather realistic picture of what this stock is.

Nucor Corporation (NUE) Fundamentals that are to be considered.

When analyzing a stock, the first fundamental thing to take into account is the balance sheet. How healthy the balance sheet of a company is will determine if the company will be able to carry out all its financial and non-financial obligations and also keep the faith of its investors. For NUE, the company has in raw cash 2.46 billion on their books with 66.94 million currently as liabilities. How the trend is over time is what investors should be concerned about. The company has a healthy balance sheet as their debt profile has been on a decline. In terms of their assets, the company currently has 10.41 billion total, with 2.97 billion as their total liabilities.

Having a look at the company’s valuation, the company is expected to record 4.05 total earnings per share during the next fiscal year. It is very important though to remember that the importance of trend far outweighs that of outlook. This analysis has been great and getting further updates on NUE sounds very interesting.

Is the stock of NUE attractive?

In related news, Executive Vice President, NAPOLITAN RAYMOND S JR sold 65,789 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that recorded on May 10. The sale was performed at an average price of 103.02, for a total value of 6,777,607. As the sale deal closes, the Executive Vice President, QUERY KENNETH REX now sold 3,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 326,638. Also, Executive Vice President, SLATE MARYEMILY sold 128 shares of the company’s stock in a deal that was recorded on May 06. The shares were price at an average price of 93.00 per share, with a total market value of 11,904. Following this completion of acquisition, the Executive Vice President, SLATE MARYEMILY now holds 2,524 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 226,307. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 0.50%.

4 out of 12 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 7 have maintained a Hold recommendation on Nucor Corporation. 0 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the NUE stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $75.73.

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