Nucor (NYSE: NUE) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 37 cents per share. At a price of $49.88 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.9%. The average volume for Nucor has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Nucor has a market cap of $16.0 billion and is part of the metals & mining industry. Shares are up 16.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. Nucor Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of steel and steel products in North America and internationally. It operates through three segments: Steel Mills, Steel Products, and Raw Materials. The company has a P/E ratio of 38.75. TheStreet Ratings rates Nucor as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. You can view the full Nucor Ratings Report now.
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