Nucor Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 26, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.37 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 11,
2014. Shareholders who purchased NUE stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that NUE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $49.89, the dividend yield is 2.97%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NUE was $49.89,
representing a -8.84% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.73 and
a 16.08% increase over the 52 week low of $42.98.
NUE is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as Tenaris S.A. (
) and ArcelorMittal (
). NUE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.61. Zacks Investment Research reports NUE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 49.45%, compared to an
industry average of 20.8%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to NUE through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NUE as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Steel Index ETF Fund (
- SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is SLX with an increase of
3.72% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of NUE at 4.94%.