Our quantitative data points are meant to provide a high-level understanding of factors in equity risk models for Nucor Corp. Portfolio managers use these models to forecast risk, optimize portfolios and review performance.
We show how NUE stock compares to 2,000+ US-based stocks, and to peers in the Non-Energy Minerals sector and Steel industry.
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Nucor Corp. engages in the manufacturing of steel and steel products. It operates through the following segments: Steel Mills, Steel Products, and Raw Materials. The Steel Mills segment comprises carbon and alloy steel in sheet, bars; structural and plate; steel trading businesses; rebar distribution businesses; and Nucor's equity method investments. The Steel Products segment includes steel joists and joist girders, steel deck, fabricated concrete reinforcing steel, cold finished steel, steel fasteners, metal building systems, steel grating, tubular products businesses, piling products business, and wire and wire mesh. The Raw Materials segment consists direct reduced iron, and ferrous and nonferrous metals. The company was founded by Ransom E. Olds in 1905 and is headquartered in Charlotte, NC.
Many of the following risk metrics are standardized and transformed into quantitative factors in institutional-level risk models.
Rankings below represent percentiles from 1 to 100, with 1 being the lowest rating of risk.
Stocks with higher beta exhibit higher sensitivity to the ups and downs in the market. (↑↑)
Stocks with higher market capitalization often have lower risk. (↑↓)
Higher average daily dollar volume over the past 30 days implies lower liquidity risk. (↑↓)
Higher price momentum stocks, aka recent winners, equate to lower risk for many investors. (↑↓)
Style risk factors often include measures of profitability and payout levels.
Companies with higher earnings generally provide lower risk. (↑↓)
Companies with higher dividend yields, if sustaintable, are perceived to have lower risk. (↑↓)