|Bid||22.65 x 1200|
|Ask||22.66 x 1100|
|Day's Range||22.46 - 23.93|
|52 Week Range||6.30 - 27.40|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||2.33|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Earnings Date||Apr 29, 2021|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.04 (0.18%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Feb 05, 2021|
|1y Target Est||19.22|
Strength in non-residential construction and automotive markets and higher domestic steel prices are likely to have boosted Nucor's (NUE) bottom line in Q1.
On a down day for the S&P 500 as a whole, metal production stocks fared better than most Wednesday, with shares of Alcoa (NYSE: AA) closing 6.9% higher, U.S. Steel (NYSE: X) rising 7.3%, and Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE: FCX) gaining 8%. You can probably thank President Joe Biden for that. "Biden and the Senate have effectively cleared their plate for this single item from now until September, when the Senate, they hope, will try to pass it under the rules of a budget reconciliation process," the Globe reports.
The U.S. continues to be the world's top military spender by far, at $619 billion in 2018. China is a distant second at $250 billion but it's moving fast.