NEW YORK (
) -- The ex-dividend date for
) is tomorrow, September 28, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 36 cents per share. At a price of $33.90 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.6%.
The average volume for Nucor has been 3.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Nucor has a market cap of $10 billion and is part of the
industry. Shares are down 25.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.
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 21.3, below the average metals & mining industry P/E ratio of 21.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Nucor as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and robust revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. You can view the full