Checking the Overall Picture for Nucor Corporation (NUE)

Since March 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $3.29 million activity. For the past 5 years, the company's revenue has grown 4.9%, while the company's earnings per share has grown 10.5%. Its down 0.08, from 1.32 in 2016Q3. It has underperformed by 2.90% the S&P500.

Conning Inc decreased its stake in Nucor Corp (NUE) by 83.49% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The average 1-year price target for (GRUB) reveals an average price target of $51.3 per share. Accredited Investors Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Nucor Corporation by 0.6% in the first quarter. The company has market cap of $17.75 billion.

The stock increased 1.37% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $55.68. Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) has risen 21.74% since September 1, 2016 and is uptrending.

Investors sentiment increased to 11.77 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.08, from 1.32 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 38 investors sold PLD shares while 158 reduced holdings. 115 funds opened positions while 706 raised stakes. Finally, Longbow Research started coverage on shares of Nucor Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th.

Capital International Investors increased General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) stake by 4.23 million shares to 28.52 million valued at $901.27 million in 2016Q4.

Compton Capital Management Inc decreased Halliburton Co (HAL) stake by 66.32% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. It was reported on Sep, 2 by Barchart.com. Arete Wealth Advsrs invested in 9,466 shares or 1.05% of the stock. AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has declined 0.52% since September 2, 2016 and is downtrending. Clinton Group invested in 59,797 shares or 0.21% of the stock. It also upped General Electric (NYSE:GE) stake by 14,053 shares and now owns 313,134 shares.

Cryder Capital Partners Llp holds 5.76% of its portfolio in PAREXEL International Corporation for 196,334 shares. Linscomb & Williams Incorporated accumulated 0.1% or 18,263 shares. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans accumulated 163,945 shares. Earnest Prns Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.58% of its portfolio in Intercontinental Exchange Inc (NYSE:ICE). FineMark National Bank & Trust now owns 9,699 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $561,000 after buying an additional 26 shares during the period. Nucor Corporation's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 43.77%.

Among 27 analysts covering Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

In the most updated research from a number of analysts on Wall Street, the company gets 8 Buys and 0 Sell among 13 analysts. Therefore 52% are positive. Limoneira had 5 analyst reports since September 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. They set a "neutral" rating for the company. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Thursday, January 12 by IBC. UBS maintained the shares of ICE in report on Thursday, August 4 with "Buy" rating. Jefferies has "Buy" rating and $7500 target. Argus Research maintained it with "Buy" rating and $75 target in Monday, December 12 report. As per Monday, August 21, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. As per Thursday, August 10, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. Deutsche Bank upgraded Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) on Wednesday, July 6 to "Buy" rating. Therefore 63% are positive.

FT reports, The 13 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Nucor Corporation have a median target of 70.00, with a high estimate of 78.00 and a low estimate of 60.00.

In related news, Chairman John J. Ferriola sold 14,941 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 24th. As per Tuesday, December 22, the company rating was maintained by Macquarie Research. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 2,513,579 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $150,111,000 after buying an additional 877,194 shares in the last quarter. First Analysis downgraded it to "Equal-Weight" rating and $62.0 target in Thursday, November 17 report. Jefferies has "Buy" rating and $68.0 target. On Wednesday, May 24 the stock rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to "Outperform". The rating was initiated by Citigroup with "Neutral" on Monday, August 22. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, July 6 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, July 20 by Bank of America. Its up 0.06, from 0.97 in 2016Q3. "Sells 1,392,330 Shares of Nucor Corporation (NUE)" was first published by TrueBlueTribune and is owned by of TrueBlueTribune.

Several other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in NUE. 241.22 million shares or 0.70% more from 239.54 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. A higher P/E allows an investor to expect higher earnings growth compared to the companies with a lower P/E. Nucor Corporation, (reader can compare this with other companies that he is interested in). Princeton Alpha Management Lp acquired 11,419 shares as Nucor Corp (NUE)'s stock declined 11.33%. About shares traded. Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) has risen 21.74% since September 3, 2016 and is uptrending. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Inv has 119,100 shares. First Manhattan Com holds 0% or 1,525 shares in its portfolio. Hightower Advisors Lc holds 248,942 shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. New Mexico-based New Mexico Educational Retirement Board has invested 0.09% in Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE). Chevy Chase Tru has 350,140 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Td Asset Management owns 0.04% invested in Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) for 375,212 shares.

Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) tinted gains of +0.64% (+0.35 points) to US$54.93.

Among 19 analysts covering Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. The volume of 1.88 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 2.51 Million shares.

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