• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $174.43
  • Forecasted Upside: -5.20%
  • Number of Analysts: 8
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 5 Hold Ratings
  • 3 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for NUE

Analyst Price Target is $174.43
▼ -5.20% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 8 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Nucor in the last 3 months. The average price target is $174.43, with a high forecast of $210.00 and a low forecast of $154.00. The average price target represents a -5.20% upside from the last price of $183.99.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 8 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in Nucor. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/16/2024UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$210.00Low
12/12/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$151.00 ➝ $158.00Low
10/31/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$162.00 ➝ $154.00Low
10/16/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$151.00Low
9/8/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$150.00 ➝ $151.00Low
7/27/2023CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$160.00 ➝ $180.00Low
7/14/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Target$130.00 ➝ $145.00Low
7/11/2023Credit Suisse GroupBoost Target$156.00 ➝ $167.00Low
7/5/2023BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$191.00Low
6/1/2023Wolfe ResearchUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Peer PerformLow
5/23/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageUnderweight$130.00Low
5/5/2023UBS GroupLower Target$145.00 ➝ $140.00Low
3/17/2023Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$140.00 ➝ $156.00Low
3/10/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetNeutral$144.00 ➝ $161.00Low
1/30/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$113.00 ➝ $122.00Low
1/27/2023BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$155.00 ➝ $165.00Low
1/4/2023Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$172.00Low
12/6/2022UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral$120.00 ➝ $145.00Low
11/9/2022BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$113.00 ➝ $142.00Low
10/24/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$115.00 ➝ $113.00Low
10/6/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutral$127.00 ➝ $114.00Low
9/16/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$165.00 ➝ $140.00Low
9/13/2022CitigroupBoost Target$145.00Low
7/25/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$121.00 ➝ $115.00Low
7/6/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$144.00 ➝ $121.00N/A
6/20/2022UBS GroupSet Target$120.00Low
6/14/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutral$146.00 ➝ $125.00Medium
5/31/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutral$148.00 ➝ $130.00High
5/17/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower Target$168.00 ➝ $128.00Low
4/25/2022ArgusBoost TargetBuy$140.00 ➝ $190.00Medium
4/22/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetNeutral$134.00 ➝ $148.00High
4/22/2022BMO Capital MarketsBoost Target$152.00 ➝ $168.00High
4/22/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$142.00 ➝ $175.00High
3/24/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral$113.00 ➝ $129.00High
2/16/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetNeutral$114.00 ➝ $120.00Low
1/31/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$107.00 ➝ $108.00Low
1/11/2022Wolfe ResearchDowngradePeer Perform ➝ Underperform$102.00Low
11/16/2021Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$104.00High
11/9/2021CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$105.00 ➝ $120.00Medium
10/26/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$105.00 ➝ $107.00High
10/6/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$123.00 ➝ $108.00Low
9/17/2021Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$142.00High
9/15/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$100.00 ➝ $130.00High
8/24/2021ArgusBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$110.00 ➝ $140.00Low
8/23/2021Seaport Res PtnReiterated RatingBuyHigh
7/1/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$75.00 ➝ $100.00Low
6/16/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageNeutral$114.00Medium
6/14/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$95.00 ➝ $101.00High
5/14/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$86.00 ➝ $110.00Low
5/11/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$71.00 ➝ $95.00Low
4/20/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$56.00 ➝ $80.00Low
4/9/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$86.00Low
3/19/2021ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$85.00Low
3/17/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetFair Value ➝ Market Perform$63.00 ➝ $75.00Medium
3/12/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$60.00 ➝ $71.00Low
2/3/2021Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$48.00 ➝ $63.00Medium
12/9/2020Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$60.00Low
10/23/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$50.00 ➝ $54.00Low
10/15/2020Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$48.00Low
10/15/2020BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$48.00Low
10/2/2020UBS GroupBoost Target$39.00 ➝ $48.00Medium
10/1/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$42.00 ➝ $46.00Low
9/18/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetFair Value ➝ Market Perform$46.00 ➝ $50.00Low
8/11/2020ArgusReiterated RatingBuy ➝ HoldHigh
6/19/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetFair Value ➝ Market Perform$42.00 ➝ $46.00High
6/10/2020KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$45.00 ➝ $49.00Medium
5/14/2020UBS GroupLower TargetNeutral$56.00 ➝ $39.00Medium
5/13/2020KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$49.00 ➝ $45.00High
4/29/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$35.00 ➝ $42.00High
4/17/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight$57.00 ➝ $42.00Low
4/15/2020Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralHigh
3/30/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeSell ➝ Hold$45.00 ➝ $37.00High
3/30/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$55.00 ➝ $41.00High
3/24/2020KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$60.00 ➝ $43.00High
3/20/2020BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform$57.00 ➝ $30.00High
3/20/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$57.00 ➝ $54.00Medium
2/18/2020KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$62.00 ➝ $60.00Low
1/31/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$60.00 ➝ $55.00Medium
1/29/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$61.00 ➝ $57.00High
1/29/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeHold ➝ SellHigh
12/9/2019Longbow ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$65.00Medium
11/14/2019BNP ParibasInitiated CoverageBuy$71.00Low
11/14/2019Exane BNP ParibasInitiated CoverageOutperform$71.00Low
11/13/2019KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$60.00 ➝ $62.00Low
9/4/2019Bank of AmericaLower TargetUnderperform$50.00 ➝ $46.00Medium
8/27/2019KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$61.00 ➝ $60.00Medium
7/19/2019Credit Suisse GroupSet TargetBuy$61.00Low
6/17/2019KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$66.00 ➝ $61.00Low
6/11/2019CitigroupSet TargetBuy$60.00Low
6/4/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetBuy$70.00 ➝ $59.00Low
5/31/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Underperform$68.00 ➝ $50.00Low
5/30/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium
5/22/2019KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$70.00 ➝ $66.00Medium
5/8/2019UBS GroupSet TargetHold$59.00Low
3/18/2019Standpoint ResearchUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
3/11/2019Longbow ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
(Data available from 2/21/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

1.10 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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Nucor Corporation engages in manufacture and sale of steel and steel products. The company's Steel Mills segment produces hot-rolled, cold-rolled, and galvanized sheet steel products; plate steel products; wide-flange beams, beam blanks, and H-piling and sheet piling products; and bar steel products, such as blooms, billets, concrete reinforcing and merchant bars, and engineered special bar quality products. It also engages in the steel trading and rebar distribution businesses. This segment sells its products to steel service centers, fabricators, and manufacturers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Its Steel Products segment offers hollow structural section steel tubing products, electrical conduits, steel racking, steel joists and joist girders, steel decks, fabricated concrete reinforcing steel products, cold finished steel products, steel fasteners, metal building systems, insulated metal panels, steel grating and expanded metal products, and wire and wire mesh products primarily for use in nonresidential construction applications. This segment also engages in the piling distribution business. The company's Raw Materials segment produces direct reduced iron (DRI); brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron, hot briquetted iron, and DRI; supplies ferro-alloys; and processes ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal. This segment sells its ferrous scrap to electric arc furnace steel mills and foundries for manufacturing process; and nonferrous scrap metal to aluminum can producers, secondary aluminum smelters, steel mills and other processors, and consumers of various nonferrous metals. It serves agriculture, automotive, construction, energy and transmission, oil and gas, heavy equipment, infrastructure, and transportation industries through its in-house sales force; and internal distribution and trading companies. The company was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Today's Range

Now: $183.99
Low: $182.68
High: $185.23

50 Day Range

MA: $176.59
Low: $166.40
High: $188.89

52 Week Range

Now: $183.99
Low: $129.79
High: $190.96


1,421,605 shs

Average Volume

1,624,118 shs

Market Capitalization

$45.23 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Nucor?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued reports on Nucor in the last twelve months: BNP Paribas, Citigroup Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, StockNews.com, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., UBS Group AG, and Wolfe Research.
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What is the current price target for Nucor?

7 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Nucor in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $174.43, suggesting a possible downside of 5.2%. UBS Group AG has the highest price target set, predicting NUE will reach $210.00 in the next twelve months. Morgan Stanley has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $154.00 for Nucor in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Nucor?

Nucor currently has 5 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in NUE, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Nucor's investor relations team?

Nucor's physical mailing address is 1915 REXFORD ROAD, CHARLOTTE NC, 28211. The basic materials company's listed phone number is (704) 366-7000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for Nucor is www.nucor.com. Learn More about contacing Nucor investor relations.